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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


tiong's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3615) - Espoo, - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle @ SBWF’12

Originally rated on 05.10.2012 - Pours clear orange with a small head. Aroma of wheaty malts, hints of hops and spices. Taste is slightly malty with hints of spices, hops and fruits. Finish is spicy and malty. Okay, quite spicy witbier.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerd16 (183) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Pours straw with amber flickers and a sudsy afterthought of a head. Aroma is bread, coriander and some lemon. Standard wit territory but blended evenly. Palate is light despite ample carbonation. A little watery in the finish. Taste is more yeast, spices with light lemon refreshment. Also some earthy notes. A light soapy yeast finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JBPortland (628) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12oz bottle pours semi clear golden yellow with a finger of head. Nose is earthy grain and straw, fruity yeast, spices, dough. Taste is light doughy malt, citrus, dry fruity yeast, spices, herbs. Finish is dry dough, cracker, grains, spices, yeast.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3876) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Pours hazy golden yellow with a white head. The aroma has cream, pale smooth wheat, banana, orange and heavy coriander. It has a light crisp clean body with soft carbonation and a smooth finish. The flavor starts clean and spicy with light orange, crisp wheat and lots of coriander. The finish is very dry for the style and has some phenolic spices and sulfur. Very refreshing and enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kambei70 (551) - - JUN 24, 2014
2014 bottle. Pours a slightly hazy light straw color with a small white head. Aroma is bready and grainy with an herbal spiciness and a little citrus. Taste follows the smell with the graininess being more pronounced. Coriander and a little peppery spice. A little sweet orange. Little bitterness. A soft, semi-dry mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (1668) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
341 ml bottle. Pours a clear gold with moderate head. Aromas of coriander, wheat, and lemons.Flavors of coriander, lemon zest, light spice, light marmalade and toast. Crisp and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1087) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Tap at Brewdog, Sheffield. Hazy, dark straw colour. Fine, lasting, white head. Wheat. Spice. Flora. Taste is pepper dry. Palate feels a bit watery. Spicy dry finish, with a hint of bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7703) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle from State Line. Pours hazy golden with frothy off-white head. Nose is orange zest, lime, white peppery and coriandery spice, pale malt, funk, yeast, great complexity in the nose. Tastes of limey citrus, coriandery spice, white pepper, yeasty pale malt, with a crisp and citric finish. This is a great witbier.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1328) - Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Very solid and typical interpretation of the style, orange peel sweetness, hints of a spicy graininess, light and easy to drink, really a great beer all-around.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stephane_Houle (80) - - JUN 6, 2014
Apparence: D’une couleur jaune paille translucide, elle est coiffée d’une mousse légèrete d’une courte durée. Pratiquement aucune effervescence avec des bulles de taille moyenne. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des notes de blé frais qui dominent accompagnés de quelques épices et d’un zeste d’agrumes. Saveurs: Une belle ampleur en bouche immédiatement accompagné du blé mariée à un goût d’agrumes plus prononcé qu’au nez. Pratiquement aucune amertume ni effervescence. Fiche technique : Style: Witbier Format: 341 ml Taux d’alcool : 5,5%

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4730) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle purchased at Aficionado’s. Pours clear gold with a thick white head. Aroma of grainy malt, actually smells just like the mashing process, along with slight herbal notes. Grainy malt flavor with herbs and citrus before a dry finish.


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