Brewed by Brouwerij De Vlier
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Holsbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
De naam is uiteraard ontleend aan de vestigingsplaats van de brouwerij Kessel-lo. Kessel Blond is een strogeel bier van 7,5 vol.% alc., met een dikke sluier en een wandklevende witte schuimkraag. In de neus is het fris, met hop, appels en citrus. Na een neutrale smaakaanzet komt een tintelende fruitigheid, een toets van honing en een licht hoppige afdronk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrHangover (4027) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ WWT III courtesy of Benzai. Pours a hazy pale golden beer with a big white head on top. Aroma is somehow a bit skunky, with some spicey, spruce notes to it. Flavour is quite regular, bland Belgianny. Medium sweet, medium bitter.. meh. Not impressing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7848) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle at WWT3. Poured a cloudy light straw with a frothy white head. The aroma is weak yeast and malt. The flavour is weak bitter with a little malt on the watery palate. Not much else really. Not a classic, but not the worst blond either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
smmadge (87) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Tasting at WWT lll. Nice beer in its style! But not very special though. Round which is positive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (4335) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ WWT3. Hazy yellow pour, thin white head. Aroma is spicy, yeasty, fruity, some banana and a hint of wheat. Flavor is sweetish, spicy, yeasty and smooth but a bit boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (14294) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ WWT III. Hazy pale yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, lightly fruits, a bit of yeast. Pretty standard Belgian blond. Average body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9213) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
75cl bottle sampled at wwt3, No head or carbonation. Hazy golden blond pour. Nice enough brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pinball (11944) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2013
bottle from beer planet. gusher. cloudy orange, smooth white to offwhite head. very fruity aroma, ripe fruity mixed with citrussy notes.wheaty and yeasty notes. flavor is quite yeasty, a little spicy, dough, fruity notes like apple, alc. burns in the aftertaste - a raw and unbalanced beer. It is past its best before date, and the hops seem to have become dusty. However, i don’t think it would’ve been much better fresh. Very belgian.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bartholo (21) - BELGIUM - JUL 10, 2013
aroma of ripe apples, yellow a bit cloudy but nice sticky head, very fruity honey taste but not sweet. silky sensation (a bit like a haut medoc). I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (6157) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is wheat, lemons and oranges. Flavor is wheat, lemons and Belgian yeast. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (2963) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2012
Yelow hazy colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Bitter and sweet (candy sugar). Grass and herbs.

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