Blanche De Namur | Brasserie Du Bocq

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85
very good
447 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Du Bocq
Belgium
bocq.be

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by rastaman on 09-15-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
447
Reviews:
184
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
12.89%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
98
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 447 |  Reviews: 184
Photo of DegenErik
3.42/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrDemento456
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Never had this beer before so to see it for 4 dollars a bomber secured my purchase.

A - Head isn't as exceptional as I expected but this is from a light pour so it fades to nothing. Color is a bright hazy yellow similar to pineapple juice.
S - Peppery coriander, with tangy yeasts and orange peels and just a hint of anise.
T - Kind of flat really orange peel is there but provides no zest. Coriander is spicy but really mild and anise is there which is thankfully minimal. Overall boring
M - Bubbly making this 4.5% beer a chore to finish.

Overall nothing I will run out and get again at least it was cheap. Taste like the Belgium version of Blue moon with less orange flavor...

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Photo of muratgurer
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mizx
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DougT
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Macamah
1.64/5  rDev -56.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of gianluca88
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this beer with my cousin Tim in Eugene, he bought it for $1 per bottle wholesale, I got to split the final bottle of 2 cases that he bought. It was a lovely session-y Belgian, perfect for a hot sunny day!

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Photo of risenz
4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Giangio
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.37/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: A creamy yellow coloring, decent lacing, a cool looking beer
S: A wheaty, bready, fruity, delicate smell, a tad of lemon, a full body smell.
T: A raspberry, lemony, wheaty cake batter mix, its delicious. A very creamy fruity taste
F: Smooth, soft, nice feel
O: A great Witbier that will have me coming back for more

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Photo of Jcarriglio
4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of eire
3.36/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mrsourbrown
4.92/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Best wit ive had to date

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Photo of Beginner2
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Reviewed in Roger Protz' " 300 Beers To Try Before You Die!"
Reviewed also in "Michael Jackson's Great Beers of Belgium", this awaits my review.

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Photo of Savaseri
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle 0,33 cl into weizen glass. It looks cloudy and yellow like a typical witbier with white quick disappearing head. Smells like orange and wheat. Its taste is fresh and also it is medium-bodied belgian beer. Like it!

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Photo of tbaumer
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JakeScully
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Probably slightly inferior to Blanche de Chambly yet better than hoegaarden. Worth it to try and make a half-assed review of it lol. No seriously, drink it once and don't buy again. There are better blanche around.

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Photo of bmaggot
4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Anze
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a murky light yellowish brown color with a white head. The aroma is coriander and maybe some licorice. The taste is mostly citrus with some yeast flavoring. An average beer.

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Photo of eric5bellies
3.44/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a pale cloudy straw colour with a decent white head that retains very well

S - Not overpowering but hints of citrus and hop

T - Citrus and wheat with a clean after taste

M - Light to medium body and medium carbonation

O - A very good representation of the style

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Blanche De Namur from Brasserie Du Bocq
3.8 out of 5 based on 447 ratings.
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