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Dentergems Witbier - Brouwerij Riva S.A.

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BA SCORE
80
good

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 16.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Riva S.A.
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 09-24-2001)
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Reviews by frank4sail:
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frank4sail

New Jersey

2.98/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Aug 2003 on the bottle cap. Sweetish slight lemon nose. Very clear translucent bright yellow look in the Blanche de Bruges goblet. Very slight white outer ring of a head. Mellow sweet wheaty flatish malt flavor. Plain malt on the tongue. Lively mouth but on the light side. Overall quite average.. the brew is very uncomplex.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2004 02:05:12 | More by frank4sail
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Salud24

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

08-22-2013 15:45:06 | More by Salud24
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civicm87

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

06-20-2013 00:21:17 | More by civicm87
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

05-10-2013 16:13:29 | More by twenty5
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +36.1%

04-21-2013 22:16:10 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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sneaks2210

New York

2/5  rDev -42.7%

11-14-2012 22:19:39 | More by sneaks2210
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +14.6%

09-08-2012 22:28:39 | More by t0rin0
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JayQue

Virginia

3.58/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Fairly good Wit. Pours a hazy stray gold color with a decent sized delicately bubbling head. Head retention is good. Some lacing on my Bud Select flute.

Smell is weak, a little malty and some lemon zest.

Taste is fairly mild as well, no Belgian yeast, mainly lemon zest and herbs / spices. Tastes a bit floral. Overall pleasant enough, just not a really memorable Wit.

Mouthfeel is rich for the style and crisp, the taste could be more robust, but this is not a weak beer.

Overall fairly good. A nice refreshing summertime drink.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 00:44:21 | More by JayQue
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IheartTomorrow

Ohio

4/5  rDev +14.6%

08-10-2012 15:42:22 | More by IheartTomorrow
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-24-2012 14:23:16 | More by Lee_Hancock
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-14-2012 14:18:21 | More by Hanzo
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-11-2012 21:36:00 | More by rolltide8425
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-11-2012 14:57:12 | More by JohnK17
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.85/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: two finger white head on a hazy straw colored body. Nice lacing. 4

S: pale malts and grain form a musty and almost soapy aroma. 3

T: A nicely malty wit. Sweet lemon custard and orange peel fruitiness. A slightly zesty herbal note as well. 4

M: light to medium body and high carbonation. 4.5

Overall: the mouthfeel and full flavor sets this apart from the typically weak beers in this genre.

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2012 01:13:47 | More by kylehay2004
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-25-2012 20:37:33 | More by szmnnl99
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tone77

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a brown 25.4 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy white/golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is alive with citrus and spices. Taste is very flavorful, citrus, spices, yeast, a touch of tartness. Refreshing and easy drinking. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 14:44:08 | More by tone77
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bigred89

Maryland

3/5  rDev -14%

12-03-2011 16:18:01 | More by bigred89
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +14.6%

11-28-2011 23:32:53 | More by rekel
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.6%

11-25-2011 17:33:08 | More by mdillon86
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CharlesDarwin

Rhode Island

2.9/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

On tap at Zeno’s Pub - State College, PA - Oct 14, 2007. Contrived aroma wisping of sacarrhin plum sauce and peach juice. Pours a grayish straw, totally clouded, with fast-fading rocky white head. Flavor is a washed out, thin and brightly sugared mess. Clean, but fakey and constructed of blandness. Bits of apple candy and almond powder. Backs out with a lightly metallic finish. Meh.

Serving type: on-tap

11-23-2011 15:05:20 | More by CharlesDarwin
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Warfarin

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +14.6%

11-18-2011 20:53:04 | More by Warfarin
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LtCracker20

Connecticut

3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a clear straw yellow body with a 2-finger white head. The head doesn't last too long and there's very little lacing.

S- Bready yeast, coriander, lemon grass, slight orange peel, and lemon zest.

T- Lemony flavor up front, nice yeastiness, and a little tartness at the end of each sip.

MF- Light bodied but well carbonated, which helps out the palate.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 22:33:10 | More by LtCracker20
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david18

New York

3.1/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I'm not a big fan of witbier and this one was no different. If you like the style, you may like this but it didn't really do anything for me.

Color, smell, taste and mouthfeel were all pretty much within the style.

I'll try it again but there's not much else that I can say about it at this point.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2011 19:54:13 | More by david18
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bloberglawp

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a faint and cloudy yellow, huge bright white head, carbonation is consistent with a belgian wit.

Aroma came off a little odd at first, kinda like rotting vegetables, then came a soft aorma of wheat malt, banana esters, citrus and soft black peper. Flavor is well rounded and there is a balanced presence of faint citrusy orange, wheat and fresh spring grass.

Not bad but I think mine was a little old, try to get it the fresh off the delivery truck

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2008 04:12:27 | More by bloberglawp
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Can someone put a leash on this thing please? I pour it in ever so gently and the head is growing in the glass!! It's almost out of the glass as I watch it.

Color is basically a clear gold. And the ever growing head is white. Flavor is about standard. Sweet tones. Very minor bitter edge on the abckside. Citrus. Decent. But a little bit bright really. Feel is standard. This is drinkable, yes. But there are many other balanced witbiers out there I would rather go to than this.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2008 07:02:12 | More by RblWthACoz
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Dentergems Witbier from Brouwerij Riva S.A.
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