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

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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Initially brewed in Jumet, production transferred to Alken in 2007.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bask (305) - Leuven, BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2005
Clear bright yellow colour, white head. Yeasty and hoppy aroma, floral, dough, citrus, leaves. Easy to drink citrus taste, with a hoppy finish. Soft mouthfeel. Not very special, but a good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YogiBeera (2550) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 22, 2005
Amber golden color with a small layer of a head. Average sweet yeast nose and taste. Apricot taste - which leads to a nice hoppy finish. Good but just average.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alobar (3123) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2005
White, soapy head with a smell of hops, citrus, and yeast. Solid goldern body color. Taste is incomplicated citrus and yeast. Very good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2005
golden body, long lasting white head, aroma of citrus, apples, and yeast, which transfer into the flavor in that order. sweet finish, but a little bit dry, with just a bit of spices at the very end. a nice blonde.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2005
Pours clear and mid-gold with a big, frothy white head that lasts well and leaves some lacing. Quite a faint yeasty aroma with some hops. Well-rounded taste with bittterness predominating. A little plummy fruit in the background. Not the most complex, but highly recommended.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - AUG 8, 2005
Thin white head, clear golden body. Yeast and fruit aroma with tones of light spices - nice and fresh. Fresh citrusy and orangy aroma with a good hoppiness and a long peppery finish. A typical, but good blonde.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2642) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2005
Golden colour. Nice head. Fruity, somewhat yeasty aroma. Medium bodied, fruity with a dry finish. Nice Duvel-clone.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 28, 2005
Draft at pub in Brussels. Beautiful, rich apricot-tangerine color with a large, creamy white head. Very fruity aroma, orange and citrus, some yeastiness evident as well as good spiciness. Flavor is also sweet and fruity, with a distinct breadiness. Full and smooth body, gentle and creamy carbonation. Very enjoyable with dinner.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2005
25 cl Bottle. A clear beer with a tan head. A little spicy yeast aroma, with a sweet nose. An okey blond with a nice strukture, but a little too average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weepingsuds (222) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - JUL 1, 2005
Bottle. I am very impressed with both the brown and blond Ciney’s. The blonde is a bit more fruity in the nose. The flavor is more of a light citrus tinge with a nice sweet aftertaste similar to other blondes but more complete overall.


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