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HaandBryggeriet Blondie (2012-)

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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Belgian Ale
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blondie is a Belgian style ale fermented with our own house yeast. The color is straw yellow with a nice fruity flavour balanced with maltiness and floral hops. A nice beer with good drinkability.

Editor’s note: First brewed late 2011, first sold in 2012.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (1882) - NORWAY - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle on board Fridtjofen 28.07.15. Cloudy golden. Diminishing off-white head. Not much lacing. Aroma of banana, coriander, cloves and other spices. Similar taste, with moderate bitterness. Quite carbonated.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmrmwel (1316) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow, with a finger thick head. Aroma is sweet yeast, as ewll as soapy coriander and notes of ginger. Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is tart yeast, with orange and sweet citrusy notes. Dry wooden finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (9730) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 22, 2015
On tap at Ølhallen, pours a clear blonde with a small white head. Aroma is quite floral dominated, with fresh meadows and lightly spiced floral notes. Flavour brings out cereal notes, floral notes and light Belgian yeast. Smooth and drinkable, but fairly uninteresting. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (8266) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2015
From tap. Hazy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, mat, caramel, fruit, hops and spicy notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ [ Pre-Borefts Ratebeer Gathering ] @ ABCBeers, Korte Koediefstraat 5, The Hague, Netherlands 2511CE.

[ As HaandBryggeriet Blondie ].
ABV: 4.5.%. Unclear medium orange yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity malt, light moderate hoppy, citrus, moderate yeasty, soap, funky. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, funky, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140925]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle at pre-borefts tasting . Pours fuzzy blonde , very big white head . Smell is funky ( brett ? ) , some oak - ish aspects . Taste is dry , bit sweet . Grainy , some butter-funky feeling

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (7139) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle shared at the Pre-Borefts Tasting. Pours cloudy golden with no head. Aroma of yeast, weedy hops, malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5845) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle at the ABC Beers pre Borefts tasting, Den Haag. Poured a hazy light amber with a thin whispy white head. The aroma is yeast citrus. the flavour is moderate bitter with a yeast citrus hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2014
Poured light golden with an off white head. Aroma of light sweet grapes and soft malt. Light, lively body flavour is lightly sweet, medium bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6722) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2014
50cl bottle from JMGreenUK @ Pre Borefts tasting Thin white head. hazy blond pour. Fruity.


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