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


on tap

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
manuchampions (1237) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 24, 2011
Draft at Volo in Toronto. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a small diminishing white head. Aroma of yeast, citrus and floral hops. Flavour is certainly hoppy, slightly floral. Along with the hops there’s yeast, spices and a nice long bitter finish. Medium bodied. Very likeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4531) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2013 pours golden with a decent white head, some retention and lacing. great malt structure, some bready malts, honey, yeast, a certain vinousness. very fruity - subtle pear and apple aromas, some tartness, light to medium body, silky smooth feeling. very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerWeg (1503) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2010
Appearance is attractive cloudy yellow with a fizzy white head, aromas and flavors predominantly suggest pear and peppery spice. I went ’yeah it’s good’ or something like that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
georgebrassin (176) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2010
21/02/2010. Bottle 750ml. Pours a nice blond/yellow ale. Large head. Aroma is fruity and floral. Taste is bitter first than fruity. Very refreshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (3569) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2010
UPDATED: APR 4, 2011 Draft @ Blind Tiger. Orange golden pour with some white head. Aroma of citrus, pears, light wood and hop notes. Different flavor than the norm for a blond, but follows with citrus grains, malts and slight hop and fruit subtleties.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2010
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a lighter to medium yellow color with a smaller sized white head. Aromas of citrus, grains, and lighter fruitiness. Tastes of the same citrus (lemons), grains, and grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - JAN 19, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2011 Draft. Pours an orange blonde body with a white head. Light citrus, pears, some perfumy hop tones, light wood. Lagered notes, ice pops, wood, hints of pear juice. A very flavorful blonde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2614) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2010
There is a zesty slight vanilla aroma. It pours a dark yellow straw color with a small head. The tart wheat flavor is delicious and crisp.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2010
Draught at Capone’s: Faint aroma of light malts, light hops, slight citrus, light wheat, and corn. Poured pale yellow/gold in color with a medium-sized, creamy, dense, white head that lasted throuhgout. Slightly hazy. Sparkling. Excellent lacing. Light to medium bitter flavor. Tastes of malts, noble hops, and some grass. Light to medium body. Dry texture. Average carbonation. Bitter, dry, hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cfrancis (2410) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2009
Bottle from Fred82. Pours a cloudy, straw yellow. Aroma is tart with lemon and malt. Taste is tart with citrus fruit. Dry mouthfeel with popping flavours of yeast, grain and little subtle flavours that really come out as you savor this beer. My first Hopfenstark and definitely not my last.

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