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Ochre coloured top fermented Abbey Beer with an abv of 6.7%. The use of Gatinais barley combined with carefully selected hops creates a perfectly balanced, relatively light tasting beer with a fruity malty taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2852) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 9, 2006
Poured a nice clear golden color with a huge pillowy head that provided pretty solid lacing. Very nice within style. The aroma was a bit funky, yeasty, and of wheat. The flavor was excellent. Lots of witbier characteristics, wheat base, some clove-like spicing, yeasty. Mixed in, though were some caramel aspects, apples, and a pretty prominent earthiness. Alcohol very well hidden. Mouthfeel was moderate to heavy for the style anyway. Enjoyable. I’d come back to this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10411) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2006
Bottle. Poured dark amber with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted and had fair lacing. Moderate banana sour citrus aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Medium sweet flavor with a sweet finish of moderate duration.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2006
Pours clear golden with a thick rocky white head. Aroma is sweet and floral. Flavour is sweet too with notes of honey and yeast. Slight bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 26, 2006
In the bottle. Pours a rich gold color with a pillowy white head. Medium carbonation. Outstanding head retention with a delicate web-like lacing. At first, the aroma seemed ever so slightly skunked, but as it breathes in the glass, it has a spiciness and coriander scent. The flavor is sweet at first, then follwed by a tartness. Has a very dominant banana flavor. The finish is a bit bicarbonate salty. The sweetness of this beer is pleasant, not overdone. For $1.99, this is a good Belgian Blonde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4170) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 21, 2006
The aroma is heavy with malt, yeast, and alcohol. The appearance is golden with a medium white head. The flavor is very malty with a moderate, odd bitterness. The aftertaste reminds me of cheaper beers. The palate is average. Overall it has good taste but it has some problems as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjg74 (2490) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 14, 2006
Bottled. Pours a meduium amber color. Mildly yeasty grainy aroma. A hint of citrus. Creamy yeasty flavor with some grain and spiciness right up front. Fairly thick mouthfeel. Slight warming going down.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigrond (1459) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2006
A very nice tasting - easy drinking beer. light in color and body. But can be still quite refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6784) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 11, 2006
Bottle. Amber beer with a white head. Slight yeasty/bubblegum aroma. Light spicey, yeasty flavor with some lemony citrus, banana, and clove. Some candy sugar sweetness. Medium bodied. Fairly dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rederic (2896) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 11, 2006
Golden honey color, with a frothy white head, the nose is one of a sweet pale malt, candied citrus fruits, sweet lemony hop aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a sweet bready dough and pale malt character, candied lemon fruitiness, leading towards a malty and faint hop bittering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerlady (556) - lucerne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 9, 2006
dark yellow/golden color head not thick,but a thin white layer lasts on the beer. yeasty smell,hoppy, ah idden fruit( banana,but not strong), malt,very hidden slightly sourish smell,a bit of alcohol,but not a strong smell.(hidden) middle carbonated yeasty,spicy,hoppy,(hoppier than it smells)slightly citrus-flavour,some alcohol,but less stronger than one expects by reading the 6.7%vol. malty aftertaste yeasty,hoppy,spicy,a bit of fruits and citrus-fruits,bread yeasty,hoppy,spicy,citrus aftertaste,alcohol,a bit warm,but not seems as strong. a nice beer to couple for example with good saussages,rural,farmhouse"-cuisine, i find this beer not bad at all.

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