Namaste White Belgian-Style Witbier | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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3.77/5
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3,263 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:
#19,587
Reviews:
647
Ratings:
3,263
pDev:
13.26%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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211
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1,145
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Ratings: 3,263 |  Reviews: 647
Photo of TerryAcker
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mkh012
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light yellow-orange with an inch of bright white head. Smell is mild pepper, citrus, and spice. I taste lemon rind, pepper, and coriander. The mouth-feel is snappy and crisp. Very refreshing. A B+ witbier. In the same neighborhood as Hoegaarden and Blanche de Chambly but not as good as Allagash or St. Bernardus. Pairs well with spicy foods, especially Thai or Chinese.

Not the most complex, but also not aspiring to be. Clean, drinkable, and crisp, as a good wit should be. A bit more peppery than the average offering. A summer beer best enjoyed at 45°

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Photo of Dsal78
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Smanke
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pstanek
2.98/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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

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

Photo of Danthebeerman90
4.45/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice hint of citrus. good summer beer. My girlfriend LOVES this beer.

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Photo of StonewallSipper
3.34/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zazzi82
4.3/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SGT_Cookie
3.22/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nothing spectacular. Overall, just what to expect from a witbier, don't get me wrong, it's a good and refreshing brew, but nothing stands out above the other witbiers out there. Would I drink again? Yes. But I won't go looking for it. Good, average, maybe above average witbier.

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Photo of brewmudgeon
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

very pale straw color, bright white head hangs around pretty well.
smells of coriander, some orange nougat, decent power and nothing off. a nice nose in a begian wit way.
the coriander is fairly dominant in the flavor, but is not off-putting. now the peppercorns make a subtle appearance–I am picturing the multicolored variety rather than black. fruity, semi-dry finish.
lots of carbonation and a light/med body. the bubbles are a bit bracing.
overall, a nice refresher.

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Photo of redbarnbikes
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of curtisjoseph
3.44/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ale_Dog
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice wit. Mild spice, great Belgian yeast. Easy drinking

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Photo of Trooper92292
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cts309
3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexSenft
3.64/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjd722
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Reagan (DCA) waiting for my flight to The Cleve.

Look: Pours a nice hazy straw color with one finger foam head, great lacing.

Aroma: Presents a burst or orange peel and lemongrass, coriander and wheat also present.

Taste: Wheat up front paired with a lemon-citrus burst. Slight lemon zest and spice as well.

Feel: Crisp and clean with light carbonation. Very refreshing.

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Photo of nwhittin
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GrumD
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very lively on pouring and a light fluffy head was retained throughout. Very light appearance as expected and the nose sang of orange and some spicy grass-like aromas. The mouthfeel is weak but the taste is refreshing and sufficiently earthy with some nice funky yeast. No depth to the finish but it is a pleasing beer.

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Photo of StephenTurner
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ironchefmiyagi13
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TroyE219
3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Namaste White Belgian-Style Witbier from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 3,263 ratings
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