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Namaste - Dogfish Head Brewery

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very good

2,328 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,328
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 133
Gots: 401 | 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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Ratings: 2,328 | Reviews: 491 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Runofthemiller
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Runofthemiller, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of stooges56
3/5  rDev -20.4%

stooges56, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of dogfish7
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

dogfish7, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of DrinkSlurm
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Momos tallahassee, fl.
Poured into pint glass a golden hazey straw with thick head. Pumped to see this on tap.
Smells of wheaty malts and bright citrus.
Taste is great. Citrus malts/wheat and an indian spice...cardamom maybe? Its subtle but very nice balance.
Overall a great whit. Refreshing and tastey without being heavy. Again, awesome job!

DrinkSlurm, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of circus_cat
4/5  rDev +6.1%

circus_cat, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of Vpr5002
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Vpr5002, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of jmodus
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

jmodus, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of JLapadura
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

JLapadura, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of TX-Badger
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An offering from Dogfish Head Brewery, a 750mL bottle poured into a pint/nonic glass.

A - this beer has a very cloudy but bright yellow appearance, with a good amount of off-white head at the top.

S - citrus and lemongrass come through very distinctly.

T - on the palate I mainly get citrus (orange and lemon), a hint of hops, and on the finish there is a ginger like taste left.

M - medium-bodied, a little chewy, almost perfect amount of carbonation.

O - a must try if you like limited release/limited availability beer. This beer is light enough in ABV that it is a very good drinking beer at the end of long hot day. Very refreshing.

TX-Badger, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of rolltide8425
4/5  rDev +6.1%

rolltide8425, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a dirty yellow color ale with a large off-white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of coriander and solid wheat malt with just the right amount of lemongrass is very enticing. Taste is a great mix between some coriander and slightly sweet wheat malt with good notes of lemongrass which really works well into the mix. Body is quite full with good carbonation. Really enjoyed this one with great amount of wheat malt and lemongrass bringing something unique to this mix.

Phyl21ca, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of crobinso
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

crobinso, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of zenmaster298
4/5  rDev +6.1%

zenmaster298, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of DrunkinYogi
4/5  rDev +6.1%

DrunkinYogi, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of BJasny
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

BJasny, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of mfc
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

mfc, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of notchucknorris
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cloudy light orange color with a nice two finger white head.

S: Lita of wheat and coriander here. Maybe a touch of lemongrass in the background with some orange.

T: A good amount of orange and coriander with a nice light flavor profile. Some ginger and lemongrass as well. Definitely is under carbonated. Just a hint of carbonation would do this beer wonders.

notchucknorris, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of Rollzroyce21
2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

Rollzroyce21, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of jonphilipp
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

jonphilipp, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.4/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy pale orange amber. Thin fine white head with little lacing. Aroma is sweet, wheaty with a hint of spice. Taste is light wheat, citrus and multiple spices. A distinct floral taste/aroma; almost too much, but works out fine. My first reaction was "whoa, this is different!". Medium bodied. This is a quite original, light wheat beer that is very refreshing. I'm impressed and will get this every time it is released. Great label too. An unusual white particulate residue at the bottom of the glass.

LiquidAmber, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of dextermcgurk
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

dextermcgurk, Jul 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Stinger80OH, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of srandycarter
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear straw, stark white head, lots of cling lace.

S - Light spices and malt.

T - The spices become much more apparent in taste. Coriander and lemongrass are very noticeable. Malt in middle, and spicy finish.

M - Light bodied, good carb, good balance.

D - Not my favorite, but an interesting beer!

srandycarter, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach, CA.

Pours a slightly murky light yellow with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, and some slight spice aromas. Taste is much the same with a very mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is light, refreshing, and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, Jul 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

hockeyfighter19, Jul 06, 2012
Namaste from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 2,328 ratings.