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St. Bernardus Witbier - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,108 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,108
Reviews: 594
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 190
Gots: 41 | 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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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-14-2012 01:53:07 | More by jfcaa193
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into an Evolution Brewing pint glass. Label says best before end 24 05 13. Translation: drink before May 24th, 2013.

A- Pours a hazy straw color with a full inch of head coming from a steady pour. Not much retention as it drops down to an 1/8 inch of mostly solid head and has hardly any lacing.

S- Heavy yeast aroma combined with coriander, clove and lemon peel.

T- Full rush of wheat leads to a spicy finish with a glassy taste in between. The yeast plays a big role in the flavor profile providing a richness to compliment the zesty fruit character and wheat.

M- Sharp and tingly from the medium-high carbonation yet still has a soft body from the wheat.

O- Not world-class IMO but certainly excellent.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2012 01:49:03 | More by Immortale25
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msarver16

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.9%

02-09-2012 05:11:23 | More by msarver16
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow with a two finger foamy white head. The head dissipates over time but never completely disappears, leaving a thin layer of bubbles. A little darker than the other witbiers that I have experienced in my years.

S: Aromas of Belgian yeast funkiness, coriander, spice (clove), and citrus. The smell has almost a sense of touch/feel to it as well because of the effervescence.

T: Flavors of pale malts, lemon, pepper, Belgian yeast, and coriander. Finishes slightly bitter but I would overall describe the taste as light.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Probably the best beer I have had in this style and extremely refreshing. This beer would be awesome on a warm summer evening and I could definitely enjoy many of them.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2012 00:07:14 | More by dbrauneis
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Skid

Alabama

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-03-2012 14:16:42 | More by Skid
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

01-31-2012 21:26:12 | More by HumanParaquat
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

01-31-2012 03:04:09 | More by Archemedies
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kpattonunc

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-28-2012 23:55:37 | More by kpattonunc
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2 ounce bottle into signature chalice, best by 7/11/2012. Pours extremely hazy golden straw color with a nice 1 finger fairly dense white head with good retention that reduces to a thin cap. Some fairly nice lacing clinging on the glass. Aromas of pepper, lemon zest, orange, coriander, grass, bread, wheat, and yeast spices. Nice and well balanced aromas with decent strength. Taste of big pepper, coriander, lemon, orange, bread, lightly tart grain, and yeast spices. No bitterness; with lingering notes of citrus, bread, tart grain, and spices on the finish for a bit. Very nicely balanced flavors, without cloying sweetness. Fairly dry finish. Medium body and carbonation; with a fairly creamy and very smooth mouthfeel. Pretty much no alcohol presence as expected at 5.5%. Overall this is a super smooth, balanced, and very enjoyable witbier; as I would have hoped. Unfortunately it is a bit difficult to find unlike the rest of the lineup.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 04:54:03 | More by superspak
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Vandelayindustri

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-24-2012 22:19:24 | More by Vandelayindustri
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MaineMike

Maine

3/5  rDev -28.1%

01-23-2012 02:52:43 | More by MaineMike
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DrGonzoDDS

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

01-21-2012 23:41:21 | More by DrGonzoDDS
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GAlcaraz1

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-21-2012 08:57:39 | More by GAlcaraz1
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ejw127

Nevada

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-19-2012 03:23:23 | More by ejw127
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3/5  rDev -28.1%

01-17-2012 15:37:55 | More by Kahlerbock
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sd123

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

01-15-2012 11:53:09 | More by sd123
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-15-2012 04:10:53 | More by whartontallboy
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paperbackfoster

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-14-2012 05:24:15 | More by paperbackfoster
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-06-2012 22:56:17 | More by Dope
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-04-2012 03:19:34 | More by tclapper
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Stoffel

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-02-2012 13:59:18 | More by Stoffel
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VEGAVEGA

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-02-2012 06:30:19 | More by VEGAVEGA
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Sinewave

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.9%

01-01-2012 23:35:48 | More by Sinewave
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johnnybelgians

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-01-2012 17:11:53 | More by johnnybelgians
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mkppisdead

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-01-2012 06:26:07 | More by mkppisdead
St. Bernardus Witbier from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,108 ratings.