Blanche De Chambly | Unibroue

BA SCORE
87
very good
2,412 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:
2,412
Reviews:
1,047
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.63%
 
 
Wants:
122
Gots:
363
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,412 |  Reviews: 1,047
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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Photo of Commandophile
4.7/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of OKbrew89
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Omer_faruck
3.46/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Libeertarian
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From notes taken 09/02/16:

Straw gold on first pour, seems effervescent. Gradually more amber, ever so slightly less clear. At the end, a dull orange amber, mostly opaque, mirky, with lees in suspension. Tall foamy white head that fizzes down quickly at first, but leaves a fine cap of lower-moderate retention. Yeasty dough aroma, light sweet graininess and a tartness that almost berry-like, extremely subdued brewing spice suggestions, perhaps orange peel. Yeasty but also citrusy throughout, more so orange than lemon. Finishes metallic then almost Band-Aid-like. On the last pour, extra yeasty/vinous and a hint of pepper thanks to lees. Fairly clean and dry finish. Medium-bodied, abundant cleansing effervescence, but not too much, tingly but levels out to sudsy.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Viaduck
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Opens with a nice pop, pours a fairly clear golden body & beautiful white head that is short lived, lots of bubble action. The aroma & flavor is pleasant but not very intense, a nice mix of grain, yeast, citrus & alcohol. And an abundance of carbonation. Very good

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Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: hazy golden yellow with a huge white frothy head
S: not much here, it's a light wheat
T: like the nose, it's a light wheat.
F: smooth, easy drinking.

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Photo of ZEB89
4.19/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TerryW
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Budlum
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of aibrah
4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SensorySupernova
4.07/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Skaterdude97
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look - 4.5 | hazy golden-amber colour, good sized creamy head with long retention

Smell - 4 | coriander, orange, fresh bread, banana, pear, plum, vanilla

Taste - 3.75 | Bread, orange, banana, plums, caramel, vanilla, slightly tart, not much finish

Feel - 4.25 | medium body, medium effervescent carbonation, dry finnish

Overall - 4.25

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Blanche De Chambly from Unibroue
3.87 out of 5 based on 2,412 ratings.
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