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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bière blonde dorée de haute fermentation d’un arôme épicé et une agréable amertume en fin de bouche.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11739) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
clear yellow greenish hue, smooth white head. spicy dry sharp yellow fruits, very crisp aroma. flavor is yellow fruity, slightly flowery, not as crisp as aroma, good balance, alc well hidden. tasty belgian blonde.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
piscator34 (2198) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 19, 2010
Bottled sample consumed at Académie De La Bière. Clear pale gold in colour with strong carboantion. Aromas are of pale malt, honey and spicy yeast. Malty upfront in the mouth along with notes of iron, other minerals, grasses, and a bit of spice. Light bodied. Average overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6435) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 5, 2010
On tap in Brussels. Nice blond ale, Duvel-clone. Sweet grain, pleasant sourness, dry finish. Not spectacular, but fine with food.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3448) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2010
Shared this one w/SkyCop32. Pours a medium golden yellowish color. Aromas of fruit, yeast and some pepper. Flavors are sour, yeasty, and a touch of sweetness at the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
toby540 (58) - BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2010
een mooi licht heldere goud kleurige body met een mooi volle dikke witte kraag. een fijn zachte zoete smaak van oa mais.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ha1ag (803) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2010
Bottled, tnx to Viktor!. Color is pale golden yellow, with thick foamy head. Aroma has a bit of yeast, fruits, and some malts in aroma. Flavour is more yeasty, spicy, slightly fruity. Alcohol gets very dominant at the end. Nice dry aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2769) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 27, 2010
A little different. Nice and light. Poured a nice foamy, frothy white head that lasts and good lace. Color is a very clear lighter yellow. Aroma is malt, floral, yeast, hops, and body powder. Flavor quite mild and good. Bitter up front, sweet in the back. Grains, a little hops, a little citrus, a little yeast; all in moderation and very nicely balanced. Body is lighter but good and great carbonation. Super easy drinking beer. No hint of alcohol. Session beer for sure. Man, you could easily knock these back and find yourself on the floor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2010
Bottle 33cl. @ home.
Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty, light toffee notes, coriander. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090513]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5467) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 9, 2010
330 ml bottle. Almost clear golden body with a fine white head. Aroma is mild spicy with yeast and a hint of fresh fruit. Flavor is light malty, spicy, yeast and a fine balance between sweet and bitter. Very refreshing and a good sample of how an light Belgium ale still can be flavorful with depth.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TorbenH (999) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2010
Bottle, Average offwhite head, mostly deminishing. Light clear amber color. Sweet malty aroma. Bitter taste.


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