Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Le Roeulx, Belgium


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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
This light ale has a deep golden colour with a smooth, frothy head. It is very perfumed with an unmistakable hint of aromatic hops and a fruity (citrus) note from the spices used in production. The body has an intense yet distinctive bitterness and a strong malty taste which is a delight to the palate. The overall effect, however, is a slight dryness and hoppiness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drmet (515) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2015
S: -lemon,pineapple,candied fruits,herbal,tangerines,coriander ,earthy T: -bready,lemon,zesty,coriander,pineapp acidic -high hop bitterniss for the style F: -medium to high,soft carbonation -medium to full body -slight alcohol warmth O: Quite a juicy Blonde. Belgian yeast character is very subtle compared to its counterparts. Really Good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
eczematic (1323) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2002
very dry and spicy, with quality creamy buttery pale malt body, like quintine blonde. nicely hoppy and crisp. excellent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nettles (2) - USA - MAY 15, 2003 does not count
I must say how much I love this beer. It is top on my list of beers to buy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjsint (1658) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle @ Wellington Arms, Bedford. Light yellow with a whirlpool of carbonation. The sign of a great beer (as opposed to one that is merely good) is one that you are happy to smell for a good 10 minutes, breathing in an exciting and unique aroma. Fresh and funky, hints of seawater and TCP. The scent of heaven. Taste is even better: a balanced salty sweetness with a bittersweet finish. Palette is like the kiss of one’s own true love.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoaquimLuiz (32) - BRAZIL - SEP 14, 2014
Coloração dourada belíssima e translúcida. Creme branco bem formado, de longa duração. Aroma predominantemente cítrico, com toque floral, muito agradável. Paladar cítrico, com toque de pão e pêras, acidez e picância discretas. Excelente carbonatação, álcool bem inserido. Retrogosto discreto, levante lupulado. Excelente Blond, equlibrada, grande surpresa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2001
really good stuff

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stysland99 (1) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 2, 2002 does not count

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chrilly (20) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2012
Fruktig smak och doft med bla aprikos. Sommrig och väldigt lite beska. Rekomenderas. Alkoholhalt 7,5 %. Pris 59,90/750 ml flaska. Användning: Serveras vid 6-8°C som sällskapsdryck eller till rätter av fisk och ljust kött, gärna med heta och asiatiska inslag. Smak: Fruktig smak med inslag av aprikos, citrus, vetebröd, kryddnejlika och skumbanan. Jästfällning. Färg: Något oklar, gul färg. Råvaror: Kornmalt och humle. Doft: Fruktig doft med inslag av aprikos, apelsin, kryddnejlika och skumbanan.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
floydian1 (1249) - FNQ, Australia, - DEC 30, 2012
33cl bottle purchased from Dan Murphy’s liquor stores. Trappist glass. Appears clear light golden with a large white head that reduces to a stable lacing collar. Pleasant inviting perfumy nose of nectarine, peaches, melon, lychee and bready malts. Flavour is typical of a superior Belgian Blonde ie. not too sweet with a nice dry finish and some earthy yeasty elements. Palate is robust and medium-full bodied with a slightly sticky texture. Rather enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madnorwegian (103) - FRANCE - DEC 7, 2013
This is a very good beer. They got the balance just right between bitterness and a slight sweetness. Citrus wheaty aromas. Full flavor. A little nutty even. Like it.

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