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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Pale Lager
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JorisPPattyn (9242) - Ursel, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2005
Clear pale gold; good fluffy yellowish-white head. Vegetable, very grassy nose, hay, greenmalt. Mainly sweet pilsnermalt taste, again a bit grassy, very grainy. Finishes bit tart-metallic, even harsh. Quite refreshing, light bodied, fizzy MF. WTH is this relabled pilsner doing in Australia?

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madquacker (1099) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - FEB 18, 2005
Labelling suggested this was a trappist beer but was more like a sweetish cornish malty lager brew of a sort difficult to categorise. Was bizarre. Very chewy and grainy and not watery. Plenty of floaters added to its strangeness. A beer from another dimension. Something different but not great. Not sure would buy another.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
highlandlad (1464) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - FEB 10, 2005
Humdrum lager from a real hit-and-miss Belgian brewer. Lager gold colour, with some sedimentation and a short head. The nose has some citric hops. The palate is thin and quenching. Some sweetness and then nutty bitterness in the finish. Passable lager but unremarkable. (Bottle)

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BTetlow (7) - BALLARAT, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2004 does not count
UPDATED: APR 10, 2009 Very pale in colour and quite cloudy (in the bits floating in it kind of way) Tastes a little like its stuck between styles lager/Trappist Ale, and failed on both. Too sweet for a lager and not challenging enough for a Trappist. Definately quite watery, but the sweetness there was of a very faint bitter orange and honey. A little too dry on the end.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bov (11698) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 5, 2004
clear pale golden colour, fine head, modest herbal hoppiness, sweet, light to medium body, the finish is slightly dry and mostly tasteless - unspectacular

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
vanvenlo (1683) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2004
7 May 2004 - AIBA 2004 - Suphur sweet malt, clear yellow, easy drinking hop flavour, a bit thin and dissapointing.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2004
Quite yeasty and alcoholic flavour. Some sour freshness. Reddish/amber colour. Quite boring and watery.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2004
[Draught] Golden coloured. Very boring and weak aroma. The flavour is sweet and bland. Quite thin.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bluevegie (3071) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2004
Pale golden colour, particles floating and a poor lasting head. Plain hop aroma and a boring chewable taste with a faint touch of bitterness.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2004
Poured clear very light gold with a medium lasting white head. Medium carb. Skunky hop aroma, nothing else really. Thin watery body. Sweet bland taste. Boring!


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