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Ommegang Witte - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,645 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,645
Reviews: 720
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 28
Gots: 80 | 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:
A traditional Belgian-style wheat ale with whispers of sweet orange and a touch of tart lemon. Spicy and refreshing.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-01-2004)
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gshoes3

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

11-10-2012 03:11:02 | More by gshoes3
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

11-09-2012 19:49:01 | More by mendvicdog
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

11-06-2012 16:59:34 | More by IcemanCometh
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stxp

New York

3.35/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

appearance: pale straw, light white/wheaty almost no head, very minimal lacing, steady rising bubbles

smell: clean, no hops, slightly wheaty, very pils-like, fresh

taste: belgian clove upfront, a bit bland, some bubblegum notes in the finish, slight dry on the end, taste leaves very fast, leaves a bit of lemony linger

mouthfeel: somewhat thin/watery, fairly high carbonation for a wheat, not too filling

overall: easily drinkable beer, nice belgian yeast spice hints of lemon/spices, almost no traces of grain or hops, fast, refreshing

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2012 16:54:16 | More by stxp
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Triglycerides

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-02-2012 23:19:50 | More by Triglycerides
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jpowers315

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-02-2012 04:38:56 | More by jpowers315
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J-Mel

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-21-2012 03:06:32 | More by J-Mel
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Gtg642

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-20-2012 02:26:42 | More by Gtg642
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scratch69

Missouri

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured a bottle into a pilsner glass.

Appearance- Pale yellow color with a fingers worth of foamy head. Fair amount of runny lacing.

Smell- Banana, coriander, wheat, and yeast.

Taste- Banana, coriander, wheat malt, and a hint of citrus.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied and crisp. Nice amount of prickly carbonation.

Overall- A very enjoyable beer. This would be great on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 18:50:27 | More by scratch69
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EasyDub

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-15-2012 02:14:23 | More by EasyDub
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-12-2012 00:49:00 | More by PeteRiz
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gtermi

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-10-2012 05:42:20 | More by gtermi
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MadCat

New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Very Light pale straw color, good white head that dissipates quickly, leaves some lacing

Smell: Banana, wheat, cracker, some spice and orange peel

Taste: Wheat, earthy yeast, coriander, orange, banana, some spice

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation, crisp mouthfeel, medium thickness

Overall: A pretty good witbier. I don't notice any difference between the growler and the bottle (though its been a little while since I've had this from a bottle). Not the best from Ommegang... but still a solid choice from a great brewery.

Serving type: growler

10-10-2012 00:38:20 | More by MadCat
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stalker5

New York

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy straw/pale yellow color with a big foamy head that retained well to top it off. Smell had a bit of yeast and citrus smells. Taste is about the same, wheat/yeasty taste, some citrus flavors and the coriander to top it off but a bit watery of a taste Mouthfeel is pretty carbonated yet smooth. Overall this is a solid witbier, and would drink this on occasion. Ommegang puts out a solid product.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2012 12:54:00 | More by stalker5
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ABokononist

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-07-2012 15:06:28 | More by ABokononist
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SlainteAlbanyNY

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-06-2012 19:47:00 | More by SlainteAlbanyNY
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JimmyCop

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

10-06-2012 15:40:51 | More by JimmyCop
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steveh

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-03-2012 16:04:03 | More by steveh
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Uber pale yellow color with some haze poured into the signature Witte glass, looks nice. Foamy white cap forms to a few fingers in size and retains quite well. It all eventually falls to a frothy cloud and ring on the beer. Spotty lace around the glass.

S- Not as overpowering as many Witbiers but it delivers a nice yeast profile. Bananas, cloves and lemon zest up front with some Belgian yeast spice, wheat/grain and a small hint of bubble gum esters.

T- Lemon and citrus lead this one off with banana esters and clove notes right behind. Yeast spice like coriander and pepper adds some complexity atop the very light grainy/wheat base beer.

MF- Light as can be with a foamy, high amount of carbonation. Subtle bitterness in the finish.

Solid Witbier. In a style like this it can sometimes be hard to compare beers but this one would be just above average for me. I like how the citrus and yeast profiles play off of each other.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2012 01:48:01 | More by cbutova
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tree777

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

09-29-2012 22:13:34 | More by tree777
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troysoy2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-24-2012 05:27:02 | More by troysoy2
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

09-19-2012 23:15:44 | More by Molson2000
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CoCambria

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-19-2012 22:27:08 | More by CoCambria
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mmilyko

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

09-17-2012 04:41:03 | More by mmilyko
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DimWit


4/5  rDev +6.1%

09-17-2012 00:52:21 | More by DimWit
Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
85 out of 100 based on 1,645 ratings.