White beer or “Witbier” as called in the Flemish-speaking part of Belgium and “bière blanche” in the French-speaking part of Belgium, is a beer top fermentation beer typical of Belgium and the Netherlands. The traditional recipe includes 50% barley malt and 50% raw wheat. It is the high content of wheat that causes the beer to appear in some cases cloudy and very light, almost white. Hence the name of the style. A fine beer for the summer, extremely delicious and light, with a very crisp and tarty taste, rich aroma of coriander and citrus and fruit notes. Slightly alcoholic and thirst quenching during the summer, it can be garnished with a slice of lemon and goes well with the smell of sea. Famous for brewing such beer are the Hoegaarden brewery in the Netherlands and Blanche De Namur in Belgium.