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RATINGS: 2454   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
CHOUFFE is an unfiltered blond beer which is refermented both in the bottle and in barrels. It is pleasantly fruity, spiced with coriander and tinged with hops.

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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
humalahop (17) - - NOV 9, 2012
Nice golden color, thick white head, spicy fruit aroma, orange, grapefruit, hint of banana, medium body, medium spicy sweetness in the taste, light bitterness, good aftertaste. Nice belgian ale.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mishnok (265) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2017
What's not to like about a beer like La Chouffe? Looks great and has a refreshing taste. A consistently good Belgian blonde. The alcohol strength is actually masked quite well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
districtsoul (1) - - MAY 13, 2017 does not count
A nice Belgian Blond that is relatively easy to find outside of Europe. Good taste, slightly lingering aftertaste. Quite enjoyable on a sunny warm day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wallowa (7) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 5, 2017 does not count
La Chouffe blond is one of my favorite relatively easy to come by belgian blondes. Very true to style and very balanced for my palate. Furthermore, there is a gnome on the bottle. Delish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Derbeth (889) - Kraków, POLAND - MAY 4, 2017
Bottle with expiry date 07-2018. Light golden colour, hazy, small head that quickly disappears. Aroma is quite much apricot, plum, also some alcohol. Light bitterness. Lively carbonation. OK, but nothing spectacular.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimbo2 (419) - DENMARK - MAY 4, 2017
Very classically Belgian. Light, golden colour. Some esters. Some fruity funk. Very light for 8%.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoddamnNoise (123) - Pontevedra, SPAIN - APR 30, 2017
33 cl. bottle @ Home. Aroma: not very intense aromas of grains, cereals, slightly kilned malts. Hints of wheat, grapes, spices, citrus. No hints of alcohol. Appearance: straw to light golden color, slightly hazy, very high head thickness. Perfectly white head, made of big sized bubbles, very creamy. Medium Brussels’ lacing. Very high retention. Many tiny bubbles moving up from the bottom of the glass to the head. Taste: medium sweetness, low bitterness, low sourness. Pleasant flavors of malts, grains, cereals with hints of citrus, spices, fruits, grapes, caramel. Alcohol level is very well hidden and not noticeable. Balance is on the malts’ sweetness side. Palate: medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, quite long sweet finish with flavors of slightly kilned malts, grains, cereals, with hints of spices, grapes, fruits, citrus peel. Overall: very refreshing and pleasant flavors. Excellent appearance and amazing retention. Alcohol not noticeable despite of its high level. Good aromas and flavors of slightly kilned malts, grains, cereals, malt sweetness, citrus peel, fruits, spices. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sircatis (253) - FRANCE - APR 29, 2017
Bière dorée au nez épicé. En bouche elle est épicée et alcoolisée. Un classique des bière belge. Bonne bière.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tony_Grayne (335) - Minsk, BELARUS - APR 29, 2017
330 ml bottle. Hazy honey amber colour brew. 3 finger long-lasting white head. It is clearly seen how lots of minute bubble streams are spouting from bottom of the glass. Aroma: loads of ripe apricots, orange zest, caraway, coriander, clove, soapy phenols. Flavor is intense fruity spiciness, dried apricots, citrus peel, lots of clove again. Low alcohol warmth. Dry & very spicy aftertaste. (OMG! So much zest and clove again!) That goes without saying, we’re a dealing with a solid Belgian guy, but I cannot name it a supreme BSA for it’s so damn spicy. It’s like a heavywheight witbier-y motherfcuker. Overall, that’s a pleasant experiense.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
victorsampson96 (77) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2017
UPDATED: APR 26, 2017 (From the keg) Pours a hazy straw-yellow, with fine carbonation, and a dense white head. This beer has a hop-heavy aroma, with lots of candied lemon peel. This is balanced by sweet caster-sugar malts, and hints of fresh bread and cereal. The beer quickly takes on a highly vinous quality: hints of oak-aged brandy and apricot kernel develop into tart grape skins, green apple, and juniper berry. The finish is dry, becoming increasingly tart, leaving a pleasant sour fuzziness on the tongue. A very pleasant, smooth beer, which makes easy drinking.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kobracai (161) - FINLAND - APR 24, 2017
Pours a slightly cloudy yellow to light amber. Aroma is ripe bananas, raisins and pineapple with light caramel malts lurking. Taste is quite sweet with a long, boozy bitter finish. Strong flavoured strong beer.


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