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

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RATINGS: 145   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6937) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 27, 2012
650 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy bright orange color with a small white head. A sweet citrus and peppery nose. A very clean and nice flavor with some phenols, banana, citrus, lemon peel, dry yeasty flavors. Very good.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RickTheRick (563) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2015
Visuellement, la bière est blanchâtre, très trouble et surmontée d’une mousse blanche consistante. La levure racée dégage des phénols épicés, surtout poivrés. Le blé et l’écorce d’orange sont des éléments bien en évidence également. En bouche, je dirais tout simplement "what you smell is what you taste". La carbonatation vigoureuse en fait une bière très rafraîchissante, mais sans artifices.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (981) - - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle version. Pretty classic wheat character, mostly lemony banana bread, a bit simple and on the light side if anything.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (3672) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
On tap (4 oz) @ L’Hermite.

Appearance: Clear pale yellow/golden with a small white head and little lacing.

Aroma: Light cloves/spiciness, hints of citrus, banana notes and mild hay.

Taste: Mild clove/coriander with a decent malt backbone, light acidity and hints of orange.

Palate: Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Mild cloves finish.

Overall: Average Wit. The spices aren’t cloying, which is good, but the beer is rather bland even for a Wit.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumax1 (285) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Bouteille de 750ml de blanche. Arôme intense d’agrume coriandre et floral.au gout bel équilibre entre l’acidité et le sucre les notes d’orange ressortent

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Pale golden in colour, white coloured head that was fairly quickly to dissipate, average lacing. The aroma is of bananas, lemons and some light spice. The flavour is of yeast, citrus, wheat, bananas and spice, some lemons. Lightly bitter mouthfeel, medium/light body, moderate carbonation. Finishes mid length, crisp, lightly spicy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maximet (121) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
Nice translucent golden, thick white foam. Lemon and orange aroma are dominant, with some spice. A little herbal smell also appear. Good taste, a little bitter. Round and dry.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tessic (918) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014
This wheat poured a cloudy light yellow colour with a fast dissipating head. Scents include orange citrus, eggs, yeast and light hop. First swig was quite watery with flavours of orange citrus and light hope. Quite refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Helsdon (259) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 25, 2014
A bottle from my friend Pete, thanks! Pours a cloudy yellow with a persistent finger of white head. Nose wheat, bubblegum, little citrus. Taste of yeast, citrus, little grass. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2014
Pale yellow pour with a bubbly white head. Mild citrus, spice and yeast aroma. Taste is light, spicy. Lively carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stephane_Houle (183) - - APR 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2014 Apparence: Une excellente bière blanche coiffée d’une mousse d’une durée moyenne d’une belle couleur trouble. Effervescence moyenne avec de fines bulles. Arômes: Fortes notes d’agrumes fraîches et de céréales. Saveurs: Aux gouts, c’est vraiment les céréales et les agrumes qui ressortent. Fiche technique : Style: Blanche Format: 341 ml Taux d’alcool : 5% Température : 4°C - 6°C


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