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RATINGS: 491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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This delectable blonde ale is a co-creation of two famed farmstead breweries: Brewery Ommegang and Brasserie d’Achouffe. It employs five fine malts, two noble hops, and both of the distinctive Chouffe and Ommegang yeasts. You’ll enjoy the smooth drinkability, fruity aromas and flavors, and warming finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wxman (1519) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2014
On tap at Wine Tap. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a robust white head. Bread dough and banana aroma. Taste is classic Belgian Blonde, but with a real kick. There’s plenty of mild spiciness with sweet pale malt, bread dough along with banana and citrus. ABV is well hidden, but will sneak up on you after a while. Great beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
scarletfire65 (1056) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2014
From notes.....Bottle at home. Yeast, anise, warm bready malt. Full bodied, slight dryness, lingering yeastiness into the finish. Yeast bomb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
swesson (272) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2014
On tap at Parry's. Sparkling golden color with a small white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of belgian wheat and citrus. Perfect carbonation. A very smooth beer with a bit if a bite at the end. Tastes yeasty and sweet and very belgian. A light Trappist-type feel. Yum. Beer candy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (400) - New York, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Pours a hazy golden copper color with a lovely white head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, spices. Very nice light flavor with some heat at the end which makes it lovely. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reberiii (397) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Floral and aromatic for a blonde ale with a touch of spice; unfiltered light golden pour from 12 oz bottle. Two fingers of foam in a snifter/tulip. Soapy lacing that doesn’t cling. Tastes of bitter flowers/fruit...apricot? Medium to full-bodied that is a touch creamy. Dry finish that you get with most Ommegang lighter SRM beers. Easily my favorite blonde ale - it’s not one of my favorite styles, but this is pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2781) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
750ml brown bottle, corked. Golden pour, light haze. Small bed of white foam on top. Light lacing. Aroma has orange, lemon, yeast, caramel. Taste has caramel, bread, orange, yeast, grass, fruity notes, some sweetness. Late alcohol warms the throat, orange and lemon hop aftertaste with generous yeast notes. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Very pleasant, bottle was about 8 months old, stored cool.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2499) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Dark golden pour. Small white head. Ton of lacing. Malt and yeast aroma with some banana. Hoppy bite with a yeast note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BLADT (670) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 16, 2014
From bottle. Pours an opaque straw orange. Large white head. Big yeast nose, with a baked sugar quality. Mild pepper and orange. Become more complex on warming. Round flavors of butterscotch and peach cobbler on the sweet side, balance out with peppercorns, citrus and light earthiness. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (4317) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2014
(backlog, first back in the USA) Draft at hulmeville. Orange golden hazy pour with tan head. Weiss?, banana, clove, yeast, wheat and light fruit aromas and flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1867) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft at Eulogy and later Good Dog. Hazy yellow blonde pour that starts with a large foamy white head. A clear blend of styles. Grassy hops. Sweet yeasty notes. Clementines. Biscuits. Has the feel of a Belgium single or strong ale married with a wheat beer. The result is better than both but still not overly extraordinary (to me).

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