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Ommegang Witte - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,670 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,670
Reviews: 723
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 31
Gots: 90 | 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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jaxray8

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-27-2011 20:56:16 | More by jaxray8
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-26-2011 22:56:24 | More by Rochefort10nh
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AApparel

California

5/5  rDev +33%

11-26-2011 05:16:20 | More by AApparel
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-25-2011 14:16:02 | More by nh2032
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bmohead

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-25-2011 08:42:00 | More by bmohead
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter

Appearance: lemon yellow; opaque, with a thin, white half finger head that quickly dissipates.

Smell: Heavy coriander followed by lemon and wheat

Taste: smooth, light, summery with wheat and citrus flowing across the palate. A clean coriander finish that's not overpowering.

Mouthfeel: Medium. Decent carbonation. Tart on the tongue.

Overall: Like drinking a lite version of Duvel. Sessionable but not exciting. I prefer Ommegang's Hennepin. And of course, Duvel.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 22:29:40 | More by brewskifan55
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PunkFloyd

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-24-2011 07:58:22 | More by PunkFloyd
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-24-2011 01:32:10 | More by djrn2
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-22-2011 14:17:14 | More by touchmeimsac
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videofrog

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-22-2011 03:37:28 | More by videofrog
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First offering from Ommegang

Pours a beautiful straw golden color. Decent 1 finger creamy white head. Strong wheat smell. Nice mouthfeel with just enough bitterness. I really liked this beer. I enjoyed this beer I got it as part of a create your own 6er and would go back for more.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2011 07:32:59 | More by Thedaver4220
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kevo237

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-21-2011 02:20:03 | More by kevo237
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-21-2011 01:29:48 | More by PEIhop
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Magery

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-20-2011 04:58:00 | More by Magery
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RnRManifesto

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +33%

11-20-2011 00:35:32 | More by RnRManifesto
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.2%

11-19-2011 13:25:54 | More by bacher468
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Eriktheipaman

California

2.63/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I am pretty surprised with the high rating but to each their own.

Pours a very clear pale straw with so-so head which was off putting.

The smell just kind of smells like....beer. Bready malt and that's about it.

The taste has more going on than the smell for sure. A little citrus with slightly dry herb on the back but all together a little one dimensional.

It is a very easy drinking beer and by no means bad, just seems like a poor example of the style to me.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 00:54:03 | More by Eriktheipaman
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-18-2011 22:33:52 | More by Burt
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monitorpop

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-17-2011 17:57:34 | More by monitorpop
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-17-2011 04:51:59 | More by codynevels
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logicalparadox

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13%

11-17-2011 04:49:11 | More by logicalparadox
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-17-2011 04:06:55 | More by sjstraub
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-17-2011 00:10:43 | More by RyanPS
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blackened1339

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-16-2011 19:43:32 | More by blackened1339
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-16-2011 00:40:35 | More by ROGUE16
Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
85 out of 100 based on 1,670 ratings.