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Hellekapelle Artisanal Belgian Blond

Brewed by Brouwerij de Bie
Style: Belgian Ale
Waregem, Belgium


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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
HELLEKAPELLE from Brouwerij de Bie is an unusual pale ale with a straw color, hoppy aroma, light to medium body and clean malty flavor. It’s bitterness that starts in the middle of the palate and dominates through to the finish comes from Poperinge hops, wonderful thirst quencher.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
jamaty (1431) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 12, 2015
Muy muy pálida, y bastante turbia, con un aspecto de humo. Dos dedos de espuma. Aroma muy plano. De las cervezas más metálicas que he probado. Textura muy suave, pero el metal se come todo. Mala.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (2331) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle at a bar. Poured a clear yellow to more golden colour with a white head. Nose of fresh citrus, malts, wheat, bitter floral hop, Peach, bit of a watery mouthfeel, yeast, lactose kind of feeling. Refreshing but kind of boring

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (849) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2015
Helder geel bier zonder schuim. Smaak is bitter hoppig en fris met sporen van citrus. Goed bier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
janubio (556) - SPAIN - DEC 12, 2014
Clear yellow colour, with a small white head and some lace. Funky smell of tropical fruits, spices, maybe clove or pepper, bananas. Medium body, carbonation good enough. Taste is fruity, spicy, some citrus. You think it has more alcohol than it really does. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1209) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2014
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg Clear dark yellow with a big white head. Fruity spicy aroma with some yeast. Lively carbonation which works well with the pleasant hopbitterness. Unexpected nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2739) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
330ml bottle from Racine, Cassel. Pours slightly hazy gold with white head. Nicer than expected Flanders helles with an underlying yeastiness. Some mild hops. On the whole not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (1264) - Belgrade, SERBIA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle 0.33l from De Hopduvel beer shop Ghent Belgium.Pour it yellow colour with small white head.On the nose white wine.Taste and aroma of citrus, bread,Belgian Yeast and touch of Chardonnay flavour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdb84 (366) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a Pilsener color, hazy / flaky sediment at the end of the bottle. Aromas are grass, citrus, koriander, cheese. Taste starts sour, coppery. Subsequent sips are pilsener like, but with a subtle bitter undertone. Little watery. I get a taste of sellery, onions. Some cheese in the aftertaste. Good substitute for a pilsener, quite refreshing. Would pair well with a fish meal or salad such as nicoise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (3536) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
Blonde session ale since 1994, with snow white, thick head and deep golden blonde colour with orangey hue, hazy. Citrussy and fruity aroma of pale malts, orange peel, apple, pepper, yeast, some solvents too. Malty onset with fresh sourish citrus, finish mildly hoppy. Make sure to get this as fresh as possible: I had a few infected ones too, with mouldy aroma and / or lactic acid in the taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
xejoxejo (1) - - MAY 11, 2014 does not count
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