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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 923   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.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcot (770) - Campomorone, - JUN 6, 2010
In Italia è venduta come Blanche de Bruxelles; molto leggera, beverina e leggermente agrumata. Normale


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SperkeleForce (660) - FINLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Summery citrus, candy, fruits, honey, flowers. Summery feeling. Not bad. Can drink again.

- beerbasher

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moebbels (398) - FINLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Pours a hazy yellow body with a fluffy, white head. Nose has aromas of yeast, black pepper and citrus fruits. Taste is quite mild and neutral with a soft, dry finish. Lively and creamy carbonation and medium body. Nice, simple witbier.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lello4ever (102) - ITALY - FEB 11, 2015
Blanche di livello buono, colore giallo paglierino con schiuma frizzantina, aroma discreto, buona al palato, limitati i sentori di agrumi, piuttosto carbonata e leggera da bere.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mikelp (5) - - FEB 6, 2015 does not count
La millor cervesa de blat que he tastat fins el moment. Ell coridandre hi és present de manera obscena, i m’encanta. Gran birrot!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arek (369) - Zielona Góra, POLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l, Carrefour, Wrocław, Poland. Słomkowe piwo o grubej, puszystej, sztywnej i trwałej pianie oraz słodkim, cytrusowym zapachu. W smaku wodniste, zdecydowanie cytrusowe z minimalnymi akcentami kolendrowymi i kwaskowym finiszem.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (129) - MOns, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2015
Robe paille, très belle mousse. Un beau nez citronné et levuré, très frais. Bouche à l’attaque élégante, belle bulle onctueuse, un coté citronné et une belle finale élégante. Un blanche pleine d’élégance, très agréable à boire.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (977) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Type: 11.2-oz. bottle Glass: Manzanita pint glass From: Albertsons in Alpine, Calif. Price: $1.67 ($9.99 for a mix 6-pack) Purchased: Jan. 2, 2015 Consumed: Jan. 3, 2015 Misc.: Best before May 10, 2015 at 6:43 p.m. Poured a golden, yellow, clear color with two fingers of frothy, white head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Poor, wet lacing along the sides of the glass. Above average retention. (Sight - 3.88) Smelled coriander, tangerine, caramel, orange zest, honey, Citra vitamin C heavy, wheat and lemon grass. (Smell - 3.75) Nice initial taste, more sourness than the nose. Coriander, green grapes, faint green apple, caramel, tangerine, Citra zest, honey, lemon grass, oranges, nectarine and orange floss. (Taste - 4.00) Light body. Thin-to-oily texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt, fruiting finish. (Feel - 4.00) Just a really good Witbier. I feel like I underrated it a tad. I’d have it again for sure. (Overall - 4.00) 3.94 88 B+

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (1373) - PORTUGAL - JAN 5, 2015
33cl bottle. Hazy pale yellow colour with a frothy white head. Citrus, yeast and coriander in the aroma. Average carbonation and light body. Taste is light, a bit watery wit beer. Overall, refreshing and drinkable but not remarkable.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
zenkis (625) - Ogre, LATVIA - JAN 4, 2015
Pours pale yellow, unclear with soapy, medium high top, diminish fast in thin layer. Aroma- weak, sweet malty, a bit citrusy, grapefruity, not like typical wit. More like thick, sweet malty wheat beer. Palate- little tickling, sparkling on tongue, above medium bodied; nice, easy drinkable, light flavored beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (2356) - New York, USA - JAN 1, 2015
I was wondering about on New Year’s Day as I am keen to do and found a place called Beer & Buns. So stopped in for lunch. Beer list unimpressive but food great. Anyways this was ou new tick. Pours light greenish gold with sudsy white head. Nose is peppery and citrus. Tastes of orange peel, coriander, light grass, dry malt, lemon. Dry palate spritzer like


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