Naked Nun | Adelbert's Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adelbert's Brewery
Texas, United States
adelbertsbeer.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Mora2000 on 04-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
127
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
35
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4.39/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ryan_DelMastro
3.22/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a beer, an average wit style beer. It's very nice to sip on while watching tv. Very sippable.
Not much of a head on the pour. Has a straw coloring and allows light to come through it well. You can smell the spices in the beer before you take a sip, really good. But the taste isn't as good as how this beer smells.

All in all this is a good and clean beer. I like it as a wit and it does its job.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.29/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kkarimi
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.23/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

$ 8.65 (Including tax)/25.4 oz bottle ($ 0.341/oz) at Central Market, Alamo Heights, TX
Bottled 5/06/2016 at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried JK snifter
Aroma – slight odor of coriander, fades to nothing
Head large (Maximum 6.3 cm, aggressive pour), white, frothy but dense, diminishing to a five mm ring and complete thin layer
Lacing – none
Body – medium yellow, hazy (Bottle conditioned)
Flavor – lightly spicy, cloying honey sweetness; no malt, no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl. Ends with faint mercaptan skunkiness
Palate – medium, creamy, soft carbonation

Another Belgian wit. Ho-hum.

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.5, Flavor 3, Palate 3.5, Overall 3

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Photo of Dface
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sd123
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aufie
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dee4maine
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MrHolden
3.39/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Spider1001man
4.14/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rdooley
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bufb88
2.79/5  rDev -24%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Would try again.

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Photo of gtermi
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dankabier1
3.47/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PhatAtUT
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Magery
3.23/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mjwellman
4.23/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Agriverbear
4.54/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

If you like a wit this is a great refreshing example of the style.

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Photo of Hoganlaw
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I would make sexy time with this nun again

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Photo of mactrail
4.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big, bristling foam that leaves a thin veil in the St. Bernardus globe. This settles down to a very wheat and malty brew. It's almost rich, and definitely more robust than the typical Witbier. Intriguing funky aroma with a whiff of fermenting cider.

Very spritzy on the tongue but mellow and even fruity. Overall, this tastes more like a light Saison, with the big fruity and yeasty flavor. The spice is not so noticeable, though it's the same orange-coriander combo of the style. Some Hefeweizen estery notes and a dry, yeasty finish. Tremendously drinkable and more complex than I expected at first sip.

It cost ten bucks for the 750 ml bottle, which is silly for a Wit, but then it's imported from Texas. Purchased at Liticker's Liquors in San Diego, and I'm sure their Adelbert's beers have been on the shelf for months if not a couple years, but this one has survived in very good form.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Stone flute. Big pop when pulling the cork, but no gushing. Pours a light straw amber with golden notes and a three finger, large bubble head that still had good retention and thick lacing. Aroma of coriander, mild caramel malt, apple juice, saison style yeast. Flavor is coriander, bready malt with a hint of caramel, saison yeast, mild wheat, light orange and lemon citrus; finishes semi-dry with citrus peel, clove and coriander bitterness. Light bodied with peppery, active carbonation, nice mouth feel. A spicy wit that has characteristics of a wit, tripel and saison; wit malt and wheat, tripel intensity of spicing and a dry, saison yeast flavor. I thought it worked quite well; more intense than a typical wit, but with interesting yeast and spicing. Perhaps a bit overspiced for the ABV (a tripel would have had more intensity of other flavors to counter the spicing), but overall reasonably balanced and flavorful. I stumbled on this year old bottle on a trip and don't expect to see it again, but I'd like to try other ales from this brewery. I wouldn't be surprised if I scored a fresh bottle more highly, but even so, this has held up well with no visible age flaws.

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Naked Nun from Adelbert's Brewery
3.67 out of 5 based on 127 ratings.
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