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


on tap

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RATINGS: 957   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - JAN 21, 2007
Lucky to find this bottle at Clichy’s Tavern in the Montemarte neighborhood of Paris. Pours a cloudy yellow with hints of orange. Big head. Smells of banana and clove. Nothing unexpected here, just a straightforward heffe. Taste is sweet wheat and citrus held in check by the coriander and clove. Refreshing, especially with a large meal. Thank you Belgium.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2006
This is your tyipical witbier. Pours out cloudy slightly yellow color with a nice white head. Aroma is yeasty and citrusy. Flavor was nice with a decent finish. not bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ross (2128) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - DEC 14, 2006
Bottle shared by Daniel with Tom. Pours out a light yellow color without much of a head. Smell is full of citrus and other sweetness. Taste is smooth and pretty refreshing. A pretty average witbier. Not that bad though, and certainly hard to get in the USA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomthompson89 (1934) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2006
ohh nice wit, cloudy, thick head, yeast, and citrus on the nose, lemon grapefruit flavour, nice wheat aftertaste, some spice, the usual coriander, nice brew

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2006
33cl bottle at The Rake, Borough. Cloudy gold colour, thick white head. Slight Belgian yeast aroma, citrus fruit and wheat. Lovely lemony fruit in mouth, clove too. Bit of puke on aroma along with soapy hop. Wheat and citrus lemon is nice in mouth, spice is good too. Rounded coriander, orange peel finish. Aroma is poor, but the body is wheaty, full and the finish has spice and orange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (3014) - Waregem, BELGIUM - OCT 28, 2006
Bottel, 33 cl. Cloudy yellow coloured with a white head. Sweet aroma of malts, fruits, citrus and spices. Flavour of fruits, citrus and spices with notes of berries. Not bad whitebeer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svesse (6967) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2006
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 30 Sep) Pale yellow colour, slightly hazy. Frothy white, disappearing, head. Fruity and spicy nose with notes of lemon and pineapple. Fruity and spicy taste with citrus notes, a bit like lemon zested washing-up liquid. Refreshing and fairly ok, but a bit boring to be honest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pilsnerrogge (2643) - Finspång, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2006
[Bottled] Yellow, unclear colour. Large, dense head. Spicy citrus and banana aroma. Flavour is more citrus and banana with some yeast added. A bit thin and fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Diogène (1069) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2006
bottle from SAQ. Hazy pale yellow. Aroma is doughy, with hints of citrus and banana. Taste is similar, fairly sweet. Very average.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11553) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2006
Pours very pale muddy yellow. Aroma of sweet banana, with a clear feel of apple juice. High carbonation. Fresh, but slightly anonumous in the taste.

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