TheBeerWatcher (10) - Arlon, - DEC 15, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Valeir Divers 33cl bottle from www.belgianbeerstation.com.
I’m looking forward to this one.
The appearance of the beer is wonderful: a beautiful cristal clear pale golden brew with lots of carbonation. A fizzy thick white head dissapears slowly and not completely, leaving a bit of lacing on the glass. This beer is very inviting in the glass.
The smell is very malty and filled with yeast. There’s a little sour touch in the nose and also a clear alcohol presence.
First sip is sweet with a bitter hop finish. The body is fairly light with little carbonation. Yeast is also a dominant part of the flavour, leaving a powdery feel in the aftertaste.
Overall, this is a tasty strong blond beer that is well balanced. I’d drink this all night long.
77ships (3592) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl. bottle @ home. Procured from Willems. Hazy orange, uneven creamy white head. Esters, perfume, candy sugar, alcohol, faint bitter herbal flower. Sweet sugar, marmalade, orange rind, candy sugar, light honey, plenty of perfume, flower, light faint flower / herbal hops in the back. Candy sugar & orange rind body. Pretty simple, lacking nuances, taste is lots of candy sugar mainly but quite enjoyable all the same.
PriorL (1643) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home.
APPEARANCE: light clouded blond beer, nice stable white head.
NOSE: grains, hops, fruity.
TASTE: hops, fruity.
DrWally (50) - BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, 33cl at home. Rather typical tripel with lack of character. Compared to Valeir extra and Valeir blond, somehow disappointing.
BarossaLuke (539) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light amber in colour, has quite a bit of sediment floating around. Definite Belgian aroma of stone fruits and bath salts. Alcohol is noticeable but not hot or fusel.
nealblind (689) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - AUG 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 Clear amber pour with noticeable sediment. Big white head. Musty yeast aroma, bananas and pineapples and strong pepper. Tastes like a yeasty single belgian ale. Alcohol is well hidden. Flavor is relatively mild pugent barley. A good inoffensive (not overly alcoholic or yeasty) trippel can be hard to find. This fits the bill.
Cuso (4278) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, many thanks to bartlebier. Golden color with thick white head. Sweet malt, honey, Belgian yeast in aroma. Taste, sweet malt, some fruits. Alcohol is well hidden. Aroma is more promising than taste, but overall drinkable beer.
EddyBeer1 (846) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2013
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dorée trouble, dépôt en suspension, pétillance moyenne, très peu de mousse. Maltée, métallique, un rien fruitée, un rien florale, un peu d’amertume sur la fin. Mais une gêne subsiste: d’où vient cette persistance de maïs qui malheureusement me rappelle la Leffe blonde?
Tonkun (787) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Hazy light yellow pour with a finger of head. Apricot, plum, floral, white spice. Good spicy bubble, sweet, dry bitter finish. Simple but good
dasdan (235) - BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2013
2.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
33 cl bottle from de hopduvel in Ghent. Clear golden body with large white head. There is something strange with the aroma of this beer. Not good. But the taste seems to be ok *
bartlebier (1542) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - APR 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl - Closer of the Valeir tasting range, March 2013. - Very much like a triple-bodied or less ascetic version of a traditional Duvel, with all its complex estery dryness, lively carbonation, but added fruit&yeast sweetness. Some alcohol apparent, this could do with 0.5-1% less and still be tasty enough. Lacks some punch to revive my interest for this style.