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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sinds 1295 wordt Augustijn gebrouwen volgens de eewenoude traditie van de paters Augustijnen. Dit authentieke kloosterbier met nagisting op fles, zal u door zijn volle smaak en fraaie kleur keer op keer weten te verrassen.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
petibear (53) - - JUL 28, 2012
Golden blond, small head, lighter in taste, sweeter finish Not bad, but inferior to more famous belgian blondes.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artemb (347) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - FEB 3, 2016
rated as St. Stefanus Blonde Look: clear light amber, with unstable foam. Aroma: funky fusel with some malt and fruits, grains. Taste: dry with some acidity. Flavour: rotten apples, ripe banans, fusel, mould chees, home-made brandy. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lbianchi66 (221) - FRANCE - JAN 30, 2016
Robe blonde/ambrée, opaque, la mousse se forme et tient plutôt bien. Arômes de fruits jaunes, levure, céréales. Goût Caramel, fruits jaunes, légères notes de bananes caramélisées. Final fruits jaunes. Texture épaisse, carbonatation très fine. Assez longue en bouche. Une bonne blonde.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1803) - Stuntney, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016
Bottle as St Stefanus Blond from Waitrose. Dark gold and hazy with a fluffy white head. Smells of yeast, brown sugar and bubblegum, but there is also a fairly prominent vegetal/plastic note. Sweet and malty, with some umami from the yeast. Buttered toast and a suggestion of tangerine. Nicely carbonated with a medium to full body. A decent and accessible Belgian beer at a low price.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1867) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2016
On tap at Deacon Brodies. Pour is hazy golden yellow with a medium white head. Aroma and flavor of banana, clove, booze, spice, and citrus. Finish is citrus hops and spice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (560) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours is golden clear, lively sparkling with big foamy white head. Aroma of malts, yeast, bread, toffee, floral, straw and butter. Solid malty base, light bitter, medium sweet, malty mouthfeel. Medium body, creamy texture, lively carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2016
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Bottle. Supplier: The Flyer (Bristol). Rolling carbonation, wheaty nose and earthy base.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepatrickman (239) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle labeled as "St. Stefanus Blonde". Classic Belgian flavor with some yeast spiciness and a clean, golden malt profile. Everything is accentuated by a lively carbonation that brings all the smells up a level. It doesn’t exactly stand out in the crowd of Belgian blond beers, but it’s a great example of the style.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcinG (206) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2016
Butelka 330ml.W UK sprzedawane jako St Stefanus Blonde.Bursztynowy kolor z biala mala piana ktora szybko osiada wokol tulipana. W zapachu dominujavowoce i drozdzowa won. W smaku bardzo cytrusowe(pomaranczowe) z wyczuwalna nuta kolendry oprocz tego typowe belgiskie drozdze. Moje nie bylo zbyt ulezane tylko 6 miesiecy ale z okazji Nowego Roku trzeba bylo otworzyc cos lepszego. Nie jest to belg z gornej polki ale bardzo dobry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marc280 (27) - - DEC 31, 2015
This beer really changes as it warms. I prefer it after it has warmed. Has a slight funky taste but I like it.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tdtm82 (1519) - Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2015
Bottled as St. Stefanus Blonde. 2015. Huge bready aroma with coriander, clove and fruit. Taste is full-on coriander, clove, typical Belgian yeast, excellent lacing, really long-lasting, very well carbonated as well. Excellent drinkability and extremely clean. I’m surprised by the low ratings.


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