Betchard Blonde
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Brewed by Brasserie de Tubize
Style: Belgian Ale
Tubize, Belgium


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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Used to be brewed at De Proef until 2008.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14258) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2009
Draft at t’ spinnekopke, Brussels. Clear yellow with a large foam and lacings. Nose is yeasty, citric and grainy. Sweet taste with herbs and hops. Medium bodied. Dry end. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (8198) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 22, 2009
Towering light-yellow head, dense, over golden beer with faint orange sheen. Milkripe grain, planetree leaf, faint hops, but mainly dusty nose. Faint bitterness, grain and hops, going towards toast/bread. Watercress, but sweet(ish). Light, but not empty, bit slick. Very creamy head, also texturewise. Harmless, and reasonably balanced beer; drinkable and forgetable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nickd717 (3594) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Draft at In ’t Spinnekopke in Brussels. Golden-yellow with a substantial white head. Aroma of pale malt, grain, and yeast. Flavor more of the same with slight spices, citrus, and hops. Dry finish. Not bad, but this was Belgium so that wasn’t going to cut it. I demanded the beer list after this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (8220) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2010
2010-08-09. Crisp dark yellow body with a large foamy white head that leaves thick lace on the glass. Sweet grainy pale malt in the aroma, lightly floral. 5+ Flavour is similar, sweet pale malt with grainy highlights. Average plus palate. Okay but quite dull. On tap at Spinnekopke, Brussels

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClubGonzo (4440) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2010
Tap @ In ’t Spinnekopke, Brussels. This is their "house beer", so naturally I had to try it. Pours a hazy, light orange body with a medium foamy white head. Aroma is extremely mild; it’s really hard to get anything out of this except hints of molasses and pale malts. Taste turns out to be much better and more decisive: plenty of grassy hops and lager maltiness, flanked by wit-like elements like citrus and hints of coriander. An original lager-wit hybrid, although the almost total lack of nose takes down the rating somewhat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33598) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2010
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is yeasty and slight malty. Slight fruity. Dry and phenolic. Citrusy too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37271) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, grain, toasted, moderate yeasty, fruity notes. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100908]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2008
33cl, new exclusive brewery Anno 2008, thx to Jerre, easy to drink, not complex, balanced, cloudy, rocky head, nice brew

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (14015) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2008
Draught at In t’spinnekopke. Cloudy yellow – white head. Soapy, fresh, flowery, straw, light cardboard, yeasty, candlewax, nice bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2010
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a pale yellow with a slight haze and a lacing white head. The nose has a little fruit and a whiff of yeast. Medium body, sweet malt and some Belgian yeast. Ends dry. 080910

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