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


on tap

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RATINGS: 966   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.

WVHouseofBeer's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (944) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 14, 2013
This was a nice little wit. Looks like the prototypical witbier; hazy pale yellow color with a small white head. Decent aromas and flavors of tart citrus and fruit and balanced with the sweet malt. Good mouthfeel, not too light or heavy and finishes smooth. I like this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leduardol (52) - - OCT 12, 2015
Coloração claro pálida, turva, dentro do esperado para uma witbier. Espuma de formação boa mas não tão forte, retenção longa de forma uniforme e branca. Suja bastante a parede. Aroma de banana e malte leves. Na nova notas cítricas e coentro, alta carbonatação, bom corpo, adstringência baixa e final demorado. Muito refrescante. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bierdimpfe (5) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 9, 2015 does not count
Veiled pure golden color with tons of activity. Extra foamy 3 finger white head lasting around 3 minutes with some good legs. Fresh sweet aromas and flavors of lemon, fruits, wheat, floral spices. Very well balanced salivating sweet fruity taste with a pleasant sharp citrus feel. Light slick body with a fresh crisp zesty feel. Perfect short and faint sweet and floral spicy finish. Overall : Delicious craft , one of my favorite witbier, super fresh and perfect while eating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1458) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 7, 2015
Aspecto típico, pajiza blanquecina, turbia consistente y de espuma blanca notable (menos que en otras). Aroma cítrico con levadura presente, así como especias. Pimienta. En boca cuerpo moderado y gas punzante sin molestar. El sabor se sale algo del arquetipo de witbier, Mas especiada y donde se perciben los añadidos en la receta (Curacao). Carácter seco y cítrico. Curiosa y agradable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anstei (451) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Tap at Erzbierschof Zurich. Very much to the style and rather ordinary, but not in a bad way. Some citrus, very smooth, and quite refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (227) - ITALY - SEP 26, 2015
Color limone, schiuma bianca non molto densa ma di buona persistenza. Aroma di scorza di limone, coriandolo, frumento e leggero pepe. Al palato stesse caratteristiche con nota pepata finale. Corpo leggero, ben carbonata, leggermente acquosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
labeerinthum (100) - Milano, ITALY - SEP 24, 2015
On tap @ Milano Beer Week. L’intensità olfattiva è elevata e la persistenza olfattiva è pregevole. Il gusto al naso rimanda al frumento e poi al coriandolo. Il cappello di schiuma è persistente con merletti. Il colore è giallo spento e torbido. Il corpo è pieno. A prevalere è pesantemente il dolce. L’amaro è leggero e percettibile, e non mancano l’acido medio, ma anche il metallico e persino il salato. L’intensità gustativa è normale e la persistenza gustativa è sufficiente. Il gusto è piacevole. Le sensazioni boccali finali la segnano con precisione come beverina. Il finale è felpato e pulito.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchad56 (183) - - SEP 18, 2015
Draft - Eguisheim - cloudy dirty lemon, decent white head and aroma. Good ting on tongue and in mouth. Taste of mild bananas/oranges. Ok refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shorelinetrail (8) - - SEP 12, 2015 does not count
Citrus aromas, cloudy light-straw appearance, smooth and distinctive wheat taste with creamy undertones. Average wheat beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Whatup14 (1183) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2015
Bouteille 330ml. Couleur jaune paille voilée, mousse blanche aérée persistante.. Arôme de malt, citron, coriandre moulue, rafraîchisseur d’air au citron. Goût de malt, citronné, vieillot. Carbonatation élevée, corps moyen-faible.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Flanfl (304) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - AUG 19, 2015
Cloudy yellow body, big creamy white head. Aroma of bread, citrus and light spicy notes. Weak bread flavour, light citrus notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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