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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.


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (467) - - JAN 28, 2013
330 ml. bottle. Porus a hazy yellow to amber colour, wuth a two fingers head that leaves a good lace. Smell is yeasty, of damp earth, honey and spices (pepper), with some citrus notes. Perfumed and silky flavour, with a medium to full body. Taste of honey, banana and spices.


2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caribou43 (46) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Elle a une robe jaune dorée, la mousse part rapidement. Je suis un peu déçu. Elle est sur la lignée d’une leffe mais il y a une sorte de goût d’alcool, un peu désagréable en bouche. Bon, c’est un avis personnelle. Elle est sucrée, le houblon ne ressort pas beaucoup. C’est pour moi une bière sans surprise.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
poohmets (16) - - APR 30, 2015
Appearance cloudy nice foam. Aroma citrus, a nice cellar smell. Palate a bit stingy but smooth, watery in the end. Taste has banana, hops, bitterness. Would drink again, but not the best of the belge.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirstyrabbit (1327) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle. Pale yellow body, huge head. Classic Belgian Blonde aroma with sweet yeast and some peachiness. A notch less spicy than Leffe. Sweet malty taste with a bit of Belgian yeast, honey and sweet apricots. A classic example of the Belgian Blonde Ale style. My only question is why isn’t this very distinctive and old beer style a separate style category here in Ratebeer?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vickey9 (656) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 22, 2015
Blonde Belgian abbey ale with sticky, lacing, very stable, off-white head and deep clear orange blonde color. Nose of canned apricots, overriped peaches, orange peel, pineapple in syrup, belgian yeast, brown bread, cildern bonbons. Taste is sweet and bitter. Palate is fruity with red apple, peach and red berries, yeasty and bready, with hints of caramel. B@Asperen

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (68) - - APR 19, 2015
Clear pale yellow - little to no head. Small carbonation - citrus taste and aroma. Nothing special but ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ninecats (285) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Semi-hazy golden, big thick white head, lots of lacings. Sweet and peppery aroma with bread, honey and yeast, slight tart. Taste is medium bitter with a profound malt base, bready, bubble gum, sweet, caramel, ends lingering bitter. Medium body, medium carbo, sticky texture.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Luvystypotables (943) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2015
Aroma of clove, and Belgian yeast. Gold color with a short lasting white well laced head. Taste of clove with a hint of banana. Sweet banana finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (1137) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 15, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy golden color, topped with a sizeable and lasting white head. Very decent carbonation. Malty aroma, yeasty notes also present, some fruity and spicy notes as well. Sweet taste, malty with a bit too much yeast. Bittery in the finish and slightly herbal in the aftertaste. Not unpleasant, but not excatly what I like.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (129) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tumbler. Supplier: Gift (Fabrezan). Sweet and malty with zesty edge.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klm1 (352) - - APR 14, 2015
Reddish gold colour with white head. Aroma of spices, hops, some tropical fruits. Flavours are similar with firstly sweet notes, than transforms to hoppy. Maybe even exaggerated carbonation. Overall ok.


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