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Brewed by Brouwerij De Ryck
Style: Belgian Ale
Herzele, Belgium

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sblsimone85 (230) - USA - JAN 14, 2013
Blonde belga dalla buona schiuma e dal l'ottimo profumo, di corpo nn troppo strutturata ma di buona beverinità ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (7924) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle at the Moorings, Aberdeen, 21/06/14. Clear golden with a good sized off white head that retains well. Nose is light citric peel, straw, floral tones, faint orange, pretty thin all in all. The taste offers a little more than the nose but again is subdued considering the ABV, yeast esters, spice, bitter orange, citric peel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation with a little prickle, herbal wash in the close. So very so !

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (6180) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle at Moorings. It pours clear golden with a medium white head. The nose is doughy, sweet, grainy, bread and a touch of spice. The taste is bitter-sweet, pear, apple, mild spice, toasty, candy sugar, dull tartness and dough with a short finish. Medium body and high carbonation. Fairly standard Belgian blond, but it drinks pretty easy.

1.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
corkyrory66 (513) - BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2014
Bière blonde de 6,5% abv, basique dans tous les sens du terme. Couleur doré un peu pâle. Clarté nette. Bulles moyennes en une colonne peu vive. Mousse blanche qui tombe vite et nappe à peine (malgré un important dégazage à l’ouverture). Arômes de houblon, fruits blancs, pain de mie, blanc d’oeuf, mirabelle . 1ère bouche souple qui est une vraie surprise à l’envers, nettement en dessous du nez, avec une nuance très raide, de l’herbe à chat. Arrière-bouche déséquilibrée, peu agréable. 2ème avec un peu de poire et de banane, mais le goût est déséquilibré. 3ème où on descend, on descend. Arrière-bouche limite désagréable. La longueur ne pourra rien faire dans ce pétrin. La levure est une souche banale, mièvre. L’alcool est un pur désastre. La finale ne peut rien défendre, rien dire, rien faire... CONCLUSION : ce genre de bière a pour moi un seul mérite par rapport à une pils, c’est d’être en fermentation haute et refermentée en bouteille. Et je me demande même dans quelle mesure ceci peut représenter la fermentation haute !!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Countbeer (4302) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle: Served in a shaker: Medium sized white head on top of a hazy yellow colored beer. Aromas of malts, yeast, some slight grainy/alcohol tones, hints of yellow fruit, cream, light sweet tones and some hay/nutty tones. Flavours of grains, herbs, honey, hay, some alcohol/glue tones, malts, light herb/more spicy tones (but lower)... Aftertaste is malty, herbal, creamy, bitter, some yeast and plants. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy mouthfeel. Typical but decent beer for it’s style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenH (805) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2014
amber, cloudy, minimal head, white foam, herbs, bread, hay, cereal, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (3680) - GERMANY - APR 29, 2014
(bottle) pours a murky golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of powdered sugar, pears, grass, some bubble gum and a light sweetness. flavour is heavy powdered sugar, grass and almonds, with more pears and a hint of caramel. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (257) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2014
Troebel donker geel bier met weinig schuim. Licht zurige smaak, kruidig, citroen, koriander. Komt licht over. Blijft redelijk lang hangen.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, malzig süß, leicht würzig. Geschmack leicht hefig, fruchtig malzig, Gewürze, blumig.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2716) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2013
Pours clear blonde , small white head Smell is a bit grainy Taste is bitter . Rather dry . Some grains . Some low amount of green hops

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (2963) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2013
Clear blond with strong,lasting head. Aroma is mustry, fruity, yeasty. Flavour quite yeasty and has a touch of dried apricot.


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