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Brewed by Brasserie de Silly
Style: Belgian Ale
Silly, Belgium

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lightly scented aroma followed by a subtly bitter taste. It leaves a subtle raisin fruitiness on the palate ending with a pleasant bitter tonic when swallowing.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
diabel (1680) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2007
Bottle at Beer Brothers’ Festival 2007, Mechelen, Belgium
Hazy, blond body. White, fizzy head. Ok lace. Very fresh aroma (like some kind of cleaning product) of citrus, orange. Quite complex and interesting nose. Moderately bitter, lightly sweet flavour. Quite yeasty flavour. In total, I don’t really like it that much as I did like the aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2007
Bouteille de 330 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de malt et d’épices avec une pointe de miel. Apparence: La couleur est blonde avec une forte densité de bulle. Présence d’un énorme col mousseux ey d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de malt avec une pointe de miel et de clémentine (?). Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’houblon en arrière goût. (Rating #1389)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Choos (719) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2008
Aroma: initial metal hop and light malt. Appearance: hazy yellow wtih a huge fluffy head and sheet lacing. Flavour: light tang with balanced sweet malt. Palate: metallic and dry with a huge amount of carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3757) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2008
Bottle - 330ml. Hazy blond body with average carbonation and a nice white foamy head. Malty/hoppy aroma with bready, grassy, and flowery hints. Well balanced malty/hoppy taste that ends with a sharp bittersweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2010 In short: A basic floral Belgian blonde ale. Good but nothing special.
How: Bottle 330ml, drank when about 6 months of age
The look: Clear blonde body topped by an initially large white head with medium retention
In long: Averagely fruity for a Belgian Ale with flavours of pineapples, apples (red and green), bananas, some grapefruits. Hops are very much on the floral side of things, almost perfumy. Sensation of floral petal juice along with some dry grass. Light acidity. Very lively carbonation, maybe a bit too much so. White pepper and salty notes, the beer has a strong mineral presence. An overall crisp and fresh sensation upped the score a few points. Very drinkable in its simplicity, almost underrated. The truth is that this beer isn’t far from one of the best Belgian Blonde ale. Silly is only 70 miles away from Westvleteren.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (6289) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2008
Bottle @ Take One. Hazy golden colour, white head. Very fruity aroma, malty and flowery. Flavour adds some hoppy notes to that, with a slightly bitter finish. Medium to fullbodied. Becomes a bit boring in the end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (11768) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 3, 2008
hazy blond colour with a huge white foam, estery nose with notes of pear, sweet and medium-bodied, moderate bitterness, long fruity finish, slightly tart

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ha1ag (849) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2009
Bottled at Take One in Mestreech. Hazy morning urine color, enormous fluffy head, complex spicy nose. Aroma yeast, spices and soem prevailing sweetness. Flavour is fruity, spicy and yeast-dominated. Alcohol is well hidden though recognizale. Very nice

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6374) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 29, 2009
Bottle (330ml). Via trade with glouglouburp. Pale clear slightly greenish (?) gold pour with a huge lasting sticky fluffy white head. Very sweet and fruity aroma, very dry spice; green apple tartness and slightly grassy. The taste follows, grassier, not as sweet, some alcohol dryness .... light bodied, dry and astringent, the sweet malt finishes too quickly - easy to drink, but not memorable - good patio beer, thanks to the grassy hoppiness mixed in.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15358) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 11, 2009
Slightly hazy dark straw. Herbal-lemon balm, coriander leaf nose is slightly hoppy and yeast. Fun. Palate is dynamic but still shows some pepper notes. Lots of perfumey coriander. Not bad balance. Finishes herbal and with a dryness that shows gin, hop and alcohol. Interesting, approachable abbey ale.


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