Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian WhiteBlanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White
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Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
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3.74 | pDev: 13.9%
May 17, 2023
Jun 02, 1999
Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian WhiteBlanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White
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Reviewed by kdd230 from England

3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
330ml. bottle in Vientiane, Laos.Pours a cloudy, golden colour with a frothy white head that lingers. Aroma of citrus, spice, malt. Taste of orange, coriander, peppery spice, banana. A decent and refreshing Witbier.
May 17, 2023
Rated: 3 by joaopmgoncalves from Portugal

Jun 08, 2022
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Rated by Weisenbeer from Ohio

4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Nice "white beer" .... Very fragrant and sweet to taste and mine had an added bonus of some yeasty chunks floating about ... Cheers
May 23, 2022
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Reviewed by imnodoctorbut from Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
pours a super hazy mellow yellow body with a chalk white head that has moderate retention and leaves sheets of thin bubbled lacing behind as it settles to a thin patchy cap

aroma is soft sweet and floral. light tartness and a pleasant belgian yeast backer

taste is lemon forward, softly sweet and barely tart, with a bit of spiced up belgian goodness

mouthfeel is medium-light bodied with high carbonation that runs smooth with a crisp finish and a subtle, floral and sweet/tart aftertaste

it's an easy belgian affair. a sip-all-night'r. nothing complicated, yet, the lemon focus and ultimate softness makes for a high caliber session'r.
Jan 05, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by Tenebris

Dec 09, 2021
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

3.39/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
This beer is light and fairly crisp, but not a lot going on. Had it poured from tap into a tulip glass at a World of Beer. Light yellow color with good initial white head and decent lacing. Light lemon smell and taste with a hint of spice. Maybe better if fresher?
Aug 22, 2021
Rated: 3.52 by Dentist666 from Russian Federation

Jul 15, 2021
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Unfiltered gold appearance with a large, white head and modest lacing. Understated aroma, with yeast, spices and tart fruit poking through. Dry, spicy, yeasty taste with flavors of lemon rind and orange peel. Medium-to-light bodied, decently carbonated mouthfeel. Peppery, mildly bitter, lingering finish.
Jun 21, 2021
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Rated by Manta200 from Kentucky

3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
At Taste of Belgium Crestview Hills in a pint glass.
Apr 19, 2021
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Reviewed by donzilake from Ohio

3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Nice light, crisp beer. Generous lace with appealing hazy, light pale yellow color. Taste of hop and citrus accompanied with a slight spicey spike. Medium carbonation and smooth feel.
Jan 14, 2021
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Reviewed by Mugman8 from New York

3.92/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Picked up a pint can at Total Wine. Cloudy lemon color on the pour with ample head and lace. Slight aroma of fruit and coriander. Flavors of grain, yeast, fruit and floral notes. Finish is smooth and crisp. A very good Witbier.
Dec 31, 2020
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Reviewed by Nass from Florida

3.87/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I like the can artwork, great use of color. The pour is a hazy yellow with a fair amount of sediment. The taste is orange peel, coriander, & soft baked white bread fresh from the oven. Cheers! B
Dec 18, 2020
Rated: 3.47 by DvdP from Netherlands

Nov 14, 2020
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Reviewed by rudiecantfail from Pennsylvania

3.92/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
11.2 ounce bottle poured into a Duvel tulip glass. BTW, where's my missing .8 ounces?

L---Bright, golden color. Slightly hazy. Fluffy, soapy head with ok retention and good lacing.

S---Mildly sweet with grains/wheat and citrus (lemon).

T---Subtle flavors of grain, yeast, lemon & floral notes.

F---Well carbonated. Fairly light feel.

O---Seems to be a proper Belgian Wit. No complaints.
Sep 22, 2020
Rated: 3.94 by beaulabauve from Louisiana

Aug 20, 2020
Rated: 1.77 by OrdinaryManDrinks from England

Jul 15, 2020
Rated: 3.98 by smi69 from New York

Jun 06, 2020
Rated: 4 by mmilyko from Nevada

May 07, 2020
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Reviewed by elnachooo from Spain

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Cerveza con un dedo de espuma de retención media. Cuerpo ligero y carbonatación media. Aroma a trigo y cilantro. En boca es ligeramente cítrica pero no en exceso.
Feb 13, 2020
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Reviewed by The_Bujon from Ireland

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Appearance is as you would expect, cloudy blonde body topped with a moderate foaming head.

