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Namaste - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,013 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,013
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 117
Gots: 267 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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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pwoody11

Delaware

4.53/5  rDev +19.8%

Enjoyed at the DFH Brewpub in Rehoboth.

This beer was a nice cloudy and hazy golden color with an equally nice white head with good retention.

Taste was wonderful. Best wit I've had. Very true to style with light coriander and orange going on. Nice crisp beer which is another addition to the great list of session beers I have tried as of late. Looking forward to having it again tonight, especially now that I know proceeds re for a good cause.

03-13-2010 13:06:54 | More by pwoody11
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jonphilipp


4.5/5  rDev +19%

07-08-2012 16:46:18 | More by jonphilipp
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kionasativa

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19%

12-20-2011 22:14:03 | More by kionasativa
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squezey

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +19%

05-24-2014 03:42:35 | More by squezey
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Thomas0790


4.5/5  rDev +19%

07-19-2014 22:22:27 | More by Thomas0790
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ConradKenney

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19%

02-18-2014 15:25:27 | More by ConradKenney
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ghowehattrick

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-05-2013 20:33:36 | More by ghowehattrick
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Monkey007

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-29-2012 01:23:32 | More by Monkey007
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tln13

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

04-15-2012 23:37:29 | More by tln13
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RJBGooner

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-18-2014 06:22:42 | More by RJBGooner
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SineWaveFL

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19%

09-10-2012 23:20:29 | More by SineWaveFL
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Tumble

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19%

03-11-2012 21:57:03 | More by Tumble
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jmodus


4.5/5  rDev +19%

07-15-2012 23:58:03 | More by jmodus
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

12-06-2011 00:18:08 | More by JohneHoodlum
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fbc24

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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sbvrt6913

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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shand

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19%

Poured from a 24oz bottle into a wheat beer glass.

This one pours an obviously unfiltered cloudy yellow color with some huge chunks of sediment in it. The head is as prodigious as I'd expect from the style, with great retention and lacing. The aroma is also great, it's heavy on coriander, citrus, lemongrass, and a bit of a hop presence I wasn't expecting. The taste is also very good, probably the best witbier I've had. The coriander really shines, working well with the citrus and lemongrass to make a super-cool and very refreshing brew. There's a bit of wheat and a nice herbal hop aspect here too.

The mouthfeel is very good, it goes down very smoothly and easily. The drinkability is off-the-charts. I'd drink this all day every day if it were released in six-packs. As it stands now, it's too pricey for anything but an occasional treat. But what a treat it is! I hesitated when I was bringing this one up to the counter. "Ten bucks for a style (at a low ABV) I don't usually love? What am I doing?" Turns out the gamble was worth it, this is a delicious brew absolutely worthy of attention.

06-13-2011 00:31:56 | More by shand
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cbhuffman

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-13-2012 20:27:42 | More by cbhuffman
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csustar001

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-10-2014 03:33:31 | More by JamieDuncan
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Namaste from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 2,013 ratings.