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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blanche du Paradis is a Belgian-style Wit brewed with coriander seeds and Curaçao orange peels, the spices traditionnally found in this classic style. Unfiltered and containing almost as much raw wheat as malted barley, it presents a veil of yeast and proteins giving this style its "Blanche" name. Round and light at the same time, it exhales fresh baked bread aromas, and reveals spices and citrus flavours, accompanied by subtle notes of acidity coming from the wheat.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (8550) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 7, 2011
341mL bottle, pours a cloudy yellow with a tiny white head. Aroma of citrus, banana, clove and wheat. Flavour is quite citrusy, wheaty and florally, with coriander and dandelion notes. Light body, with a heavy floral and citrus finish. Quite nice for the style.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
darrennelson12 (455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
Draft at brewhouse; color was hazy golden with aroma of citrus and spice. I am not usually a Belgium wit fan though I found this quite good. Less coriander and orange peel than some of the Belgium beers (Triple Karmliet). Overall, not a bad beer at all

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
whitecap (289) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2011
My Review: hazy yelllow with a white head. Excellent lacing. aroma of citrus, yeast and coriander. flavour is moderately bitter and somewhat sweet. moderate carbonation. minimal to no sediment. Finishes with a taste of indistinguishable spices. Not as Good as Hoegaarden... Perhaps it was the spices? Was good but it costs about $1 per bottle more in Ontario but simply is not as enjoyable. I’d recommend trying this one if you like Hoegaarden but would not add it to my regular rotation

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3323) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2011
Draught at Dieu du Ciel, Montreal. Light yellow, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - lightly wheaty and sweetish aroma, citrus and some fruitiness and spiciness (coriander). Body is medium, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish flavor, faint fruitiness and some spiciness, some citrus. Finish is average, malty - lightly wheaty, and dryish, sharp spiciness (coriander), some citrus with faint hoppyness. Dryish and spicy wit.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (2031) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2011
Refrigerated bottle compliments of pushkinwow, poured into a weizen glass.. Pours hazy golden with small white head that dissapates quickly. Little lacing, medium/thin body, and coriander aroma. Taste is acidic zesty citrus, some bready wheat, and a hint of coriander.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tricker (320) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
Bière blanche de 5.5 % d’alcool. Elle possède un goût d’agrumes, d’orange plus précisément. Elle possède une acidité en finale. Moyen col au versement, elle possède un odorat de fruits/agrumes. Un peu d’épice ! La description parle de coriandre, je goûte plutôt le thym.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluevegie (3065) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 5, 2011
Pale yellow body with short head. Lemon and coriander notes on the aroma. Orange in the taste along with the coriander, easy drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stewac01 (62) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2011
Hazy golden white with a small dissipating head. Fresh and spicy aromas heavy on coriander, with some doughy bread, lemon zest and chamomile. Coriander and citrus dominate the front palate, opening to vanilla and a soft, malty finish. Full mouthfeel with zesty carbonation. Fantastic example of the style; zesty, spicy and moorish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ivanimanishi (1) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 4, 2011 does not count
Very light. Citrus aroma and taste. Fruity. Pale and fairly hazy appearance, with a minimal white head. Light sweetness, with a very light bitter finish. Light body. Very refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8123) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2011
341 ml bottle. Montréal, QC.
Slightly hazy orange golden colour with small to average sized white head. Fresh citrus, coriander, yeast and wheat in aroma. Good Witbier could be expected. Wheat, yeast, citrus, coriander, spices and some bitterness (not necessarily from hops) in flavour. Very tasty, refreshing and enjoyable Witbier.


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