1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Horny Goat Belgian Style Wheat - Horny Goat Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Horny Goat Belgian Style WheatHorny Goat Belgian Style Wheat

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

71 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 71
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 20.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Horny Goat Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-20-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 71 | Reviews: 45 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Fluffmeister
3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

Fluffmeister, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of schoon
4/5  rDev +33.8%

schoon, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of atone315
3/5  rDev +0.3%

atone315, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of Beerlover
3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

Beerlover, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of Dave_in_GR
2.75/5  rDev -8%

Dave_in_GR, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3/5  rDev +0.3%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of GABrew
3/5  rDev +0.3%

GABrew, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of bigfnjoe
2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

bigfnjoe, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of Minn_Joe
3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

Minn_Joe, May 30, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
3/5  rDev +0.3%

t0rin0, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of bigbeers84
2.75/5  rDev -8%

bigbeers84, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of rwilde
3/5  rDev +0.3%

rwilde, Sep 23, 2012
Photo of Mojoman8561
3/5  rDev +0.3%

Mojoman8561, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of Brenden
2.73/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This wit is the appropriate pale gold, very lightly hazed but not nearly as much as it could be. I can pretty much see through it, but it's got enough of a hazy thickness not to have any give at the edges. A small white head forms and fades somewhat quickly, leaving a bit of a thinnish, wispy foam that actually leaves some decent lacing behind.
I get coriander and grains on the nose with a bit of mostly citric sweetness. Otherwise, it's quite nondescript.
A little spiciness comes out in the flavor before tangy red grape and fruits into the finish, where some grains come out. This may have more Fruity Pebbles taste than Leinie's Sunset Wheat. There's nothing particularly Belgian detectable other than a note of the distinctive dusty earthiness.
There's actually a bit of a surprise in the feel, as it starts out quite creamy and fuller-bodied than I would have thought. Crispness kicks it up a notch as it goes and edges out the smoothness, then it fades off and gets watery but, hey, it had something there for a minute.

Brenden, Jul 30, 2012
Photo of CTM70
1/5  rDev -66.6%

CTM70, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of MN_Beerticker
3/5  rDev +0.3%

MN_Beerticker, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of barczar
3.35/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy lemony straw color with a solid half inch had that lingers.

Aroma is wheaty, with a belgian yeast character, lemon, and coriander. There's substantial graininess and a honey sweet finish.

Flavor is led by orange and lemon, followed by peach and wheat. There's a light graininess, which carries into the finish. Belgian yeast and coriander add intrigue in the aftertaste.

Body is moderate, with fairly high carbonation.

Overall, a fairly straightforward beer that delivers on its description. Would've fared better if the belgian character were more pronounced.

barczar, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of jhartley
3.5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on July 4, 2012. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a standard pint glass. No date or abv listed on the bottle or label.
Poured a cloudy/hazy light yellow with a thin wheat head the dissipated rather quickly leaving very little lacing. Smells like that belgian yeast and hints of coriander. Taste like your typical Belgian witbier, funky; orange peel; spices. Great clean, dry finish quite refreshing in this summer heat wave! Overall, not a bad beer, much better than the Hopped Up 'N Horny Pale Ale that I had.

jhartley, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of jcjerabek
2.75/5  rDev -8%

jcjerabek, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.15/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Horny Goat Belgian Style Wheat

LOOK: pale hazed yellow, soapy head and showing off plenty of carbonation.

SMELL: orange citrus, musty yeast and wheat notes. Touch of
Lemon and clove.

TASTE: wheaty and citrusy with dry orange and lemon notes. A bit tart. Mild hopping, even bitterness and a bit spicy in a clove like fashion. Not bad but alittle watery. Carbonation is good, medium bodied feel.

A pretty standard wheat here, but not too bad at all for what it is. The flavors aren't totally refined but they are more or less decent. This could pair well with sweet and savory Asian dishes.

Stinkypuss, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of 4Socialanxiety
2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

4Socialanxiety, May 27, 2012
Photo of HollyHops
2.25/5  rDev -24.7%

HollyHops, May 22, 2012
Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle served in a weizen glass.

L - slightly hazed yellow color with a short-lived white head.

S - wheat, lemon rind and some spices.

T - lemony taste upfront with wheat and very subtle spice.

F - light/medium bodied with a crisp feel.

O - average witbier.

JoeyBeerBelly, May 20, 2012
Photo of Kunstman
2.75/5  rDev -8%

Kunstman, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of JimmyPage
4.85/5  rDev +62.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pulled from a sampler pack and poured into a pint

Poured a pretty orange color with lots of haze. Good head with some lacing

Smell is very complex, some tart some orange slightly spicy

Tastes very tart, this one is yeast driven. The orange and corriander come out nicely on the finish

Good body for the style. The carbonation is right on.

This was way better that I was expecting. This is a new recipe from the last time I have tried it. Very complex. Tart and refreshing.

JimmyPage, Apr 21, 2012
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Horny Goat Belgian Style Wheat from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
71 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.