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HaandBryggeriet Ardenne Blond

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (520) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2015
How: Bottle. Appearance:Hazy dark yellow, Aroma: Floral, coriander Palate: Medium body, lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ERB92 (452) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
Fruits, yeast, coriander, orange zest and some herbs. Golden with a white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a pleasant Saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6644) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
From tap. Clear yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, spice, fruit and brettanomyces.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3882) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks kerenmk. Pours an hazy yellow with a nice head, aroma of fruits, yeast, yogurt and peach, flavor is fruity, yeast, yogurt, peach, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1529) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Appearance: Light orange, cloudy, some white head.
Aroma: Lemon, some hops, flowers.
Taste: Lots of fruit, citrus, flowers. Hops? Nice.
Bought: OSL tax-free, 500 ml, NOK 49.00
Info: 8/11-2014, BB: 19/12-2015

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
metalspice (174) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2014
Lyst og grumsete med lavt, hvitt skum. Herlig duft med nyslått gress og banan. Frisk smak med frukt og lett krydret. Over gjennomsnittlig karbonisert. Drukket til sesongens første lutefisk, passet perfekt, mye bedre enn mørke juleøl som man har prøvd tidligere.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (5076) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 27, 2014
Appearance: Hazy deep golden/amber color with a fine white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Fruity, yeast, mild citrus and mild spicy.
Palate: Medium (+) body. Tad sweet, and a fresh nice bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Balanced ok sweetness, yeast, mild citrus, fruity, some banana and mild spicy.
Overall impression: This must be one of the best to come out of this brewery!
Personal stats: Bottle at the brewery on the opening day of the new Brewery

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cnesmark (37) - NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle, 50 cl. Crisp and spicy, nice Saison. Well balanced. Good for warm summer days.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
asimeow (147) - Sandsli, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2014
0,5l bottle. Cloudy golden, white scattery head. Smells and tastestoo much of wheat malts, though. Not a big fan of wheat in beer, so this will never be a winner for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
atrox (285) - Kraków, POLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Blonde colour with white head. Spicy aroma with herbs, fruits and belgian notes. Taste is also spicy with strong herbs and some sourness and herbal bitterness. Too strong alcohol aftertaste.

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