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Ommegang Witte - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,794 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,794
Reviews: 727
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 33
Gots: 133 | 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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3/5  rDev -20.2%

josephwa, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into signature tulip glass, bottled on 3/28/2012. Pours hazy pale straw color with a 2 finger fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big lemon, pear, orange peel, coriander, pepper, clove, wheat, cracker, floral, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy esters with good strength. Taste of lemon, pear, orange peel, coriander, pepper, clove, wheat, cracker, floral, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of light fruit, citrus, coriander, pepper, clove, wheat, grass, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity/spicy esters with wheat; with a moderate malt balance; and zero cloying flavors present after the finish as expected. Medium-high carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth and crisp mouthfeel that is very nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish as expected. Overall this is a damn nice witbier! Great balance and complexity of fruity and spicy esters with wheat; and extremely smooth to drink. This is spot on to style; a very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Mar 19, 2013
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look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light, clear golden appearance. Nice carbonation stream. Tart, citrus, tart aroma. Tastes as it smells. Taste beats the color. Great complexity. Light and drinkability is great. Awesome on a summer day. Really refreshing. Finishes true to its character.

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3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A sickly pale cloudy yellow pour with white crisp head.

Smells yeasty with citrus zest and some spice.

Spice upfront and bready malt flavor thickness. Got some mellow lemonade twang to it.

Carbonation thru and thru. Did quench the thirst.

Can't see myself drinking a lot of these in one session due to the lemony aspect of this. Almost like a summer shandy. I guess its alright. Nice to mix up with once in a while in the summer heat.

joeseppy, Mar 10, 2013
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Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
85 out of 100 based on 1,794 ratings.