AskForJenny (1033) - Ontario, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I would relate this to Duvel, but a lot more wild. Lots of yeast, powerful flavors here. Thick meringue-like head over straw colored liquid.
oh6gdx (22403) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Hazy yellowish golden colour with mediumsized white foamy head. Aroma of fruits (citrus), some spices and a bit sourish also. Flavour is sour citrus fruits along with rather much spices. Also malts and yeast is noteable.
lgklotet (432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Sampled after Abbay des Rocs Montagnarde but even so, this managed to pull through as a pretty solid blonde. I guess that says something.
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 10, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasted 27/08/2006. 330ml bottle from Rumble’s, Wellington.
Yellow gold, thin white head, chunks everywhere. Old oranges and pepper on the nose initially, followed by a hokey pokey like character. Dry in the mouth, with peppery notes and bittersweet orange. Dry bitter finish. Spritzy, light medium. Yet another well made belgian strong.
bu11zeye (12150) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2006
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottle, labeled as Jean de Nivelles Blonde, best before 03.12.05) Pours a lightly cloudy yellow body with a large creamy white head. Aroma of mustiness, spices, and light pear. Flavor of caramel, spicy yeast, and earthiness.
saxo (14705) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Nice white head with god duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste is yeast fruit and malt.
pickled (47) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 8, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle from Rumbles in Wellington exp 2/07. Poured with a decent white head which didn’t last long. Orangey and spicey with a hint of coriander. Yellow and moderately carbonated.
fonefan (38685) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 75cl. Hazy golden appearance. Rich fluffy white head. Refreshing aroma of candied oranges, spices and hops. Clean orangey flavour with hints of wheat, coriander and other spices. Long hoppy, spicey and orangey finish.
reakt (949) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2007 Bottle from Utobeer. Hazy straw colour with frothy off-white head. A light film lasts throughout. Hoppy nose with a floral tone. Taste of yeast with a spicy edge. Salty palate with a sharp, dry finish. Not your standard blonde.
DocLock (8500) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Super Saver. Hazy gold pour with hopcitrus, spice, and floral malty aroma. Semi-dry palate, with flavors of hopcitrus, some floral spicy notes, and fruit. Medium palate with a finish that gets tarter as it warms.