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Ommegang Witte - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,719 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,719
Reviews: 725
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 32
Gots: 107 | 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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despond

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-29-2011 01:30:33 | More by despond
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Lantern


3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-27-2011 14:17:43 | More by Lantern
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ineva

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-27-2011 03:00:26 | More by ineva
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casualfan

New York

3/5  rDev -20.2%

12-25-2011 21:43:34 | More by casualfan
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +3.2%

Ommegang champagne bottle poured into a Duvel glass.

Pours a mustard yellow, active white foam. Settles out. Lemony wheat smell, pretty mild though. Full compliment of wheat with a subtle citrus taste combined w fir carbonation. Very nice blend, lemon finish.

This would be a great summer beer, very refreshing. But I still enjoyed in December.

12-24-2011 13:00:32 | More by KTCamm
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jtw21

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-24-2011 06:34:19 | More by jtw21
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d3uce

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

12-24-2011 04:43:54 | More by d3uce
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-21-2011 23:33:52 | More by VikeMan
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animal69

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-20-2011 00:46:09 | More by animal69
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gvacca

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-20-2011 00:26:39 | More by gvacca
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scootercrabb

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-19-2011 23:40:20 | More by scootercrabb
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Ralphs66

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-19-2011 19:14:57 | More by Ralphs66
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-18-2011 03:42:20 | More by Joshgonzales79
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MaineMike

Maine

2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

12-18-2011 00:38:22 | More by MaineMike
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Myst

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-16-2011 05:57:25 | More by Myst
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev -2.9%

I bought a single 12oz bottle of this from Woodman's in Janesville, WI in Fall 2011.

Pours a cloudy light yellow color reminding me a lot of the look of lemonade. Lots of carbonation rising to the top formming a great head. Scent has a very organic wheat scent with a lot of grassy earth tones and some lemon zest. Taste is crisp, wheaty, and lemony. There is a decent volume to it but the taste is missing something. Makes for a much better summertime beer. A decent Witbier worth trying in the hot days of summer.

12-15-2011 04:14:16 | More by Lemke10
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-15-2011 01:33:34 | More by pirmannt1
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-14-2011 21:31:16 | More by jophish17
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-14-2011 16:58:18 | More by GrindFatherBob
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PhineasGage

Iowa

5/5  rDev +33%

12-14-2011 05:12:15 | More by PhineasGage
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mendonjoebeer

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

12-14-2011 01:08:21 | More by mendonjoebeer
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brentterry85

Maryland

5/5  rDev +33%

12-13-2011 22:41:41 | More by brentterry85
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tbeq00

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-12-2011 19:04:33 | More by tbeq00
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-11-2011 01:08:27 | More by dvanhandel
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +2.4%

light amber in color with a good amount of cloudiness to it as well. A nice sized head of around two inches in height rose up immediatly but then settled down to about a half an inch and stayed that way until the very end. Some light side glass lacing on this one as well.

The aroma was full of grain and slight spices. Some small fruit notes, pears mainly, with a touch of apple. But this hay like spice kept everything going. Rich notes of grass and hay opened it up, and melded seemlessly into a pear driven fruity yeast body. Very intresting and quite complex, but then the smack of the spice hit you and it was all over. Really intense here as the almost pepper like notes bounced all over the tongue and really just put on a great show. Smooth as silk

12-10-2011 15:20:50 | More by mikesgroove
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85 out of 100 based on 1,719 ratings.