IJwit | Brouwerij 't IJ

BA SCORE
86
very good
94 Ratings
IJwitIJwit
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 't IJ
Netherlands
brouwerijhetij.nl

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A full-bodied, Amsterdam wheat beer that is dangerously ‘moreish’. Slightly cloudy, it has a beautiful golden colour and a soft, foamy head. When we brew IJwit, we use wheat malt as well as barley malt, which is also how the beer gets its name. The wheat malt gives the beer a delightful, fresh flavour, and the addition of coriander and lemon during the brewing process produces a rich aroma of banana, citrus and spices. Topped off by a fine, slightly sweet aftertaste, IJwit is a delicious thirst-quencher.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
94
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
10.16%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 94 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of parpalapelix
3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Arthuros
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Great witbier, slightly on the sweet side. Coriander and citrus fruits are present but only very slightly.
Color also more on the golden side.

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Photo of headlessparrot
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lhwjanssen
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of toscanoigor
3.37/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JTuomi
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Carlton1964
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pour a wonderful slightly cloudy lemonade color. Not a lot of foam, and it doesn't last long either...but this didn't have a negative impact on the on enjoying this brew. Left some nice lacing,
fact is most of this is not relevant, this beer is one of them beers that just says "drink me fast".
Refreshing sums up this...looking for a beer on that summer day...this stuff cold, fits the bill.
Recommend trying this one.

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Photo of JMS1512
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tomais
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamFuel
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkhara12
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.45/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Color: light yellow, cloudy.
The head is white, made of fine bubbles.
The aroma perceptible soaked wheat, coriander, to this little wet basement.
Taste, like in flavor, moist wheat, lemon, coriander, banana minimum. All very cool more balanced, lemon countered a slight sweetness.
Gentian light, delicate and pleasant.
Saturation high, you get the impression that beer is sparkling. Gently "tweaks" in the palate and tongue.
Alcohol: not perceptible, but I am convinced that on a hot day, rather than invigorate can bedevil.
Very good wit, smooth, soft, very drinkable.

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Photo of waiting4lunch
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of janubio
3.34/5  rDev -13%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy yellow colour, small head that fades soon,. leaving some lace. Smell is very faint, some tones of spices, banana, coriander. Medium to full palate. Taste has a noticeable citric tone that is not present in the smell. Spices, banana, coriander, clove. Good.

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Photo of Norrie
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of samEBC
3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BallsDeep
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emerge077
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spointon
4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cufarley
4.43/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AlexFields
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bird_soul
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LukeGude
3.62/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

IJwit from Brouwerij 't IJ
3.84 out of 5 based on 94 ratings.
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