Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Belgian Ale
Westvleteren, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Westvleteren Blond is the basic beer for the monks’ own consumption, since 1999, when the former 6° dark ale (red cap) was finally discarded, after the 4° had already gone that path.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
omikr0n (803) - Prague, - DEC 30, 2012
Botyle. Pours cloudy yellow to orange with thin but lasting white head. Aroma is grapefruit, yeast, hops, lemon. Flavor is malt, yeast, hops, citrus fruits. Bitter but also slightly sour. Pretty excellent stuff, reminds me of Orval.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (818) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 24, 2015
330ml bottle at home from trade with Erzengel, many thanks. Bottle past the BB-date. light yellow light hazy color. medium big white head. smells fruity, yeasty, acidic, light barnyard, some sweetness, honey notes, light metallic. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes quite fruity, some sweetness, citric, acidic, oranges, peach, light soapy, lemongrass. finishes dry and with a nice light citric sour note. great beer, drinks very nice, I liked the taste a lot better than the smell, possibly because the beer is past its prime, but still drinks very nice and refreshing. reminds me a bit of a saison.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
josanguapo (191) - SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
From zombier. In Westvleteren cup, playing Kings Bounty Dark Side. Amazing. Simply amazing

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2015
On tap at In De Vrede. Pour is golden yellow with a medium sized white head. Aroma and flavor of sweet pale malt, belgian candi sugar, citrus, banana, and cloves. Finish is slightly boozy with a nice spice and sugar backbone. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moolesen (319) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
Evening where we drink the 3 Westvletsren after each other. 1/3. Bottle 33cl. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma reminds me of a wheat beer. A bit boring taste where distant rye is present. Short finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdb84 (300) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2015
Honey colored pour with beautiful lasting foam head, gentle carbonation, some sediment. Aroma is well balanced, fresh, and slightly sour: fresh grain, hay, lime, lemon zest, yeast. Taste is fresh, yeasty (a bit like a Saison), grains and lemon return. Development is light bitter, lemon, slightly sour. Mouthfeel is ’round’. Aftertaste is a bit dry and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (1882) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
Gulbrun klar med to fingre høyt hvitt skum. Lukter korn. noe banan og krydder. Smaker mild søtlig fruktig, banan. Svært kort lett bitter avslutning

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arek (533) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l, Drink Hala, Wrocław, Poland.
Złote, mętne piwo z obfitą, puszystą i trwałą pianą oraz świeżym, słodowym, owocowym, belgijskim aromatem. W smaku łagodne, orzeźwiające, lekko biszkoptowe z owocowymi nutami i łagodną goryczką na finiszu.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2524) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Aroma: Lemongrass, Wheat, Mild White Grape Appearance: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Mildly Thin White Head Ring, Almost No Lacing Taste: Wheat, Lemongrass, Mild White Grape Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
roald76 (25) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2015
Goudgeel heerlijk doordrinkbaar bier. Lekker bitter met een hele lange afdronk. Triple-achtig. Een van de beste blondbieren.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biggsbowler (520) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle - pours golden hazy yellow. Smells of wheat, straw, slight banana. Taste is grainy, light malt, slight peppery on the backend.

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