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pFriem Belgian Strong Blonde
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Flemish Etiquette implores you to wait and see if your host offers a toast before sipping your drink. Where his Belgian Strong Blonde is concerned Pfriem sees things differently. Waiting to taste a perfect harmony of strength and elegance, while sniffing its pear and clove bouquet is like torture. Clean maltiness, invigorating effervescence and just enough bitterness wait for no one.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5500) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Sampled at the brewery. Clear golden with a white head. A malty wheaty sweet aroma. Flavor begins with some spicy zing. Wheat and yeast. Fruit is soft citrus. Cloves. Belgian yeast notes. A blonde that has some hite to it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsnicholas (361) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Bottle (375ml $6): Very nice packaging - classy cork and cage in thick walled bottle. Straw color with 2 finger soapy white head. Yeast aroma. Taste citrus and yeast and some sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (3531) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 18, 2015
On tap at pfriem pub hood river. Pours out a crisp golden topped with a white head. Nose is belg yeast coriander and some cereal malts. Taste is more of the spice and yeast notes.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skaughty (652) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JAN 17, 2015
@Smith restaurant - Capitol Hill district Seattle, WA Light Banana flavored water crackers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
XaenDovet (1219) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2015
Draught at alibi. Clear gold. Aroma of Belgian yeast, barn straw, citrus. Taste is citrus sweet, and some tart bitterness. Crispy mouthfeel, medium dry finish. Medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1642) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Pours a half finger on a clear light straw body. The aroma is coriander, lemon and spice. Nice. The taste is light grain, floral and mild honey sweet. The texture is smooth with low carbonation. It’s enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (7551) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Draft - Nice intense citrus and peel. Hazy yellow with a decent white head. Sweet lemon, grassy bitterness and a long finish. Nice and grassy with and underlying citrus peel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6891) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Decent brew, though like the dark was doppelbock like, the yeast in this one is almost more hefe-like than Belgian. can’t complain, but a little weird :)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (651) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On draught at pfriem - pours clear bright golden. Nose of spices, yeast. Taste is nice balance of cloves and yeast. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
Very pale, clear, has a light pear and ester nose with a touch of gum, has a dry finish with some pale malt sweetness, a dash of alcohol and some more of those phenols.


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