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Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc (DUPLICATE) - Brasseries Kronenbourg

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190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 19.19%
Wants: 9
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasseries Kronenbourg visit their website
France

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

1664 Blanc est une bière blanche fraîche et fruitée. De par sa saveur et son design, elle incarne l'élégance et le goût à la française dans l'univers des bières blanches.

Authentique, elle est accessible et légèrement fruitée, révélant des arômes subtils d'agrumes, de citron et de coriandre.

(Beer added by: wl0307 on 09-03-2005)
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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a standard pressure-cap 11.2oz bottle into a Kronenbourg pint glass. Reviewed live.

A- Three-finger white head that sticks around for a minute and a half. Cloudy orange head with decent carbonation.

S- Coriander, citrus and a slight bit of funk.

T- Surprisingly creamy, spices and citrus. Unremarkable.

M- Smooth and bubbly.

O- I am beginning to enjoy witbier less and less. This is just another ho-hum wit.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12oz. bottle poured into my 40oz. Brandy Snifter.

A: A hazy, golden colored Wit/Blanc with a very fiercely carbonated head.

S: Scents of an American Wheat or "Original Ale." A zestier lemon scent jumps out. Reminiscent of a boozy Champagne, show Mead, or orange Saison.

T: Heavy lemon rind and coriander. Flavorless bubblegum. Too simple.

M: The heavily carbonated body really made this Wit far too thin, and light. I'm use to having Wits that hit the palate very softly, smoothly, and tend to disappear or even evaporate on the tongue. This was over-carbonated.

OVERALL: It's really not as bad as I described and the bottle design is so shitty that you might just get the idea that this is some cheap beer, but if I reflect on the Revolutionary battles around 1790 and put myself in France, I could enjoy the simplicity of a rind-heavy beer style used as a refresher after a long day. I suppose in that sense, this is well executed, but if you're looking for a quality Witbier, this isn't going to match up with some of the notable greats. Reminds me of Boxcar Brewing's Original Ale.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Taste- Wheat with a solid kick of citrus and a bit of coriander. Luckily, the corn adjuncts are at bay in the taste.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied with light carbonation.

Overall- I really enjoyed the amount of citrus in this brew that makes it easy to drink and refreshing. The smell was off-putting at first but glad that the adjuncts did not transfer too much into the flavour. Could easily be a patio favourite.

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Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc (DUPLICATE) from Brasseries Kronenbourg
79 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.