Kuurnse Witte | De Brabandere

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Brewed by:
De Brabandere

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stcules on 12-28-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by EPICAC:
Photo of EPICAC
3.58/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had a bottle at Posterie in Ieper.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden with a thick, ecru head that fades to a thin film leaving heavy lace.

Smell: Sweet and fruity with bananas, tart orange, some sweet malt, pepper and coriander.

Taste: Sweet bananas, some orangey tartness, with a light spiciness and a light graininess in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, low carbonation, dry graininess and warming alcohol.

Drinkability: Too sweet.

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Photo of Gusler
3.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The pour is a nice "Chill Hazed" golden orange, the head modest in size and frothy in its consistency with the lace a fine covering sheet. Light aroma of coriander, orange peel, sweet and fresh, crisp is also a term to apply to this beer’s fine nose. Mostly malt at the start, lightly sweet, top a bit on the skinny side and the finish spitefully acidic, modestly hopped, aftertaste almost a grapefruit tart, drinkable, but not a “Major League” beer in my humble opinion.

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Photo of ark57
4.29/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It pours a cloudy, light golden with a long lasting head. It is a bit darker than expected, but still looks like a wit. The aroma has corriander and some citrus. It is slightly sweet up front with a creamy orangeness and yeasty notes in the light body. It finishes dry and spicy. It is nice and refreshing and goes down very easily.

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Photo of stcules
1.41/5  rDev -55.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Colour typic of a wit, with the classic turbidity.
The head is very little persistent, and scarce.
Even the smell is quite typical, but is a little unpleasant.
The taste is too citric, and it left something dry in mouth.
It's a beer not to retaste...

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Kuurnse Witte from De Brabandere
3.18 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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