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Blanche De Namur - Brasserie Du Bocq

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BA SCORE
86
very good

283 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 283
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 12
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Du Bocq visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 09-15-2002)
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Chessmaster

Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a hazy lemony/straw like color with a nice billowy head
S: Predominantly citrus
T: Light, citrusy, maybe some delicate coriander notes, didn't get the licorice mentioned on the bottle.
M: Very carbonated, spritzy, but overall thin and watery.
O: Like drinking a citrus-based soda. For example, Fresca has a similar taste. Enjoyed trying it, but probably wouldn't go out of my way to buy it again. On the other hand, wouldn't turn it down either. Would have been better if not so thin.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 17:13:54 | More by Chessmaster
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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-13-2014 22:28:26 | More by NeMe
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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Portugal

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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Hayley_86

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-03-2014 20:02:28 | More by Hayley_86
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Portugal

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-02-2014 08:48:07 | More by educorgan
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-01-2014 17:34:04 | More by Sad_Spirit
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-23-2014 12:39:18 | More by InspectorBob
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brandon911

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 22:16:30 | More by brandon911
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GiaLvo

Italy

4.59/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of my favourite beers of all times.
First drank it on tap in Milanese beer pub "La Ratera" then recently found it bottled in Frnce and Italy.
La Blanche de Namur draws a very pale muddy yellowish-whiteish beer with a moderate yet long-standing compact head.
The smell is invitingly fruity and fresh, summoning aromas of banana and orange.
The taste is an exhilrating refreshing triumph of fruitiness which plounges you into a world of fruity sensations encompassing peach banana and orange inspirations and leaves you there pleasantly befuddled and adoring as it slowly fades away. It's the sort of taste whereby your glass is empty before you even realise it.
I recommend drinking this beer alone or eating only faint-tasted food in order to avoid polluting the rafinate cocktail of aromas the brewers have achieved to create.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 13:54:50 | More by GiaLvo
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gnikola

Serbia

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

06-18-2014 06:57:44 | More by gnikola
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MQ3867

Portugal

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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Joey_M

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-16-2014 22:44:51 | More by Joey_M
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civicm87

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-09-2014 12:22:49 | More by bf7
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml squat bottle - nice to see the maker of the Waterloo brews back on Alberta store shelves.

This beer pours a cloudy, very pale golden straw colour, with a teeming tower of puffy, frothy, and silken melted white marshmallow head, which leaves some remote island group lace around the glass as it slowly ebbs away.

It smells of semi-sweet, grainy wheat malt, sharp coriander, spiced orange zest, dry black licorice, soft, ethereally funky yeast, muddled drupe fruit, and a further floral perfume character - strange, that, for such a low-ABV brew. The taste is mildly sugary wheat cereal, neutered coriander, candied orange peel, faint anise notes, and more floral, leafy hops, moving away from their initial perfumed nature.

The bubbles are dense, a tad prickly, but mostly just straight-up frothy, the body an adequate medium weight for the style, and generally smooth, the inherent yeast copping a small feel. It finishes off-dry, the citrus fruitiness still dancing with the lingering dry wheat crackers, and now thoroughly blended spices and spiciness.

Bang-on for the style, the wheat, fruit, spice, and yeast all in harmony, it would seem. Tasty, and very summery, for a June day where it looks to be anything but. An easy-drinking, fresh witbier, is all there is to it.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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Blanche De Namur from Brasserie Du Bocq
86 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.