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Namaste White Belgian-Style Witbier | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Namaste White Belgian-Style WitbierNamaste White Belgian-Style Witbier
BA SCORE
3.77/5
Very Good
3,249 Ratings
Namaste White Belgian-Style WitbierNamaste White Belgian-Style Witbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A witbier bursting with good karma. Made with dried organic orange slices, fresh-cut lemongrass and a bit of coriander, this Belgian-style white beer is a great thirst quencher.

20 IBU

Added by jgasparine on 10-17-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,127
Reviews:
645
Ratings:
3,249
pDev:
13.26%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
212
Gots:
1,141
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 3,249 |  Reviews: 645
Photo of ctylinebeer
4.48/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a teku glass. Comes in a six-pack and available year-round. Belgian style white ale with the usual orange peel and coriander with lemongrass and peppercorn added.

L - bright gold in color, hazy hue, bubbly white head, ring around the glass. No evidence of yeast or sediment. Nice looking beer

S - lemon, pepper, spice, ginger, not your average Belgian White. Aroma is almost like a gueuze or sour ale

T - soft wheat taste, slight tartness, clean and citrus, lemongrass and ginger. Less complex than the aroma

F - crisp and clean, light carbonation, fluffy light body

O - super refreshing and light tasting beer. A good base of a style with tweaks that further expands the beer. Perfect for spring or summer sipping. Definitely would please the Blue Moon or Hoegaarden drinker for sure. Cheers!

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Photo of deeman13
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dachimneyman
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Average beer.
Look: golden color, not much head
Smell: smells like a Pilsen
Taste: light, refreshing
Mouth feel: not very complex but good

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Photo of frykid
3.29/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass
L: little head, dissipated quickly - light golden color. can see right through it
s: a little sour smell; can't distinguish other aromas
t: a light citrus
f: smooth, light body

overall : it was ok.

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Photo of hazedandconfused13
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbl_delta
3.43/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Undated bottle into pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy yellowish straw color with a thin off-white head. Initial impression is sweetish lemon, orange, and a slight tartness. Mouthfeel is on the thin side. Finish is dry and refreshing with a little lingering sourness.
This is a beer for my wife. It's not quite a shandy, but it's damn close. Got two bottles in a trade and the other one is hers.

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Photo of EMV
3.21/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass

L: Clear golden pour. Two fingers of foamy white head. Respectable lacing.

S: Citrus and spice... coriander and lemon. Gym socks.

T/F: Citrusy... mild sweetness and some herbal notes. Honestly not a huge fan of the flavor. Some Belgian yeast character. Thin and carbonated. Finish is... a bit off. Odd aftertaste. Kind of a warped spice.

O: Just not a fan of this one. Dogfish Head is a great brewery but this one just missed for me. The flavor profile is a bit unpleasant... don't like the aftertaste... and it's basically a weak Belgian ale with citrus and dirty laundary.

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Photo of kinggimp
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SSGCujo
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jillzee
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of evanwoertz
4.28/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whattheshelley
4.54/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jodio
3.54/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GinDC
4.59/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TimberSwanson
4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Manzanarescarrillo
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LukeB
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vitamin_g
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rarigney
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattyrubes
3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregf51
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.31/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a straw yellow with average foam and decent lacing. Smells very nice, full on floral, lemon, orange, and wheat. The taste is very very good, this is a very similar beer to Chimay, yes I know its not same but it is close in taste to me anyway. Full on citrus wheat bursting with floral and light notes make this a easy drinking but full flavored beer. I am excited about this one because the cost is right and it compares to some that cost a lot more.
Great job.......

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Photo of BigSmooth12
4.11/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cheefdaddy1
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Namaste White Belgian-Style Witbier from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 3,249 ratings
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