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Style: Belgian Ale
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bierkoning (10945) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2015
Bottle. Golden color. Soft grainy aroma with hints of fruit and floral notes. Grainy sweetish perfumed flavor, rather flat. Drinkable, but mediocre.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (10285) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 14, 2013
from Aldi - clear bronze beer under a poor head retention; aroma of candi sugar, perfumy, notes of pear and esters; medium-bodied and fairly sweet; residual sugars in a fizzy finish of pear and apples

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (7366) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle from Yamaya. Estery, fruity nose, candi sugar, honey, peach, some banana. Pale amber color with a fine head. Sweet, fruity flavor, sugary, non-descript but not bad. A typical abbey blonde: too swet, somewhat boring. Very estery, with a somewhat dry finish, some bitterness. Ok.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6752) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2014
darker than one is used to for the style, and fairly flavorful as well. better than average, but not wuite a standout, as it’s #2 rank implies. good dose of hopping and crisp malt sweetness make this a nice summer quencher." not as good on repeat visit.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6603) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is clear medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (grain, crackers), lightly hoppy (herbs), with notes of banana, metal, celery. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly unclean. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, slightly metallic. Pretty plain and industrial. Bleh.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deanso (6371) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
33cl bottle from Aldi. Thin creamy white head. Clear golden pour. Bland and boring

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jaghana (4491) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - APR 10, 2014
Can 50cl, a typical poor belgian beer, lot of yeast notes on apple and currant, over carbonated, sweet, industrial caramel, mono-dimensional.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4449) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Aroma is fruit/peaches and malts, like a fruit ale meets a bitter. The flavor is Belgian yeast, sugar sweetness and a mild fruit tartness in the finish.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
erickok (4167) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - DEC 2, 2013
Very clean body and fizzy bubbly ugly head. Very sweet grainy smell, cheap, sugar water, urine. Taste is even more like sugar water without any character and way too sweet. Of course no hop to be found at all. What a terrible brew. Looks horrible, smells horrible, taste crap. I should have know better than wanting to tick another beer. (50cl can at Auchan in Tours)

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alengrin (3030) - BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2014
Abbey-style blond session beer since 2013, with snow white, sticky head and colour of ’old gold’. Aroma of green apple, iron, grains, banana, honey, grapefruit, cauliflower. Dry fruitiness, grainy, bit metallic, retronasal hint of DMS and low hop bitterness in the finish - need I say more?


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