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Mothership Wit (Organic Wheat Beer) - New Belgium Brewing

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Mothership Wit (Organic Wheat Beer)Mothership Wit (Organic Wheat Beer)

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861 Ratings
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Ratings: 861
Reviews: 532
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15%
Wants: 10
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

IBU's: 12

(Beer added by: mentor on 05-16-2006)
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smttycty

Oregon

3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

In the absence of trying to match this to the "witbier" style, this is a fine quafable beer. It poured a nice cloudy pale yellow with a good tall white crown of a good wheat beer, with decent retention and nice lacing. So far right on mark. The nose was sweet muffins, fresh fruit salad, and some hop florals. The taste was husky wheat and that familiar Belgium yeast character; not bananas but leaning that direction. Sweet grass came in, but it ended with a very dry finish. No hop bittering but some citrusy dry-hopped flavors. I really wanted "crisp" in the mouthfeel but didn't find it. Light bodied and the clean dry finish made it easy going down, but the refreshment factor was low. A nice beer and good drinkability if you're not expecting a classic wit. I remain a New Belgium fan.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2007 08:40:42 | More by smttycty
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Mothership Wit (Organic Wheat Beer) from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 861 ratings.