Grimbergen Blanche - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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13 Reviews
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Reviews: 13
Hads: 60
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 4.66%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: thierrynantes on 11-24-2007

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I just picked up a 6 pack of this beer in 25 cl bottles at the Auchan supermarket in Luxembourg.

The beer poured a hazy pale yellow color with a medium thickness white head, nice bubbles. The aroma is a bit of citrus and wheaty and yeast. The taste is more of the same. There is a nice refreshing taste to the beer, yeast and citrus. Not overly complex. The beer is easy drinking and not very filling. (402 characters)

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A-Poured a hazy golden color w/frothy white head, but retention was short-lived.

S-Smooth and slightly sweet fruity/spicy bouquet. Bits of coriander, pear, orange and citrus.

T&M-Prickly carbonation w/smooth light body. Delicate fruit and spice w/wheat upfront. Light clove. Finish sticks and leaves aftertaste which is not altogether unpleasant. Carbonation carries through well and perks up other aspects of its character.

D-Sessionable and lively...excellent summer sipper. Not very distinguishable from other beers of this style. (538 characters)

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There is an orangey taste, with a sugary finish like Topps bubblegum.

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Grimbergen Blanche from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
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