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Lefebvre Blanche de Bruxelles

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Brewed by Brasserie Lefebvre
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Rebecq-Quenast, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 836   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Also sold as Blanche de Quenast in Dia/Ed supermarkets, as Floreffe Wit for Floreffe Abbey, as Mediterranea for the Italian market, as Blanche de Francorchamps, as t Geheim van de Smit, as Manneken Pis, and as L’Alsacienne Blanche de l’Eté.
Ingredients: Malted barley; wheat (40%); coriander; bitter orange peel; sugar; hops; yeast.
Blanche de Bruxelles owes its natural cloudiness to the large percentage (40 %) of wheat that goes into its composition. The natural spice aromas of coriander and bitter orange peels are added during the brewing process. The brewing method, which includes infusion, is very slow. The beer, which is not filtered, is bottled and refermented with yeast and brewing sugar. You need only take a sip of this delicious drink to appreciate the fresh and mellow flavour with its hint of orange. It is really not like any other beer. Always served chiled, between 3°C and 6°C.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
weark (208) - SWITZERLAND - APR 13, 2014
Clear pale golden color, fast disappearing white head - Aroma is fruity (orange ), spicy (coriander ), yeasty (banana and bread), wheat - flavor of wheat , coriander, orange peal - light body, fizzy carbonation, creamy, Orange peal wheat finish - decent but not really exciting

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosbouw (812) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2014
Citroen gele kleur met een volle kraag. Iets troebel. Ruikt mout en beetje mug. Iets citrus. Smaakt fris, citrus iets kunstmatig zoet. Dun van smaak.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Abijen (1139) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2014
Pours a yellow slightly unclear beer with a good white head. Smells malts and lemon. Tastes watery, soap, lemon amd malts. Almost no carbo, thin body and a watery texture.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mathieuc (982) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Pours a really pale yellow and hazy, almost too white. Nose is of coriander and offers some interesting citrusy/oranges notes. Taste is not sweet at all and has a light wheat tartness to it. Light flavors of fresh wheat but it is mostly playing on the oranges and spices side again. Body is critically low, mouthfeel not far from watery. Refreshing but not really outstanding.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Swaroga (1108) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2014
33cl butelka. Jasny cytrynowy kolor i śnieżnobiałą, sporą pianą. Już z wyglądu wiadomo, że to Witbier. Z zapachu piwo jest ziarniste, cytrynowe i drożdżowe. Smak orzeźwiający i raczej wytrawny o mocnych nutach drożdżowych i cytrusowych. Dobrze gazowane i łatwe w piciu. Na lato świetne ale bardziej jako orzeźwienie niż jakaś fajna przygoda z piwem.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jwkslenk (26) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2014
cloudy yellow, hazy golden with small head, Decent Carbonation, coriander, white, Belgium, Bruxelles, not very special, faint hop bitterness

2.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Davhgbrew (882) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2014
After just drinking a nother witbier before this, this brew tastes much fresher. Had out of a can, so maybe it’s just better preserved. Fantastic aroma directly when poured of honey, bananas, wheat, and spice. Cloudy pale straw color. Medium low body with moderately low carbonation. Flavors of yeast, wheat, and light fruit dominate. Wet palate that finishes kind of musty with esters and corn adjunct flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
xo4upoku6at (9) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 28, 2014 does not count
Пена довольн& тяжелая, белая. Само пиво практич& непрозр& желтое. Аромат банана и приправ. Довольн& сладкое на вкус, не похоже на пиво в классич& пониман& Напомин& скорее напиток. Легко поется, но довольн& тяжелое по консист&

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (460) - Collinsville, USA - FEB 28, 2014
I had this at Flying Saucer. Pours hazy light yellow with a white head. Taste citrus, light, grassy. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
YanIpa (144) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 23, 2014
Yellow, cloudy, small head. Aroma of banana, coriander, orange, spices. Taste is fruits & malt et levure belge en final !! Bonne


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