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 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - One finger white head with moderate retention. The beer is a hazy yellow/straw color.

S - Wheat malt dominates the smell with some tart fruitiness.

T - Sweet citrus flavors from the orange peel and a light spiciness from the coriander and yeast cover up the lighter wheat flavors. An almost lemony citrus flavor is dominant.

M - Lighter bodied with an almost prickly bite from the carbonation.

O - Refreshing beer, but not spectacular. Almost too tart for my taste. This would be much better on a hot day.

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Ommegangs Witte pours a bright hazy yellow color with a tall thick bright whight head. The head settles slowly and maintains and nice thin cap of foam which makes some slick lace on the glass. The aroma brings nice notes of light pale malts, fresh sourdough bread, Belgian yeast, spice and citrus. This moves right into the flavor which brings all of the aromas charater to the tongue. This flows on a nice smooth yet well carbonated medium body and finnishes balanced and refeshing.

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Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 2,177 ratings
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