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Ommegang Witte - Brewery Ommegang

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very good

1,822 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,822
Reviews: 729
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 35
Gots: 144 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

civicm87, Apr 24, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a very good, tasty, and easy-drinking beer from a brewery that consistently puts out quality products. Looks great, tastes, great, refreshes. This could easily be a spring and summertime regular option. Sure, I'll turn to the superb German and Belgian brews for wheat ale satisfaction. But you can't go wrong with this.

Beer-A-Lot, Apr 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

CB_Crowe, Apr 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

John_Schlaffer, Apr 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

dbrelsfo, Apr 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

pma7779, Apr 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Pjev11, Apr 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +33%

Conceptuallogic, Apr 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

GRG1313, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of BrianScottK
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pilsner glass.

Nice mustard-yellow color, with a frothy, fluffy, white head. Smells of fresh-cut grass and dandelions. Very lemony on the fore with a really smooth, full-mouth coating upon swallowing. Slight piney aftertaste that doesn't linger for more than a second.

A simple, light, refreshing wheat beer, perfect for summer Sunday Fundays.

BrianScottK, Apr 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

mfigueroa713, Apr 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

basileorri, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Whiskeydeez, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

beersvh23, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

nquigley16, Apr 15, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

appearance: beautiful pour with a 3 finger head that slowly dissipated to one finger. Good lacing throughout the drinking experience.

Smell: Belgian yeast, citrus, orange peel, flowered sweetness. Very pleasant in every way. Looking forward to the first sip!

Taste: Follows the smell closely with the citrus coming out strong on the front end, and then it eases into some light belgian funk. Light and wheaty.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation with a light fluffy body. Very easy to drink, and enjoyable all the way through.

Overall: This is just a good easy beer to drink.

alex_hart, Apr 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Poserdisposer, Apr 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

soxandbeer, Apr 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

CaptDavyJones, Apr 09, 2013
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3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nice, golden color, beautiful white, quickly dissipating head, thick lacing.

I enjoyed the smell. It's slightly floral, orange, plastic.

Flavor is sweet, citrus, malt, honey but fades pretty quickly.

Mouth feel I wasn't pleased with initially it felt under carbonated, but further in, it's quite nice, enough carbonation to cut the sweetness, but medium bodied enough for me.

Hollybee, Apr 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

TwelveOunces, Apr 05, 2013
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3.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Ommegang Witte has a very thick, white head and an initially clear, straw appearance, with lots of bubbles. When I swished the bottom contents of the glass, a huge gray cloud descended in the glass. There is some splotchy lacing left behind. The aroma is of peppery coriander, citrus, and sweet, white bread. Taste is of the same, with an increasing bitterness as one drinks it down and a hint of banana as well. Also, one can detect a tap water flavor, which is often encountered with wheat beers. Mouthfeel is medium, and Ommegang Witte finishes on the dry side, sweet, and drinkable. Overall, it’s a good beer.


RonaldTheriot, Apr 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Garrett092112, Apr 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

dwagner003, Apr 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

lovindahops, Mar 31, 2013
Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
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