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: 605   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2005
Had some lemon and orange aormas goin on. nice clean smell, like lysol or somethin. some lemon juice, some wheat, and some pear juices in it. very carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brentfeesh (1208) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2005
Sampled at the 6/2005 ‘Nooga gathering. Poured a white onion peal with hazy orangish hints. Suspended particles in there. The aroma was very light but noted wheatish like grain and citrus. The flavor was very nice and refreshing. Light fruit (peach, pear, lemons) and wheat and yeast. The body was light and frothy…creamy. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 18, 2002
Cloudy, light body, good bouquetnot too spicy, crisp, cidery aroma. Very light taste, little maltiness and a hint of honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerfest5 (1207) - Cloneen, IRELAND - JUL 26, 2010
i am slowly becoming aware that there is a large difference between a blanche or belgian wheat ale, and whites or witbiers. this one was a clear amber color and smelled more like a belgian pale than anything. taste is flowery and dry and was lovely until the last few sips where you could feel the sediment on your tonuge that was pretty off-putting. a nice overall beer, but there should be two categories, one for belgian wheat ales, and one for whites, they really are two different types of beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IslandHaole (1204) - Mililani, Hawaii, USA - MAY 17, 2004
A cloudy dark golden color with an eggshell colored head. Strong yeasty scents with corriander,citrus and honeydew. Very tasty but a touch too much on the yeasty flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (1203) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1198) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - MAR 25, 2009
Bottle at Take One, Maastricht. Orangey hazy with a thick off-white head. Nose is lemony, yeasty. Some hints of coriander and black pepper. Mouth is quite sweet and cloying at points, but with a robust swallow of citrusy sweetness, which lasts well. Finishes smooth. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zer0 (1194) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy amber. Aroma is banana, yeast and citrus. Medium sweet. Medium body with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vadie (1183) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2015
C’est une grande wit! L’arôme a plein du blé et du coriandre avec un peu de poivre et levure belge. En bouche c’est plein du corps (particulièrement pout le style). Il y a du blé, un peu du malt, et un peu d’épices. Bien équilibré avec d’houblon dans la finale, et un peu sec.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (1151) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2015
Medium white head, golden copper colour, sweet honey malts honey smell, medium to high carbonation, honey malts yeast taste

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