Blanche De Chambly | Unibroue

BA SCORE
87
very good
2,403 Ratings
Blanche De ChamblyBlanche De Chambly
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unibroue
Quebec, Canada
unibroue.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-29-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,403
Reviews:
1,042
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.63%
 
 
Wants:
121
Gots:
361
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,403 |  Reviews: 1,042
Photo of AVbrewski
4.59/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Taste and smell exceptional. Almost didn't want to swallow because of amazing feeling and taste on palate. A delicious wheat beer that gets it right.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JOhn_Molson
3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sjdevel
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: 4.5
Super – Mega – Loads of bright white foam. Almost meringue-like. Very active. A hazy yellow / light gold.
Smell: 4.5
There is some funk, some earthy vegetable scents, and a lot of coriander and spice. Definitely Belgian yeast.
Taste: 4.5
No hop bitterness at all, and really no evidence of hops at all. There’s a savory vegetable flavor (like a shot of V-8 in the bottle). Not as citrusy as I expected, but on the stronger side of the coriander. Quite malty and sweet.
Feel: 4.25
Light/Medium bodied. Very foamy.
Overall: 4.25
Overall a very good beer. Sweet and malty like a Tripel, but fruity and spiced like a Wit. Very good and will get again.

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Photo of Lucaskowalik
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 341mL bottle into a snifter.
L- Cloudy, golden tangerine with good carbonation and frothy white head with excellent lacing.
S- Oranges, peaches, vanilla mangoes, raisins, grassy herbs. Smells like the Okanagan Valley in the summer.
T- Smooth and creamy with the crisp fruits it smelt of. Although it could use a bit more complexity as it comes of a tad watery.
F- Kind of feels like you're drinking mildly flavored water with decent carbonation. It is very creamy and refreshing though. Also an orange and vanilla after taste which lingers on your palate.
O- It is not overly sweet like commercial white beers such as Shock Top or Belgian Moon, but it does fail in terms of smell which comes off as muted compared to its big smell and golden appearance. It is surprisingly creamy but it pales in comparison to this breweries more complex beers such as Maudite, Fin Du Monde, and Trois Pistole. Also on a side note, the foil on Unibroue bottles is damn annoying and can get in the beer if you're not careful.

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Photo of Brew_ski
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FrancisM12
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of evanwoertz
4.36/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of valkyre65
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brody1714
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zotzot
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Moderate straw color
Thick lacy head
Soft floral fruity smell
Nice farm house taste

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Photo of BeerTest
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of liam_mcnulty
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prost76
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of breardon1776
4.54/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sappyjoker
4.52/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cknoch
4.42/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

In general, blanche de chambly is an exceptional choice for those who love witbier. Many of the very crisp citrus notes are very apparent, although the beer does lack the common orange peel & coriander flavour associated with most witbiers; nevertheless, blanche de chambly does peform better than most witbiers on the market (including those from Belgium), only losing to Hoegaarden in my opinion. Definitely worth a try.

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Photo of Curt3
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of PhillyNole
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LordArgonaut
4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of grittly
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mantooth
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pmicdee
3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Although a very good example of the style, not my favourite style

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Blanche De Chambly from Unibroue
3.87 out of 5 based on 2,403 ratings.
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