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Leidsch Bier
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Leiden, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Leidsch Blond is a fresh fruity topfermented beer. Brewed with the best ingredients: barley, caramalts, wheat, munich, Hallertau and Saaz-hop. The label shows a painting by Jan Steen who lived in Leiden (1626-1679) and who’s of course a world famous painter. Less known are his activities as a brewer like his father was.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2010
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Clear golden with a small white head. Discreet fruity and a little yeasty nose. Medium body, first some sweetish fruit but gets dry and astringent towards the finish. 161010

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bozoNZ (719) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 20, 2010
Murky golden, thin head. Slightly fruity aroma, a bit of dry spices. Cardboardy, dry faintly peppery with some dry spice finish. Not bad but not the greatest drinking

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (4620) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2010
33cl Bottle shared by a friend, thanks Harmen! Hazy golden yellow colour, white head. Aroma of light spices and malts, straw, yeast. Flavour is light sweet, chalky, malts, straw, some clove, light spicy bitter finish. Light to medium bodied. OK dry blond ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12538) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2010
Bottled
Hazy yellow, small white head. Yeasty and peppery nose. Fruity, slightly peppery flavor. Some alcohol in the finish. Also grassy notes. Lingering bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2010
Bottled (thanks jbrus!). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, some alcohol, mild caramel and some slight notes of alcohol. Flavour is actually quuite much the same. Clean, but not too exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coldbrewky (1419) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - APR 15, 2009
Bottle from altonbrownd! Semi-cloudy amber. Creamy dense white head actually looks like whipped cream topping. Carbonation is barely visible in the tall glass. How can one put a number on the appearance of a"Belgian Ale" since they seem to have quite a range. I long to quote the Lebowski.... "so you have no frame of referance! You are like a child who wanders in in th middle of a conversation! Shut the Fu@k up Donny!!" Whew.. I digress.... Body is quite light and ephemeral in duration. Droopy lacing sticks to one half of glass and is totally erased on quaff side.. Alight tingle of hops appears and fades just as quickly. Peary esters in wings of mouthfeel. Not much of a nose....hints of spice. Donny.....who loved bowling.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TrefwoordPunk (800) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2007
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear golden with a big white head and a sweet, grainy smell. The initial taste is pretty sweet, malty, almost like there is honey in the beer. But after that a nice hoppy finish comes in that makes this beer a pretty good blonde.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13573) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2007
Bottle in Leiden. Aroma of grain and sweet malts. Dark golden colour, stable white head. The flavour starts off a bit watery with some fresh white bread. Finishes with a hint of bitter hops and a rubbery feel. Not bad, though. High carbonation and swelling mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8627) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2005
Bottled. A light golden coloured beer which pours with hardly any head. The aroma is a little lemony and yeasty, but quite thin. The taste is nicely hoppy and sharp, and the finish is long and dry.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2005
Bottle. Very flat, yeasty and kind of stale. Stale malt character, with touches of citric yeastyness in the finish, i think Leffe Blond is better than this.


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