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Dominus Vobiscum Blanche - Microbrasserie Charlevoix

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120 Ratings
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 26
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Charlevoix visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rastacouere on 02-12-2004)
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Long813

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From: Premier Wine & Spirits
Bottled On: 2010 OCT 19

A: Pale cloudy green body with 4 fingers of fluffy white head. Retention is decent.

S: Lemons and some spice. Interesting yeast notes. Very pleasing.

T: Bland mixture of lemon, spice and wheat. It's a great combination, but it is bland.

M: Light bodied with medium-low carbonation. Not really bitter.

D: Decent witbier, the choice of spices makes it unique, but it's not my favourite.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2010 18:58:42 | More by Long813
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ZorPrime

Quebec (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted on July 23rd, 2009.

In relation to the looks, this is typically a witbier. Pours as pale yellow. Hazy. The smell is fruity and spicy (cloves and coriander). The taste is spicy and cloves are dominants. Very refreshing and still complex beer if you ask me. Thin-bodied, however the mouthfeel is very good. A very drinkable witbier. Excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2009 01:29:07 | More by ZorPrime
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blaje

Quebec (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden yellow lightly hazy (surprisingly not that hazy for a wit bier!) and giving a nice white fluffy head that melt down a bit to fast.

Nose: Complex! Lots of different spices. Coriander, cloves, cinnamon (?), citrus zest, ginger. Yeast & bread.

Mouth: Cloves right a the beginning, maybe a bit to much. Sweet taste of malt that reminds me of toffee. Definitely sweet in mouth. Carbonation is nice with a good retention. Fealing is a bit creamy.

quite refreshing but way to complex to become an easy hot-summer-days drinker! Seriously inspired from Belgian wit/triple beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2009 01:36:14 | More by blaje
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JG_brew

Quebec (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 500ml bottle. Good blanche - weizen. Appearance is cloudy. Aroma is strong citrus (orange peel) and coriander. Aste pretty much follows, very citrusy, ome banana. Surprisingly not as dry as i had envisioned. Quite full. Enjoyed this nice summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2013 19:54:38 | More by JG_brew
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paxkey

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

really cool bottle and label.
careful pouring this one as the head can easily get out of control.

pale yellow and cloudy with a white head that sinks fast. looks like a witbier.

nose is mild subtle yet complex and inviting. citrus zest. spicy notes. smells like a well crafted beer of its denoted style.

despite the heavy carbonation this beer manages to have a silky feel. the taste is clean and refreshing. slightly zesty slightly spice, the spice lingers on in the aftertaste. easy to drink this beer slowly as the spiciness lingers.

a little hard on the stomach with all the carbonation. this beer has some nice flavors.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2011 21:07:29 | More by paxkey
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traumaqueen


3.75/5  rDev -9%

04-03-2012 04:49:42 | More by traumaqueen
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DreamDeath

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-18-2014 07:53:48 | More by DreamDeath
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Luk13

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

01-23-2013 00:53:47 | More by Luk13
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

01-06-2013 04:28:28 | More by rale
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-07-2013 20:28:19 | More by Krakpoff
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MattPS

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-06-2012 23:08:42 | More by MattPS
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strang

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

09-13-2013 15:26:54 | More by strang
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Yves


3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-28-2012 21:52:23 | More by Yves
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

09-28-2013 15:43:55 | More by cbnz
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

07-30-2013 17:19:54 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

02-15-2013 02:22:25 | More by DaPan
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-19-2013 17:16:34 | More by tom10101
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Fader

Alberta (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Nice golden colour, cloudy, with a nice bubbly head that sticks around for a while, nice lacing.

S - Very nice smell, fruitful with an awesome almost spicy aroma that is apparently chamomile.

T - The taste is good, somewhat let down from the smell, nice citrusy finish.

M - Smooth beer with a fair bit of carbonation.

