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Brewed by Brand Bierbrouwerij (Heineken)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Wijlre, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Winnaar Brand Bierbrouwwedstrijd 2013 Brand Zwaar Blond is gebrouwen naar het recept van hobbybrouwer Jacques Bertens. 5 Hopsoorten en 3 moutsoorten (caramout, tarwemout, gerstemout). Vanaf eind oktober vindt je Brand Zwaar Blond in de winkel (horeca, Mitra en Jumbo)


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mutz (814) - - NOV 23, 2013
Tap@ De Klep. Gouden kleur, vaste dichte kraag die als een laagje op het bier blijft liggen. Weinig aroma, smaakt lichtfruitig, bitterzoet met een hint van iets wat me aan wcblokjes doet denken. Goed te drinken, niks speciaals.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdb84 (483) - NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2016
Gold to orange, clear, frothy lasting head. A: typical Belgian blonde, malts, banana, citrus, some spice notes. T: relatively low carbonation, sweet malts, some apple flavours, light sour and spicy development. Medium dry finish, citrus.

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
schavuitje (22) - apeldoorn, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2016
Aroma van een bekende hop en dan verwacht je meteen meer, helaas kort smaak tip en dan ; proef niks: inderdaad niks

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruuurd (211) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2016
Strong, tasteful blonde. Didnt expect that much flavour in this beer, delicious!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
borisz (395) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2016
Clear deep golden, thin white head, vanishes quickly, no lacing; light-fruity nose, bread, hint of caramel, bit banana, yeast, citrus, some floral hops; moderate sweetbitter; medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, oily texture, soft carbonation; dry bitter finish, malty bitterness lingers on.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (1892) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 28, 2016
clear golden colour, one inch dense white head; aroma of grains, herbal and floral notes, some banana, biscuits and alcohol; taste of malty-sugary sweetness, peppery-spicy notes, some honey, overripe fruits, caramel and alcohol; not bad, but I’m not really satisfied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaxiDriver (1672) - Stadland, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2016
A sweet smell, fruity, some grass. The head is small, white and foamy with a normal duration. The body is yellow. A fruity and light bitter taste, the finish is light metallic. The body is light, light creamy and dry with a lively carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenWesthof (196) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2016
A nice dark and heavy beer. Some hints of sweetness and a smooth aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boxereddy (406) - BELGIUM - JAN 7, 2016
Helder goudblond bier met een witte kop. Fruitig in de neus met mouttoets. Smaak is bitterzoet, fruitig met een zeer aanwezige hop. Mondgevoel is ruim, afdronk mooi bitter einde.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MBlessing (656) - Württemberg, GERMANY - JAN 4, 2016
goldgelb schöner Schaum, Geruch hopfig citrus, Geschmack citrus leicht Melone kräftige säuerliche bitternote im Abgang

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patdelichte (195) - - DEC 30, 2015
30-12-2015 Delft Alle bieren van brand zijn gemaakt om weg te geven. Deze zwaar blond is nog het meest drinkbare bier van alles wat ze in huis hebben. Maar weinig smaak, totaal geen aroma en geen lekkere nasmaak.


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