crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very smooth, fruity, and easy to drink. Somewhat simple compared to other belgians, but still quite enjoyable. Can’t complain with this one.
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2004
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
I did not like this beer. I really thought I would but from the color to the first and last drop, this was a pain to drink. Harsh feeling and not even that good flavor either. A little sickly sweet and not anything to try again. It is a macro tho.
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 10, 2004
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Crystal clear golden color, thick white head with good lacing. Very weird aroma : ham, I guess it’s caused by the yeast. Weak flavor of fruits and meat (yeast). Light to medium body, soft carbonation, watery texture. Apart from the strange meat aroma and flavor caused by the yeast this beer is nothing special and particulary boring.
JonMoore (1851) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Wetherspoons, Loughborough. Sweet, slightly yeasty and spicy. Full bodied. Good, but I much prefer the Brune.
kwik-lime (1290) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sweet almost to the point of being sickly. Nonetheless it is a tasty strong lager.
Belly Full O Beer (57) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 3, 2004
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
For some reason I really want ot like this beer. I buyit often and each time find myself upset by the burnt-sour taste that stays in my mouth troughout drinking it. It’s a very pretty beer, but I think that I’m done with it.
igel (196) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 1, 2004
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2004 Second review 9/19/04
I had a few of these babies in Spain this summer, and, well, it is not the most Belgian of beers, but I find it quite drinkable and smooth. Upgraded.
Served in a 330cl bottle. Smelled like a Belgian beer -- kind of rich and somewhat fruity and malty, but the taste was very light and fairly indistinctive. It has an amber color and the head poured pretty full, but died soon after. The carbonation was light and the mouth feel nice. It had a pleasant finish with a small hint of hops. A drinkable beer, but not a great representation of a Belgian beer.
dingo (37) - USA - AUG 29, 2004
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This beer was very similar to the Affligem. The only discernible difference between the two was the aroma. The Leffe was a bit more bitter smelling. The taste was sweet on the back of the tongue and the head was thin out of the bottle.
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Consensus is.... this is a very good beer! Can’t wait to try the brown.
jtw (1089) - farmington, Michigan, USA - AUG 26, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
gold color, darker than ’blond’ might suggest. wheaty aroma, lemon, some malt and yeast. disappointing taste of wheat and yeast, not much complexity apart from the malt and yeast. not a beer that i’ll drink again soon...