Namaste White Belgian-Style Witbier | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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3,261 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:
#19,561
Reviews:
647
Ratings:
3,261
pDev:
13.26%
Bros Score:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle, with bottled on date 01/24/2012 printed on the bottle. I didn't really realize this beer was that old, but it' whatever. It's been probably just as long since I last drank this beer, so I thought it was time to revisit it.

Poured into an over-sized wine glass, per the death of my snifter.

A - Pours a pale golden straw colored body with about two and a half fingers of soapy bone white foam.

S - Smell is light, but pleasant. Some dusty wheat, grainy malt, lemongrass, lemon zest, honey, bubblegum, cloves, hint of yeast, and a bit of orange zest. Definitely hits it's mark.

T - The bubblegum malts have definitely mellowed a bit, and I'm thankful for that. The coriander comes through more in the taste with some upfront floral aspects, orange zest, apple, and grainy wheat & lemongrass. Some yeast presence in the aftertaste.

M - Feel is crisp, grainy, and dry on the finish. Light-bodied and refreshing.

Overall, I'd say this beer has held up well, despite it's age. Definitely refreshing and sessionable, as the bottle claims. And while I'm normally not a fan of witbiers, I can surely say this is one I would drink again. I'd like to see this released in six packs.

Dogfish Head Namaste ---4/5.

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Namaste White Belgian-Style Witbier from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 3,261 ratings
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