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L'Aiguille Blanche - Brasserie Des Cimes

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L'Aiguille Blanche
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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Des Cimes visit their website
France

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 01-28-2003)
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Satyr179

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

02-03-2013 17:22:40 | More by Satyr179
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thierrynantes

France

2.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Beer bottle (33cl.), tasted in 2002.

Appearance : yellow color, with white foam head.
Smell : fruity, yeasty, among the orange peel and lemon.
Taste and mouthfeel : little acid flavor, too citrus notes.
Drinkability : an average beer in the style Belgian Witbier.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2008 18:11:54 | More by thierrynantes
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Daredevil

Switzerland

3.05/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

it's difficult to brew good beer in the alpine region as the water isn't very soft .... having put that thought aside, this is an interesting example of a witbeer ... it comes in a stylish blue bottle, however the label looks a bit outdated ....

smell of apple, cranberry and cinnamon comes into the nose ... in the mouth the cinnamon part is replaced by vanilla with an added rasberry aftertaste ...
all in all too fruity and soury for me ... but a light alternative to a Berliner Weisse ...

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2007 21:17:18 | More by Daredevil
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Sigmund

Norway

3.7/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330 ml blue bottle, bought in France. Hazy pale golden colour, large to small head. Pleasant aroma of coriander and citrus. Flavour is very citrussy (lemons) with moderate coriander notes, fruity sour more than sweet. Refreshing. Sourish dry and short finish. Okay.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2006 20:45:15 | More by Sigmund
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DaPeculierDane

Wisconsin

3.63/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Weird sourish wheat beer. Lots of sediment that’s all different colors. Some sediment is even red. Somewhat similar to hoegaarden in appearance but cloudier. Citrusy but less orange and more lemon than hoegaarden. In some ways this is like a very mild gueze. The sourness is very refreshing and I like the hints of lemongrass as well as the general herbal nature of it. Blue bottle is a nice touch too. Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2006 20:46:31 | More by DaPeculierDane
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Shiloh

Ontario (Canada)

2.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Packaging a first...first blue bottle I have come across. Unfortunatly the product is butt ugly. Poured a cloudy medium gold hue with no crown, no glory atop at all.
There is a little carbonation but very limited. Aroma is mildly grassy.
The taste is a mellow light malt expierience with a minor hop back.
Certainly is lacking in personality.
Not impressed

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2003 22:33:13 | More by Shiloh
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frank4sail

New Jersey

3.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Not much head at all on the pour and a very slight white outer ring after the pour.. odd. Straw yellow color with a haze. Spicy corriander nose with sweet wheatness. Original taste of dull wheat and a finish of corriander spice. Not very crisp or complex. Just wheat sweetness and some spice. Medium mouth. The taste is not bad.. it just seems to be missing something.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2003 02:26:29 | More by frank4sail
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inebrius

Michigan

3.48/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wan and hazy yellow under a thin disk of foam. Nose is marshmallow-filled spiced citrus muffins on a bed of Romaine. Even with a hop/spice finish that doesn't mesh like the best of them, this brew gets drained in a hurry. Seems more like a clumsy stab at the Wit style rather than a crafted brew. I wouldn't pass five or six of them down on a heated day though, no way.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2003 18:11:52 | More by inebrius
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John

New York

2.03/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

Cool cobalt blue bottle. But unfortunately it doesn’t protect the product very well as this beer is severely skunked. The cloudy, light appearance is typical of a wit beer but it’s difficult to get by the spoiled aroma to adequately assess the beer’s qualities. No freshness dating to be found. Thumbs down on the lack of dating and the store for carrying old beer. Picked this up on a recent trip to SC.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2003 10:07:17 | More by John
L'Aiguille Blanche from Brasserie Des Cimes
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