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RATINGS: 1532   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Bottle: Unfiltered
Bright, yellow-golden with a firm, dense head. Natural carbonation and a carefully balanced aroma of fresh bread, banana spice, citrus and hints of vanilla.
A smooth taste. Malty, nutty softness followed by the roundess of tropical fruit and then a dry, light bitterness. Medium bodied, smooth, round mouth-feel. A bright, refreshing finish. the final note on swirling has stronger notes of banana, yeasty spice and a hoppy aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
undsioux7 (870) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2007
Pours deep yellow with white head. It is a nice drinker but pretty one dimentional. There is some wheat spice and a bit of the belgian yeast comes through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (12585) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle conditioned, 220ml at A ge Panne, Schin op geul, NL Limburg. Cloudy gold with white head. A spicy, cinnamon, cloves, pale beer with a malty fruitiness and nicely dry finish. Yeasty bready on the finish, not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jerre (3032) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2007
Bottle, 33 cl. (@ home) This was not the first time taste this beer. Hazy golden color with medium white head. Aroma little malty, a bit yeasty, fruity. Medium body. Taste yeast, sweet, some bitterness. Dry finish. Very drinkable abbay blonde.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patty26 (95) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2007
Pours a translucent golden color. I could see my finger on the opposite side of the glass through the beer. Small thin white head with a minimal amount of lacing. Smells of cloves and sweet fruit (not quite citrus). Very drinkable brew with a good amount of carbonation that really compliments the mouthfeel. The fact that I can pick this one up at the local grocery store for $11 a sixer gives it a slight bump in my rating.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (5073) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2007
This is a pretty inexpensive Belgy. $1.50 at the Vintage Estates in Boardman. Just as cheap as Rare Voss. Alkaline hints support a unique session. Looks like any other american pale lager. The foam is a little more thick with fine bubbles. The palate carbonation is creamy above average fine tingliness. Building bitterness on the back of the throat ans sides of the palate but not very intense. Not quite as good as Ommegang Rare Vos but on par with Zot and Lagunitas #10 (formerly #9)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JustinBathurst (134) - Corner Brook, Newfoundland, CANADA - AUG 5, 2007
Poured a cloudy apricot with lots of carbonation trails and a frothy cream head (which never let even a small bit of the beer’s surface peek through). The aroma was lemon, hay-like hops (in great, electric abundance), cloves, and allspice. The mouthfeel was smooth and somewhat creamy, with peppery carbonation. The taste was a bit wit-like. Sweet bread dough, sour apple (but no trace of any cider), cloves, and a tiny touch of banana. The finish was mildly bitter, but built over the course of the beer. As it warmed it became a bit astringent, which makes me feel like it was actually more like an 8.5 for flavour. Quite a nice beer. Much better than the Orval I had a couple nights ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2007
Pours a light amber color with a medium white head. Smells of spices, cinnamon, and citrus fruits. Nice aroma to it. The taste was much the same, had a decent little spice to it, the citrus was more mild. Refreshing and easy to drink, was a little bit dry in the finish which leaves you reaching for more. Fairly solid blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 4, 2007
330ml bottle, Amsterdam, 07/02/07. Pours a thick, clear blonder with a big long-lasting cream coloured head. The aroma and flavour are a nice mix of wheat and citrus notes and the palate is spot on. A classic refreshing blond beer that I come back to time and time again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (38505) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2007
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a hue white head. Aroma is citric, yeasty and spiced, flavour is the same. Warming alcohol finish with spice notes. Very classic belgian blond.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oakbluff (434) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 1, 2007
Poured a cloudy amber with a nice white head and decent lacing. Smell was belgian sweet. Taste faintly spicy with fairly high carbonation. Quite a dry finish. It seemed very similar to the tripel, perhaps with a dryer finish. I seem to taste more alcohol in this than the tripel- not sure why? Its an ok belgian.

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