Le Chién Blanc | Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Illinois, United States
flossmoorstation.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by DrunkMcDermott on 09-30-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
5.25%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of birdsellam
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a flared pokal.

Another wit today. I'm on a roll here. This one pours a cloudy pale straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises lemon peel, light mandarin orange, coriander, light grass, and a touch of flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some orange zest, some extra lemon zest and coriander, and a pinch of cardamom. There's quite a bit of citrus here, baby, but it's not o'erwhelming in the slightest. The body is fairly light, with a light moderate carbonation, a wet feel, and a slightly dry finish. Overall, a nice wit. 'Nuff said, really.

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Photo of zeff80
4.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap as of June 29, 2011.

A - Poured a cloudy, golden yellow color with a one-finger, white head of foam.

S - Aroma had a strong lemon presence with some citrus and wheat.

T - Tasted great! Some fruity notes of the Belgian yeast with some apple flavors. Also, the lemon and wheat that come with witbiers.

M - It was crisp, sharp and crackled on the tongue. A light to medium bodied ale with a snappy, dry finish.

O - This is a really tasty witbier. I was pleasantly surprised with how flavorful it was.

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Photo of DrunkMcDermott
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My impression of this brew may be clouded by the Dark Star Imperial Stout and IPA I had before it, but I haven't seen anything like this (okay, I'm not a Belgian expert). A fine lacy head fails to cover an opaque, whitish-yellow beer. Strong weissbeer taste of coriander, orange peel and berries. Sugary Belgian finish aided by traditional slice of lemon. For some reason, I almost get a whiff of... sweat. Maybe it's just me after hoisting a few.

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Le Chién Blanc from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
3.81 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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