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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 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 (4213) - 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 (2491) - 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 (1475) - 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 (6850) - 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 (2912) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
strings (377) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2006 On tap. Purty golden yellow. A tasty drop with a fruity aroma bold enough to overcome my fish n chips accompaniment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2008 Pours a medium golden yellowish color. Aromas of fruit, yeast and some pepper. Flavors are sour, yeasty, and a touch of sweetness at the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2006
Golden colored, little white head. Spicy, mildly vinous and sweet aroma with mild alcohol. Medium bodied. Vinous tones, spices and sweetness in flavor, some glue-tones also come up. Aftertaste has also mild alcohol.

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