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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Belgian Ale
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9400) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2011
Bottle: Golden, a bit hazy, stable white foam, fruity-orangey nose, coriander,too, pale malt and a small amount of hops detectable; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, light(!) to medium bodied; short and slightly tart sweet-bitter finish, coriander and oranges again underneath. Uncomplicated, pleasant belgian Ale.......

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wim (3161) - Weelde, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2011
gold blond coloured sparkling body with a white head a spicy sweet fruity hoppy aroma a spicy sweet fruity hoppy bitter taste with a dry sweet bitter finish

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (6464) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2011
20/11/2011 33cl bottle @ home - BB: 3/8/13 (2011-657)

Clear blond beer, fizzy big off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: herbal, grassy, lemon peel, some candi sugar, bit of cardboard, grains. MF: lots of carbon, too much actually, light body. Taste: lemony, grapefruit bitter, bit medicinal, some candi sugar yet not very sweet. Aftertaste: grains, little bitter, lemon juice, weird "off"-flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yves (2540) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - OCT 16, 2011
Clear goldblond coloured beer with small white head and medium carbonation. Spiced herby aroma. Full herby sparkling palate. Finish herby bitter and dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (7874) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 21, 2011
Bottle. Malty cereal aroma with citrus, light spice, dough. Deep gold tending to orange tints, medium fine head. Citrus, grass flavor withh medium biscuity malts. Quite a bit of residual sweetness that the slight citrus tang cannot quite balance. Not much bitterness at all, really. Fruity flavors are nice enough, though.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (16416) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2011
Bottle at DHL fest. Bright golden color, medium white head. Aroma of straw and malt. Taste is straightforward malt, hay.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1910) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2011
330 ml bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits spicy yeast and bitters flavor malts fruits spicy and some bitters

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BelgBeerGeek (1297) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2011
head: thin, white
colour: hazy, gold
smell: peares/apples, cider, sweet, malty, skunky old cloth
taste: champagny/cidery like start, carbonation, apples, sweet dry malty finish, end is semi dry, aftertaste is corky/irony

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (10606) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2011
Color is pretty ok, pretty standard as well: hazy yellow/golden. Smell, taste, carbp and body are all ok. Pretty boring this beer. Taste, rate, forget.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
txspartan (985) - Berchem, BELGIUM - APR 3, 2011
Slightly less of a beer than its dark bother. Had it, moving on to other and better.


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