Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium


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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MustangMarkF (219) - Coventry, West Midlands, - APR 22, 2014
330ml Bottle. This pours a light golden body topped with a medium last head. Its aroma is floral and mildly sweet with hints of spices and hops. Its yasye is surprisingly malty with a citrus smoky finish with the slightest dry smoky linger. A very nice blonde this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a veiled and flakey slightly golden straw with a thick, resilient white head. Aroma is loads of spices, pepper, mint, coriander. Flavor is very sweet, mint, bread, bubble gum, apricot and pineapples. Finish is a sharp herbal with pepper and mint. Lingering spices. Medium body, average to strong carbonation. Good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MMR (344) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
rather nice Blonde beer with a remarkable bitter and slightly sour aroma. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sten (675) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2014
Hazy orange - yellow beer with a small white head. Nice complex aroma of fresh yeast and malts. Flavour is medium sweet, fruity with nice balanced aftertaste. Nice brew. (Bottle 33cl)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3626) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle Pours clear blonde, small , fast fading white head . Smell is sweet grains, yeasty ( fruits : more specific ’dusty’ bananas ) Taste is sweet ( sugar ) , malts, bit bitter , banana-ish yeastyness again. A buttery aspect as well ( no dyacethyl ) Rather sharp, yet very full taste . The bitterness lights it up a bit, but overall this is a rather sticky beer , more than a refreshing one . Bit overcarbonated . Aftertaste dies fast .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DwarfeD (1163) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
33cl bottle at home. Pale golden with a medium white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Medium sweetness with some herbal bitterness. Yeast, grain, honey, fruits and herbs. A decent Belgian blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (2027) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle 330ml. Pours hazy blond with low-medium white head. No serious lacing. Aroma is of fruits, spices. Taste is of grain, sugar, honey, herbal hops, some belgian yeast (fruits), spices, bitterness. Palate: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Good belgian yeast action. Other than this: pretty straight-forward.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1000) - USA - AUG 31, 2014
Drunk on draught at Heerren Van Liedekerke. Enjoyable fruity blonde beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3264) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
Une bouteille comme sur la photo. Un robe blonde dorée avec une mousse blanche. Un nez de levure belge avec des notes de blé (?). La bouche coule tout seul, marquée par la levure les saveurs sont intenses et agréables.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4688) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
pours cloudy light golden with a creamy off-white head, good retention and lacing. spicy and doughy honeyed malts, very yeasty - cloves and pepper, but also a nice fruitiness - pear and pineapple juice, phenolic touch, dusty, woodsy, flower traces. lively to average carbonation - belgiany, light honey sweetness but a relatively dry and astringent grassy-citrusy-spicy finish. sweet-ish nicely crafted belgian ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
The younger, ’weaker’, regular blonde version of Het Kapittel Abt, with creamy foam and peach blonde colour. Malty, fruity esters, some DMS (red cabbage) too; sweet main taste, even a bit cloying in the finish, which is insufficiently hopped to my taste. Nevertheless a well-rounded, honest and enjoyable session beer.

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