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Grisette Blonde is a pale ale that is very refreshing in summer. When drunk at a moderate temperature, it releases aromas of a richness that it is seldom found in other beers of this strength. Its head is smooth and white. It has a light yellow colour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CampbellWilson (533) - SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2005
Bottle from Open All Hours, Keswick. Pleasantly quaffable Belgian Blond. Miles better than Leffe, with better hop character, and good aroma from the yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 17, 2005
Bottled. Hazy pale orange colour, mediumsized white head. Citric aroma with hints of yeast and hoppy bitterness. Flavour is mainly fruity with notes of yeast and a bit bitter hoppy finish. Mouthdrying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2004
Mild yeasty aroma, sweet malt, alcohol, fruity. Medium amber clear with thin white lacing head. Watery body with medium-high carbonation. Dry bitter-hoppy flavor, mild sweetness. Mild acidity. Dry tangy finish. Astringent bitter after.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2004
Tall frothy white head, hazy orange golden body. Yeast, citrus, fruit and straw in the typical-blonde aroma. Flavor is quite thin and watery with little fruit, yeast and hay tones.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2004
A hazy orange beer wit a small disappearing white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of hops and grass. The flavor is sweet with notes of coriander and oranges and the body is thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2004
Golden coloured. Citrusy yeast aroma. Very sweet flavour with notes of fruits and yeast. Quite thin and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2004
Golden, with an ok white head. Aroma from caramel and fruit. Flavor brings grapefruit and apples, some malts, some bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, JAPAN - APR 11, 2004
A light Golden color with a huge rocky white head. A grassy scent with some mild spice. The flavor is odd, unfortunately the spice reminds me a bit of an aftershave, this isn't a good thing in a beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2004
Bottled. Blonde with a large white head. Bitter/sweet with medium bitter finish, nothing wrong with this but nothing remarkable either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2004
Bottled (250ml). Pale gold colour. Grassy aroma with some yeast. Clean and fresh, but no great complexity. Essentially this is a good quaffer. But you'd need to buy a few if you were quaffing - not only a Belgian beer under 5%, but in 250ml bottles. Needless to say, this one didn't last long. Although this is badged as a St Feuillen beer, the latest edition of Tim Webb's book suggests it is contract brewed at Heineken's Affligem plant. Incidentally, as well as being a small warbler-like bird, grisette was also 19th century French slang for a sexually active woman of the lower orders. The closest current UK colloquial equivalent is probably slapper.

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