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Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White - Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

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BA SCORE
84
good

681 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 681
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 14
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-02-1999)
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-02-2013 06:16:20 | More by hockeyfighter19
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-01-2013 03:26:46 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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BMan33

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

01-30-2013 23:07:40 | More by BMan33
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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

25 cl pour in a Wittekirke glass at La Trappe in San Francisco, CA.

Appearance: Pale cloudy golden yellow, dense white head upon pouring, slowly dying back to a 1/8" think foam across the top. Lots of lacing all over the glass.

Smell: Very light. Slightly musty with a hint of grain. Pleasant, but mild.

Taste: Very clean and quite refreshing. Wheat tang present but balanced with with other malt sweetness. Lemon and other spice flavor at the finish.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation. Scrubs the tongue clean like a witbier should, but not fizzy. Nice thickness underneath the carbonation.

Overall / Drinkability: Solidly above average Witbier. Tasty, very drinkable. I could have had another easily, but I was seduced by all the other beers on the menu. I can imagine this would be quite good with food. Only the aroma was a letdown.

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2013 03:27:59 | More by damndirtyape
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sagath


3/5  rDev -19.4%

01-23-2013 02:25:37 | More by sagath
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kaiserjulio


4.84/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I love beer, i got to know the bartenders pretty well at my go to pub and one of them suggested Blanche to me...I immediately fell in love...hands down my favorite beer. No matter what time of year hot or cold climate...i've only ever had this beer on tap but would love to try it other ways...I highly suggest also trying this beer with a shot of a Strawberry Lambic...sooo good!!!!

Serving type: on-tap

01-23-2013 00:30:07 | More by kaiserjulio
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lfa


4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

01-22-2013 06:05:58 | More by lfa
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od_sf

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-20-2013 02:03:10 | More by od_sf
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JRHeikk

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-19-2013 03:37:51 | More by JRHeikk
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anteater

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

01-15-2013 21:04:52 | More by anteater
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sampled this a few times over the years, but never had full glass...

For a wit, the look is blandish - very pale, silky beige color, fairly hazy - scummy/pellicle-like, eggshell-white head and cap with decent sticky lacing.

A fresh scent - nice, but sort of weak - lemon-lime, peppercorns and grapefruit - not much coriander - a fair amount of malt in the balance, but it too is weak

The taste follows the aromas - grapefruit n' creme - malty (light malts) - overall, fairly distinct for the style - vague herbal (chamomile?) flavor - not tart in the least

The thing that I enjoy, but also throws me off is how creamy it is - medium-bodied, pretty soft-smooth (oats?), very nice - packs a little bubble in the finish

Manakin pis is actually pretty good - nice and light - more of a hot weather beverage, though

Serving type: on-tap

01-15-2013 18:16:54 | More by Bouleboubier
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iKrystin

Washington

3/5  rDev -19.4%

01-13-2013 20:55:44 | More by iKrystin
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-06-2013 22:48:54 | More by nheinzie57
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Satyr179

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-06-2013 17:41:32 | More by Satyr179
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Darrell2777

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It has an unexpected pale yellow color and cloudiness from the high level of wheat used. The bitter orange added during brewing comes across nicely balanced. This is a good beer as a break from all the heavier winter beers while still being appropriate for the season.

Serving type: on-tap

01-04-2013 00:23:13 | More by Darrell2777
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virinow

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-02-2013 15:37:19 | More by virinow
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-27-2012 15:51:27 | More by deapokid
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-25-2012 19:37:37 | More by ejimhof
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dog-ear


4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

12-21-2012 06:58:20 | More by dog-ear
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-17-2012 23:20:06 | More by TX-Badger
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

12-14-2012 01:44:11 | More by PEIhop
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georgette

Nevada

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-20-2012 17:41:04 | More by georgette
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +21%

11-19-2012 00:14:02 | More by RBorsato
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jratt79

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +21%

11-18-2012 00:20:50 | More by jratt79
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strongaf

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

11-10-2012 08:21:45 | More by strongaf
Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
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