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Namaste - Dogfish Head Brewery

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very good

2,125 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,125
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 119
Gots: 315 | 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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4/5  rDev +6.1%

RichH55, Dec 02, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

kbrown, May 10, 2014
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2.86/5  rDev -24.1%

Poured in to a Hefe glass...beer was slightly hazy with a huge thick white head.
Smelled of lemon with a hint of Belgian Spiciness.
Taste was watery and light. Extremely faint orange reminded me of bighting into an under-ripe Clementine ( is there anything more disappointing?)
Did have the pleasant body and spritzy carbonation of a Hefe
Over all, I'm super disappointed! The beer looked amazing in the glass but failed to live up to those expectations! Would recommend as a small step up for
a light beer

jwps214, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

BlueMoon10, May 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

crbnfbr, Sep 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

VonZipper, Mar 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

calcnerd, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of 57md
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%

Appearance is a cloudy light straw with a finger of head that quickly dissipated down to a thin film. The nose had the essence of wheat and a pinch of Belgian funk. The flavor is light and mild with the wheat upfront and a finish that is dry and slightly peppery.

57md, May 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

JamieDuncan, Jan 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

spark3148857, May 28, 2013
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3.18/5  rDev -15.6%

[Suggested Glassware: Weizen Glass]

The pour was a cloudy medium yellow with a large (2-3 finger) white pillowy head that had great retention and excellent sheets of lacing.

The aroma was of a light hay malt and a skunky yeast with notes of citrus (orange), lemon grass and a bit of coriander.

The taste was light with a strong wheat presence and a touch of lemon grass throughout, with a light note of citrus and a mild spiciness towards the finish. The flavor lasted only a short while with a nice citrus yeasty taste left to linger on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was light in body and watery in texture with a solid medium carbonation.

Overall this brew was a pretty basic Witbier. Tasty, refreshing and easy to drink, most definitely worth having a few...


KajII, Sep 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

bluntedboywonder, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

lovindahops, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

BeerThursdays, Nov 15, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

SPRichard, Jun 25, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev +3.4%

750 ml bottle. Pours cloudy golden hue with a foamy, lasting white head. Aroma is of musty yeast, citrus fruit with hints of grass and spices. Full, creamy, slightly crisp body. Citrus fruit, spices, Belgium yeast and candy sugar combine on the palate. Medium, semi-sweet finish. I’m not a fan of wits, but this one I like.

mikeg67, Sep 06, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

PHBoiler, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

ChrisL24481, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

touchmeimsac, Oct 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

doughanson78, Mar 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

stumac, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

scottbrew4u, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

TXhomebrewer, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

leinie13, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

gillagorilla, Mar 27, 2014
Namaste from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 2,125 ratings.