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Brasserie Lefebvre

Brasserie Lefebvre
Blanche de Bruxelles Belgian White Ale

Category: Witbier

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 4.5%
Certified Organic
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Brasserie Lefebvre
Blanche de Bruxelles Belgian White Ale

Category: Witbier

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 4.5%
Minutely hazy yellow color. Floral, citrusy aromas and flavors of dried lavender, lemon soufflé, and coriander and grains of paradise with a silky, crisp, effervescent, light-to-medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-long frosted wheat nut pastry, honeyed clementine and apple and pear finish. A very pretty and very refreshing witbier that hits the floral spicy mark with grace.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty, Crisp & Light, Spicy & Complex & Smooth & Mild
Aroma Aroma: dried lavender, lemon soufflé, and coriander and grains of paradise
Taste Flavor: frosted wheat nut pastry, honeyed clementine and apple and pear
Bitterness Bitterness: Faint
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: White Asparagus, White Sardines, Chevre
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very pretty and very refreshing witbier that hits the floral spicy mark with grace.

The Producer or Importer

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The Producer or  Importer
421 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 200
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
USA
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Witbier

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Serve in a Pokal
Witbier or wit beers are pale straw to deep golden in color and range in alcohol from 4.5-5%. These unfiltered beers are a style of flavored wheat beer, and derive much of their flavoring from bitter curaçao orange peel, coriander and other spices. This style is distinctly Belgian in origin and has seen resurgence in recent decades. It is now widely produced in the US as a summer seasonal. Noteworthy example of this style include: Hoegaarden White Beer, Unibroue Blanche de Chambly, and Brouwerij de Gouden Boom Blanche de Bruges. Pair with Thai noodles or baked chicken.