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Colomba - Brasserie Pietra

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76
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80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.93%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Pietra visit their website
France

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: stcules on 05-28-2003

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Ratings: 80 | Reviews: 46
Photo of rhoadsrage
4/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(Served in a stemmed strange)
A- The hazy lemon yellow body has a billowing white foam that is supported by a quick carbonation.

S- The sweet meadow of herbs blends with wheat dough.

T- The mellow blend floral herbs and wheat dough has a slight sweet finish and some cider notes come through as the beer opens. There is a hint of tartness that lingers with some more mellow herbal notes in the aftertaste.

M- This beer has a light mouthfeel with a frizzy little prick.

O- This is a really nice witbier with a good support from herbal flavors. It is an interesting twist on the witbier but a bit to pricy to be sessionable.

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3.95/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

beer advocate is making me give a review in order to rate

Photo of TMoney2591
3.12/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Been a while since my taste buds hit up the land of frogs (sorry, France, low-hanging fruit), might as well land on some Corsican suds. Napoleon's pride? Let's find out: This stuff pours a hazy midnight straw topped by a finger of bone foam. The nose comprises mild orange zest, coriander, cracked wheat, white bread, and a touch of spicy herbs that I can't quite pine down. The taste brings in more of the same, the bread and herbs taking control of things from the get-go, lending a strange grainy quality to the proceedings. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a wet feel. Overall, not a terrible beer, but a mostly sub-par wit, thanks to the overly bready and herbaceous character.

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3.3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.37/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +14%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a plastic cup in my hotel room at ambient/room temperature.

Aroma apple, pear, coriander, orange, sage. Not supremely aromatic and has a bit of a fermented fruit character.

Taste same as smell. Light but not devoid of character, subtle. Good sugar balance on finish (not too sweet) orange character is unique, tart fresh and darker profile than I'm used to. Lingering pear flavor.

I am partial to this style and enjoy the not overly fruit forward/sugary character I often find in witbier, with an undercurrent of herb and spice.

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +14%

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2.5/5  rDev -24%

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Colomba from Brasserie Pietra
76 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.