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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Belgian Ale
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer brewed in memory of THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE 1917. A top fermented, thirst quenching blond with low alcohol content. A blend of Belgian Hops with a spicy aftertaste.


hohops' rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (798) - Kent, - MAY 11, 2014
Appearance- light brown/amber, not much of a head. Aroma- malty, hints of caramel and toffee. Taste- smooth, malty, some dark fruit hints, medium mouthfell, well balanced. Good overall.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thewolf (12078) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2016
Bottle, bought@Bierhut. Pours clear golden with a small, creamy white head. Aroma has sweet malts, maize, citrus, pear. Medium carbonation, light and kinda dry mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet malts, citrus, esters. Rather thin. Light spiciness. A bit bland.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5629) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2016
On tap at B Too in Wash DC as "B Too Ale". Gold yellow body with prickly texture. Nose sweet and citrus. Taste apples, malts, some caramel. Apples and hops in the finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (1178) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2016
Medium white head, clear coloured body, hops herb some burned like malts hay some swert like smell, medium carbonation and bitter malts some burned malts a bit nutty aftertaste

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Alphadelic (2164) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 9, 2016
On Tap at The Big Legrowlski - Pretty sure this bad boy is oxidized. It has a lot of bread and biscuit but it’s mainly cardboard at this point. The yeast is almost nonexistent. Nothing too estery or spicy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1426) - DENMARK - JUL 23, 2016
Fin sødme og en citrussmag i eftersmagen som er rigtig fin. Godt tilpas humlet også.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heavy (2773) - Split, CROATIA - JUN 1, 2016
Jul. ’15. A 0.5 l bottle from Mali ducan, Split. It poured clear golden body with medium sized head. Lightly rusty sugary aroma, maybe touched with cloves. Flavor was lightly sweet, too, simle sugary and vanilla. No hops as advertised, maybe only lightly in the finish. Medium bodied. Nothing special here, apart from the historical tribute, without any character and messy. It was drinkable, even okay, but considering the style it doesn’t do so well.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trolleo (1340) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 7, 2016
Clear golden color, aroma of malt and sugar. Sweet-ish and fruity taste, thin to medium body, average carbonation. Easy and drinkable stuff. //bottle at Svijet Piva

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
corkyrory66 (1394) - BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2016
Bière blonde de haute fermentation, mais non refermentée, de 5,2 % abv. Définie par son brasseur comme une « belgian top blond », nous ne voudrions pas le contredire, mais elle est un peu ambrée … et en ce qui concerne le top, nous en reparlerons … Format 50cl (pourquoi ?), mon exemplaire était à 2 mois après sa date limite. Couleur doré un peu ambré, à la clarté nette. Bulles fines, par centaines, partout, vives. Mousse blanche, crémeuse, stable à 4 mm. Arômes de caramel, muscade, pointe de cuir (?), malt grillé. 1ère bouche souple à l’entame assez correcte, malt et houblon avec une touche herbeuse. Arrière-bouche un peu épicée, muscade. 2ème à la belle texture, mais le goût est sans vraie valeur. Arrière-bouche un peu plus dense. 3ème aux gentilles nuances, assez fondues, mais sans complexité. Arrière-bouche agréable, mais peu consistante. Longueur et finale n’apporteront rien d’autre. L’alcool est bien pour son niveau, mais il ne contribue à rien dans l’ensemble. CONCLUSION : deuxième non refermentée de Van Honse que je goûte, et qui me paraît bien en-dessous des productions habituelles … Que se passe-t-il dans la tête du brasseur ?? Je veux bien que l’on cherche à associer certaines bières avec des fromages, mais on n’est pas obligé pour la cause de voler au ras des pâquerettes … comme les herbes que mangent les vaches .. Je ne sais pas si vous me suivez, mais les cotes sur ratebeer ont tout à fait l’air de suivre  ...

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
markextrae (3842) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2016
from bottle, clear golden colour with a white head on top. nose of weak fainted malts, slight citrus, old wet cardboard, metallic, cardboard in the taste aswell. slight overriped apples. weird beer. not good

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kajser27 (1359) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 4, 2016
Aroma is of some brewing sugar, bit fruity and spicy but weak and watery. Taste is again weak, sugar, spicy and fruity, some metallic notes, sometimes cardboard even, grassy light bitterness, bready yeast. Light to medium bodied, soft carbonation, thin. Not very good...


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