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Blanche De Chambly - Unibroue

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Blanche De ChamblyBlanche De Chambly

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,066 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,066
Reviews: 986
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 91
Gots: 176 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-29-2001

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Photo of bmac093
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of geodonnokepyo
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnnyI
3.8/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a single fresh bottle at Cafe Craft in North Charleston, SC. After scoring the tin foil cap and popping the top, I proceeded to pour the dirty blonde ale in to a tall wit tulip. Exceptionally cloudy with tons of unfiltered particulates floating freely. The drink dons a 3-finger frothy foam head of fine bubbles. Most of the foam dissipated fairly quickly, but it left a nice thin layer that endured. Decent retention with no lacing. Lots of coriander in the nose, with a citrusy orange zest. Faint grassy, wooden aroma in the background. The first sip brings a distinct lemon sourness, tart, with grains of wheat in the finish. Nearly undetectable clove spice. Simple. Aside from the coriander and citrus, the beer is lacking complexity. Mostly due to the sparing use of competing spices. Ultimately I think that adds to the charm of this one. The carbonation is lively and the body is somewhat thin. Refreshing. This beer immediately makes me think of summer time. With it's fresh lemon citrus flare and easy drinkability this beer is the perfect companion for a hot sunny day. While not the best wit I've had, I'll take this over any number of the crappy shandy varieties I've sampled.

Photo of KyleSweetsema
4.26/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of trebbates
3.54/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of daddydawg80
2.69/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Ok, would not buy again.

Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.56/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of eball33
3.97/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of scratch69
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.31/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jaisell
3.64/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xungmound98
3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SunOfOsiris
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best whit beers i've tried. Crisp, refreshing taste. Really brings it to a new level.

Photo of shredder83
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of George2744
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BcCraft710
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Keystone
4.75/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great beer for its style.

Photo of Morgluin
4.51/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Cloudy pale golden colour, with a nice amount of head.

Smell: Delectable aromas of sweet fruits and spices.

Taste: Upfront, there are sweet and well-balanced notes of fruit, mainly apricot, orange, a bit of lemon, and a slight hint of caramel. Very pronounced on the finish, yet not cloying, with a pleasant aftertaste.

Feel: Light to medium body. Suprisingly smooth and drinkable, with a nearly perfect amount of carbonation.

Overall: An excellent and high-quality witbier. Highly recommended.

Photo of CIBoy10
3.14/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Bunman3
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a very enjoyable Wit - from first pour, I was impressed by the orangey-gold colour, the slightly off-white head and the steady carbonation you find in most Unibroue offerings. This is an extremely drinkable brew - I can picture it fitting with a wide variety of foods and settings. The lovely fruit flavours - apricot, organge and bit of lemon give Blanche de Chambly a tasty, but not cloying overall sweetness. C'est fantastique!

Photo of Jonathan33373
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer has exceeded my expectations and I would definatley recommend for any fellow beer drinker. It has a smoothness comparable to the greats and it goes down quite easily. It is a full beer that has a lasting flavor. The only annoying part is peeling the tin-foil off to get at the beer, but after that its all flavor. I am not a big fan of white ale's but as for as they go this one is at the top. I would even consider drinking it on a regular basis. This is my 3rd beer rating so I could have my beer goggles on, however i feel even at this inebriated state i am capable of judging accurately. Before I thought the french were snobby jerks but now I am starting to like them.

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of inonesock
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jzlyo
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Blanche De Chambly from Unibroue
87 out of 100 based on 2,066 ratings.