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

bottled
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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Initially brewed in Jumet, production transferred to Alken in 2007.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hunsell (400) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2005
Clear blond beer, white head. Keywords are: lightly fruity, pretty sweet, malty. OK beer, but pretty boring.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4293) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2005
Light looking Belgian beer with a pleasant sweet aroma. The flavour is slightly fruity but quite fermented. Overall a reasonable beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (1898) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2005
Nice looking blond with good sized white head. Aroma is coriander, light fruits, and fresh yeast. Taste is coriander and fruit with some nice acidity. Medium bodied and carbonation. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10458) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2004
Bottled: Golden coloured. Dense off white head. Fruity and floral aroma. Flavour is yeasty and fruity with some notes of spice. Is light bitter and sweet in the end.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Burner (78) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 6, 2004
Golden beer, with medium head. Fantastic grassy, almost herby after taste, very clean beer. A little too sweet for my taste buds.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2004
nice warm-golden color with fine airy head leaving a good lace. Good malty aroma’s with some fresh hoppy accents. Medium dry mouthfeel with good soft maltyness and nice hoppy bitterness. Fine clean afthertaste with a herbal minty edge.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5337) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2004
Bottled. Purchased at Le Petit Vaudree. Amber blond with a medium white head. Nose is candy sugar, fruit, sweet malts, faint honey and light spice. Light floral aroma as well. Taste is flowery and spicy with a candy sugar and sweet malt blend to it. Body is almost overcarbonated and has a strong spice bite to it. Finish is more light bitterness along with spice and a flowery yeasty combo with minimal sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SwedeDog (364) - Windsor, Connecticut, USA - SEP 21, 2004
Clear and golden in color ( ... it’s a blond ... ) It’s sweet, but not so much that my teeth hurt. Some spice. Overall, decent.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - AUG 23, 2004
canned: this is another bad belgium beer, yes they do make some crap as well. didnt know it had this much alcohol or that it was brewed by newcastle. your basic thin malty sweet blonde. go away and get me a real beer please.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndersR (195) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2004
Nice clear golden color. Small head that holds some time. Yeasty fruity sweet nose. More wheaty sweetness in flavor acompagnied by some acidic notes. Spicy finish (coriander) that lingers on quite some time.


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