Blanche De Namur
Brasserie Du Bocq

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Wheat Beer - Witbier
Ranked #53
Ranked #23,492
3.83 | pDev: 12.79%
Brasserie Du Bocq
Very Good
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Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance – The beer pours a very hazy yellow-orange color with a tiny white head that fades almost instantaneously. After fading the head leaves light traces of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell - The aroma of the brew is huge of spice and yeast with the spice being predominate of coriander and clove. Along with these smells comes some lighter candied sugar smells and a bit of yeast and hay, which produce a rather nice and inviting smell overall.
Taste- The taste begins with a bready flavor mixed with some yeasty and spiced flavors of coriander and clove. These spice flavors grow stronger as the taste advances with them at the end dwindling a little bit. As the spice fluctuates, so too does the sweetness and breadiness, with it growing slightly stronger toward the end, as some orange and sugary sweetness coming to the tongue joined by more wheat bread flavors. At the finish of the taste comes a bit of hay and grass as well as a good hit of a yeast cake flavor, which end up leaving one with a rich Belgian blond taste to linger on the tongue all while the beer only clocks in at 4.5% abv.
Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the slightly thicker side for a brew of only 4.5 % abv, with a carbonation level that is average. For the style, the wheat tastes, spiced flavor, and lower abv the feel is fantastic and makes for one easy sipping brew.
Overall – This is a rather tasty, authentic and easy drinking Belgium blond. Overall a good choice if looking for something with yeast, fruit, and spice, all while being super easy drinking and flavorful!!

Sep 24, 2018
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sfprint from Germany

4.64/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A stunning light, yet thick and hazy yellow. Small head with sediment bits floating around.

It's smells like candy! Very sweet, like a sweet dough, yet fruity as well. Very citrusy.

Light, smooth, refreshing, although the smell doesn't translate into flavor as strongly as I would have liked.

Slight stinging from the carbonation.

One of my favorite beers. I can't think of a Belgian white that compares.

Apr 14, 2010
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rekel from Netherlands

4/5  rDev +4.4%

May 19, 2012
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IanRiley from Australia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Jan 11, 2012
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puck1225 from Texas

4.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had it on draft poured into a tall tulip glass . Bright Pale cloudy yellow color with nice initial head and good lacing. Very fragrant floral sweet smell. Excellent sweet spicy, ligh refreshing taste. Definitely something I would get again. A nice surprise.

Aug 09, 2019
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DaftPatrick from Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Aug 22, 2014
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Chugs13 from New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Nov 24, 2013
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educorgan from Portugal

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Jul 02, 2014
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tard24 from Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11%

Dec 28, 2013
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jonmikel from Spain

4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a regular glass from a 0,25 cl bottle.
-The regular look for a witbier. Pale yellow, very opaque. Lots of foam.
-Citric smell.
-A very nice taste. Not bitter at all, unlike other witbiers.
-The feel is really nice.
Overall I would describe it as a superb witbier.

Dec 07, 2015
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samEBC from Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Jan 12, 2014
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Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nov 14, 2015
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Richie71 from Ireland

4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dec 05, 2015
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proctah from Norway

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Apr 26, 2014
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Gagnonsux from Texas

3.82/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Jul 07, 2019
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Feb 27, 2012
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SocalKicks from California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Jun 23, 2013
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Mullinger1980 from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11%

May 11, 2013
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Keegan from Germany

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Mar 24, 2012
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HollyHops from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Dec 22, 2013
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patre_tim from Thailand

3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Cloudy and unfiltered, egg white colour, slight yellow tinge, 2 fingers of white creamy head fade to a foam, no visible carbonation.

S: Peaches, Belgian yeasts, the lightness of a witbier.

T: Not the sweetness I expected, but the Belgian yeasts come through, then the peaches, then a sourness, and the weighty body for a witbier stands out to me. Much like a dry white unripe peach. Lemon, a little lemon peel.

M: Medium body, quite weighty for a witbier, low fine bubbed carbonation is much like the bite of an alcohilizing fruit.

O: Unique, unlike any witbier I’ve had, but remenicent of 1664 Blanche. Good for hot weather, would pair well with lemon dressings and salads.

Jun 26, 2013
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aztraz from Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Jul 01, 2012
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safaricook from Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Apr 07, 2013
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biernack from Switzerland

5/5  rDev +30.5%

Feb 09, 2013
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VeganUndead from Virginia

3.24/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Sep 29, 2018
Blanche De Namur from Brasserie Du Bocq
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 487 ratings