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Brewed by Kronenbourg (Carlsberg)
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Obernai, France
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in Strasbourg for Alken-Maes, distribution unclear. Spiced.

Grimbergen Blanche is a true wheat beer in the most traditional sense. The pale yellow Blanche is cloudy, just as you would expect from a wheat beer. Notes of citrus and light carbonation add character to the creamy palate and make Blanche an excellent thirst quencher.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drunk_again (164) - GREECE - FEB 10, 2014
On tap as Grimbergen Blache. hazy yellow color with medium head. aroma is fruity with malty notes. taste is sweet with notes of wheat and citrus. dry finish.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
martjoobolut (709) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 30, 2014
0,25L bottle, BB 05.2014. Aroma is intense fruits, sweetness, and spices. Pours hazy golden with decent white head. The head stays. Flavor feels little bit artificial: lemon sourness with some sweetness, yeast, rather watery. Finish is also sour with some sweetness. Overall: it looks good, but everything else is bad, I couldn’t even finish the 0,25L bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Discore (68) - - JAN 4, 2014
Yellow, cloudy. Nice wheat & candy aroma. Slightly above average carbonation. Sweet smoked beer taste. Slightly creamy texture. Drinkable beer, yet something is off.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013

Bottle 250ml.

[ As Grimbergen Blanche ].
[ Courtesy of Flaskedrengen ]. Unclear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy to fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is light malty, wheat, moderate yeasty, spicy, coriander. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, spicy, sweet coriander. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20131011]

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Argonian (278) - Athens, GREECE - DEC 22, 2013
On tap. Cloudy yellow body, with an average white thick head that diminishes slowly, leaving a good lace. Weirdest aroma I’ve smelled so far, smelled like spicy dirt, not spicy and yeasty like that I expected. Almost no taste at all, caught some yeast, but overall, very watery. Thin body, good carbonation level, but very watery texture. That was really bad, definately not the thing I expected.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (2607) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2013
Geruch nach Kräutern, aber auch irgendwie nach Wurst. Antrunk ist frisch-laff. Hauptteil leicht hefig, ein Bisschen nach Kräutern. Aber doch etwas laff. Der Nachgeschmack ist total schnell verflogen, davor ein klein wenig leicht herb-säuerlich.
--> Es gibt bessere "Witbiere"!
Test vom 11.4.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,9,10,9,12,9 - 9,60

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koskela (289) - Marysville, California, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Yeasty sweet aromas come from this cloudy pale yellow beer with littke head. Is it a bavarian yeast? Taste sweet yeasty and nutty with a hint of bananas. Has a medium body and decent carb. Not bad overall.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kraddel (3114) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 30, 2013
Draft Pours very light yellow good white head Smells spiced Taste is lemonish , with a spiced back . Very sweet , sugary aftertaste . Low carbo

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
belgis (136) - LATVIA - NOV 24, 2013
yeast in the smell, golden, cloudy, minimal head, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, very drinkable and cant feel the alcohol! Great!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1410) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2013
This was served without me realising it until I got half way through the beer with a slice of lime in it (courtesy of a Parisien barman). This dominated the flavour, not an unpleasant beer, but I would like to try it again without the slice


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