Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JefVerstraete (2883) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle from Aldi. Blond colour, white foam disappears quickly. Iron, banana, sweet malts. Strange bitterness. Not balanced, not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gangstergafje (684) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2016
The beer has a nice look. The beer has a tiny rough almond colored foam. The foam collapses quickly and leaves almost no trace. The beer has a light brown color, a little orange. I wouldn’t call it amber though. The beer is very clear. The smell is nice and sweet, very fruity. I smell banana, and some citrus. I also smell a almondy alcohol aroma. The smell is very soft and delicate. It has a nice sour touch to it. The taste is also nice. It has the same banana flavor as the smell. The taste is the same as the smell anyway. Sweet, a fresh amount of sour and a alcohol flavor. The finish has a little hint of metal, this is a shame. Besides this, there is nothing to complain.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdb84 (558) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2015
Clear golden orange, large stable head, small carbo. A: malts, Pilsener malts, metal, citrus. T: light citrus, malty, again Pilsener malts, mildly spicy development with gentle marzipan and citrus taste. Dry and sticky aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1330) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2015
33cl flesje via Aldi, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 6% Uitgeschonken in Leffe glas Uiterlijk: goudoranjekleurig met luchtige schuimkraag die snel wegtrekt Aroma en smaak: fruitig als banaan, ijzertje, zoetig, moutig Conclusie: prijs/kwaliteit is goed, geen top ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hamirubi (564) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2015
33cl bottle. Good commercialized beer. Malty flavours, light body and low in alcohol. A modest blonde beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (2318) - PORTUGAL - FEB 5, 2015
33cl bottle. Clear copper colour with a nice white head. Fruit, banana and yeast in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is more on the sweet side. Overall, quite drinkable but not remarkable but not expensive either.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hednom (146) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2015
Abbey beer brewed for supermarket Aldi, Blond colour with white head, fruity aroma, medium sweet taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AtronSeige (1262) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 29, 2014
Aroma: Fruity, banana. Light alcohol, spicy. Medium-high sweetness. Appearance: Clear light-amber body. Head: Medium, white, good retention. Lacing. Flavour: Medium-high fruitiness. Medium-light alcoholic, pepper. light bready. Dry finish. Mouthfeel: light warming. medium-full body. medium-high carbonation. Overall: Nice. The lighter alcohol makes for an "easy" drinking beer, but still not a lawnmower beer by any means. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (4529) - BELGIUM - JUL 15, 2014
Abbey beer brewed for the German low-budget supermarket chain Aldi, originally by Riva, now by Haacht. Creamy white, medium thick head, golden blond colour; aroma straightforward, malty sweetish, honey, apple, pineapple, apricot, hint of vanilla, floral hops; taste equally straightforward (not to say simple), dominated by a sweetish, bit honeyish maltiness and rather weak, insufficient hop bitterishness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
corkyrory66 (1394) - BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2013
On dit qu’un brasseur ne peut gérer correctement qu’une bière d’abbaye. Certains sont confrontés à 2 bières. Et Haacht se permet d’affronter Tongerloo, Malonne et cette abbaye du Park à Heverlee, fondée par des prémontrés en 1129. Blonde de 6% abv, qui est en fait de couleur ambre moyen !!! Clarté nette. Bulles absentes, mais la bière a dépassé sa date de 3 mois, donc on lui fera crédit de cela... Mousse blanche qui tient un peu à 1cm, puis vient napper le breuvage. Arômes de malt à whisky, épices fortes, airelles, pointe de poivre et piment doux. 1ère bouche bien structurée mais très plate sur un malt de 1er niveau. Arrière-bouche de pomme de terre rouge bouillie avec une pointe de muscade. 2ème bouche qui monte une peu vers le malté complet, avec une nuance de pain gris. 3ème assez équilibrée, mais sans grande ampleur. Arrière-bouche assez agréable avec du malt et quelques épices. Longueur qui avance sans risque mais sans gloire. Une bière « à bon papa ». Levure nulle. Aucune trace de refermentation. Alcool correct malgré son faible niveau, mais qui a bien peu à soutenir... Finale vraiment quelconque. Conclusion : une bière qui ne mérite aucune honte mais qui ne peut recueillir aucune grosse cote... Elle va son petit bonhomme de chemin... tranquille.

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