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RATINGS: 1195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Affligem Blonde, the classic clear blonde abbey ale, with a gentle roundness and 6.8% alcohol. Low on bitterness, it is eminently drinkable.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Vogel (55) - - MAY 15, 2013
Bottle pours golden and clear with a great head. Retention is not so good, however. Smells of some caramel and malt. Some fruity tastes, again bready malts and a dry finish with a sharp hopbitterness to it, making the beer very refreshing and invites for another one. Not bad, but not particularly impressive either.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
titvs (17) - PORTUGAL - APR 19, 2014
Review according to the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 18A), 30 cl bottle. AROMA: light earth, floral and predominant sulphur notes. APPEARANCE: clear deep gold with average white retention. good lacing. TASTE: initial smooth and light sweetness with a dry finish. medium-low bitterness with very subtle esters (orange). PALATE: high carbonation with bubbly sensation and medium body. some creaminess derived from the carbonation. OVERALL: a subtle belgian blonde with dry to very-dry finish but with some sulphur aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbruner (1983) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle sampled at Classic City Brew Fest 2014. Pours a slightly hazy gold with fluffy white head. Aroma is faint, bready grain, light fruits and Belgian yeast. Taste follows, clean and easy, solid blonde.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mutz (490) - NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2014
Flesje@ de Bosrand Arcen. Blonde kleur, niet zoveel kraag. Ruik weinig en proef een bitterzoet, fris bier.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wildbeercat (339) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 3, 2014
330ml bottle into a Trappist glass; served cold. Aroma: Grainy, corny, even a little skunky. Not impressed. Appearance: Moderately hazy, golden body with a small, fluffy, white head. Decent enough lacing. Taste: Tart fruit. Apricots. Just a little bit of spicy yeast. Palate: Medium bodied with an average amount of carbonation. Moderate length on the finish, which ends on a spicy Belgian yeast note. Overall: A nice Blonde. The aroma put me off quite a bit, but it’s a nice example of the style. Definitely a bit more fruit than spice in this one.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (598) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2014
Aroma: bread malts, fruity bouquet. Appearance: clear gold, small white head. Taste: light to medium sweet. Palate: sweets open up, some hints of alcohol, fruity malts, average-long finish, quite pleasant. Overall: good Belgian Ale, bit flat on aroma, but palate is very nice. Pint at Frenchy’s, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (259) - SPAIN - APR 3, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, maiz, suave.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (104) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2014 Lichtgeel, uit de fles zeer levendig bier. Kruidige smaak met lange nadronk. Gedronken op een terras in Paris.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JeyAre (73) - - MAR 17, 2014
Very Belgian sweet aroma, hard to evaluate appearance as from the bottle (will h r to rerate this). The taste is also rather sweet and Belgian, maybe a mix between a Grimbergen and a Leffe. Nothing exceptional for a Belgian beer, I would are it regular..

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sebilinz (357) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle bought as Moretti Grand Cru. Amber body with very big and long lasting off white head. Aroma is not very intense some yeast some malt. Taste is malts and some sweetness. Aftertaste is light bitter with some yeast and malts. O.K.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
lennoxyz (4) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014 does not count
Great beer for a Saturday lunch or dinner. I wouldn’t drink more than two however, this is most certainly a sipping beverage.


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