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Blonde D'Achouffe | Brasseurs R.J.

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3.7/5
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78 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasseurs R.J.
Quebec, Canada
brasseursrj.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by francisweizen on 02-17-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,129
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
78
pDev:
10.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 78 |  Reviews: 43
Photo of Organdrew
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Drank straight from a 341 mL bottle like in the photo.

Smell: Smells like a white; orange peel, some different spices, perhaps coriander. Couldn't get a good smell from the
bottle's narrow mouth. Don't notice the booze.

Taste: Spicy, ale-like, on the strong side. Slightly boozy. Spiciness and some bitterness that lasts. A good semi-complex mix
of spices with layers. Perhaps some very subtle fruit like banana or orange. Spices dominate.

Feel: Lots of carbonation. Forward. Medium-bodied. Heats up in your mouth.

Overall: I was expecting this as another gimmick beer with a bad mix of spices. I actually like this one. It's strong, ale-like
with white tendencies. Heat and bitterness, slightly boozy. Layers flow nicely. A good stiff drink for beer lovers if you
don't like whiskey or something. Reminds me of something suitable at Christmas or a spicy fall drink. I recommend.

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Photo of StormAles
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Poljazz22
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pale yellow with white head. Lots of bubbles.
Some Belgian yeast on the nose.
Tastes of citrus pepper coriander wheat Typical Belgian style with extra carbonation. The 8 % ABV is quite present and warming.
Pleasant enough and reasonable price. Easy to drink, nice balance of sweetness and hops. Head is persistent.
This beer is brewed by Le cheval blanc under licence from Achouffe. There is also a darker version. Worth a try if you like the style.

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Photo of papat444
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lewnanny
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A nice beer.

I will need to have it again to rate it.

I forgot to rate it at the time I had this one. Sorry

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Photo of toddsschneider
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boo-urns
4.3/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of groleau
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of binno
4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of theDuck
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of VbolieuV
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice blonde color with lots of carbonation and a 1-inch head with some lacing. Smell of hops and wheat with some spices too. Taste like a spicy witbier if you want. Nice citrusy taste and good hop flavours too, lots of spices also. Not a bad beer but pretty sure it ain't as good as the original (that I haven't tasted yet sadly.)

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Photo of joemcgrath27
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
2.76/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Slightly veiled almost golden color with a thick white sparkly 2 finger head, lasting around 10 minutes, with some good legs.

Aromas of citrus, sweet grains, and metal. Flavors of citrus like lemon, smoky corn, roasted grains, coriander, slight fruity ester, herbal spices. High syrupy sweetness. Strong adjunct roasted corn taste.

Slick medium body with prickly carbonation. Medium strength finish, ending with a vinous fruity citrus feel and harsh bitter spices.

Overall an average failed copy of La Chouffe : Unpleasant flavors, a little flat and missing the nice freshness of a good Belgian Ale. Warming but boozy. Badly spiced.

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Photo of TimWakimika
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bier_Gendron
4.28/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marie-Sophie
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rugene
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kevofficiel
4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Blonde D'Achouffe from the Brasseur RJ

The look of it : A nice Golden Orange color. Lots of carbonation. Not even half od a finger of head

The smell of it: Remind me of the Hoegaarden. But way more spices to it. Can also smell a stronger presence of Alcohol

The taste of it. Like the smell some spices. A touch of orange. Some citrus with a touch of banana on the after taste. A good balance of the Alcohol. The feel is also nice inside the mouth

So overall would I recommend it ? Sure, this is a well made beer. Can t go wrong with this one.

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Photo of Electros
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lmaduells
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Niceroad77
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of EpicHobo1
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Noelito76
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Socialiste
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Blonde D'Achouffe from Brasseurs R.J.
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 78 ratings
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