Brewed by Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Bellegem, Belgium


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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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OMER. traditional blond is made of excellent summer malted barley from the Loire region (France) and pure water. During the brewing process sugars are liberated that will serve later to nourish the yeast. During the cooking process 3 varieties of hops from Germany, Slovenia and the Czech Republic are added to give the beer the specific aroma and bitterness

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jerohen (2044) - Bussum, - JUL 8, 2012
Bottled 0.7 L. Clear golden colored, slightly hazy when pouring the last part of the bottle, thick lasting white head, lots of carbonation. Fruity and flowery nose, some hops. Refreshing medium bitter flavor, some hops, little bit spicy. Medium bitter finish. Not a very complex brew, but very well balanced and dangerously drinkable. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garry_Evans (46) - HONG KONG - JAN 23, 2015
Nice classic Belgian blonde. 33cl bottle in Dickens Bar Hong Kong. Cloudy yellow with big longlasting soapy head. Aroma is toasty with almonds. Soft on the palate. Nice balance of maltiness, bitterness. Lingering bitter flavours with liquorice, toast, almonds. Light tasting for 9% alcohol. Delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hamirubi (49) - BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2015
Verrassend bier. Mout doet denken aan hooi, de hop proeft citroenig. De citrus-smaak wordt versterkt door de gouden, wazig-troebele kleur. Het schuim ziet er luchtig en wit uit. Een licht zurig accent verscherpt de medium zoete en bittere smaak. Het drinkt heerlijk weg, al is het palet zwaarder dan eerst verwacht: body medium tot zwaar, textuur glad, koolzuur levendig. De afdronk is scherp en bitter - en mocht misschien wat langer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bierridder_S (81) - BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2015
17/01/2015, 33cl bottle @ OC Kerkhove Hazy gokden wirh massive sticky head. Aroma : hay, malts, hops. Taste : grains, hop bitterness. Nice vut sweetness in the end spoiled it a bit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3631) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2015
Bottled during Brussels vacation. Golden with white head. Aroma with some banana, esters, yeast, grain dust and sweet malt. Taste is sweet, malty, banana with well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6012) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Pivopija Beograd (Zemun). Yellow/golden coloured, medium sized airy white head, lively carbonation, dusty pils like grainy nose boosted with alcohol...wtf??? Sweet malty, light spicy and yeasty, fruity and alcoholic with dryish finish. Despite 8.0% pretty thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lux_edwards (155) - - JAN 9, 2015
33 cl bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a creamy white head. Aroma of bread, citrus and alcohol. Taste is slightly sweet and bitter all in the same mouthful. Palate is medium carbonation with a soapy texture. Overall is very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AAEA (162) - California, USA - JAN 4, 2015
11.2 FL OZ ($4.59) very good blonde, has a flavor all its own and I definitely would buy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjorsvdg (103) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2015
Een lekker witbier. Duidelijk tarwe en licht hop aanwezig. Fris van smaak. Niet uitgesproken, maar zeker lekker.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
christophery87 (2) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014 does not count
Probably the best Belgian blondes. Serve in correct glass and right temperature, perfect !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (413) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 28, 2014
0,33 bottle in Peje/Pec-Kosovo, proper glass pairing. Pours cloudy golden, pale with an enormous and solid white cap. Nose: spices, lemonade, hay feel, some meadow honey. Mouth: grainy, very malty, hidden sweet notes. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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