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Namaste - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,932 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,932
Reviews: 467
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 111
Gots: 222 | 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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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-19-2014 06:06:04 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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Histic

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-19-2014 03:40:54 | More by Histic
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nbeardsley

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-19-2014 03:25:10 | More by nbeardsley
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Meb3

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-19-2014 00:16:36 | More by Meb3
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terrysjag

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-18-2014 23:28:08 | More by terrysjag
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light straw color. Lots of carbonation bubbles. Small white head with decent retention. Leaves a surprising amount of lacing around the edge.

Has a strong scent of wheat and spices. A little bit of yeast. Burst of citrus, led by orange and lemon. Overall, a fantastically pleasant aroma.

Wheat and grassiness up front. Lemon and orange from the aroma don't seem as present initially, but there is some lemon zest in the aftertaste. Spices come through nicely.

Mouthfeel is thin and watery. Not overly carbonated.

Overall, not one of DFH's best attempts, but a solid witbier nonetheless. Not the most complex, but it accomplishes what it strives to do.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 01:57:58 | More by majorbase2
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burnstar

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very pale clear gold. Smallish white head with some persistent lacing. Smell is lemony orangey citrus. Also some of that great wheat banana smell. Taste has a light malt sweetness up front going into a tangy citrus with a bit of a bite. A little spice but the wheat remains the dominant flavor. Rather full bodied for a wit but not heavy. Easily drinkable. Wow what a great wit from an american brewer. Great example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 23:53:30 | More by burnstar
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a really awesome warm weather drinker right here, not too much coriander, and showing much more of the lemongrass and orange (the features that make this beer unique from the increasingly crowded belgian white category) show up. just a slight fog to this otherwise radiant lustrous pale golden brew. an inch of fading white froth rests on top as copious bubbles rise up from the bottom of my wine glass. the nose here is a little perfumy, overly fragrant maybe, but i definitely pick up on refreshing lemongrass and citrus. clean tasting, not much grain character to it, which i guess is my only reasonable criticism of this slammable brew. a faint biscuit property, but thats all. a hint of tartness in with the very mild belgian yeast as it finishes, and again with a slight citrus acidity. body could not be lighter, and the carbonation is as expressive as any. a really pleasant take on the style, affordable, and in widely available sic packs. this is one i will buy again. cant think of a better hot afternoon beer. the peppercorns are invisible, but its irrelevant.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 23:39:17 | More by StonedTrippin
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OsoRojo

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-17-2014 21:45:26 | More by OsoRojo
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quickstopwine

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19%

07-17-2014 15:50:28 | More by quickstopwine
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AnthonyD12

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-17-2014 15:33:38 | More by AnthonyD12
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Fargrow

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-17-2014 12:55:56 | More by Fargrow
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HanniGunz

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-17-2014 02:32:59 | More by HanniGunz
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rajreddy

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-17-2014 02:02:21 | More by rajreddy
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AlexBananas

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

07-17-2014 01:20:26 | More by AlexBananas
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Saywhatmatt23


3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-17-2014 01:12:12 | More by Saywhatmatt23
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HannahSea


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-16-2014 23:35:10 | More by HannahSea
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-16-2014 13:53:51 | More by Iamjeff6
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-16-2014 12:25:40 | More by Walkerjgt
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senttochris

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-15-2014 22:42:20 | More by senttochris
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Jamstone714

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-15-2014 15:05:28 | More by Jamstone714
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natethamac

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-15-2014 05:53:34 | More by natethamac
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Served in a pint glass at Estelle's in Boston.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a puffy layer. It is a pale yellow with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Wheat, lemon grass, vanilla, citrus, spice, and powdery yeast notes.

Taste: Same as above. Light flavors of each aroma.

Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, refreshing, a little dry, a little chewy, and medium to high carbonation.

Overall: Very nice witbier. It's as delicious as I remembered it to be.

Serving type: on-tap

07-14-2014 22:28:36 | More by Flounder57
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Will_Shakesbeer

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

07-14-2014 21:43:32 | More by Will_Shakesbeer
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wanderlust389

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

07-13-2014 21:11:40 | More by wanderlust389
Namaste from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 1,932 ratings.