Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Witbier
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cleverlobo (319) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 2, 2011
341ml bottle. Cloudy pale yellow with a white head. Taste and aroma are citrus, yeast and wheat. I really liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz (3737) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2011
Well, this says it isn’t available in a bottle, but this is what my bottle said, and the link above sure ain’t right. In any case, aroma is coriander, slight citrus and grain, some sweetness. Looks like a Hoegaarden, very pale yellow. Flavor is a match to the aroma. Had this back to back with the Unibroue Blanche de Chambly, and this just doesn’t compare well. Not bad. Touch prickly in the mouth. Probably better because drinking this in Montreal while watching Canadiens hockey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GarnotingPete (777) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 1, 2011
Bière trouble couleur de paille, sur lie et coiffée d’un fin col blanc. Des arômes floraux de corriandre, de girofle et d’agrumes. Légèrement sucrée avec une pointe d’acidité. Bière mince et légère avec une fin moyennement arômatique.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
czar (7723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 17, 2011
pours hazy yellow with a decent head, retention and lacing is ok. yeasty aromas, bread, and spices - including pepper. light hopping - citrusy and slightly herbal. harsh carbonation, light body - slightly watery. ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
VeloVampire (625) - Parkdale, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2011
341 ml bottle, graciously gifted by my friend Tom - pours a cloudy light pale straw colour with a thin bleached-white head. Aroma has lemon and a bit of coriander, also some sulphur, which is acceptable in this style. Flavour is fairly straightforward, verging on bland. Blink-and-you’ll-miss-it finish. Body is fairly thin. Ok, but not an exceptional example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Daytona00 (140) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2011
341 bottle. Cloudy color. Medium head that last for a while. Pleasant aroma and very good taste. Not complicated beer, very simple. I found no major default in this beer. Very good white.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thorongil2 (2360) - , Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2011
(bottle) clear pale yellow with small white head; aroma bread and spices; balanced but simple flavour, not bad but not exceptional either

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DeanF (2348) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 18, 2010
Bright foggy yellow body with some head on top. Faint aroma of wheat detergent and horse hair. Taste is faint watery wit-bier stuff. Not bad, not interesting either. Hard to find anything that stands out about this brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sseb69 (1777) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 23, 2010
Bouteille 341 ml. 5%. Couleur jaune blanchâtre voilée, mousse blanche. Arômes d’agrumes et malt. Goût de levures, agrumes faibles et fruit. Sans amertume.

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