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RATINGS: 1096   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - AUG 12, 2006
Pours a nice golden color with a thin white head. Aroma is very hefe-like, with some banana, fruity hops and sugar. Flavor is sweet malt, biscuits, and almost a plum-like fruitness. Very little hop presence. Tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snowden719 (130) - USA - AUG 8, 2006
Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma is candy sugars, bit of yeast, some hops, light fruits. Flavor is light fruits, yeastiness, with the bitterness and candy sugar coming through in the end. Suprisingly bitter for a belgian.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 6, 2006
A very basic belgian that is lacking in alot of quality areas in my opinion. Has some light biscuity maltiness, with just a touch of golden honey and fruit nectar Overall just very light and somewhat bland

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (4948) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2006
Bottled. Deep golden color. Fruity esters, fruity hops and malt in the aroma. Sweet honeyish flavor with some fruity esters and coriander. Very light hop bitterness and flavor. Finishes tart and sweet. Clean beer but lacking character. Gets too sweet when it warms. Needs more hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luckygirl (1223) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 4, 2006
Bottled. Beer is a light-to-medium clear with an average-sized, white, mostly diminishing head. The aroma is malty with light notes of toasted grain; Hoppy with a light floral note, light note of lemon zest; Yeasty with a light note of dough. Perhaps a trace note of white pepper. Unoffensive but unremarkable. The flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, trace bitter with a long, moderately sweet, lightly bitter, lightly acidic finish. The body is medium, the texture is watery and the carbonation is lively.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6217) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 4, 2006
Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is clear dark yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, husks), trace hops (flowers), with a light note of bubble gum, hint of plastic. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly husky. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Dull, characterless, bland, and grainy. It’s not even bottle conditioned.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2006
Bottle. Nice big head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma is yeast and malt with some fruit. Taste is sweet and fruity - maybe some banana.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluevegie (3053) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2006
23/05/06. Same colour body (clear bright gold body) as the Gordons Finest Gold sitting beside it in my hotel room in Brussells. Very sweet aroma, alcohol then fruit. Tasted the alcohol and liked it better although the previous beer was higher at 10%, corn and wheat, some fruit maybe pineapple and passionfruit then starts to get sticky.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2006
Bottled. Clear golden beer with, a medium head. Candi-sugar and hops in the aroma, some fruits as well. Flavor has alcohol, candi-sugar, hops and fruits. The finish has some sweetness and some bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swanmann (604) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 1, 2006
bottle: poured with medium pearly foam head,holding a low foam after drinking nearly half the glass. Slight aroma of grapefruit...maybe. Light acid palate with heavy yeastiness. I guessI’ve never had a blonde made in the abbey style, It’s a litte more robust, but dry. I like it for the summer evenings. Good purchase.


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