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


on tap

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RATINGS: 963   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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12343) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2007
(Bottle, BB 2008/04/17) Pours a cloudy yellow (lemonade-like) body with a small white head. Aroma od fresh baked wheat bread, mustiness, herbs, and light floral. Flavor of wheat, light citrus, and coriander.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2007
This hazy, lightly straw colored Belgian wit has an OK head and a sweet and acidic aroma. The flavour is sweet with acidity and notes of spice and fruit (banana and citrus) before the milt, slightly bitter finish. It’s a light and refreshing wit with complexity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2007
Bottle 330ml, alias name "Blanche De Bruxelles". Heavy malty and spacy aroma. Large frothy initial apperance. Mostly lasting white head. Fair lasing. Clear yellow body. Moderate sweet initial flavor. Short duration. Medium palate. Watery texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eyesandsmiles (179) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - FEB 21, 2007
The first really white beer I’ve had and I enjoyed it far more than I thought I would. Looks great. Smells like some kind of candy. Goes down as easily and sweetly as you’d expect it too. Small head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radiomgb (2543) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2007 Murky yellow in colour, long lasting medium sized white coloured head, great lacing. The aroma is lightly spiced, lots of oranges and lemons, floral and wheaty. The flavour is again just lightly spiced, good amount of lemon citrus, creamy, some floral hops. Very smooth mouthfeel, medium/light body, mild carbonation. Finishes with some mild spice, lingering, creamy. At first this style of beer was a bit much but I think that I am starting to come around.

330ml Bottle.
Best before June 29, 2007.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39787) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2007
Bottle. "Blanche de Bruxelles". Hazy golden color with a average fair lacing white head. Aroma is light malty, moderate hoppy, orange, lemon, moderate yeasty, coriander. Flavor is heavey sweet, moderate acidic, light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft.

   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 (1941) - 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

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