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Namaste - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,910 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,910
Reviews: 465
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 106
Gots: 218 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A witbier bursting with good karma. Made with dried organic orange slices, fresh-cut lemongrass and a bit of coriander, this Belgian-style white beer is a great thirst quencher.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: jgasparine on 10-17-2009)
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pouring into my tulip I get a golden straw colored beer with a frothy or billowy head. The head itself is small and lingers not. Small bits of lacing are left behind. Long threads of carbonation cascade to the top but not many.
In the aroma I'm getting your basic wit beer. Loads of spicy coriander and some mild wheat malts. I don't detect any lemongrass or peppercorns.
It drinks smooth and soft on the palate with some grainy malts being most of the flavor.
The nose was big and spicy and yeasty though one dimensional and doesn't carry well into the taste.
Smooth on the palate but not very flavorful.
Witbers are hit or miss mostly I think, it must be hard to balance those big flavors.
Give me a good wit and let me dump a lemon slice in my self. Personally I like this beer but like most wits/ tripels to much coriander spices.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 11:39:27 | More by micromaniac129
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Namaste from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 1,910 ratings.