Ommegang Witte - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,847 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,847
Reviews: 730
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 36
Gots: 148 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

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.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

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Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
85 out of 100 based on 1,847 ratings.