Brewed by Hopfenstark
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
L’Assomption, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (3297) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle 341ml Pours hazy blond with good white head, fully lasting. Aroma is of strong citrus (grapefruits) and spices. Tastes grapefruit, hops, some honey. Good, but not outstanding. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (5352) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle 341 ml [2012]. Appereance: Pour hazy golden with some sediments and a nice white rocky foam. Aroma: Fruity esters (citrus, grapefruit, banana ?). Taste: Grapefruits, honey and flower/herbal. Overall: Very refreshing. Nice blond ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sethbreaker (179) - New York, Greater London, USA - FEB 23, 2012
From the Bottle. Light golden in colour with a slight haze, very crisp and lively mouth feel. Subtle spice, honey sweetness with the perfect amount of bitterness on the finish. I want another!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop (3669) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Pours a hazy golden honey color with a huge white head...outstanding lacing and retention. Aroma has a leafy hoppiness...slightly soapy and delicate...spicy...a bit of hay...somewhat like a saison. Flavor has a belgian yeasty fruitiness and nice hoppy notes...german accents...spicy and delicate...leafy. mouthfeel is light and lively with a slightly sweet, grassy finish. Very nice blonde ale!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MXD (304) - Gatineau/St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 5, 2012
Pours golden, with a really really small head and a slight lace. A bit hazy. Aroma is cereals, faint flowers, a bit of resin as well. Good, pretty good! Taste is pretty much a hop-party as far as golden ales are concerned : a bit of everything, really, with a very healthy sourness that feels completely natural. Add in some fruits, grass and oak -- all coming from the malts -- and you have a terrific blonde ale. Those don’t really get better than this!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jool (198) - - JAN 31, 2012
Bouteille 341mL. Couleur doree-pale partiellement voilee. Nez absent, peut-etre trop froide? Longueur moyenne en bouche avec des belles notes de houblon et d’herbes. Tres bonne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2011
Dégustée en fût au Vices & Versa à Montréal. De couleur jaune-dorée et voilée. Nez de pain, moyen de grains de malt pâles, léger de levures fruitées (agrumes, notes d’abricots) et de houblon herbeux. aux notes citriques avec des petites notes épicées (poivre très doux). Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un pétillement moyen et une texture très légèrement crémeuse. Légère-moyenne amertume de houblon herbeux aux notes citriques (présente toute la gorgée) accompagné d’un moyen goût fruité (agrumes sucrées, notes d’abricots) et de traces d’épices (poivre) lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût de grains de céréales avec un moyen-léger goût de pain, des traces de biscuits puis en finale il y a regain d’amertume de houblon herbeux. Post-goût moyen, léger-moyen amer de houblon herbeux aux notes citriques avec un léger goût fruité (zest d’agrumes). (hiver 2006-07)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 25, 2011
Sampled at the DC Ratebeer Gathering. Pours a lightly hazy gold with a very frothy white head. Nice nose, grassy, hoppy, lemon, herbs, sage, some flowers. Flavor is sweet, candy sugar, lemon peel, herbs, a little grass. Medium bodied, herbal finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dumontn (530) - St. Joseph, Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Pours clear rich gold with 2 fingers of dense head and incredible retention and lacing. Aroma is cheerios, light fruity pilsener malt, grassy hoppiness. Taste is pilsener-esque with refreshingly clean grain, light sweetness, hints of pepper and honey, barely noticeable ale fruitiness, balanced wood and grass notes from hops. Body is medium, creamy, average carbonation, full mouthfeel, dry, slightly bitter finish, EXTREMELY drinkable. Overall, a great representation of the style. Delicious and fully flavored at 5%abv, this is another big winner from Hopfenstark.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftycarl21 (2338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Thanks to noodleuser. Hazy light golden pour with a billowing head. Nose and flavor both held nice notes of lemongrass, orange peel, strawberry, cider, and some good doughy wheat. Clean and crisp palate, quite refreshing. Very nice for the style.

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