Belle Gueule Hefeweizen | Brasseurs R.J.

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Belle Gueule HefeweizenBelle Gueule Hefeweizen

Brewed by:
Brasseurs R.J.
Quebec, Canada

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Phyl21ca on 07-06-2012

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Ratings: 46 |  Reviews: 16
Reviews by JOaikido:
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2.64/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

341 ml bottle.

A- Pale amber. Effervescent but with big bubbles and the head disappears too quickly like a soft drink. Nice colour but no head.

S- Fruit (citrus and sour berry), wheat, yeast. Much like a white. Touch of alcohol and a faint stewed dried fruit finish.

T- Watery middle. Faint citrus and fruit, but the yeasty smells seem to have turned into a metallic finish. Bitter flash of hops towards the finish. Middle a bit too sweet and sweetness too sugary.

MF- Light bodied. Soft-drink style carbonation. A bit of drying astringency.

O- I was disappointed. Wasn't really expecting something up to German standards, but they dare to call this a Master's series.

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Photo of JohnnyBarman
3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Single bottle from Broue Ha Ha in Gatineau.

Poured into a stange. Hazy caramel-golden in colour, with a billowing head of foam that quickly recedes into a thin, but sturdy ring. Some lacing icicles.

Nose is banana, mild clove, bread crust, some floral notes.

Surprisingly good hefeweizen, smooth and balanced between fruit, grain and spice, with none of the three dominant flavors gaining the upper hand. Finishes dry with a hint of citrus.

Solid brew, would certainly pick up again. This brew was a nice surprise!

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Photo of brother_rebus
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

J'étais étonné par Belle Gueule Hefe. c Bon là- des houblons sont plus ou moins absente. C proche en qualitė avec des Hefeweizens d'allemagne. Creamy. Yum.

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Photo of ZorPrime
4.49/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm not expecting a lot from this one...

Beer is copper in color, veiled. Nice foamy head on top of it. Small bubbles. The aroma is intense. Bananas, some cloves. For Belle Gueule, the aroma is intense... Usually it's light... I like this, very nice aroma. On the taste, it's delicious. Bananas, cloves, fruity with a finish that's slightly spicy. Medium body. Refreshing. Very hot beer for hot summer!

I'm quite pleased... A truly good beer.

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Photo of 2_Shaynez
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Poured into big wheat beer glass, as per suggestion on bottle.

Appearance: Beautiful Orangey Amber color, and gold at narrowest point of wheat glass. Slighlt hazy, but expected it to be hazier. One finger white head which disspipated at moderate speed. Constant bubbles rising.

Nose: skunky yeast, sweetness, banana chips, bubble gum, orange crush, very summery fresh aroma overall.

Taste: Banana bread, cereals, yeast.

Mouth: Light bodied with perfect medium carbonation. Almost like a san pellegrino type soft carbonation.

Overall: I drifted from my usual style in my last beer run. I picked up a couple blondes, whites, wheat beers including this one. I'm really enjoying it on this warm september day!

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Photo of talbotjf99
3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djcreepshow
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of rugene
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very good, taste a lot like the Belgium Blonde "Leffe"

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Photo of Phyl21ca
4.42/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: Poured a hazy yellow color weizen with a large foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of fresh banana bread ester with solid wheat malt notes is quite enjoyable. Taste is a refreshing mix between some huge notes of banana ester with loads of wheat malt and some light cloves notes. Body is quite full with good carbonation. I’m totally impressed by that one and I had kind of given up on RJ coming –up with something so good.

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Photo of DoubleMalt
3.54/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Derf36
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of lpc1978
3.72/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of papat444
3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spinrsx
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

341ml Bottle from Broue Haha QC for 1.99+tax

Appearance – Hazy copepr colour with an above average size frothy off-white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for around 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Grains/wheat, banana, clove/coriander

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an above average amount of carbonation. I can taste grains/bread mixed with lots of banana. There is also a yeasty coriander/clove spiciness. It ends with a grainy banana aftertaste.

Overall – Pretty good stuff.. definitely one of the best beer's I've had from this brewer. There's something a little chalky in the scent, but it doesn't come through in the taste. The banana also doesn't taste too artificial like some other hefe's do. Worth trying.

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Photo of Poljazz22
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a very nice beer. Pours orange with a white head. Lovely smell of banana and pears. Taste of light malts , wheat beer and German yeast. A hint of noble hops and light sweetness. Goes down quite easily with a bit of warmth. Final is dry with a solid body. Have bought more than once.

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Photo of Melomanemusher
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Whatup14
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Max8787
4.01/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Alexc11
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy bronze color with decent lace. Banana overtones (a characteristic of Hefeweizen) accompanied with a smooth taste and finish with moderate carbonation. Nice October wheat beer. Felicitation!

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Photo of rick7373
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kevofficiel
3.12/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Belle Gueule Hefeweizen, one of the most interesting beer.
The smell is great, strong smell I will say.
The color is a golden color very light in the glasse.
The carbonation is good. Not too high, not too low.
Now for the taste, I was not really impressed about it compare to the Blonde Ale Belle Gueule or the Red Ale Belle Gueule.
I mean its not bad but Belle Gueule have some better one for my taste.
So would I recommend it ? Yes... but, if you have the option of other Belle Gueule take the other option.

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Photo of rale
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Krakpoff
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of jrenihan
3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Papat444 for this one.

Looks like BB Feb 13, 2013

Beer is a cloudy golden/orange. Good-sized white head fades at a moderate pace. A bit of lace.

Smell is intensely of banana and bubblegum. Smells like candy. Some clove there as well but not as much,.

Taste is similar to the nose. Banana city, lots of bubblegum. Clove is more prominent than in the nose. Wheat, of course. The banana is too strong for me, but generally pretty good.Aftertaste is a bit off.

Medium bodied, highly carbonated. Pretty true to style.

Overall, not bad. I find the banana flavour to be too intense, but it is certainly a flavourful beer.

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