O - Good beer, will definitely try the others by this brewer.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2014 00:35:56 | More by Fader
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rodenbach99

Quebec (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bouteille brune de 500ml.

belle couleur jaunâtre, un peu trouble. la mousse trône sur cette bière, elle est épaisse et durable. le nez s’offre avec des touches classiques de blé, avec un un peu d’épices. en bouche elle est fraiche, elle a une belle longueur. finale agréable et citronnée.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2007 22:00:00 | More by rodenbach99
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pale yellow with a slightly white haze; pours with a rediculous amount of fluffy white head; continous degassing makes a great bubble show; plenty of retention & leaves a foamy lace.

S: Spicy (cloves?), slight floral & citrus, toffee & light caramel sweetness.

T: Corriander, hint of cloves, orange rind, tropical fruit, slight breadyness, lemon citrus in the finish.

M: Plenty of carbonation, light body is slightly creamy.

D: Good summer drinker.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2007 21:57:48 | More by Derek
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy pale colour, finger of head with little retention or lacing.

S - Sweet cloves and lemon citrus, wheat and yeast notes complemented by a touch of vanilla.

T - The cloves dominate with some citrus notes that follow. The flavour is more sweet than bitter, which is nice, and the flavours are rather bold for a witbier.

M - Heavy carbonation and goes down a bit prickly, but finishes nice and wet.

O - A very flavourful wit, and well worth a try. Glad I was able to grab a bottle in Ontario. Perfect summer time ale that is easily drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2011 16:10:15 | More by andrenaline
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BBP

Ontario (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy golden straw color with a decent head and excellent retention. Lacing is nice as well.

The aroma is filled with spice and wheat as well as a hint of citrus.

The taste is a bit fuller than I'm used to for the style. It had a fullness which is almost more of a tripel characteristic. Spices are a tad strong at first, but as the drink sets up a bit, there's more of a foundation to round it out.

The mouthfeel is medium full and heavy. Carbonation seemed to be overly aggressive, but for the style it's not so heavy. The finish is slightly dry.

Overall, it's a pretty nice Witbier. It's not actually my favorite style, but this was one of the interpretations that I enjoyed most. The belgian character of it sort of saved it for me.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2011 02:38:52 | More by BBP
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A good example of a Belgian-style white beer.

Hazy, thin golden with little head and few visible bubbles, but a definite effervescence in the mouthfeel. Aroma is typical of the style, wheaty with coriander notes. Flavours are also typical of the witbier style, but this is a sweet and well balanced example. There are fruit tones in the palate that I don't pick up in the aroma.

Not personally my favourite type of beer, but I believe this is very true to style and would compare well against anything in Belgium.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2011 22:52:45 | More by hopsolutely
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mrnobody

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a hazy straw colour with a massive 4 finger frothy white head; good retention and leaves some lacing.

S: Smells a bit yeasty, vinous, faint citrus.

T: Dry and tart with a bit of banana flavour. Very thirst quenching!

M: Fairly light mouthfeel with prickly carbonation.

D: Drinkability is very high.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2011 02:38:56 | More by mrnobody
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml Bottle

Appearance - The beer pours a slightly hazy yellow/gold colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. There is a lot of carbonation is showing and there is some faint lacing on the sides of the glass. The head lasted for only a couple of minutes before it began to dissipate.

Smell - wheat, cloves, breads/grains, lemon, cinnamon

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an above average amount carbonation and it feels very light and lively on the tongue. Most of the flavour consists of breads/grains, lemons, and cloves. There are also notes of cinnamon and perhaps some dry white wine. It finishes with a bitter/spicy lemony aftertaste.

Drink - I was on the fence with this one once I had my first few sips. It really has a unique flavour. In the end I was enjoying it quite a bit and I'm happy that I made the purchase. I'm not sure I'd seek it out again though.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2011 19:50:01 | More by spinrsx
Dominus Vobiscum Blanche from Microbrasserie Charlevoix
91 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.