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St. Bernardus Witbier - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,122 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,122
Reviews: 595
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 197
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-06-2003)
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Sampling a fresh corked and caged 750 at cellar temp poured into a tulip snifter.
This was a gift from my friend Robbie who is helping get our house ready for sale. thanks!

the beer pours a slightly hazy gold color with fluffy bleached white head foaming up 4 cm even with a gentle pour. The head recedes slowly leaving windowpane lattice on my glass. there is a sturdy surface layer of foam throughout my sampling.

Aroma is some grainy malt and a bit of citrus. A little bit of bready yeast and maybe slightly tart lemon. Appealing and just a little funky nose.

First sip reveals an average to light body with fine tingly carbonation that tickles my palate on each sip.
Flavor is some sweet tangy wheat malt and abit of lemon citrus that is stronger on the finish. I also get some bready yeast and a bit of a funky tart character. At the end of the bottle the yeast dregs make the beer sweeter and almost fruity like white grapes or pears.

This is a crisp enjoyable beer and I dont taste the 5.5% anywhere. A very nice beer that I am glad I had a chance to try. Worthy if you like Wit beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 03:11:29 | More by sulldaddy
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St. Bernardus Witbier from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,122 ratings.