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RATINGS: 1551   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hazmatt (363) - Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2007
Bottle. Golden with billowy white head and abundant lacing. Yeasty bready belgina style aroma, some banana and spice. Spicy flavor profile with the expected belgian yeast character. High carbonation gives a overly crisp bite easily mistaken for bitterness, hotness or acidity. Drink this at cellar temps. Bite settled down once it warmed some. Very solid beer and adequete supplied with alcohol which is hidden well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
yarry (528) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2007
330ml bottle, 6.8% a/v Well carbonated gold colour with a nice lacy white head. The aroma is malt, yeast and a bit of spice. Taste is VERY alcoholic, not nice. Hop aftertaste is good but does little to fix the alcohol sting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2007
330 ml bottle (6,8% ABV). Golden color, disappering white head. Yeast, sitric, malt, floral, fine bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (5181) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2007
very pale yellow color on the pour with very small lacings. no smell due to being in a bar. smooth taste with no aftertaste at all and not too thin on the palate. quite impressive for a light colored beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7700) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2007
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 28 Sep 2007) Golden yellow colour, cloudy, with huge white head. Fruity, slightly yeasty nose with apricots, orange peel and spicy hops. Fruity taste with notes of apricots and spicy hops. Sweetish, actually a tad too sweet for me. Otherwise, a decent belgian blond.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 5, 2007
330ml bottle. Pours a semi-transparent golden yellow, lots of carbonation and a thick smooth head that persists. Aroma is faint and not very distinct. Kind of fruity. Taste is a little bitter, and is rather spicy. Kind of jumps back and forth between sweet and spicy. Quite pleasant. Palate isn’t that smooth and leaves a bit of a film.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
feedmegarbage (5) - USA - OCT 5, 2007 does not count
This was an interesting find. It was a little sweet, but not over-powering. Hints of citrus (almost orange) more so than a normal Belgian. Honestly it was tasty, and worth a try, but there are other Belgians I would prefer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KingofCastle (208) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2007
bottle: Can’t say I’d have this over a Leffe Blonde. There’s all you’d expect here: the yeast, the high alcohol flavour . . . but none of the interesting flavours that Leff has. If you like Belgian ales then go for it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomasacross (129) - Edina, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2007
Bottle. Well crafted Belgian blonde. Somewhat characteristic of Leffe in that it balances the fruit/spice of the Belgian witbier with the sturdiness of a 7% ABV ale. I think I prefer Leffe Blonde but this is pretty close. Worth a try!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joohefner (380) - Isla Vista, California, USA - SEP 22, 2007
pretty standard belgian, emphasizes the clove spiciness over the fruits, fairly clean and not too sweet.

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