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Wittekerke - De Brabandere

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825 Ratings
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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 19
Gots: 41 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-29-2002

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Ratings: 825 | Reviews: 469
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.03/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.03/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.35/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a refreshing, easy to drink Wit. Back when Pierre Cellis ran Hoegaarden that was the go to wit but after Interbrew gobbled it up and instituted high gravity maching to reduce costs, Wittekerke was the best Belgian wit left standing. It has the light straw color and a thin, white, fairly quickly dissipating head. Orange peel and spice aromas greet the nose. It has a refreshing, citrusy, spicy taste perfect for drinking with a pot of mussels and pomme frites. It is light yet full flavored.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SimplySinister
4.39/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A – Typical white beer. Very light yellow, minimal head, lightly carbonated. Little lacing.

S - Citrus and spice. Mild and refined.

T - Amazing. Mild, easy drinking, and a perfect compliment with a meal- especially one containing fish. Pair it with a Tilapia, maybe a little wild rice, and you'll see what I mean.

M – Clean and dry.

D - Unbelievable. This beer is so full of flavor yet remarkably refreshing. It's not too heavy, not too light, and nearly perfectly balanced. In truth, it's probably the best white beer you can grab. Top notch.

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2.59/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Strong head. Delicate aromas of fruit, orange peel. taste the same bitterness average.

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3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.18/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.76/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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2.92/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.71/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: large flakes and particulate matter, slightly foggy, yellow, and a stark white head.

Smell: sweetness, grains, very beery

Taste: Very smooth; almost no hops to speak of; malty and creamy; a backbone of wheat; slightly citrusy, yet no sourness or punch.

Mouthfeel: medium

Finish: Semi-dry

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3.06/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A bit disappointing. Too heavy on the sweet orange. Hides the yeast notes. While it is a Witt from Belgium there are better examples.

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3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Wittekerke from De Brabandere
81 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.