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Meteor Wendelinus Blonde

Brewed by Meteor
Style: Bière de Garde
Hochfelden, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Another idea from the abbey Brewed in the tradition of the monks of Wissembourg, who had their beer made on the current site of the brewery, Wendelinus is the result of a centuries-old know-how. Beneath its amber colour and creamy head is an abbey beer with a range of flavours that mature on the palate with every mouthful. Strong, with a pleasant touch of bitterness, this is a beer to be savoured for its persistent mellowness and caramelized fruity flavours. Take your time with it! Une autre idée de l’abbaye Derrière sa robe aux reflets ambrés et sa mousse onctueuse se cache une bière d’abbaye aux parfums multiples qui murissent en bouche à chaque gorgée. Puissante avec une agréable pointe d’amertume, cette bière de dégustation sait aussi surprendre grâce à son moelleux persistant en bouche et ses notes caramélisées et fruitées

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Osprey (6596) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2016
August 2016 - Bottle shared on level 42, picked up in the shop below One Canada Square. As ’Meteor Wendelinus Blonde’. Dark yellow, lightly sparkling, foamy white head. Aroma is buttery, spicy, some citrus, lager. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is sweet, thin grainy malts, buttery with a spicy finish. Not a great beer, but interesting to try a biere de garde. In saying that, it’s quite a lot like a tripel. (2.8)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (22368) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2016
16th August 2016
Level 42 Bottleshare. Thanks to Danny. Clear gold beer, a few lonely white bubbles. Palate is light, dry and has modest fine carbonation. Sweet pale malts, sweet esters and sweet floralness. Tracen of citric hop. Sweet then! But inoffensive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (1355) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Color is a hazy orange-blonde with an aroma of fruity liquor and pool water but just fresh sterilized water and not in any bad connotation. Flowers, fruit, orange, spice and wheat. I feel like I have the whole French country side crop in my glass. All the subtle qualities of a rich dark Belgian beer without all the fuss

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
teorn88 (6734) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2016
Bottle shared at the August Level 42 tasting. Thanks to Daniel. It pours a clean yellow color with a minimal white head. Aroma is grainy and starchy with straw and starch. Taste is slightly sweet fruity and perfumy with some stone fruit, grains, straw and starch. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, not exciting

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (9515) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle shared on Level 42 15/08/2016. Many thanks to Daniel for this one. A clear golden orange coloured pour with a fine white head. Aroma is spicy hop, sweet nutty grains, honey. Flavour is composed of medium sweet honey monster cereal, grassy noble hop, mineral. Honey. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation, frothy, pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Danny. Pours totally clear yellow with a frothy, white head. The nose holds white grape, pale grains, white bread. Medium sweet flavour with sugary pale bread, more white grape, faint cereal. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet and bready on the finish, with hints of toffee, tangerine, more white grape, melon, white bread. Enjoyable BdG.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle split at Level 42, thanks to the very dirty Danny, 16/08/16. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is grain, sugars, light citric, hint of smoke. Taste comprises cereals, sugar puffs, soggy biscuits, caramel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light grassy bitterness in the close. Not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (12708) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle thanks to Danny. It pours clear golden - blonde with a medium white head. The aroma is sweet, spicy, ginger, metallic vibe, icing sugar, madelines, almond cake and hay. The aroma is sweet - spicy, ginger, hay, warming alcohol, sticky, honey, straw, hay and hint of plastic with a sweet, sort of spicy finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and sticky mouth-feel. Fair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
climberbob (449) - Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2016
Draft in Barcelonnette, France. Light Amber w thin head. Floral honey aroma and taste. Mild bitterness. Only negative is slight metallic aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Percy0103 (653) - MEXICO - JUN 23, 2016
Bottle, 330ml. A clear golden beer with minimal white head. Aroma is of canned corn and wheat. Taste is bitter with considerable carbonation. Faint aftertaste of wheat. Barely above a macro.

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