Brewed by Brouwerijen Alken-Maes (Heineken)
Style: Belgian Ale
Alken, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Initially brewed in Jumet, production transferred to Alken in 2007.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1313) - DENMARK - MAR 13, 2016
Lys orange farvet, lille hvidt hoved. Sur, krydret, lidt Lambic-aroma med frugt og mild alkohol. Smagen er også sur med nogle gær og krydrede toner. Bidende recarbonering i eftersmag med nogle krydderier. Næsten helt over i wit’en.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silvan7 (1043) - Samarate, ITALY - FEB 13, 2016
on tap @ Hurricane Grill. Giallo ddorata, con riflessi ambrati, limpida con schiuma bianca abbastanza fine non molto persistente. Aroma abbastanza intenso fruttato (pesca sciroppata e uva bianca) maltato, lievemente erbaceo. Gusto dolce amabile ai limiti dello stucchevole. frutta bianca, sciroppo di glucosio e un finale solo lievemente erbaceo. Non ben equilibrato, poco in stile, non del tutto armonica. Poco calda, estremamente rotonda, non molto carbonata.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1846) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2016
Tap @Café Smit en Voogt, Amsterdam. Slightly hazy medium amber, good frothy white head, diminishing slowly, good lacing; faint aroma, light malty, grainy, yeast, bit cheese, some coriander; taste is medium sweet and light bitter, grainy, bit toffee, average durantion; medium body, oily texture, average carbonation, finish buttery and mild bitter, spicy notes; not bad but neither very special Abbey beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1212) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Nice and well balanced Belgian ale with a refreshing taste of bitter hops and sweet malt body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SimonBlok (207) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2015
33 cl bottle at home. Pours clear golden with low, off-white head. Aroma: mostly malts. No specific aromas. Taste: medium sweetness with low bitterness. Notes of caramel. Texture is thin and sticky. Carbonation is average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Keukeman (64) - BEST, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2015
.25l bottle poured in a nice glass. Clear golden beer. Aromas: yeasty fruity barley malt Flavour: fruity and a little bitter fine beer, not really special though

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4345) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle from Carrefour Express, near Place Rogier, Brussels. Perfectly fine blonde Belgian. Most special, but fine. I like the Ciney branding, although they have recently revamped it to make it slightly worse.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3124) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
Thanks slovaksniper for this extra. Light clear golden body, white head, some lacing. Sweet grainy aroma, maybe a touch of vanilla. Taste is sweet grains again, maybe some apple. Too much like a sweet pale lager. But not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ysok02 (796) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 22, 2015
Robe blonde, mousse peu abondante. Nez fruité, épicé, malté et légèrement houblonné. Bouche à l’attaque ample, mais manquant un peu de fruit et de corps, finale épicée, ronde. Une blonde agréable, sans plus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nathanvc (185) - Brugge, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2015
Pours golden and clear blonde with a rocky head that doesn’t last. Fruity aromas of citrus, herbs and hay. It tastes light sweet with a long finish, not too bitter. The body is medium and the carbonation average. A decent ale.

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