Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium


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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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An original beer of top-fermentation, following our own recipe, coproduction of: Regnier De Muynck and Het Bierpaleis, brewed at de 'proef'brouwerij.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harvey (40) - Milano, - OCT 3, 2005
Huge white, creamy head. Golden coloured, hazy, with lots of yeast particles in suspension. Very yeasty and fruity (pear) in the nose with a herbal hoppy note. Yeasty again on the mouth, quite alcoholic aftertaste. Full bodied and heavily carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (5109) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2013
13/VIII/13 - 33cl bottle from Rotsaert (Zedelgem) @ home - BB: 13/II/14 (2013-762)

Clear light orange beer, big creamy white head, stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very sweet and sugary, lots of banana, some alcohol, that’s about it. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet sugary start, almonds and marzipan, orange peel, some citrus, soft bitterness. Aftertaste: pretty dry and bitter, little herbal, sweet banana touch, but quite a bitter ending with some alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8908) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle @ home shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear orange golden color, full sized white head. Not a lot of aroma. Taste malts, a bit yeasty, decently bitter, a slight touch of hops. Not bad at all, certainly a decent Belgian blond beer. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (4288) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle @ benzai. Clear pale golden yellow with a big white head. Smells yeast, slightly buttery.. Not much aroma. Tastes malts, hops.. Medium body, nice carbo. Decent blonde, nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (2875) - Weelde, BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2013
sparkling gold blond coloured body with a small white head and a hoppy fruity aroma and one hoppy fruity bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1441) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2012
33cl bottle. Quite filtered, golden and orange with small white head. Nose : fruity esters and grainy sweet malts. Sip : creamy body and texture. Small carbonation. The beer is sweet and malty with notes of grains and toffee. It’s well balanced and easy to drink. The end is lightly hopped, flower like and a bit sour in the aftertaste. It’s OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Drank this while walking around Brussels during the Grand Place Christmas Markt. Pours a hazy medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty, hoppy, yeasty. Flavor is moderately sweet, highly alcoholic, with a nice hop bite to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2939) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2011
Hazy blond coloured beer with a little white head and almost no carbonation. Hoppy and fruity hinted aroma. Full palate. FInish is light herby and bitter sweet hinted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2724) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2011
Probably served this one too cold. Faint fruity yeast aroma. Hazy golden colour and good carbonation going on. Flavour is bitter, loads of hoppy bitterness. Not really special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11233) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Bier Tempel, Brussels.
Pale hazy golden with a medium, staying, frothy, white head. Aroma is fairly complex, roses, pepper, crisp malts, yeast, apple and peach. High carbonation, creamy yet somehow watery palate with some dryness. Flavour has mild maltiness, light nutty, some roses, white pepper. Fair lingering grassy bitterness in the end. Good beer overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4842) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2011
Hazy golden coloured body with a thin white head that fades fast. Aroma of nice yeast, honey, coriander seed, grass and a lot of flowers. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and floral taste with a good dose of malt to balance with a pleasant and surprisingly complex finish that shows alcohol, malt, sugars and a good yeastie note. Aftertaste shows a subdued finale with the coriander seed and yeast playing the largest parts, but the pleasantness of a floral finish with a touch of hops is nice. Overall, a very pleasant and enjoyable beer with good flavours throughout and a complexity to enjoy. To think that this is just a typical beer that you can find everyday and enjoy without question or savouring is amazing. I sampled this 33 cL stubby bottle purchased at the Bier Tempel in Bruxelles, Belgium on 02-January-2011 for €2,50 sampled at home in Washington on this side of the pond on 26-May-2011. Best by date of 16-June-2012 on cap.

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