Wieckse Witte | De Ridder Brewery

BA SCORE
83
good
99 Ratings
Wieckse WitteWieckse Witte
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Ridder Brewery
Netherlands

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
99
Reviews:
48
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
17.21%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 99 |  Reviews: 48
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JTuomi
3.39/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of headlessparrot
3.44/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 54V4G3
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nighthawk88
3.12/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YvesB
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dazka
3.48/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carlborch
1.63/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

This Witbier pours a very hazy yellow and forms a white, 1 inch head that quickly settles into a thin white film. The carbonation is almost not perceptible. The nose has hints of yeast and spice, but is also weak. No spice or malt on the palate, and it is short. I sense some sour notes and the body is very light and thin. Given other reviews, I will have to get another bottling (this one is 5184528Y0941), however, if this is what it has to give, I will not be back!

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Photo of BdM
3.87/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of proppopo
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zet
3.87/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

At first sight, this beer has the odds against itself:
1. Mass produced by Heineken
2. Among the ingredients are "natural aroma's"...please just tell me what they are...
3. It looks like a pilsener: it lacks murkiness and foam.
The smell and taste make up for it though. Lots of cloves and banana in the smell, tasty spiciness in the taste and a fulfilling aftertaste with the clove coming back in. One negative side note is the fact that it's quite stingy on the tongue. You should probably use orange peel and coriander instead of "natural aroma's". Still a pretty good witbier though..

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3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Decent Witbier - nothing mind-blowing but well-balanced and refreshing.

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of BeerDrinkersWorldTour
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

A – A nice hazy orange/yellow colour with a thick single finger of dense white foam that retains pretty well leaving heavy lace in the glass.

S – Musty wheat malts with notes of lemon grass and gooseberry with the lightest hop tone in the back end.

T – A lot of lovely wheat malts and some very mild lemon grass. Very fresh tasting with some light sweet spice such as star anise.

MF – Creamy mouth feel with mild linger.

O – A really rather good wheat beer with solid flavour, decent balance, creamy mouth feel and very refreshing. Pretty good for the style and one of the nice ones I have had the pleasure to drink.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of RevCraig
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of ZeppelinNL
4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Kampfar
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of mustithecat
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of highdivejon
5/5  rDev +36.6%

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Wieckse Witte from De Ridder Brewery
3.66 out of 5 based on 99 ratings.
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