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RATINGS: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This beer, inspired by the flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine, is a twist on the classic Belgian witbier style. Instead of the traditional coriander and orange peel spicing regimen, we add fresh lemongrass, ginger root, and a dash of Sorachi Ace hops. The result is a wonderfully refreshing ale with notes of lemon candy, citrus fruit, and a slight spiciness from the ginger. Best served at 45˚F in a tulip or wine glass.

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jrob21 (3661) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Single from taps. Spice aroma. A bit of cinnamon and tea. Light orange color. White frothy head. Flavor is cinnamon and baked bread. Banana. Finish is spicey again. Wheat hefe sort of beer with a little extra spice.

martin00sr (3999) - Haderslev, DENMARK - APR 16, 2015
Can. Hazy amber, airy white head. Wheaty, yeasty aroma. Fluffy, creamy mouthfeel. Wheaty and yeasty flavour, malt and light spice. Slightly watery finish.

drpimento (3568) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 26, 2015
The best things about this beer are its appearance and flavor. Aroma was slight and body was perhaps a touch thin. They did pretty good with the flavor though and I could see having more.

rdixon77 (2761) - Georgia, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Interesting, fun light beer. Hazy yellow pour. Ginger and lemongrass pop at first. Some citrus, cardamom, and other spices show up. Real easy to drink,

hopwine (670) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2015 Nose is spicy yeast, ginger, candied lemon. Flavor is same plus some raw wheat, coriander, and grassiness. Creamy, soft texture, prickly carb.

pressboxjoe (454) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2015
First can I was like, WTF is this? But by the second can I was sold. Definitely a beer that stands out for its itness - no other beer is like it. Ginger is too strong, lemongrass is powerfully present, but there is a great saison foundation here and once you get past the unfamiliarity the beer settles in as notably unique. I’ve had two Westbrook beers now and I am ready to say this is one of the better brewers in America.

jgb9348 (6189) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Ever so slightly hazy copper coloured body with hints of orange and a thin white head, less than a centimetre tall. Aroma of grain, coriander seed, wheat, cereal and a touch of curacao. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive coriander seed and curacao flavours up front with some full oranges and light spices noticeable as well. Aftertaste shows more grain and a good deal of unfinished yeast in the mix, all with more body than I expected. Overall, a nicely layered wit with some odd profiles and atypical tastes, but largely still a good beer, especially for the style and even more especially so, served in a can. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from New Beer Distributors in New York, New York on 18-July-2014 for US$2,50 sampled at home in Washington on 20-February-2015 a few hours before leaving for Charleston, SC.

Benfi (692) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2015
Medium hazy golden color. Tangy nose and mouthfeel. Hint of lemongrass with a bitter finish. Slight hint of hops.

tekstr1der (481) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 15, 2015
12oz can. Drank this with Jambalaya in Charleston. Greatly refreshing, I didn’t pick up on the ginger much. Pours semi-hazy light yellow - a little lighter than other wheats. No head and no lacing. Aroma of citrus and some malt. Flavor is mild grass, lemon (yes, lemongrass), and wheat. Low alcohol, and a very crisp finish make this a great brew for hot summer session.

Holmen1 (5839) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2015
Fra boks på Cardinal, M2 feb-15: lys og klar med kort hvitt skum. Ingefær og sitrongress preger aromaen, og i smaken kommer fremtrer også kardemomme (og kanel??). En lekker sommerøl som hadde passet perfekt til min hjemmelagede thailandske kyllinggryte.

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