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Martens Witte - Brouwerij Martens NV

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BA SCORE
80
good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Martens NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LiquidAmber on 09-16-2012)
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Photo of beltz15
3.28/5  rDev -6.3%

Light beer, with subtle tones of orange peels. Wasn't to refreshing, but was a good drink for when you want something a little lighter.

beltz15, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Lundste
4/5  rDev +14.3%

Lundste, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev 0%

kjkinsey, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of Bluegrass49
4/5  rDev +14.3%

Bluegrass49, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of PorterHaus666
3/5  rDev -14.3%

PorterHaus666, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Kahlerbock
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Kahlerbock, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Hellpop65
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Hellpop65, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of JoeMans
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

JoeMans, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of Tweekers237
4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Tweekers237, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a fluted pilsner glass.

Look: Hazy, cloudy faded yellow color with sediment floating about. A fluffy white head that recedes to a soapy film. Light lacing.

Aroma: Sweetness, fruity notes, spiciness, mint.

Taste: A very minty beginning, sweet malts, butter, faint earthy fruitiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly dry.

Overall: The minty and spicy touch made this good.

JuicesFlowing, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of InspectorBob
3.5/5  rDev 0%

InspectorBob, May 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Texasfan549, May 19, 2014
Photo of Beestin
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Beestin, May 03, 2014
Photo of Lob
4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Lob, Apr 19, 2014
Photo of buckyp
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

buckyp, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

ac22rush, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of mrmagoo157
3.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

If Hoegaarden is the "standard" by which other commercial witbiers are judged, then this is quite different. I'm not big on canned beers but found this one to be OK from the can. It has a nice yeasty, wheat beer smell but very mild. I was somewhat surprised at the above average amount of head it produces. Appearance is pale yellow with cloudiness. The taste is mild without the over spicing of others, with a hint of citrus and coriander. The surprising sweetness in the finish I like, not dry as expected. Overall, a nice beer for a hot day but a little expensive for a canned beer in my opinion. I would certainly recommend trying it.

mrmagoo157, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

VancouverHops, Mar 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

ghowehattrick, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

leinie13, Dec 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

GreyGhost4, Dec 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of Fear4Beer
3.41/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Martens is a Belgian wheat beer that takes a different path than a beer like Hoegaarden (which I love). Hoegaarden to me has a really tasty coriander taste to it with a hint of orange. This beer gives me more of an orange/lemon taste to it with a hint of spice to it. Hoegaarden to me is more spice and then citrus and this is the opposite of that. This beer is ok, it isn't my favorite wheat beer but it is enjoyable to drink. It has a wet sort of mouth feel and it is pleasant. I'd drink it again but Hoegaarden costs less and I like it more. I was able to get a 16ounce can for $2 while a 12ounce bottle of hoegaarden is under $1.50. I love trying new things out. Add another one to my list of tried beers. :)

Fear4Beer, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of quadhog
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

quadhog, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of Bromine
4/5  rDev +14.3%

Bromine, Jul 14, 2013
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Martens Witte from Brouwerij Martens NV
80 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.