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45
64
style
Brewed by Brasserie Lefebvre
Style: Witbier
Rebecq-Quenast, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1064   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Also sold as Blanche de Quenast in Dia/Ed supermarkets, as Floreffe Wit for Floreffe Abbey, as Mediterranea for the Italian market, as Blanche de Francorchamps, as t Geheim van de Smit, as Manneken Pis, and as LAlsacienne Blanche de lEt.
Ingredients: Malted barley; wheat (40%); coriander; bitter orange peel; sugar; hops; yeast.
Blanche de Bruxelles owes its natural cloudiness to the large percentage (40 %) of wheat that goes into its composition. The natural spice aromas of coriander and bitter orange peels are added during the brewing process. The brewing method, which includes infusion, is very slow. The beer, which is not filtered, is bottled and refermented with yeast and brewing sugar. You need only take a sip of this delicious drink to appreciate the fresh and mellow flavour with its hint of orange. It is really not like any other beer. Always served chiled, between 3C and 6C.

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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MattShizzle (608) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2008
Bottle. Very light color - cloudy. Average head. OK - not much flavor. Not one Id buy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
desurfer (1302) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 26, 2007
Labeled as Blanche de Bruxelles. Very pale, hazy straw yellow body with a big white foamy head. Aroma of banana and coriander. Flavor of orange peel, clove, and wheat. Finishes sweet and tangy. Decent Wit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2007
Labeled as Blanche de Bruxelles at Monks cafe, Philadelphia. Poured hazy light golden, with a thick white head. Aroma of lemon and wheat. Flavor is primarily wheat, with accents of citrus and spice. Long wheat and coriander and wheat finish. Nice, refreshing wit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - DEC 14, 2007
Labeled as Blanche de Bruxelles at Rosemarys in Las Vegas. Light Yellow with decent bright white head. Aromas of citrus and lemon zest. More lemon on the flavor. Very crisp and easy to drink. Perfect for the shimp dish I ordered.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4888) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 9, 2007
Appearance: Pours a cloudy, light yellow body with a small, fizzy white head. Smell: Lightly sweet-smelling aroma of wheat malt, coriander, and lemons. Taste: Gentle sweetness with flavors of wheat, coriander, and citrus, though all the components of the taste remain fairly light. Faint yeastiness. Mild acidity on the finish. Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Fizzy carbonation. Drinkability: Light and refreshing; a decent wit.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrob21 (3650) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 5, 2007
Bottle at Matts. Cloudy golden yellow color with a good white head. Spice aroma of coriander and some citrus. Fizzy carbonated texture and expected wheat flavors. Subtle and slight citrus and lemon flavors in there as well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7634) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2007
UPDATED: APR 27, 2011 Sampled from an 11.2 oz brown bottle this beer poured a cloudy yellow-gold color with a medium sized white head. The aroma was sweet and citrusy. The flavor was sweetish, wheaty, citrusy and a little musty with a hint of spice. Rather full bodies for a wit.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jde123 (775) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 1, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2007 Tap, delicious it tastes llike lemon. i like lemons. thats pretty important, if you dont like lemons, you might not like this. Its true.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (6033) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 30, 2007
Not much aroma or anything else to this beer really. Overall it isnt too wheaty but has a certain pleasant enough balance. Could drink again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aracauna (3576) - Georgia, USA - NOV 28, 2007
Labeled as Blanche de Bruxelles. Pours a cloudy gold with a moderate head. The aroma is big coriander, but not overwhelming. Sweet orange melds nicely into the wheat to make for a very refreshing beer.


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