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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This unique Blonde Ale is a blend of four malted grains, noble hops finished off with that great Belgian yeast. The result is a well balanced aroma and taste ideally suited to complement just about any gourmet dish or dessert.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (4574) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of honey, apple, light citrus, and a hint of clove. It pours a transparent gold with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin ring around the edges of the glass. There is minimal lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with honey, Belgian yeast, light citrus, and fruit. The finish has light apple along with some hints of clove. It’s light -medium bodied with moderate-lively carbonation. At times, the carbonation can be a bit prickly. Overall, a pretty average Belgian Ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hman43 (292) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Smells of banana with other hops. Head clings well to side, but is light. It is a clear pale yellow. Taste various hops with a hint of banana. Not bad, but not great either.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2013
bottle. Golden with small head. Quite a bit of spice, seems more like a wit than a blonde. Still, quite tasty.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nate (3636) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2013
From bottle. Huge white head on pouring. Light mild sweetness, not quite corn or vegetal, but not favorable. Light fruity hop component and carbonic gaseousness. Clear golden with visible carbonation and hug white rocky-foamy lacing head. Medium body with vigorous carbonation. Starts sweet with pilsner malt, honey, and a hint of corn. Mild alcohol sweetness. Medium carbonic acidity with light bitter hop finish. Some bitter chalky after and lingering sweetness. Reminds me of certain European supermarket beers or a European strong lager in many ways.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
polarisbeerguy (19) - Lake Orion, Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2013
Smells light hops n fruits pours dirty blonde taste of banana overall a great easy drinking brew

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (861) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2013
Banana, clove, peach, lemon, and flowers on the nose. Orange-gold with a fully lasting, white head. Off-dry, fruity, and herbaceous. Light-medium bodied with fluffy carbonation, and finishes with fresh fruity and herbal flavors.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
strongpieman (1459) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle. Straw colored, clear, huge foamy head. Strangely sweet aroma. Taste is really off, palate is slick and almost slippery. Not a pleasant beer at all

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Heathen (1458) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - FEB 22, 2013
THOUGHTS: Not awful, but not that great either. Nothing unpleasant, just slightly simplistic for the style. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a slightly hazy, medium yellow with a very small, ever so slightly off-white, head that mostly diminished and left fair lacing. There aroma had light pale malt; light spicy and slightly funky yeast; green apple; white wine; orange juice; and apple juice. The initial flavor was slightly sweet, lightly acidic and slightly bitter; while the finish was moderately sweet and lightly acidic and bitter with an average duration. There was orange juice, pear, white wine, slight hops, white bread, cracker, spicy and fruity yeast, and grapes. The medium body was sort of creamy, but also a bit syrupy with fizzy carbonation and a dry and lightly astringent finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (632) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Only had 2 oz worth at world beer festival January 2013 Columbia,SC... too pilsner-y

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
obguthr (3636) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Funky white grape nose. Simmering amber, hardly any head. Smelled like it would be cloying, but it’s on the dry side. Again, white grape, light malt. Increasingly vegetal toward the end. Beany. Meh.


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