Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
St. Stefanus est une bière non pasteurisée à fermentation haute, qui est aussi refermentée en bouteille. Elle est brassée à partir de trois levures différentes, l’une étant la souche de levure originelle Jerumanus provenant de l’abbaye Sint Stefanus. Celle-ci, associée à notre processus unique, donne à notre bière sa saveur si particulière. See www.st-stefanus.be

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
aaroncoop (14) - Tiburon, California, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Mild sweetness, hoppy, with a firm head. No aftertaste or alcohol flavor. Excellent smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MarkSachon (808) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle from Baruni’s in Baden --- just sitting there collecting dust and dated 4/2012 for cellar release date. This is an excellent offering and comes in on the sweet side without the expected dryness of some blonde varietals. Highly recommended and worth the $7.00 investment.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4918) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 12, 2012
A nice light fruit aroma. This is tasty. Has a tripel mouthfeel to it but seems a bit on the lighter side. Very tingly and bubbly. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3594) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 29, 2013
May 2012 Cellar Release. Piloem to piwo po 17 miesiacach od produkcji i lezakowalo u mnie sporo czasu w odpowiednich warunkach. Powiem ze po tylu miesiacach piwo powinno miec pelen aromat slodowy i tak wlasnie jest. Co prawda tylko lekkie zmetnienie ale pieni sie mocno i smakuje wybornie. Jasne choc bym powiedzial bursztynowe, pasowalo by raczej Amber Belgian Ale do tegopiw. Slodowosc jest tu gora nut chmielowych wlasciwie brak. Po kilku chwilach po przelknieciu jest delikatna wytrawnosc ale to piwo jest sprytnie zbudowane, slodowe i kompletne. Ponoc wypite jako swieze ma wiecej cytrusowego harakteru. Polecam lezakowanie przynajmniej rok czasu

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (4522) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle from Dan Murphy’s 200814. This is a great beer with loads of big fruity aromas and a flavour that makes the mouth sing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pdoorr (82) - - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle 33 CL. Pours hazy gold with a big white persistent head. Yeasty and citrusy aroma. Initial sweetness, caramel, citrusy taste with a pleasant bitterness in the aftertaste. Medium body with strong carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scotty (1107) - SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Clean, clear golden colour, nice thickish white head, lasting well. Nice malty, spicy nose and palate, finish lingers long.......nice! Lovely beer! :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChainGangGuy (4600) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 1, 2012
33cl bottle - $3.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Cellar Release: 4-2012.

Appearance: Hazy, amber-gold body with two full inches of airy, pillowed, near white head.

Smell: Sweetish aroma of golden syrup dotted with crumpled cookies dusted very lightly with ground spice and housing a conspicuous fruitiness.

Taste: Golden syrup coated barley ushers in a juicy orchard fruitiness of pears, peaches, and Golden Delicious apples. Slightly spicy, herbal touch nudged by the bright carbonation. Sweetish cookie/cracker vibe on the quite crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. High carbonation for a lively mouthfeel.

Overall: A tasty, refreshing, spirited Belgian blonde ale. I enjoyed it quite a bit, actually.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
airrick2003 (757) - Louisiana, USA - OCT 21, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2014 Score reflects latest tasting. Cellar release date: 7-2012 Tasting date: 10-21-13 Appearance: (3) pours with a very large beige head, beer is a hazy deep golden color, kind of copper color, head settles into a very dense head Aroma: (6) yeast, bread, lemon, spice, strong aroma Taste: (6) lemon, alcohol, hints of plum, very subtle grain, butter Palate: (3) average carbonation, leaves mouth dry, leaves a lemon aftertaste, average mouthfeel Overall: (13) decent beer, not great but not bad either, I have 4 of these so I will rate each one a few months apart to see how it ages Testing another bottle from same 4 pack on 8-14-14 Appearance: (3) this beer pours with a huge beige head that settles into a very dense head, the beer is a darker golden color and is pretty hazy Aroma: (9) banana, lemon, bread, yeast, very strong aroma like a good hefeweizen Taste: (9) sweet banana, very light malt grain, some lemon, has the faintest bitterness on the finish Palate: (14) lively carbonation, minimal aftertaste, leaves mouth dry, light mouthfeel Overall: (18) this is pretty amazing, like a very good and smooth hefeweizen, lots of complexity beneath the surface, no alcohol taste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (1996) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle from Dan Murphy’s. Aroma of bread, dough, citrus. Taste is sweet, with light sourness, and long length.

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