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Ommegang Witte - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,648 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,648
Reviews: 721
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 29
Gots: 82 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Witte is our version of the classic Belgian wit or "white" ale. Witte, which is actually Flemish for white, is brewed with malted and unmalted wheat, orange peel, and coriander - offering a refreshing style that showcases the Belgian talent for brewing full-flavored ales that are also light and balanced. It is pale straw in color, slightly hazy from the yeast, and topped with a huge white, fluffy head.

Witte is pleasantly light on the tongue, balanced between malt and wheat sweetness. Hops and spice with a subtle clove note backed by flavors of lemon and sweet orange give way to a dry, crisp, refreshing finish.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-01-2004)
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fank2788

Connecticut

3.48/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle split between two tulips
Pours a very clear pale straw color with a thin head to start which disappears leaving nothing in a few minutes. The smell is of faint wheat malt and a bit of citrus and lemony hop but no yeast character is present. The taste is similar to the smell with the wheat and citrusy hops the most noticeable flavors. A bit of yeast character is in there as well but overall everything is too weak. The body of this beer is quite light while the carbonation is moderate. The finish is crisp and clean but that isn't necessarily what I'd want from this beer. Overall this is beer is mediocre at best I was really expecting a lot more before opening it would have to say that I'm disappointed given the quality of other Ommegang offerings.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 02:03:50 | More by fank2788
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Louisiana

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Alberta (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a clear pale straw with two fingers of bubbly white head.

Smell - Orange peel, coriander, Belgian yeast, clove, wheat, fruity esters, bready malts.

Taste - Very similar to what the aromas suggest. All the flavours are fairly in balance and there's a tiny amount of tartness.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate-to-high carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall - An easy-to-drink wit with all the traditional flavours in place. Hits the mark on the style, but doesn't really do anything to set itself apart.

Serving type: bottle

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3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
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BOD 4/9/14. Slightly hazy golden pour with a nice head. Nice lacing and only normal retention. Nose of Belgian yeast, lemon, orange and spice - probably coriander. Light medium body with a somewhat slick texture. Above average carbonation that imparts a nice effervescence on the finish. Laid back flavor profile that is balanced and has a bit of complexity. It begins with tart lemon over orange, progresses to a bit of spice and ends with a light biscuit cracker. The finish is effervescent and leaves you with a light tart bitterness. A bit more flavor intensity and this would be outstanding.

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Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
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