Abbaye des Rocs Blanche des Honnelles (Blanche Double)

Brewed by Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs
Style: Witbier
Montignies-sur-Roc, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 644   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Blanche des Honnelles (1991) was originally very localised, and has since expanded beyond the boundries of the greater and lesser Honnelle rivers, from which it takes it's name. The Blanche des Honnelles leaves the beaten path somewhat. It has an amber colour which is after all the traditional appearance of the Blanches. It is also stronger (6%) than the Blanches that we know. Its taste is surprising and is not comparable to the brews with the same name that are now on the market. If the bouquet is subdued its first flavour is a stark dry sharpness against a pepper background. There is no acidity in this Blanche that is made with three cereals (barley, wheat, oats). It has a stimulating taste, leaving a subdued but refreshing final impression. Lots of character and curious.

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Wendigo (779) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 1, 2018
0.33l bottle. Malty aroma, light yeasty and spicy notes. Hazy yellow color, foamy white head. Malty taste, spicy notes, light sweet, extra light sour and bitter. Full body, slick to oily texture, soft carbonation and malty light sweet finish with spicy notes. Good.

DraftDodger (1892) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2018
Copenhagen 23/2 29018. 33 cl bottle from Ølhandleren in Hørning. Some Belgian mini River on the label with some Heraldic Stuff - Shield with stars and stuff. Pours hay golden yellow with dense bubbly white head. Settles as frothy and creamy 0,5 cm thick layer of foam occluding the surface of the beer. No lacing to speak of. Aroma is sweetish with a tart twist. Tart citrus, touch of sweet lemonade, orange and a little acidic. Medium - yet prickly carbonation and watery texture. Flavor is medium sweet followed by medium sour bitterness. Aftertaste is bit weaker and sourish. Touch of alcohol. Decent Witbier with a little punch and not too lemonadeish.

hohops (1200) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2018
Appearance- golden, clear, then a bit of sediment comes out and it goes murky, plenty of bubbles, a small white head. Aroma- banana, wheaty malt, cereal, spicy hints, orange peel, fruity notes. Taste- wheaty malt, peppery spiciness, hint of banana, creamy full mouthfeel, slightly chewy finish. Very good.

blackisle (2978) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2018
Bottle 33cl. @home poured into a shaker. Clear medium golden, small fizzy white head, mostly diminishing, minimal lacing; shy malty aroma, light fruits, caramel, yeast; kind of flat taste, medium sweet and light bitter, malty, wheaty spicy notes, sweetbitter finish; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; lacks freshness and wheat-character..

loscovar (908) - Principality of SEALAND, - DEC 15, 2017
Bottle from la supérette a bières. Hazy pale amber color, white head. Wheat, yeast, some banana, good for the style

stouby (4882) - Holbæk, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2017
Bottle @ home. Hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma medium malty (wheat, barley, coriander, lemon peel, orange) and hoppy. Flavor medium sweet and spicy, light to medium bitter. Medium body, soft carbonated.

deepdrinker (385) - Leeds, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2017 A very nice example of a belgium whit. floral aromas refreshing finish and will buy again

fombe89 (4443) - Asturias, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2017
Botella, @Vivalabirra, Oviedo 24/11/2017
Color amarillo anaranjado, espuma blanca, aromas levadura con notas especiadas cereal, sabor cereal ligeros toques especiados

julesxxl (632) - FRANCE - NOV 22, 2017
(miel blanc, nez céréales & pain & levure, bouche mie onctueuse et croûte, levure boulanger, orange, ostie liquide)

hopdog (13374) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2017
750ml bottle. Poured a golden color with a larger sized head. Yeast and fruity.

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