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RATINGS: 2449   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (3052) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 7, 2009
The commercial description hits the nail on the head...if you like golden ale or spiced ale you will like this beer.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoddamnNoise (118) - 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 (235) - 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 (317) - 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 (59) - 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 (159) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thejackpacker (343) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2017
Tap in Nordwijk. coriander, witbier flavours in a Belgian brew. Really fresh and fulfilling.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fafnoscie (139) - POLAND - APR 17, 2017
Piwo jasne, lekko mętne, koloru biało-słomianego. Piana grubopęcherzykowa, obfita. W zapachu słodowe z nutami owocowymi, aromaty chlebowe. W smaku łagodne, słodowe. Lekkie nasycenie pozostaję na języku. Mało goryczkowe.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ehaak26 (435) - - APR 16, 2017
Bottle from Wegman’s. Aroma of coriander, banana, and Belgian yeast. Nicely balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cglans (121) - - APR 14, 2017
150cl bottle from 2014 or 2015 (i should start labeling purchase dates). hazy golden color. white head. hops, coriander, citrus, yeast. medium carbonation, mild bitterness. very balanced taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
no_cheating (83) - - APR 11, 2017
Nice beer, but nothing really extraordinary for me. Quite light, elegant taste. Not too nuch foam.


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