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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Belgian Ale
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 811   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle. Filtered, then bottled with sugar and yeast.
Ingredients: Water, Barley malt, Hops, Yeast.
This scintillating golden ale boasts a rich, fruity, and fresh aroma. And a light malty and sweet taste. It has a soft bitterness with a friendly aftertaste. A well-balanced blend of complexity and simplicity. La Trappe Blond continues to ferment in the bottle.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 4, 2006
Gold with a merange like head. Big aroma of peaches and spices. Lots of fruit flavour without too much spice. I prefer it like this. The spices do however contribute to an excellent bitter finish. I don’t usually like this style but I really liked this regardless of this bottle not being trappist. Probably the best of this style I’ve drunk. Much, much better than the Jopen blonde I had recently.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diogène (1066) - Mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2006
Bottle from the SAQ. Poured a hazy blond ale with a medium white head that disappear quickly. The aroma is pretty subtel but reveal interesting notes of spices, sweet malt, and honey. Taste is well malted, not too sweet, with a nice coriande touchr and a long spicy, sweet and somewhat bitter aftertaste. Palate is a little shy of being medium. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stefano (1886) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2006
Pours an attractive hazy golden color with a thin white head. Overall taste is very smooth and sweet with spices mentioned in smell. A little fuzzy and warm.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CinnamonGirl (40) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2006
Quite fruity and spicey; apple, banana and cinnamon. Cannot make myself enjoy these tastes. Quite nice aftertaste, moderately bitter.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
RobertGBG (109) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2006
Smell of cardboard, wood, apple, an sweet taste, alcoholic, very light yellow

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11090) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2006
Bottle under the name of Koningshoeven 4 pack. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate bread malty and sour citrus aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture. Medium balanced flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4263) - Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2006
Bought it in a Koningshoeven 4pk with a Trappist Glass. Yellow in color. Light and refreshing. Slightly fizzy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2006
Bottle, best before September 2006, so I guess it has stayed quite a few months at the Norwegian state liquor store outlet. Orange and hazy with a decent offwhite head. Fruity aroma with cellar notes. Piney hops. Sweet cellar flavours, dryish finish. Some spiciness. Maybe not a bottle in tip-top shape, but the beer is still highly drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dornoy (701) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2006
Offwhite head on an orange body. Malty and sweet after taste. Not a bad experience.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2006
Bottle 0,33l. Golden colour. A small creamy head leaving patterns on the glass. The head almost disappeared. Hints of spice and fruit in the aroma. Malty flavour with some fruits. Leaves a sweet aftertaste.


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