Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White | Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

BA SCORE
84
good
993 Ratings
Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian WhiteBlanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
Belgium
brasserielefebvre.be

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-02-1999

BEER STATS
Ratings:
993
Reviews:
333
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
14.02%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
195
For Trade:
0
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3.44/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fabianno
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MFS_71
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bouncepass
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of steverx8
3.57/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of npendres
3.46/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Light, fruity, refreshing on a summer day and good enough to do again and again (which I have...ignoring its second name.)

Reviewed in MJ's "Great Beers of Belgium," I quote from a brief entry: "soft, sweetish and grainy, with come apple-skin notes, pineapple in the middle and gingery dryness in the finish."
Following a similar pattern describing the fruity middle was Oliver Garrett's review in "Brewmaster's Table."

8/1/17 Had again, this time in a can. An acceptable table wit, just not great. (Maybe I'd change my mind if they did away with the little boy peeing.)

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Photo of tbeer40
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of parris
4.2/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JPadilla
3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OldSwampy
3.57/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can on 10 April '16. Use-by date "16/09/11" (I'm assuming the year was first...).

Looked like cloudy lemonade with a bit of a white head. Chunky yeast leavings floating around in there. Nice nose, oranges, some other citrus, maybe candied fruit (or fruit candy). Big blast of sweet fruitiness. Taste was not as impactful - mild, sweetish, fruity, gentle. Pleasant and very easy to drink quickly; you could almost forget it was a beer. Only the slightest bit of acidity or hop flavor, just a tiny zing that fades quickly. Leaves the mouth feeling clean but not parched. Fun, not too serious beer.

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3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.38/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breakingbland
3.86/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Antietem in Detroit.

A light refreshing beer with just a little funk.

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4.4/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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1/5  rDev -73%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Just awful. Absolutely terrible.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fabiand
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of millerbuffoon
4.06/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ken_P
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WoodBrew
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Blanche De Bruxelles was a decent beer probably best suited for the summer time. It poured a pale yellow with white head that did not leave any lace. The scent has faint hints of white grape/wine. The taste followed suite and strongly correlated with white grape juice. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it was good.

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3.62/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TerryAcker
3.35/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of clackenstein
4.51/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Blanche De Bruxelles / Manneken Pis Belgian White from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
3.71 out of 5 based on 993 ratings.
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