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Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spicy, strong beer, made in Montreal by Cheval Blanc under license to Achouffe. Similar to, but not the same as, the classic La Chouffe.

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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jimpasco (9) - lllllllllllllllllllllllllll, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2001 does not count
ostie qui lont laffaire les quebecois, une tres bonne blonde incluant un petit gout epic qui la dmarque des autres bieres belges!!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
destroye7 (312) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2005
Cloudy beer. Really tasty for a blonde. One of my favorites. Compared to the brown RJ dAchouffe, this one as more flavors. It is more complex to describe.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Damico (3146) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2010
The aroma is a thick sweetness with spices. The cloudy deep color is filled with white sediment. The sweetness is clearly more prevalent in this clone than in the Belgian version. The same spices are there to maintain the delicious lachouffe flavor throughout.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2005
Cloudy bubbling beer with a pineapple yellow colour and a small fizzy head. I had this beer on my honeymoon and I have a picture of my wife on the dock of our honeymoon cottage in a bikini holding a goblet of this fine brew. This gives it an even greater appearance mark. The nose was fresh and yeasty with cloves, banana and a vibrant spicines. Yes...vibrant is a great way to describe the nose on this one. The fantastic nose moves into a even greater body. A very nice mouthfeel and a good firm maltiness which provides an excellent semi-sweet backbone. A nice hop bitterness pervades the middle and is rounded out by a firm, yet backgroudish yeastiness. I found this beer to be a top notch belgian-style blonde strong ale. Yumm!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
unibrouefan (200) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2006
Fairelly one of my best blonde beer. Spicy aroma, spicy and fruity beer, with just the good dose of sweet flavor. Drink this one really cold, its better.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lagermonkey (725) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 1, 2005
Picked up a bomber in a Metro grocery store in Quebec City, 7/2005. Pours a hazy pale orange, frothy and lacy ivory head. Smells of spicy apples and citrus. Tastes of spicy clove and black pepper. Fruity malt, green apple and white raisin. Nice dry finish. Mouth is crisp and dry with a lingering spiciness. Its smooth, sneaky smooth and would be truly easy to knock off 2 or 3 bombers with ease. Not as tasty as the original La Chouffe but not to be missed if you can lay your hands on it. A must for me whenever I find myself in Quebec.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VincentDamon (498) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2013
La blonde dAchouffe est inspire de la bire belge La Chouffe et les brasseur R.J., daprs ce que jai entendu, ont utilis la mme recette. De couleur jaune lgrement orang, elle a un beau collet blanc et on voit dans le liquide les traces de dpt de fermentation. Au nez, ce sont les fruits qui prennent toute la place : pches et pommes sont perceptibles. Sy ajoute une odeur sucre de levure. Gotons. Excellent. Cette bire forte pice se rapproche dcidment des produits venant tout droit de Belgique. ce niveau, les brasseurs R.J. ont bien russi leur coup. Des notes sucres de malt et de petits fruits rendent le liquide trs agrable. Belle finale, toute en chaleur, bien quilibre, sans amertume aucune. Cette bire plaira sans doute aux amateurs de triples sucres. Got complexe ; produit que je recommencerais quelquun qui aime les bires fortes mais qui ne sera pas un choix idal pour introduire aux mondes des bires loncle Fernand qui boit habituellement sa Molson Dry... R.J. propose des caisses mixtes pratiques pour goter leurs produits ; notamment, jai saisi cette bire dans une bote contenant la blonde dAchouffe, la Coup de grisou (excellente elle aussi) et la Cheval blanc (qui ne dcevra pas les amateurs de blanches). essayer! Cheers!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2003
Cloudy straw color,small white head that faded quickly to leave a small lace behind.Fruity wheat aroma with a nice mild spice to it,hints of lemon grass,and mildly sweet smelling.creamy like feel in the mouth at first with a nice fruity taste of lemon and an even better spicey edge to it.Wheaty tasting as well.The after taste is fruity and spicy with a nice hop presence.Very nice brew much better then the regular La chouffe IMO.Very easy to frink in fact i think i could drink this all night on a cold night.The alcohol in this brew never really makes a grand appearance but stay's quite hidden.Thanks go to Rastacouere for this brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 14, 2010
Pours hazy bright golden with a thin wispy head. Notes of pear, banana, light alcohol, fruit esters, delicate pale malt, coriander, citrus. Medium to full bodied with lush, soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BLAP (73) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 25, 2011
Not as good as her cousin La Chouffe but a good interpretation. Cloudy with a lot of lee flakes. Spicy and fruity aromas. Great sweet taste with a little bitterness.


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