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Wittekerke - De Brabandere

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BA SCORE
81
good

730 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 456
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 14
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-29-2002)
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Ratings: 730 | Reviews: 456 | Display Reviews Only:
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civicm87

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-20-2014 00:38:49 | More by civicm87
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-18-2014 05:14:49 | More by NYR_Rob
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swgwilt

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-11-2014 22:18:59 | More by swgwilt
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

2.88/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Wittekerke has a thick, white head, and a very cloudy, lemon-yellow appearance, with bubbles streams and lots of tan chunks floating about. A bit of lacing is left behind. The aroma is of pungent, bread and yeast, with a faint citrus and sweet back note. Taste is of the strong yeast, some mint or other odd herb, wheat bread, and lots of tap water. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Wittekerke finishes semi-dry, easy-drinking, and rather bland. It’s not too good, really.

RJT

Serving type: can

01-09-2014 20:04:39 | More by RonaldTheriot
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-08-2014 01:24:20 | More by OgreSanchez
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-03-2014 17:28:59 | More by drbenderdo
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wembly13

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -16%

12-29-2013 16:16:14 | More by wembly13
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MtOrion

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +5%

12-28-2013 15:05:50 | More by MtOrion
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-28-2013 05:03:44 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +12%

12-28-2013 03:05:52 | More by OregonGrown7
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Keith_R

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-27-2013 18:38:28 | More by Keith_R
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jsisko01

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

12-17-2013 03:39:02 | More by jsisko01
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superspak

Michigan

3.78/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle into pint glass, 41010 bottle code. Pours very hazy bright golden straw color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of lemon zest, orange zest, pear, apple, wheat, bread, clove, pepper, coriander, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of malt, spice, and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon zest, pear, apple, wheat, bread, floral, grass, herbal, clove, pepper, coriander, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of lemon zest, pear, apple, wheat, bread, floral, grass, herbal, coriander, light clove, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a very short bit. Good balance and complexity of malt, spice, and yeast ester flavors; with decent robustness and a very dry finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a smooth and crisp mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good witbier. Good balance of yeast, malt, and spice flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 20:02:11 | More by superspak
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DustinSWB

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%

12-12-2013 15:14:27 | More by DustinSWB
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ZoomanCru

Colorado

4.06/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

App: Light yellow green pour with lots of yeasty sediment spiraling around the glass. Stark white one and a half finger head that dissipates very quickly leaving a thin even ring of foam and a lot of lacing.
Smell: Champagne like tartness in the nose, yeast predominant with very faint floral notes, of orange blossom or jasmine. Very delicate. Definite wheat beer, true to the Witbier style, not nearly as pungent as some american Wheats. As beer warms there's a tremendous clover flower aroma almost like white honey. Some apple.
Taste: Belgian yeast really kicks this wheat up a notch. Flavors of coriander, ginger, hint of citrus like bitterness. Flower like delicateness with a very nice honey quality. Certain cereal taste lingering with a barely perceptible hops bitterness.
Mouth: Insanely smooth and evenly carbonated. No stinging bubbles, and the ample amount of yeast sediment gives it a robust creaminess.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 23:49:29 | More by ZoomanCru
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Khutso

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

12-01-2013 03:09:25 | More by Khutso
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -30%

11-18-2013 04:04:22 | More by beernads
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

11-03-2013 15:13:04 | More by jaydoc
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Wittekerke pours a bright straw color with a small lacing head. There is a sweet fruity banana like aroma, with strong ester notes. The taste is light and mellow, crisp malt undertones, with fruity esters finishing it out. Good body, weak flavor. Overall a decent beer, light and crisp.

Serving type: can

11-01-2013 00:48:25 | More by vette2006c5r
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-01-2013 00:44:10 | More by brandonld23
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16%

10-23-2013 03:32:51 | More by Gatordaddy
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-20-2013 19:04:13 | More by Sludgeman
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Apotheosis

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +19%

10-20-2013 02:45:56 | More by Apotheosis
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TR0219

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

10-13-2013 19:36:48 | More by TR0219
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +19%

10-06-2013 20:10:12 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
Wittekerke from De Brabandere
81 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.