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RATINGS: 1454   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomekboniek (259) - Warsaw, POLAND - FEB 9, 2015
W aromacie słodycz, banany. Wodniste. Stylem co nieco przypominające Belgian Ale. Przeciętne. Alkohol niewyczuwalny.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bloemart (257) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2001

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
guiroul33 (255) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - SEP 6, 2014
Blond color, thin white head. Aroma of banana, caramel, alcohol. Rather sweet with a light bitterness in the finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bewyder (255) - FRANCE - OCT 14, 2014
Une blonde d’abbaye classique toujours agréable, manque un peu de rondeur et d’attaque (contrairement à une Leffe dans la même catégorie).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bark (255) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2005
Bottle. The foam is compact, firm and white. In fact, it resembles a lot of whipped cream. The liquid is cloudy and pale yellow-orange with a tint of brown.

The smell is sweet sourish, fruity (apricots, bitter oranges) with some alcohol and yeast. In brief: Belgian ale. Sadly, the smell is a bit pricking.

The carbonation is pretty strong, almost sharp, and rather short.

The taste is yeasty with a sweet dominant tone of brown sugar and candy sugar; there are sourish flavours of wheat and a decent body. At some moments, the bitterness is too sharp. The aftertaste got notes of sour fruits and brown sugar; it is quite short and finishes in a simple sweetness.

I like Belgian blond ales, but I found this one quite simple and frankly uninspired.
Choose another one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
iambeer (255) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2005
Poured afoamy , thick head. A little sweet and a smalle bite of alcohol. There are better, sure, but this is pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithilorn (255) - Covilhã, PORTUGAL - AUG 4, 2008
Pale godl body and white head. butter, perfum and honey aroma with a little lemon. good flavor. acoholic and dry. a good belgian ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DutchMark (255) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2015
Nice but not very interesting. Looks good with a nice head and pleasant carbonation. Flavor is malty belgian yeast and a metallic note that’s fortunately not dominant nor unpleasant. Well brewed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slawek (253) - Kraków, POLAND - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle. /golden, clear with big but quickly reducing head. Malty aroma (like in lagers) with some fruity esters from fermentation, like apple and peach. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Alcoholic aftertaste. Some fruity flavors, but not much. Very high carbonation, i feel mostly bubbles. I have drunk better beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jollyraider (252) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 28, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2004 Nice creamy head, deep rich yellow/orange, tastes of citrus, rich body. My first Belgian Ale.

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