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Namaste - Dogfish Head Brewery

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very good

2,454 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,454
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 143
Gots: 490 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jgasparine on 10-17-2009

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
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Namaste pours a clear straw yellow with a small creamy white head on top. The foam dissolves quickly to a thick ring around the surface leaving behind a few spots of lace. Some sediment is held in suspension in the glass when the bottom of the bottle is poured.

The aroma has notes of lemon citrus, pale malt, coriander and yeast.

Each sip of this light to medium bodied beer is smooth, slightly creamy with a mild carbonated fizz. The flavor is spice blended with citrus and toast malt. It begins with lemon citrus and coriander. The spice is followed by toast, wheat and yeast. It finishes dry with lingering lemon citrus when gone.

This is a very tasty, well balanced easy drinking beer. It reminds me of a pilsner with spices added.

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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

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3.48/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours hazy, almost turbid, pale yellow with a scant white head and no lacing.

The aroma is very subtle and would be undistinguishable unless in a neutral environment. There is light clove and coriander, even some honey, but all is just barely detectable.

The flavor is grainy with light coriander and a little muddy. Again, the flavors are all quite muted. The finish is rather messy.

Namaste has a medium to light body and is a bit chalky with no alcohol.

Easily consumable and thirst quenching. This is a fine beer for a muggy day.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Namaste - 2011 1083 from notes

A- Slight hazy golden straw pour, tiny chunks floating around in suspension. Three finger fluffy white head recedes to thin cap quickly. Lacing is awesome.

S- Lemon and oranges, yeast and typical wheat beers.

T- Lemon and oranges, earthy grass notes. Typical wit taste.

M- Medium to thin bodied, lively carbonation.

O- Nothing special, nothing wowing, just an alright beer, strange for dfh not adding their own flair to this.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clouded lemon-drop yellow with a large white, foamy head.

The smell is of pepper, coriander, sugar-coated oranges and lemongrass. Spicy and tangy.

The taste is bright - orange tang with a coriander spicing.

The carbonation is lively, sprizty, and crisp.

A nice, fresh, witbier with an orange flavor (no need for an orange wedge - though that's not my thing anyway). A very nice example of the style, though pricey for what it is.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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2/5  rDev -46.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Namaste from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 2,454 ratings.