Blanche De Namur
Brasserie Du Bocq

Blanche De NamurBlanche De Namur
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Style:
Wheat Beer - Witbier
Ranked #53
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
86
Ranked #23,543
Avg:
3.83 | pDev: 12.79%
Reviews:
203
Ratings:
487
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Brasserie Du Bocq
 
Belgium
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  26
Gots
  109
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Reviews by Everydayoff:
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Everydayoff from Thailand

3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

Cloudy pale yellow color with some yeast sediments, the pour quickly builds up very thick silky white head that retains itself very well with great retention before slowly subsiding to an everlasting foamy layer covering atop and leaving lots of sticky lacing patch along the way, high visible carbonation.

In a nose, it is very fruity that reminds me of citrus, lime juice, orange peel, and hint of banana. Also, spiciness at time with notes of clove and coriander together with floral bouquet as well as sweet bready malt.

The taste is led by wheat, grain, slight sweet, and bread from malt, thereafter, fruity tang takes over the palate providing notes of citrus, orange peel, lime, and subtle banana. Powdery yeast is somewhere in the middle together with clove spice and coriander. Hop bitterness is attenuated by fruity and yeasty character with only ghost-like suggestion of bitter bite.

Medium body with smooth mouthfeel by its good crispness and lively carbonation through the palate, the feeling is refreshing with a pleasantly dry finish.

Straightforward and traditional Wit with all the essential characters of good Wit, it is as good as it is supposed to be.

Jan 22, 2017
More User Reviews:
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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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dalecooper

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