St. Bernardus Witbier | Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus WitbierSt. Bernardus Witbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Belgium
sintbernardus.be

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 01-06-2003

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Ratings:
1,545
Reviews:
662
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
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This is the gold standard of witbiers. The taste is smooth and intense, balanced and pure perfection. Is it worth 3X the price of Blue Moon? Yes. WillI keep a stash for regular consumption? No, but then I am a dark beer fanatic and only drink witbier for refreshment. A must try to experience the potential of the style.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Aroma: Bread, sweet, citrus, spice, orange. Appearance: Pours pale, hazy straw while producing a 2” fively bubbled, persistent white mountain of foam that lasts though the finish leaving thick lace. Flavor: Balances light honey like sweetness with Granny Smith tartness with wheat, spice and citrus sandwiched in between. The spice is subtle and shows up more in the finish. Very faint banana. Mouthfeel: Very creamy, medium body and medium high carbonation. Overall Impression: One of the best wits out there.

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Purchased from the LCBO in a 4 pack of 330 mL bottles. Served in a Hoegaarden glass.

A- A murky, non-translucent golden yellow. A very yeasty looking beer. Good strong wheaty head that leaves lots of lacing.

S- Like the appearance, very yeasty. Coriander and maybe a light hint of banana present.

T- Beautiful taste, one of the most smooth, yet complex of it's style. Coriander and yeast dominate the flavour, however, there is a light banana, floral and citrus taste present throughout the brew.

M- Very smooth. It starts off quite carbonated, however, the carbonation dissipated roughly halfway through the glass.

O- Incredible beer! Definitely my favourite of the style I have tried thus far (and this is probably my second favourite style next to, you guessed it, hefeweizen). Prior to drinking this beer, Blanche de Chambly was my favourite in this style, but this completely blew it out of the water. At its price, its more of a luxury beer rather than an everyday drink, but as a change of pace treat, you can't do much better. An amazing beer that is complex, but at the same time incredibly drinkable. Highly recommended!

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St. Bernardus Witbier from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
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