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Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A finely-bubbled beer made from wheat and barley. Like the traditional Belgian "White" it is refreshing, light and slightly fruity. Bottle refermentation imparts a yeast enriched flavor.

Not to be confused with the separate Blanche made by the brewpub Cheval Blanc.

New bottles do not feature "de blé" anymore, but simply La Blanche and Cheval Blanc.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tricker (271) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2012
Bière blanche sur lie de 5 % d’alcool. Elle possède un beau col au versement et une belle teinte d’agrumes. Au niveau de son odorat, on perçoit une odeur d’agrumes camouflés. On peut goûter une épice du type « clou de girofle » et un peu de citron. Fortement rafraîchissante.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - DEC 28, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2011 #1061 draught; Nose Is fresh lemon, citrus, weak hay, late quite sweet hops, feel Is medium, carb is mediumheavy, taste Is decent citrus, weak soap, medium fresh hops, elderflower

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
punkska101 (848) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2011
341 bottle A: cloves, wheat, vegetables App: hazy blond no head . T/P : body is light finish is bitter and medium long. Carbonation is soft . O: Average wit .

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VT (1298) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2011
Yellowish with a white, smoky look. Much more limpid than most commercial whites. Average white head with very good retention. Tastes quite sweet, with citrus being very dominant. Good level of acidity on the tongue. A refreshing white beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2011
From tap at Saint Bock. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is estery to phenolic and light wheaty. Bubblegum, yeasty and phenolic. Dry, peppery and estery flavoured. Dry and estery into the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BLAP (73) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 25, 2011
Light citrus aroma. Light sweet taste. Nothing very special about it but very refreshing. Does what a white should do.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (1955) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2011
Bomber. Brings back fond memories as I think this one of the, if not the beer that introduced me to micros - so thanks to Martin and others in Montreal who went to university at McGill and Concordia and so brought me closer to being a beer nerd! Pale but vibrant yellow with a generous white head. Some yeast, grains, banana, hints of clove and coriander. Good carbonation, good body for a wit, some cloves for sure, becomes a little thin on the finish, sweet throughout with a bit of dryness at the end. A decent "white" and a great introductory beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4580) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2011
Hard to find on the site but the commercial description matches. Lightly clouded bright golden yellow with a small head. Very nice aroma. Light yeast and tasty banana scent. Refreshing drink with a solid mouthfeel. Light yeast but not dusty. Not strong flavours but nicely balanced light lemon and banana.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6493) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2011
341 ml bottle. As RJ Cheval Blanc. Montréal, QC.
Hazy yellow golden colour with small white head. Yeast, wheat, coriander and spices in aroma. Light wheaty, yeasty, citrusy and spicy flavour. Thinnish. Light straight forward Witbier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cleverlobo (313) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 6, 2011
Bottle; hazy pale yellow with medium white head; aroma-coriander, cloves, yeast and citrus; taste-light sweetness, bitterness and carbonation. Pleasant beer


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