Hoegaarden Original White Ale bagged the gold award in Nelgian-Style Witbier
Category of the 2016 World Cup Beer, besting 77 other witbier
It's been brewed by Thornbridge (recipe by Phil Sisson) and is a beautifully refreshing and flavourful example in the Belgian witbier
style, infused with rose petals.
Probably the most prominent styles within the wheat beer category are the German weissbier and the Belgian witbier
," adds Kevin O'Donnell, editor of subscription beer site Flavourly's magazine.
For instance, "IPAs lend themselves nicely to spicy things like ginger or cinnamon, and something like a witbier
would go great with citrus or a nice acidic shrub.
Mill Garden is a witbier
, a Belgian-style beer that is usually cloudy and brewed with wheat and spices, in this case orange peel, chamomile flowers and coriander seed.
, literally translated to white beer, got its name because of the naturally hazy and pale gold color of the beer when poured.
Perfect for hot summer festivals, Scattered Sun is a classic Belgian Witbier
with a combination of coriander and citrus peel that creates a pleasant tart aroma and orange citrus flavor.
The Belgian-style witbier
was first created in 1995 by brewer Keith Villa at the Sandlot Brewery.
It has the cloudy softness of a witbier
but the strength and beguile of a blonde ale.
Blue Sky wheat, Grand Trunk Pilsner, Norm's Gateway session IPA, Grind Line Pale Ale, Go Figure Black IPA, Bourbon Imperial Pumpkin, Me So Ornery Combative Quad, Wicked With Sour Witbier
, El Rojo Red Aie, Ob.
Judges were torn between the Heff for "overall everything" and the unique complexity of the Belgian witbier
softness and citrus feel of a Belgian witbier
seemed like a nice balance and combination to bridge the depths of January and the desire for warm spring days as we get into March.