Ommegang Witte | Brewery Ommegang

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Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Witte is our version of the classic Belgian wit or "white" ale. Witte, which is actually Flemish for white, is brewed with malted and unmalted wheat, orange peel, and coriander - offering a refreshing style that showcases the Belgian talent for brewing full-flavored ales that are also light and balanced. It is pale straw in color, slightly hazy from the yeast, and topped with a huge white, fluffy head.

Witte is pleasantly light on the tongue, balanced between malt and wheat sweetness. Hops and spice with a subtle clove note backed by flavors of lemon and sweet orange give way to a dry, crisp, refreshing finish.

Added by Todd on 05-01-2004

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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A sickly pale cloudy yellow pour with white crisp head.

Smells yeasty with citrus zest and some spice.

Spice upfront and bready malt flavor thickness. Got some mellow lemonade twang to it.

Carbonation thru and thru. Did quench the thirst.

Can't see myself drinking a lot of these in one session due to the lemony aspect of this. Almost like a summer shandy. I guess its alright. Nice to mix up with once in a while in the summer heat.

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Here's a new review based on this on tap:

Pale yellow with a green hue. Good start to the head but it settles to rim bubbles. Some spots for lace.

Banana and clove waft to the nose initially. Soft very lightly malted barley and light alcohol round out the smell.

Soft and fruity flavors of apple, banana and cream. Not much wheat here. Carbonation is modest for the style. The finish has a small touch of spice like thyme and white pepper. Short aftertaste.

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Good white head that dies more quickly than most Wheats. Yellow color and mildly cloudy.

Great wheat start to the aroma. Crisp and light in the nose.

Spritzy yet full-bodied. Strong wheat flavor. Sour finish and long lasting aftertaste. Pretty run of the mill in my opinion.

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Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 2,175 ratings
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