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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1066   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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 L’Alsacienne Blanche de l’Eté.
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 3°C and 6°C.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BytownJon (62) - Ontario, - JAN 22, 2013
330ml bottle from mix pack. Faint orange aroma, off-yellow, hazy urine colour. Subdued taste, with tangy carbonation, like a pop. Dry , tart aftertaste. I think I got a lemon. Or what was supposed to be a lemon.

beer-yum (1714) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 21, 2017
Restrained floral aroma in a straw gold pour. Complex mix of spice, fruit, bread, and more done with the subtlety only the Belgian masters can achieve.

Camons (12450) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2017
Bottle @ Camping Piantelle, Lago de Garda. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of wheat, light yeast, light lemon, spice, coriander, light anise. Flavor is light sweet, wheat, yeast, little citrus, spice. Medium body, average carbonation, light sweet finish. 190717

il_vosa (24) - Torino, ITALY - JUN 25, 2017
Pours golden with substancial white head. Aroma is yeasty and spicy. The taste is of coriander and sweetness. Not going to drink this again.

ccubaka (43) - LATVIA - JUN 14, 2017
Very refreshing and light beer. As for specifics, nice golden color,but couldn’t see through it. Small head, fruity aroma. As noted before, very light, moderately carbonated actually on the lower side. Great.

kdd230 (72) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2017
330ml. bottle in Vientiane, Laos.Pours a cloudy, golden colour with a frothy white head that lingers. Aroma of citrus, spice, malt. Taste of orange, coriander, peppery spice, banana. A decent and refreshing Witbier.

niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2017
Keg at London Road Ale House, Stoke. Pours golden haze with a white froth. Nice and refreshing after some average cask beers. Some lemon, banana, clove. Good palette cleanser.

waldenvaldt (1) - murcia, SPAIN - MAY 13, 2017 does not count
Very refreshing nice witbier. Very pleasant taste but not very strong tast tho. Lemon, rosemary and fresh herbs. Suitable for those who didnt taste witbier before.

mabuzzer (849) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2017
330ml bottle. Cloudy orange with a good white head. Yeasty, spicy aroma. Flavour is sweet, orange, coriander. Ok

janubio (863) - SPAIN - MAY 8, 2017
Hazy pale colour, two fingers head with long retention that fades to a thin layer. Good lace. Aroma of cloves, banana, apricot, coriander, some citrus. Thick oily palate, strong carbonation and medium body. Taste has some clove, banana, citrus, coriander. Good refreshing blanche.

moldovan9807 (212) - Oradea, ROMANIA - APR 22, 2017
yeasty and somewhat wheaty and doughy aroma with notes of green bananas and hints of citrus and coriander. Moderate sweet with some acidity and rather mild fruity and yeasty flavours. Drinkable and somewhat refreshing.

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