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Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc (DUPLICATE) - Brasseries Kronenbourg

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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 19.24%
Wants: 8
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasseries Kronenbourg visit their website

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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Photo of Lare453
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Lare453, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

tangoafterdark, Oct 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Ianleesrivette, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of edhizdeid
3/5  rDev -12.5%

edhizdeid, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of xk6m6m5x
2.74/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Got a sample bottle from a sales rep poured into a pint glass.... Appearance and tastes were on par wit others reviews but the smell was terrible... Mine smelled just like a dead skunk... I don't know what happened but I was very off put by the smell

xk6m6m5x, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap, appears in standard witbier color garb, pale murky straw with some white foamy head. One is immediately struck by the pungent sweetness on the nose, a strong corn sweetness accompanied by fruity bubblegum and light tangy citrus. The palate is more of the same, lemon-lime, Juicyfruit gum, and buttery sweet corn with almost a tobacco perfume. Minimal spice for the style. Mouthfeel is creamy smooth but finish is mild acid, faint woody and grassy hop extract, little in the way of lingering bitterness but rather a sour finish. The citrus is too muted but the total picture was better than expected and quite refreshing. Not a must have but won't waste your time or savage your palate on a nice hot day.

CalgaryFMC, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of ZachT
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

ZachT, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
3.5/5  rDev +2%

TheBeerAlmanac, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.14/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Aw, my bottle isn't all white and stuff...but it is cobalt blue! Silver linings, people... Anyway, this stuff pours a cloudy straw topped by a finger or so of white foam. The nose comprises dry wheat, light coriander, mild lemon peel, Indian corn, and an odd funkiness I can't quite put my tongue's finger on. The taste brings in more of the same, with a slightly brighter lemon component and a stronger bit of corn, which is now more sweet than Indian. The body straddles the border between hefty light and light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a mostly smooth feel. Overall, this is a nice enough wit, I suppose, but that corniness doesn't help anybody, and that strange semi-funk in the smell is a bit off-putting. It's not all bad, but it's not good, either.

TMoney2591, Oct 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

cam477, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of Reem
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Reem, Sep 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Culture, Sep 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Exeter, Sep 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

rao2100, Sep 19, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

TheBrk, Sep 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

FremontBar, Sep 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

tkmountain, Sep 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

jryanj927, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of hosehead83
3.34/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from an 11.2oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Cloudy, pale straw color, with a big cloud deck of white foam.
Aroma-Wheat, citrus notes
Taste-Pale wheat, faint citrus zest, light-bodied. Refreshing and quaffable if a bit lacking in the substance department.

hosehead83, Sep 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

jawnzer, Sep 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Poupae, Sep 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

TT--Cashout, Sep 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

JAHMUR, Sep 02, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

CurtisD, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of horshamguy
4.11/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap served in a pint glass.

A--Very hazy, bright yellow (although that may be exaggerated b/c it was backlit by the sun). Nice head
S--Quite citrusy. Lemony with a little orange.
T--Follows the smell perfectly. A whole lotta lemon. Almost like a summer shandy (of which I am not a fan), but I really liked this. Crisp & clean, refreshing.
M--Crisp & light. Bubbly & quenching, left a quick but nice aftertaste.
O--An excellent one if you're having more than one on a summer day. I had two at my local beergarden with dinner and give it two thumbs up. Possibly better than other reviews b/c I had it on tap vs. bottle like many others here. I'm planning on getting a case next week.

horshamguy, Aug 26, 2013
Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc (DUPLICATE) from Brasseries Kronenbourg
78 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.