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Asterie Blanche - Brasserie D'Ecaussinnes

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Asterie Blanche
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BA SCORE
85
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie D'Ecaussinnes visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: NightINgale on 10-24-2011

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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 4
Reviews by ManforallSaisons:
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3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bought at Belgian beer museum in August 2011. Bottle has a lot of Cyrillic letters and, I think, a late April 2013 consume-by date. Poured into jelly-jar tumbler, a ghostly white that became a cloudy straw, maybe spring-honey-colored liquid, under rapidly rising and dissipating snow-white suds. A bit of sawdusty lees snuck in at the end. Very correct appearance. Pleasantly yeasty with some herby clovey corianderish aroma. More coriander in the mouth. Very wheaty, like a breakfast food. Dry! A hint of apricot or something, like toast with just the merest residue of a tart apricot jam on it, then a quick swipe of bitter. I thought it would be chewy as the crust of that toast, but more cleansing.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.04/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perfect belgian witbier. Drink so easy, I think it's the best summer beer.

Photo of thekkk
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of NightINgale
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle. Found this on my trip to Moscow, Russia. I was very surprised to see that no one has reviewed this!

A - Looks like an archetypical wit: Cloudy yellow body, some carbonation, fluffy white head.

S - The aroma was pretty typical as well. Very yeasty, to the point of smelling flowery, with a hint of citrus and coriander.

T - Although the bottle suggested I serve it at 2-3 degrees C, I discovered that this beer actually tastes better if it's a bit warmer than that. I usually classify witbiers as either "spicy" or "citrusy", and this beer is definitely the second (which I liked). Some coriander and orange peel are present, but the flavour profile mostly consists of yeast, lemon and orange notes. The after-taste is slightly sweet, yet a bit tartю

M - Light-to-medium body to it. At first it was very carbonated, but by the end I was getting a very smooth and almost creamy texture to the beer. Very pleasant on the palate and extremely drinkable.

O - I'm quite happy and satisfied with this beer. It's definitely a good example of the style. It is refreshing, smooth and fruity!

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Dentist666
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours muddy opaque yellow beer with huge white head, leaving a lace ring. Very fizzy. Charming aroma of citrus and coriander with yeast notes. Taste is a bit sour and spicy – lemon and coriander once more. Moderate carbonation and wheat malts in the aftertaste. Eventually, it’s an average witbier.

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Asterie Blanche from Brasserie D'Ecaussinnes
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.