Blanche De Chambly | Unibroue

Blanche De ChamblyBlanche De Chambly
2,429 Ratings
Blanche De ChamblyBlanche De Chambly

Brewed by:
Quebec, Canada

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-29-2001

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of peoplewithhands
1.98/5  rDev -49.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a pint glass

Appearance: Poured gold with some cloudiness starts with a thick head that disappears in minutes into a paper thin line that laces nicely as you drink.

Smell: Fruity, citrus, and sour grass with undertones of wheat and yeast

Taste: wheat stays on the tongue but my pallete soon becomes overwhelmed with lemony sour grassiness that stays.

Mouthfeel: overwhelming carbonation reminds me of perrier water

Overall: The sour grassiness and carbonation overwhelms this beer for me. I'd much prefer the complexity and bubble gum flavor of hoegaarden.

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of duracell
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750mL bottle. Cloudy yellow brew, very nice head with a pretty good retention. The smell is amazing, mostly citrus notes with strong yeast aromas, very powderish. Taste is very good and confirms the aromas. For me, the major downfall is the pretty high carbonation. Otherwise, it's an excellence brew, full of aromas and very refreshing!

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of alee42
4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to BeersoftheWorld staff member,

Poured into a Weizen glass. Comes out as a hazy straw color, very nice white head, but disappears quickly. The wheat makes for a lighter color and flavor. Very yeasty.

Detecting quite a myriad of spices. Most prominent are coriander and orange peel.

Taste is crisp with a light hoppiness and flavors of citrus and spice. Very nice carbonation, which makes for a very smooth, almost buttery, beer.

Definitely recommend.

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2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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1/5  rDev -74.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of rwrk42
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour: A cloudy pale yellow. Nice white foamy head.
Smell: Slight fruit smell, mix of orange and lemon
Taste: Very smooth with light fruit flavors of orange and lemon. Citrus like taste. Similar to Allagash White but without the spice flavoring
A very good Witbier. Highly recommend.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of rangerred
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a sam adams pint glass.

Pours a hazy straw yellow with a half finger head that fades somewhat quickly. Not too impressive.

Aroma is a nice yeasty orange with some lemon zest as well. There is also a slight grassy quality.

Taste is a light orange and lemon along with the yeasty quality common in most witbiers. All flavors fade rather abruptly except for the lemon which lingers for a bit along with a slight sourness.

Overall this is an excellent beer. If the appearance would have been a little bitter I would have rated higher. I will definitely revisit again.

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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