La Chouffe Blonde Ale 11.2 oz

Item #7006
Shipping Wt. 1.50 lbs.
Availability: In Stock

Belgian Blond Strong Ale

Brewed by: D'Achouffe Brewery
Country: Belgium
Style: Blonde
Color: Golden

ABV: 8.0% rating: 98 rating: 94

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The first ale of the D'Achouffe Brewery, and its flagship, La Chouffe is a Belgian Strong Ale whose recipe, the brewers claim, was whispered into their ears by A. Chouffe, the last survivor of a colony of brewing gnomes.

The brew, spiced with coriander and bottle conditioned, is a sunny pale gold color with a thick white head.

Aromas of citrus, caramel, mango and banana give rise to a more complex flavor profile as the sweet and citrus are balanced by earthy yeast and subtle hop bitterness. The finish is silky and dry and conceals a heady 8.0% ABV.

Named for Achouffe, the village where it began or (depending on the storyteller) for a colony of beer-brewing gnomes reputed to have once lived in the area, the D'Achouffe Brewery was founded in the late 1970s by brothers-in-law Pierre Gobron and Chris Bauweraerts, first as a hobby, and then as a full time venture.

Nestled in the green hills of the Belgian Ardennes, the brewery released its first ale to high acclaim in 1982 and has flourished ever since. A meticulous attention to quality, a tried and true application of brewer's savvy and innovation, and an irrepressible talent for promotion (the popular gnomes appear on every label) helped propel the brewery to its current success.

Today D'Achouffe (acquired by the Duvel Moortgat brewery group in 2006) exports award-winning ales to over 40 countries around the world and hosts more than 10,000 thirsty brewery visitors each year.
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Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Mar 26, 2022  |  By Thier P
Excellent body, flavor and buzz. I amna fast drinker but this is a slow sip type beer. One Bottle is good two and you are out of park.
Thier P

Can't find it anywhere
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Dec 18, 2019  |  By peter j.
So glad we found your service. Not only do you offer beers we can't find anywhere in the backwoods of Idaho, the price was very reasonable. Quick service. My son was surprised at Thanksgiving dinner when he found this beer in the fridge.
peter j.

Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Sep 24, 2016  |  By David C.
One of the best Belgian light ales I've tried. Good value for the money. Highly recommend!
David C.