Brewed by Microbrouwerij Achilles
Style: Belgian Ale
Heist op den Berg-Itegem, Belgium


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (4594) - BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2015
Commissioned by CVO Elishout COOVI (described as a ’didactic restaurant’, in Brussels) but now brewed at the ’Proef’brouwerij and no longer at Achilles (so I assume there should be slight differences with the original version). Bottle from Bezoekerscentrum De Lambiek in Alsemberg. Medium thick, egg-white, moussy head with decent retention, over a warm ’old gold’ coloured beer, clear with lively sparkling, misty with deposit. Sweet aroma of raw pineapple, powder sugar, dry coriander seed, honey, banana, red apple, orange, cantaloupe, canned apricots, wet grass, iron, a vague hint of plastic and some bubblegum. Fruity onset, apple peel, white grape, peach, hint of banana, sweetish with a basic sourish edge and some citrus refreshment, medium carbonation, soft and supple mouthfeel with somewhat thinnish, lightly oily body, pale and lightly caramelly malt sweetness with honeyish touch all the way through the finish, where a light, grassy, bit peppery hop bitterishness brings balance and a trace of bittersweet, resiny coriander - I would have been more surprised had this ingredient, for once, not been used - clings a bit to the throat, but mildly so. Correct, decent and balanced, there is absolutely nothing wrong with this, but it is, of course, just another simple Belgian blonde, which does not differentiate itself from litterally hundreds of others in the same style. Suits its purpose, but nothing to go hunting for.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (6360) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2014
at beerweekend de lambiekstoempers 2014 Pours clear blonde, OK white head . Smell is weak , some grains . Taste is bit bitter , grainy , some hoparoma . Bit sweet , some yeast . Very balanced

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (8205) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2014
33 cl. bottle sampled @ Streekbierweekend 2014. thx! for sharing people. Clear yellow, little white head. Nose is sweet metallic, chemical, esters, iron,… Taste is chemical sweeteners, iron, metallic, caramel, spices,…. Fizzy. Manageable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Golden pour with a white head. The aroma has some biscuit and yeast notes. The flavor is full of yeast and biscuit malt with not too much else going on. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (8186) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2013
24/VIII/13 - 33cl bottle @ Bierweekend Lambiekstoempers (Alsemberg) - BB: n/a (2013-797) Thanks to T. for sharing today’s beers!

Clear blond beer, aery off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. aroma: bit spicy, burnt toast, some citrus, cloves and other spices. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: very spicy, lots of cloves, weird bitterness, bit soapy, bitter. Aftertaste: some orange peel, bitter, spicy, soapy, little peppery. I’m almost a 100% sure there’s cloves in this. And too much, for that matter. May I suggest using less?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12752) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2013
(33cl bottle) Pours a clear yellow body with a spare fizzy white head. Aroma of yeast, minerals, sulfur, spices, and grain. Flavor of yeast, minerals, herbaceous, coriander, and grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5768) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle from Beer Planet. Hazy gold body with medium head. Nose quite spunky. Taste of citrus, lemon, caramel and malts. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 28, 2011
bouteille 33cl. Dorée, blanche- opaque. Arôme est houblonné et fleuri avec note sucrée allant sur le sureau. En bouche, une bière légère présentant un profile levure belge, fine note de malt pale et un peu de caramel ainsi que une touche sucrée. Le tout se mélange bien à un houblon qui reste fleuri et finement amer avec un fini citronné présentant une note d’épice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25449) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2010
Bottled. Clear golden colour until yeast is poured in. Mediumsized longlasting white foamy head. Aroma is fruits, some yeast and quite big on the spicyness. Flavour is spicy, yeasty and also some slight malty notes. Also some mild fruits and acidic wooden notes as it warms up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2010
Bottle 330ml.
Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, keller, moderate yeasty, fuity, smoke - rubber notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, light peppery finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091002]

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