Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Witbier
Chambly, Canada
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 1614   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
White beer on lees.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nasmith003 (207) - Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2015
floral, golden, cloudy, white foam, frothy, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, average carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured a cloudy golden yellow with lots of puffy head in a snifter at home. Aroma is cereal grains, slight bubblegum, magnolia tree blossoms. Taste is grainy, floral, slight bubblegum, some mild species. Not anything exciting. Moderate to heavy carb. It was pretty mediocre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Subliminal64 (84) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2015
Part of a Unibroue Christmas Sampler Smells a little sweet with a sour note. Pours a cloudy gold colour with flecks of sediment stuck to the sides of the glass. Taste is as a golden Beligian Ale should be. A little sweet. Good amount of carbonation. Goes down smooth with no aftertaste. Overall I was very happy with this beer. Will purchase again on its own. MB

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Pumpkin87 (212) - - SEP 28, 2015
Pours cloudy yellow gold with medium white head that leaves some lacing and minor skim. Aroma suggests a standard witbier with somewhat subdued banana and spice along with the wheat, but there’s also a whiff of orange. That becomes more prominent on the palate, balanced by a very well-judged amount of coriander and a small spark of lemon. As it warms, the initial fruitiness adds honey, bread, white pepper in a sophisticated blend. The lively but not prickly carbonation and medium body become Unibroue’s trademark creaminess, an ideal mouthfeel. The finish is dry and very clean. Nice 5 percent ABV further encourages another round. At any other North American brewer, this would be the flagship beer, but at Unibroue it’s just another soldier, an undemonstrative, reasonably priced, great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerBunker (962) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours hazy golden with a foamy white head. Lots of carbonation bubbles. Aroma is of wheat, spice, sugar, banana. Taste is of wheat, spice, and a little sugar. The taste is definitely muted compared to the aroma. Tastes pretty bland overall. Mouthfeel is light, and heavily carbonated. Body is light with lots of carbonation. I didn’t get very much out of it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
taylorderek (38) - Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 3, 2015
Pours a golden what colour with a thick white head. The body is heavily carbonated and gives off a sweet, candy-like aroma. The beer is mostly sweet with backbone that is a mix of savoury and astringent/bitter. Best served cold if you want more of a fruity tone and warm for a more wheaty syrupy vibe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfontana (559) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle from Harvest Market, Bedford NH. Aroma is Belgian yeast, biscuit. Appearance is cloudy yellow, suited to the style, with nice sparkle and 2 finger-width foamy white head that dissipates pretty quickly with lacing that is ephemeral. Taste is initial sweet citrusy fruit followed by dominant sour. Palate is medium bodied with thin texture and overly fizzy carbonation (a recurring theme I am finding with this brewer) with foamy finish. Overall, a pretty straightforward witbier with some nice features but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (1093) - Århus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2015
0.341 bottle. Hazy, yellow color and a large, white head. Aroma of bananas, coriander, spices, citruses, wheat, and some hops. Taste is obviously sweet, full of banana, citruses, and spices - quite usual for the style though of relatively good quality. Medium body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is splendid: it’s a great combination of typical wheat character with an amalgam of spice-related flavors usually seen in Belgian abbey ales. Overall a pretty nice beer, its mediocre score seems hard to explain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigda83 (777) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Sample pour from the bottle. Pours a bright yellow, slight haze, foamy white head. Aromas of grass, hay, citrus. Flavor follows the nose, some lemon, a bit funky. Not my favorite style, but decent. Light body, thin texture, lively carbonation. Dry on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkzambia (1803) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Tap @ T.S. McHugh’s: Cloudy gold refreshing brew with a white head. Soft and mild. Grape refreshing summer flavors.

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