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


on tap

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RATINGS: 576   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerardgathier (512) - - DEC 27, 2014
Currently I am updating my ratebeer with al the beers I drank but was too lazy to rate at the time. I give the scores I gave back than. If I drink the beers again I might re-rate them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2151) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Aroma: wheat, yeast, grain malts, some alcohol. Appearance: hazy, pale gold, medium, creamy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets continue, very malty, yeast and wheat, light caramel, soft carbonation, sweet finish, honey. Overall: very nice Witbier, excellent aroma and palate. Bottle from Beers of Europe, Kings Lynn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3991) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at home, Helsinki. BBE 6/2016. Colour is clear brownish orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, wheat, Belgian yeast and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10805) - Hasborn, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2014
Milchig trübes goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht fruchtig, hefig, pelzig, Kräuter. Geschmack moderat fruchtig, reife Bananen, Gewürze, etwas Zitrone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerWeg (1563) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2014
Pretty good stuff with soft spice and citrus and rounded sweet fruit (baked apple, pear.) I kept the bottle in the cellar so it’s clear and dark amber with minimal head. Has developed some interesting wax candy flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1272) - Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Nice hazy amber colour with a white head. Smell is spices and the taste has an orange peel feeling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrew_drinks (234) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle from Humulus et Fermentum, Heisdorf, Lux. Pours bright amber with a big white head - as one would expect from the description. Medium high carb, Lots of wit character and fruit to the aroma, herbs and cream soda. Medium mouthfeel, lots of fizz. Herbal coriander flavour, with some orange, lemon, and classic wit yeast character. Very drinkable for all that too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rich71 (81) - Rijnsburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
Erg lekker witbier. Heeft een volle romige schuimkraag. Ruikt licht naar sinasappels en bitter. Volle smaak. Jammer dat het zo moeilijk te krijgen is !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (441) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer has a blonde color and a large white head, with a lot of bubbles. The aroma is fruity, with tones of citrus and a lot of herbs are also noticable, like coriander and pepper. A little spring blossom is also recognizable. The taste starts a little dry and bitter to end in a spicy and refreshing end. A nice blanche, not comparable to the others. I liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (1064) - LATVIA - OCT 21, 2014
Light amber hazy with medium bubbly off-white head. Wit taste with some floverly notess, some overall sweetness, carbonation and touch of remaining bitterness. A bit watery.

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