Sterkens White Ale | Brouwerij Sterkens N.V.

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85
very good
128 Reviews
Sterkens White AleSterkens White Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Sterkens N.V.
Belgium | website

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 10-10-2001

BEER STATS
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
177
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
14.06%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Wildman
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer poured a cloudy straw color with some sediment present. Nice white bubbly head that left some nice lace. Heavy amount of carbonation, almost like champagne. An aroma of hops and clove. A taste as well of hops and clove, but the clove is not overpowering as in some others. A nice refreshingly light finish. Lighter than in flavor and finish than some of the others, but still a good beer, particulary on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Jason
4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Appearance: Cloudy faded orange yellow with a more than decent white lace that leaves sticky patches all over the glass.

Smell: Coriander is dominant though hints of citric tartness and earthy grain and yeast are evident.

Taste: Lively and smooth carbonation, moderate body with a silky mouth feel. Coriander is in the forefront with a slow yet gaining citric tartness. Grainy with a mealy flavour in the back. Hops are distant and merely help to balance though a faint peppery flavour comes around towards the end. Tart orange candy finish yet ends dry real quick.

Notes: A White Ale in the raw and not a sterile as other beer of the same style, a down and dirty version … this works to its advantage. Went well the salad of mixed greens with a fresh feta vinaigrette.

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Photo of cokes
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very, very good. A winner of a Wit here.
Standard, but yet still very nice hazy light golden in color. Head you could lay down upon...very fluffy.
Yeasty and spicy smell, very interesting.
Taste is smooth, yet highly carbonated. Spicy yeast notes up front, balanced out with a sour (citric) hoppiness that evens this beer out and make you beg for more. The yeast is really the all-star here, adding alot of spicyness. It finishes fairly dry. More please.
Complexities seem to vary from sample to sample. But is it always quite nice, and extremely drinkable.
An absolute winner. Drink up

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Sterkens White Ale from Brouwerij Sterkens N.V.
85 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.
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