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Blonde De Chambly - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
87
very good

177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 28
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cratez on 06-05-2010)
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

LDuke, Sunday at 08:48 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Xithyl, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

So blonde de Chambly. So what do I think of it?
Well let's start with the smell. Very fruity smell. A good copy of the Blanche de Chambly. About the smell, there are similar.
Even with the look of it, they are really similar together. The only difference that I notice is that the Blonde de Chambly have lots of carbonation. Like 2 fingers of head that stays until half of the cup then you have that 1 finger of head that stays until you finish the glass. And even when you finish the glass you still have 1/2 finger of head that stays in you glass that don't wanna die.
And the taste of it. Well as I said very very carbonated beer. Lots of tinny bubble going on your tongue. Same taste as the Blanche de Chambly overall but you have a spicy taste and even a not of cinnamon on the after taste. But as I said so so much carbonation on that beer.
So overall would I recommend it ? Yes ! But if you don t like carbonated beer, this on is not for you. But hey I did enjoy it more than blanche de chambly because it have more carbonation and more flavour.

kevofficiel, Nov 10, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +13%

archaenon, Oct 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +8.8%

Freddy216b, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

andrenaline, Sep 16, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +14%

Davou, Aug 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Mack, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

pharmerdoc, Aug 20, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Niceroad77, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

BrunoPettipas, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

mattphil09, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

thetomb, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

WeissBoy, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of Dna_Infinity
3.76/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle to Glass

Appearance - Poured a hazy yellow with a large white head

Smell - Slight citrus, some pepper, yeast its there as well. Smells like a saison

Taste - Citrus, cloves, pepper, yeast. A pretty traditional saison, nothing special

Overall - A good well made saison, but nothing special

Dna_Infinity, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

stomioka, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

darnzy, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of ghisty
3.3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

appearance:
a tricky pour, foams very easily if you dont angle it right and take your time with it.
noting that, a clean white head. cloudy. hazey yellow. very light colored yellow.
good retention. good carb. lacing is from the rim to the drink.

smell:
notes of wheat .and the abv comes thru in the nose slightly. obvious graineyness. lemony. maybe some cascade hop is hiding in there somewhere under all that grain. kinda of leaves a bit to be desired on the nose.
but not unappealing

taste:
citrus. apple.wheat. its sharp and fresh tasting, the head cuts well and leaves for a clean drink, not annoyingly foamy like it appears on the pour. goes down very easy. almost too easily.i was expecting something a bit more orangey in tones and color.. but its light and drinkable.

mouth:
citrus. again. has a sharp start and levels out alot like a wiess. nice leveled carb.
grainey after effects. like eating pita bread.

overall:
being slightly more accustomed to a darker style blonde i was intitally sort of unwhelmed with this, but the pint goes down a few inches and my mind has changed for the better, I do notice that the reviews of most unibrou offerings seem to have stellar reviews, and personally I find some of the beers they make a bit overstated, even a bit off tasting (fin du monde mainly), which is a one way ticket to heartburn for me..the blanche du chambly is amazing.. and this is a step into the same line.
not as overall impressive as the wiess.. but great reagardless. its very cloudy, but tastes light, and drinkable. worth a shot if you are feeling citrus-ey.

ghisty, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

krome, Jun 23, 2014
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Blonde De Chambly from Unibroue
87 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.