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Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Belgian Ale
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 713   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gruberm (326) - - SEP 21, 2013
Lovely cloudy straw color and tall white head. Pine and citrus notes. Smooth bitterness and light sweetness in the taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (4958) - Tau, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2014
330 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 4.5%. Slightly hazy pale yellow colour, large white head. Distinct aroma of grassy and herbal hops, some spicy yeast too. Light bodied. Dry and peppery flavour, spicy yeast and plenty of bittering hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (147) - CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Pours a cloudy straw yellow with one finger of dense white head, excellent retention and no lacing. Nose is muted, citrus and grassy hops, slight malt. Taste is bitter grapefruit, slightly sour, faint malt. Light body, thin and slick, dry bitter finish. Interesting. The grapefruit similarities in both the appearance and the flavour make this almost like a radler. Minimal to non-existent sweetness and a dry finish make this pretty drinkable. I’m not sure I’d call it "extra hoppy ale", though, since the hops are fairly muted in the nose, albeit somewhat more present in the flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2566) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 27, 2014
330ml brown bottle. Lemon yellow coloured and cloudy in the glass. Decent looking creamy bright white cap with spotty lacing. Nose has grassy hops and bready malt, bit of fruit/citrus. Taste has grain, bread, yeast, minerals, grass. Yeasty finish with bready notes, big grassy bitterness. Enjoying the lighter abv this beer has and the nice hoppiness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2061) - GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014
0,33 l bottle. hay, cereal, grass, spruce, citrus, leaves, pale, cloudy, rocky head, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, slick feel, lively,

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (2993) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014
Draught @ La Porte Noire, Brussels. Pours cloudy straw with small white head. Clear aroma of malt amd grain, with notes of hops and fruit. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with subtle citric and malty notes and touches of yeast. Bitter aftertaste. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle from BottleDog, London. Poured a hazy light yellow, with a dense white head. Aroma of peppery hop, melon and Belgian yeast esters. Bready malt flavours, with very dry, grassy hop notes and some tart berries. Super dry grain in the finish, with some straw and chalky hints.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
seynie (140) - Tienen, BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2014
Hazy yellow with a nice foam top. Smells like regular lager but the taste is definitely more bitter. A lot of taste for a beer with so little alcohol. Yeast, citrus, herbs, pepper. Nice dry finish with a bit of sweetness. Great summer beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdmmb (734) - USA - JUL 15, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Superb dry hoppy pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
guitarhero (21) - Dante’s hell, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2014
A good pale ale in the belgian style with english hops, probably e.k golding for the late additions. Refreshing, citric and soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (5979) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2014
[Bottle at Volo] Pours a murky yellow-gold with a small semi-lasting frothy white head. Interesting, and nice, aroma is yeasty and hoppy along with grain and some light fruity tartness. Flavour is lightly tart, grainy and quite herbal along with a long moderate bitter finish. Average bodied. Not great, but pretty good.


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