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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Ale
Melle, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Bottle conditioned.
On the basis of ancestral recipes, this relatively light blonde, remains faithful to the principles of the monks who populated the old abbey of Belgian. It refreshes intelligently, and will charm the thirst in hot weather.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (11976) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 18, 2009
Draught served at 48˚ Appearance is clear golden with a large head that settles slowly and leaves solid lacing. Smell is sweat socks (in a good way), black pepper and paprika. Taste is orange and malt with a background of coriander and a bitter finish, very well-balanced and complex. An excellent example of an abbey style blonde ale.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
auderale (605) - Minot, Alabama, USA - JAN 24, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2006 Bottle, 33cl. Orange/Amber pour. Nice fluffy head with a touch of fruit aroma. Served in a cool ceramic bowl. I enjoyed this very much.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2007
Best beer of the tasting by a long shot, and my best blond iv ever had, including woman. Aroma was super peachy, pineapple sweet malts and raisins, very very nice. Taste is similar fruityness, not so sweet as easy drinking, really peachy. An excellent beer in every way.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
didierlewallon (69) - ponferrada, SPAIN - AUG 29, 2014
Cerveza de color dorado, con una espuma agradable y firme. El aroma es complejo en nariz, con notas de ginebra, lima, cilantro y lúpulo. El sabor es amargo, fresco, ligeramente redondo, picante y equilibrado. El regusto es suave y ligeramente amargo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (9552) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 13, 2000
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2003 cloudy orange colour, nice creamy head, honey and grapefruit aroma, very smooth, strong and nice acidity, astringent, dry finishing bitterness, the aftertaste is honeyish - refreshing and with a good character

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jerre (2694) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2007
Bottle, 33 cl. Dark golden color, medium white head. Aroma yeast, hops, flowery. Medium body. Taste start sweetness, malts, fruity, hopsbitter, dry. A regular but good abbay drinkable blond.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3222) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 31, 2013
Dobre ale nie rewelacyjne. Wyglad pomaranczowy piwa z wielka czapa trwalej piany. Mocne sykniecie spod kapsla podczas otwierania, zwiastuje wysokie nagazowanie. Piwo jest wspaniale aromatyczne, morela i brzoskwinia w tle. Owocowo-biszkoptyowy smak lekko slodki nie nachalny i wyrazisty. Malo alkoholu przy belgijskim piwie w tym przypadku jest uzasadnione.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3334) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2013
Draft @ cambrinus Pours clear blonde , good white foam Smells a bit bitter Taste is soft , low carbo , very gentle , sliding-in sweetness . Buttery , good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2004 Bottled - at Kulminator, Antwerp, Belgium
Normally clear, yellow body. Huge particles - average density. Mostly diminishing, white head. Virtually no lace. Moderately sweet, moderately bitter initial flavour. Moderately sweet, lightly bitter finish - averagily long. Medium to fully bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8102) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2005
Hazy orange and gold in appearance. Aromas are are sweet oranges and spices with yeast and floral hops - good. Flavours are sweetened oranges and spices with yeast and a nice peppery feel on the tongue. Fairly dry on the finish. This is delicate in many ways but still quite complex.


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