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X4 world champion

DEDICATED TO THE QUALITY AND AUTHENTICITY OF ITS BEERS, BRASSERIE DU MONT-BLANC'S KNOW-HOW HAS BEEN ACCLAIMED.

La Blanche du Mont-Blanc received yet another award in 2015, elected the best white beer in the world, all categories combined. With this recognition, Brasserie du Mont-Blanc becomes the first craft brewer to join an elite club of eight winners. This prize represents an exceptional win with over 1 000 beers from 30 countries in competition. In2013, our Blanche had already been chosen the best white beer in the world in its category. In 2014, La Rousse du Mont-Blanc won yet again world’s best amber at Global Craft Beer Awards. In 2011, La Rousse had already been chosen the best amber beer in the world at the World Beer Awards.

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DEDICATED TO THE QUALITY AND AUTHENTICITY OF ITS BEERS, BRASSERIE DU MONT-BLANC'S KNOW-HOW HAS BEEN ACCLAIMED.

The competitionsWBA

The competitions: World Beer Award, Craft Beer Award, Concours International de Lyon

World Beer Award
The World Beer Awards is one of two global competitions that are references in the beer world.

This international competition is held once each year.
Selections are made blind in each geographic area (Americas, Asia and Europe) by a panel of professional judges (primarily oenologists, beer connoisseurs, and specialised journalists).
After three elimination rounds, the winners of the regional finals compete for the world title.
Over 1 000 beers from 42 countries competed in 2013.

Craft Beer Award
This competition is held once each year in Germany. It is unique in that it focusses on beers from independent breweries. The panel of judges includes 34 professionals and experts who are brewers themselves. The organisers want to develop a global network of independent brewers to develop cross-border exchanges, cooperation and collaboration.

Concours International de Lyon
Lyon is a city renowned for its excellent food and its taste for fine things. For the past six years, the contest has focussed on wine, and this year, beer was also included for the first time. The jury is composed of chefs, professionals and connoisseurs from the city. This year’s honorary president was Denis Verneau, Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2015 and head sommelier at La Mère Brazier, with two Michelin stars.

WBA La Rousse

La Rousse

World Champion 2011

Brewed using water from the glaciers of Mont Blanc, Mont-Blanc’s La Rousse is the fruit of a combination of three malts (barley, wheat and oats), several hops including Strisselpalt from Alsace with its floral and highly aromatic notes, and seasoned with a secret bouquet of spices.
Like Mont-Blanc’s La Blanche, top fermentation and prolonged ageing are key stages in brewing Mont-Blanc’s La Rousse.

Mont-Blanc’s Rousse is a beer of contrasts: full-bodied and malty at first, followed by delectable caramel and roasted almond notes, and a fruity finish.

Mont-Blanc’s La Rousse can be enjoyed as a cocktail with cold cuts or during meals with roast meats or even smoked fish.

The judges' opinion

"Roasted chestnut, a sweet caramel nose with floral aromas. An intense, sweet and fruity flavour with lots of floral notes. Roasted malts with caramel and bread fragrance along with notes of chocolate, mocha and a slightly fruity end note."

La Rousse

World champion 2014

La Rousse championne du monde - Craft Beer Award - 2014

Brewed using water from the glaciers of Mont Blanc, Mont-Blanc’s La Rousse is the fruit of a combination of three malts (barley, wheat and oats), several hops including Strisselpalt from Alsace with its floral and highly aromatic notes, and seasoned with a secret bouquet of spices.
Like Mont-Blanc’s La Blanche, top fermentation and prolonged ageing are key stages in brewing Mont-Blanc’s La Rousse.

Mont-Blanc’s Rousse is a beer of contrasts: full-bodied and malty at first, followed by delectable caramel and roasted almond notes, and a fruity finish.

Mont-Blanc’s La Rousse can be enjoyed as a cocktail with cold cuts or during meals with roast meats or even smoked fish.

The judges' opinion

"Roasted chestnut, a sweet caramel nose with floral aromas. An intense, sweet and fruity flavour with lots of floral notes. Roasted malts with caramel and bread fragrance along with notes of chocolate, mocha and a slightly fruity end note."

La Blanche Championne du Monde

La Blanche

World Champion 2013

Mont-Blanc’s La Blanche is a Witbier, that is, a Belgian-style white beer (not to be confused with German-style Weiss Beers). Brewed using water from the glaciers of Mont Blanc, Mont-Blanc’s La Blanche is the fruit of the marriage between barley and wheat malts, aromatic hops, seasoned with a bouquet of spices dominated by coriander and Curacao orange peel.

Top fermentation to develop subtle aromas, combined with prolonged ageing, the guarantee of finesse, are the indispensable key stages for the success of Mont Blanc’s La Blanche.

It is unfiltered to retain its natural cloud and all of its original flavours. It is a light white beer that’s both refreshing and elegant. The wheat’s mellow notes are followed by tart citrus and coriander.
Mont-Blanc’s La Blanche can be enjoyed as a cocktail, as a thirst quencher, or during meals with Arctic char or vendace, fish native to our lakes.

The judges' opinion

"A spicy nose and notes of lemon zest and plants. A fresh and well balanced palate. Delicately lemony, light and flowery, an impeccable finish."

La Blanche

World Champion 2015

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The judges' opinion

"A spicy nose and notes of lemon zest and plants. A fresh and well balanced palate. Delicately lemony, light and flowery, an impeccable finish."