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RATINGS: 1132   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2006
Bottled. Dark golden colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet alcohol, fruit green apple, yeast. Flavour is yeast, green apple, alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 19, 2006
I very much enjoyed this blonde. Pleasantly balanced. Not the best, but Id drink one of these anytime.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3656) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUL 17, 2006
Golden amber with bubbly white head. Sweet grassy copper smell. Rich copper metal malt flavor finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2006
Bottled. Pours a clear blonde colour with a light dusting of tan coloured head. The aroma is yeasty and slightly lemony. The taste is over sweet and a little cloying. A touch creamy and dry yeasty. Very plain.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2387) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2006
Decent sized frothy white head. Good carbonation. Dry dusty aroma of light malts, cereal and spicy hops. Little bit of pepper. Dark gold in color. Light malty flavor with a little bit of fruit. Clean and easy drinking. Little bit more cereal and some sweetness which lingers after the swallow. Subdued spices and bitterness from the hops. FInish is kind of pasty but ok. A decent belgian but nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3583) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2006
(bottle - 11.2 oz) Clear gold with a thin and soapy white head and decent carbonation. Light and dry aroma with some yeast and orange peel. Orange peel, coriander, and cloves at the front with a yeasty middle and a dry and bitter finish. Flavor leaves the palate rather quickly. Medium-bodied with not much of an aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csbosox (1224) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - JUN 17, 2006
11.2oz bottle. Served in a Duvel tulip. Clear, orange tinted gold color and a large white head. No sediment? Aroma is yeasty and spicy. The taste is yeast, light malt, moderate spicy hops. It is not bad, but it is too simple. No complexity at all, the yeast is tasty, but mild. Mouthfeel is average for the style. Nice drinking beer, but kinda blah.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2911) - 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. Id come back to this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11071) - 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.

3.4
   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.


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