Ommegang Witte | Brewery Ommegang

very good
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Ommegang WitteOmmegang Witte

Brewed by:
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: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a tulip glass.

Appearance: nice silvery-gold hue with appropriate haze. Head is a finger of frothy white foam. I like it.

Smell: nice wheaty aroma with floral and citrus notes. There's a subtle complexity with orange, banana and lemon characteristics. I like it.

Taste: the fruity complexity of the aroma matches with a light tartness and a light but malty base. Pretty subtle, but quite nice.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a great big carbonation. The carbonation is a little rough to be really creamy, but basically it is quite good.

Overall: this is a highly enjoyable witbier. It might be too subtle for its own good, but I find this extremely good. Overall, it's better than any of its individual characteristics.

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Ommegang champagne bottle poured into a Duvel glass.

Pours a mustard yellow, active white foam. Settles out. Lemony wheat smell, pretty mild though. Full compliment of wheat with a subtle citrus taste combined w fir carbonation. Very nice blend, lemon finish.

This would be a great summer beer, very refreshing. But I still enjoyed in December.

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Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
3.78 out of 5 based on 2,157 ratings.
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