Brewed by De Dolle Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Diksmuide, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9995) - Zeeman, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours hazy golden with a big white head. Aroma of artificial citrus, herbal notes, a touch of strawberry milkshake hop, light butter, caramel and light Belgian yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (8664) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2015
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Citrus aroma. Lots of carbonation. Thick creamy white head. Hazy blond pour. Well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5429) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 23, 2015
(bottle) hazy golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of coconut, vanilla and lemon peel, slightly buttery, with a touch of pale malts and powdered sugar. flavour is mostly the same, heavy bubble gum, vanilla and quite a bit of alcohol, with a touch of herbal hops, cherry stones and a light-bitter herbal-hoppy finish. heavy-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (7300) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden with a off-white head. Aroma of yeast, malt some floral notes and herbs. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some yeast, herbal notes, some honey and malt. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10934) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ yngwie
Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, dried fruits, alcohol and yeast. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long warm, fruity and yeasty finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (7754) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from Etre Gourmet. Pours almost clear golden with a big frothy white head. Lovely floral aroma, yeast, peach and dried apricot. Taste is Orvalesque, citrus and fruity with a decent funky rockn roll addition, more apples and hops than expected, a really pleasant surprise this one, recommended complex beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maakun (3626) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle shared at home. Clear golden with enormous white head. Lemon, red apple, dry white wine or champagne, musty grains, quite herbal and light spicy. Overall the champagne and cider-like notes are quite dominant. Medium sweet with light tartness and light bitter finish. Medium bodied with full carbonation and some alcohol. Very good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trieckie (18) - - MAR 4, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Lots of foam and a bright yellow colour. Some citrus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TorbenH (1035) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2015
golden, amber, cloudy, white foam, herbs, grass, floral, full body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter, medium sweetness, very bitter,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (2546) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2015 Yellow-golden color with big head. Fruity and spicy. Very fruity. Sweet fruity taste. High carbonation. No booziness. Wow. How can a Blonde be that good? EDIT: Vintage 2014, tasted in November 2015 - 1.5 years old. Milkshake-like, apricots, honey, spicy. Very intense and sirupy. Different than I remember. Maybe my palate has changed, the aging changes a lot or the feeling of having a beer in belgium makes a huge difference. Still quite typical for De Dolle: Uncompromising.

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