Aroma is pretty good, light floral notes but predominantly citrus zest, lemon and orange.

Taste lacks the fullness if the aroma, but does carry that refreshing orange zest. Aftertaste is a little dry mouthed.

Feel is a touch watery to be honest, but at only 4.5% is expected.

Drinking this by the fire in December is maybe not the place, but for a Belgian Wit, this beer is pretty good. It would be a superb summer refresher on the grand palace square in Brussels.
Dec 28, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by shelby415 from Oregon

Aug 10, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by smithj4 from New York

Jul 31, 2019
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Reviewed by Dinglehacker from Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a tulip (Tank 7 turns 7 special, 2016). Thin foamy head read, white as can be. Dull yellow, pale and murky. Banana bread nose. Taste is banana, light oats, light zing of orange and grapefruit in the finish. Light on the mouth, incredibly refreshing. A good lunch beer, or even crushable. A good beer to try on tap as well.
Jun 27, 2019
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Reviewed by Lucular from Maryland

3.38/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
5 oz pour on tap. A mediocre Belgian witbier. It almost tastes closer to an American pale wheat ale - I wonder what the hopping schedule is? Taste and mouthfeel are somewhat watery. Meh.
Jun 19, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Mtn from Texas

May 08, 2019
Rated: 3.58 by JOBEERFB from Belgium

May 05, 2019
Rated: 3.98 by John-Richey from Pennsylvania

Mar 28, 2019
Rated: 3.96 by arzt from Germany

Feb 28, 2019
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Reviewed as part of BJCP training, 24A Witbier. Best by, and I'm not joking, 2019, Sept 31 (last I checked there were only 30 days in September).

Pours a nice dense creamy thick white head with great retention, lots of messy lacing, hazy golden straw color

Nose very grainy-sweet and very doughy wheat, bread dough, and a little tart, some citrus, more lemony, little zest, light phenol spices, so much raw bread dough and tartness it's almost more Berlinerweiss

Taste more cereal grainy malts, a bit sweet but not much, lots of citrus again, a little lemony and touch of young orange, some lemony tartness as well, a touch of phenol spices some creamy wheat with the dough, touch of bitterness, finishing drier, a touch more tart acidity and more bready dough

Mouth is medium bodied, a bit creamy wheat and mild lactic acidity, medium carbonation

Overall this was an interesting beer, def not what I was expecting but I see how the tartness and creamy wheat comes into play in this style of witbier, which I def prefer the more Allagash or St Bernardus style than this
Feb 20, 2019
Rated: 3.49 by F_riedrich from Germany

Jan 23, 2019
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Reviewed by Ice_Cream_And_IPAs from New York

3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Look: Light golden hazy body; just under a finger of head on a medium pour into a standard tulip; poor head retention; average lacing.
Smell: Lemongrass and yeast; the nose is relatively subdued.
Taste: Lemongrass and maybe a bit of clove — tastes like a witbier. About average for the style.
Feel: Light body, high carbonation; the feel is a bit astringent.
Overall: Decent enough wit, but doesn't stand out. I wish the feel was a little bit softer.
Jan 20, 2019
Rated: 3.79 by Luckydog91 from Texas

Jan 12, 2019
Rated: 3.84 by Eltrandos from France

Dec 29, 2018
Rated: 4.13 by MinerBob from Oklahoma

Sep 15, 2018
Rated: 4.08 by steevo24 from District of Columbia

Aug 16, 2018
Rated: 3.63 by Baviera from Belarus

Aug 12, 2018
Rated: 3.84 by robotic_being from Florida

Jul 17, 2018
Rated: 3.71 by corywalston from North Dakota

Jul 06, 2018
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Reviewed by Hanglow from Scotland

3.56/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours cloudy gold, voluminous head

Light nose, some spice

Touch of tartness, citric, . No bitterness but lack of sweetness and dry finish means it matters not.

Never my favourite style, this one is one of the best imo
Jul 05, 2018
Rated: 4 by LennyBound from Illinois

Jul 04, 2018
Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 1047 ratings