Mort Subite Blanche | Brouwerij Mort Subite

Mort Subite BlancheMort Subite Blanche
BA SCORE
45%
Liked This Beer
3.66 w/ 60 ratings
Mort Subite BlancheMort Subite Blanche
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Mort Subite
Belgium
mort-subite.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bark on 09-09-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,303
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
60
Liked:
27
Avg:
3.66/5
pDev:
13.11%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +36.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of jeffjeff1
4.45/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this on tap today at Cannery Row Brewery in Monterey. It was listed on the menu as Mort Subite White Lambic.

Appearance- copper color, nice looking head

Smell- very fruity like sour apple, very nice

Taste- sour apple, very nice

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought this was very good. I would like to get more if I can.

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Photo of garcia2a
4.32/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another tasty from the Mort Subite in Brussels. I enjoyed this at Mort Subite while sharing a plate of kip kap.

This beer pours a nicely cloudy straw yellow with a fair amount of carbonation. The beer has a robust head that remains for most of the drinking, leaving plenty of lacing on the sides of the glass.

The bouquet has robust yeast and grains, but lots of nice fruit as well. Lemons, apricots and berries all tickle the sniffer at various times. Almost candy-like at times. This translates well to the taste, as the classic yeasty-powdery taste is supplemented with a lovely, complex fruit mix. The finish has an initial bitter bite, and then leaves a lovely, faint aftertaste of apricots and peaches.

This is a medium bodied beer with great mouthfeel. I enjoyed it immensely and wish I could get some here, but alas, I will have to wait until I am in Brussels again.

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Photo of ant1
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of chrisroarshack
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KimenTshom
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of mactrail
4.17/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Wonderful peach flavor. Light as a frothy cloud melting on the tongue. Great fruity aroma that keeps wafting with every sip. No trace of hops, apparently. Like a sugar cookie but not overly sweet. Long lasting lacing in the tulip glass.

If it had more taste it would be champagne. An interesting example of subtlety in brewing (Stone, take note). And yes, if your female companion winces at the thought of another IPA, Morte Subite is your secret weapon. Another of the less-common tap offerings at South Park Abbey in San Diego.

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Photo of Globetrotter
4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sampled at A La Mort Subite in Brussels, it came out a cloudy straw gold under a one finger thick white head that goes nowhere and leaves lots of lace along the way. Very fruity and spicey nose, with lots of raspberry and plenty of yeast. Light and very prickly mouth. Sweet yeast with raspberry tones define the initial flavor. Not much in the way of hops, there is a definite sour tone. A bit of malt emerges at the swallow. Nice drinking experience.

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Photo of Halcyondays
4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours an almost opaque yellow with a finger of white head, some lace.

S: Smarties, candy-like on the nose with a lot of lemon.

T: If lemon cotton candy was a flavour this would fit it. Never really funky or that acid, but pretty tasty.

M: Very light carbonation, easy on the palate, fluffy.

O: My first from the legendary Mort Subite and I'm impressed. Good balance of flavours, nothing artificial, an enjoyable effort.

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Photo of Prime16
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: I believe this beer was mislabeled from the Brewery. It poured reddish in color with a crisp, white effervescent head.

S: Faint sweetness of fruit, cherries.

T: Easiest way to describe the taste - Cherry Kool Aid, in a good way.

M: Light carbonation.

O: Enjoyable, easy drinker.

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Photo of bckayaalp
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of jrfehon33
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of ortie
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of dtreindl
3.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DovaliHops
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad. Poured a very light, almost clear peach color with a fluffy white head. Scent was initially lemons...with a bit of wheat and peaches. Some grassy notes as well. Taste was basically just as it smelled. Nice and tart. VERY easy drinking tart beer. My girlfriend couldn't stop stealing my glass. As the beer warmed, the peaches and tart wild flavors came through nicely. Mouthfeel was light bodied and slightly creamy. Drinkability was very high. Overall, I've never had a beer labeled as a "young white lambic"...but I really enjoyed it. Nothing SPECTACULAR, but very drinkable.

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Photo of
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at A la Mort Subite in Brussels as Lambic Blanche (I assume this is the same beer).
Golden and cloudy with a thin white head.
Aromas of lemon and orange zest.
Tastes of muted lemon, very subtle bitterness, and a nice balanced yeasty sweetness. Extremely drinkable without being simple.

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Photo of grittybrews
3.95/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Billed as Mort Subite Witte Lambic. Poured a pale straw yellow into a pint glass with a finger of bright white head. Sweet aroma of honey, lemon, and a touch of grass.

Moderate carbonation and a light mouthfeel. Sweet lemonade up front with creamy wheat and an odd but pleasant hint of coconut in the finish.

Wasn't really what I was expecting from something called a lambic, but this was very tasty and refreshing.

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3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Paisan
3.83/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

When in Brussels, do as the "Brusseleirs" do: go for a "blanchke" (a white) in "La Mort Subite" (Sudden Death). The café itself may attract more tourists than locals these days, but it has kept its authenticity despite this.

Very accessible, a good introduction to lambics. Maybe not the best of this style, but that doesn't mean thisn't a good beer, far from it.

Opaque golden-straw, you'll have to be fast to catch any sight of a fast dwindling hald inch of foam (I really can't call this a head).
Lemony smell and taste, nice balance of sweet and sour, little of the bitters. Quite fruity even, but luckily there's the yeasty tones to counter that sufficiently as to not make this an alcoholic lemonade.

Very nice quick thirst quencher, very drinkable.

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Photo of bestrent24
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knapp85
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This was quite a surprise for me. I didn't expect from this one but it turned out to be really tasty. I really enjoy the aroma on this one, it's a little yeasty but mostly picking up some white grapes. The flavor is smooth and on the sweeter side. It's got a white wine feel to it all around. I never thought this would be as flavorful and refreshing as it was.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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Beer rating: 45% out of 100 with 60 ratings
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