Ommegang Witte | Brewery Ommegang

BA SCORE
85
very good
2,158 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay
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Ommegang WitteOmmegang Witte
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States
ommegang.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,158
Reviews:
783
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
11.11%
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
420
For Trade:
1
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Photo of thoglund
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattMorin
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of q33jeff
3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

**
02/18/2017

On tap at blend.

Switched to this from Carton Boat at wife's request.

LOOK: Slighty hazy yellow, decent white head, lasts.
AROMA: citrus, hint of pine.
TASTE: Orange, cinnamon, allspice, lemon. Mildly hoppy, but smooth flavor.
FEEL: creamy, with decent carbonation.

Pleasantly surprised.
**

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Photo of Barnoloid
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

As far as US takes on the classic Belgian Wit go this is a well put together rendition. Very citrus forward with a little spice on the aftertaste. Earthy tones prevail along with a slightly dish soap reminiscent lemony tint and tartness. Light bodied and refreshing on a warm afternoon. If you are looking for a lighter brew to break up your day then this should do it.

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Photo of ygtbsm94
3.41/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Timtac
3.42/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Johnct
3.47/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DonIII
5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of tommy5
4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of chris1411
4.07/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sappyjoker
4.53/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Commandophile
4.42/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mitch3114
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Karibourgeois
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brocktune
3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jkoogler
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pundit_of_Potability
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is an amazing version of a classic Belgian Witte... Extremely (and dangerously) refreshing. It starts with a wonderful head, mucho lacing, and a clear golden color that is also a little hazy. There is no bitterness in this Witte at all. A totally clean start and finish with a wonderful sizzling mouthfeel from the carbonation. There are some citrus notes, and a tart finish, but the clean wheat is the star of the show. Not much sign of maltiness or hoppiness. A wildly refreshing beer. Not the best Ommegang has ever made (the Abbey Ale and Three Philosophers are top notch), but still quality.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CrimeDog
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of luke12345
3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Conscious_Palate
3.66/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JPadilla
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of udfan07
4.46/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Enjoy this beer very much. Poured a golden hazy color straight from the bottle. Left a little lacing as I drank the beer. Very smooth with coriander and a lemony taste. Very smooth with no bitterness in the aftertaste.

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Photo of digitalflood
4.24/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Ommegang Witte from Brewery Ommegang
3.78 out of 5 based on 2,158 ratings.
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