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Brewed by Brasserie de l’Abbaye des Rocs
Style: Witbier
Montignies-sur-Roc, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 609   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blanche des Honnelles (1991) was originally very localised, and has since expanded beyond the boundries of the greater and lesser Honnelle rivers, from which it takes it's name. The Blanche des Honnelles leaves the beaten path somewhat. It has an amber colour which is after all the traditional appearance of the Blanches. It is also stronger (6%) than the Blanches that we know. Its taste is surprising and is not comparable to the brews with the same name that are now on the market. If the bouquet is subdued its first flavour is a stark dry sharpness against a pepper background. There is no acidity in this Blanche that is made with three cereals (barley, wheat, oats). It has a stimulating taste, leaving a subdued but refreshing final impression. Lots of character and curious.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goethen (3) - - DEC 7, 2015 does not count
God. Smakar lite lite. Kanske något för Wilda. Väldigt len och trots styrkan fruktig

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1614) - USA - DEC 7, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought from beer discovery. Enjoyable wheat style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kerenmk (3909) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Alexei and Raphaela’s. Thanks Yoav. Cloudy gold and headless. Roasted peanuts, salt and some spices in the nose, sour in a weird way in the mouth, mouthful of yeast and quite dirty. Full-bodied and very fizzy, peanut butter stickiness and aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ulysse (402) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2015
Orange colour for a "double white"? Rather watery feel in the mouth at first. Bitter like the average pils. Taste of the average Belgian lager.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nicolas_M (170) - BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2015
A white beer colored like a blonde beer. Aroma and taste are linked, unfortunately I can’t find the words to described it. Not that it is spectacular or something, as the best deScription I found was :"it’s like a Maes, with more taste". Not bad, but not awesome either.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBlueSky93 (523) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Bottle from Beermerchants. Pours copper-amber, single finger white head. Aroma of banana, vanilla, toffee, caramel. Taste is much the same just with lemon and orange to add, a sharp, bitter, dry finish, overall very sweet, but easily drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (1490) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2015
0.33 l bottle at Gollem Amstelstraat, bottled in august 2014. Hazy, golden amber with a medium large, creamy, tan head. Sweetish, fruity-spicy aroma of banana, vanilla, honey, vanilla and lemon. Sweetish, fruity-spicy taste of citrus, vanilla, banana and honey, followed by a short, slightly bitter and yeasty finish. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (11246) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 18, 2015
[9/18/15] Bottle at Bier Circus in Brussels. Cloudy orange. Spicy aroma. Sweetish flavor, spicy, with yeast and a bit of cardboard. Medium-bodied. Disappointing.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
guzgorog (653) - FRANCE - OCT 13, 2015
Robe qui ne ressemble pas du tout à une blanche : blondée dorée voir orangée, fine mousse blanche. Nez de levures, agrumes (orange), malts. Bouche étrange : malts et blé, levure (banane), peu d’amertume, légèrement sèche, légèrement acre. Texture légèrement rapeuse, qui accroche, bizarre aussi. Une blanche qui n’est pas vraiment une blanche, interessante mais pas vraiment mon style ...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (4689) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 10, 2015
Bottle from Drinkshop. Hazy orange colour. Moderate retention. Aroma assertively yeasty, light spices. Taste is full bodied, moderate yeast presence, fruity, flowery, perfumey. Solid honeyish malty base.


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