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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A golden colored beer. Slightly bitter, with a good head.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 6, 2011
Bottle at Appellation Wines we wish you a hoppy Christmas tasting. Pours a blonde colour with a thick white head that dies quickly. Aroma of lemon, Turkish delight, a little soap, orange, pineapple and coconut. Flavours of lemon, orange, mild soap, buttered popcorn and a grassy finish. Moderate carbonation, light CO2 prickle and a foamy mouth-feel. Really good and a cracking ceramic swing-top bottle too.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bloemart (257) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2001
A beer that reminds very strongly of deKonink. It has the same mediocre aroma, but also the same great taste. A really great beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisPants (317) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 5, 2005
Semi-cloudy pour with some chunks. Malty aroma for a Belgian. Slightly sour butterscotch flavor. Decent head/lacing, but not too impressive. Definitely above average for a beer, yet middling to lower average for Belgian.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUL 8, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2006 FIrst of all. The bottle says Grand Cru and I bought it this year. BUt what a beer!, strong but sweet.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemattie (4127) - Georgia, USA - JAN 13, 2007
30.09.04 bottle date. Cork says 09/01!( Its an oldie) enjoying while watching Empire Strikes Back and BREWING my first batch.......-> Clear, deep and golden. white froth. aroma is a bit vinous and maybe a little Gouda. flavor is of bitter malt. very balanced. palate is very light and refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5581) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - NOV 4, 2013
In a ceramic, swing-top bottle labeled as "Yeast Hoist" -- deep, rich golden with a frothy head and heavily sedimented, this screams goodness, visually. The aroma is similarly seductive ... And ultimately this drinks like all the really good, classic Belgian golden ales. Sharp and tangy, with a hint of wild fermentation, but ultimately evenly sweet and beery ... love it. (#5310, 11/4/2013)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trappist12 (200) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - AUG 20, 2001
Pleasant macro-micro abbey. The cost of the beer though goes towards the bottle. The only downfall in my opinion.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
booyaatribe (453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2003
Very nice. Not as many flavors as other Belgian blonde ales, but quite well done all the same. Not too much alcohol tast, and a nice balance yeasty note.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thedm (4924) - Fort Wayne, USA - APR 10, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 This brew pours a very invigorated off white head of small to medium bubbles and leaves no lacing as it recedes. It's body is a cloudy light brown color. It's aroma is one of hops and malt. It has a smooth taste wild a mild fore bite and no strong aftertaste. It went down pretty smoothly. It was a nice brew that should please a wide variety of people.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mixamatt (427) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 25, 2003
Spicy aroma.Medium dark golden appearance with good head and white suspended particles.Thick feeling bready,creamy,slight tropical fruit sweetish dry flavor.Dry hoppy finish.


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