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HaandBryggeriet Ardenne Blond

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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Saison
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is our version of a strong palish Belgian Saison. We have chosen to give this beer a pale and light profile and let the yeast display its full spicy flavors. We have also added some coriander for more complexity. This will develop some tartness given the time.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (4935) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2016
Dark blond with a light haze. Aroma is yeasty, bready ans sweet. Flavour is yeasty, spicy with some orange peel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cecedrake (30) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Pours a hazy golden, aroma is spicy, sweet malty. Taste is sweet spicy, some bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AnG_BrgNor (381) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2015
Aroma is yeast, fruits and spice. The spices is more present in the taste, together with alcohol. A fine dry bitter ending. Really nice this one!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrol (229) - - OCT 28, 2015
Orange colour with an off-white head.Very spicy aroma. Flavour is libanana. Good finish. Balanced

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (1474) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 9, 2015
kran w jabeerwocky. bardzo intensywnie kwiatowo-łąkowo-przyprawowe, troche jakichs brzoskwin, raz po raz fajnie funky zalatuje. przy tym bardzo fajnie pijalne, z niemala goryczka pieprzowa, fajnie wywazone, bardzo zachecajace do kolejnych lykow. klasa

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle 500 ml. Almost clear, yellowish-orange color with average white foam. Aroma: delicate, fruity, citrus, sweet muscatel wine, apple. Taste: light sweetness, sweet white wine, fruit, apples, grapes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kokkenrolv (267) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2015 Tasted again 10/1/2015, batch #849. No lacteal notes, much more balanced sweetness, nice dry finish, better score than last. Bottle from brewery, batch #904. Aroma is typical belgian yeast, barnyard, sweet caramel, hay, some spice, citrus zest, hints of banana and bubbelgum. Orange golden, cloudy, small white head. Medium sweetness, medium/light bitterness, taste is light sweet caramel, white bread dough, some banana, bubbelgum, citrus zest, coriander, white pepper. Medium body, fizzy but good mouthfeel, dry, some bitterness in aftertaste. Good strong saison, maybe too much sweetness, some disturbing lacteal notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cimbasso (650) - - SEP 3, 2015
Sampled from a 50cl bottle purchased at Sola duty free. Pours a very hazy orange-gold with a white head. Medium carbonation and some quite heavy sediment. Lovely fruity aromas and typical Belgian yeast taste, with notes of banana, orange, coriander (one of the ingredients) and cloves. Great mouthfeel, and really well balanced. It has an excellent finish based on a rich hop taste. An excellent Belgian-style beer with very high drinkability.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fajry (1398) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 17, 2015
Fľaša. Žltá farba, slabá pena. Vôňa skôr witbeeru, jemne pikantná, sladová. Chuť sladová, pikantná, s peknou dochuťou. Príjemné.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (14807) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2015
Vielen Dank an Erzengel! Das Bier hat eine leicht trübe goldene Farbe und eine mittelgroße weiße Schaumkrone. Der Geruch ist hefig, zitronig, Gewürze, Orangen. Der Geschmack ist hefig fruchtig, Gewürze, Lemongrass, Orangen, lecker!


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