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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This is an unfiltered Belgian Style Blonde Ale. The beer is blonde in color from the pale malted barley varieties. It is delicately hopped with Styrian Golding and Celeia for medium bitterness and aroma. Sugars are added for higher attenuation, following the practices of some Belgian brewers. Belgian ale yeast is used to add complex flavor esters. This beer is unfiltered and yeast is left in for additional conditioning. The beer is named Fatale because it is 8.5% alcohol by volume and will catch up with you if you’re not careful.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (5898) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2011
Stubby little 12 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color with a medium white head. The aroma is lemons, some dry yeasts, and something akin to overripe rotting fruit. A smooth flavor of lemons, dry Belgian malts, not hot despite a higher ABV. Decent. A nice effort.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GJF (1241) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - AUG 12, 2011
Bottle at Lincoln Wine Bar. Deep yellow, very thin white head. Citrus aroma with a bit of funk to it. Flavor is yeasty with some apple and clove, a spicy finish. Not much carbonation for the style. It’s got some good flavor to it, but a little rough around the edges--good beer, not great.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2040) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2013 Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with nice white head. Hay, yeast, light citrus and clove aromas. Bready, yeasty, citrusy lemon, spicy, and slight alcohol flavors. Honestly, when I picked this beer up, I was thinking that it was a golden/blonde ale, so I was a little surprised when it came up as a belgian strong ale.6/4/6/4/13. Re-rated at randomgarbage’s wedding.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbfobes (2287) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2012
12oz bottle thanks to pepsiedcan, thanks Andy! Pours a hazy yellowish gold with a thin white head, aroma is of subtle fruit with a little bit of yeast and spice, the flavor has a nice earthy front end with some barnyard notes in the finish, kind of musty, the abv is tasted just a tad but is pretty well hidden, decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (2955) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle thanks to pepsiedcan. Pours a sort of hazy copper color with a thin, nearly nonexistent white head of foam. Aroma is sweet and candied. Some corn comes through in the aroma, but not in the taste. Taste is sweet. Candy notes come through as well. Overall a very sweet beer with some interesting complexities.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2013
12oz bottle-offwhite-gold. A-sour peach,yeast, lt malt. T-sour fruit-peach/lemon, yeast, lt malt-bready.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Bottle at Brian’s suprise birthday tasting. Pours slightly hazy blond with a medium white head. Aromas of fruit and spice and some citrus notes. Taste is Belgian yeast, fruit, hops and some slightly sweet malts. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Big banana nose. Lots of banana and other fruit along with black pepper and other spices. Nice summer brew

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4392) - Utah, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Bottle shared by Doug, thanks
Appearance: Pours hazy golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing
Aroma: Lemon, fruity, yeasty and some sulpher
Taste: Light malts, yeast, spices and lemon
OK, the alcohol is well hidden.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Bottle from the extremely awesome CanIHave4Beers. Pours deep, clear golden with a fleeting white head. Nose is grainy and boozy; some banana and lemon zest, as well as some honey. Sweet bread. Taste adds some floral and grassy hop notes. Palate is a bit prickly.


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