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Brewed by Brasserie des Fagnes
Style: Belgian Ale
Mariembourg, Belgium

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flavors of finely-measured coriander and licorice.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - MAR 21, 2014
Clear amber color with a nice off white head that leaves a small lacing. Aroma is malty, fruity and yeasty, Hints of apricots and caramel. Flavor is sweety, fruity and malty. Medium carbonation and body, dry yeast finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
77ships (3798) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2014
33 cl. bottle @ home. Procured from Carrefour. BBF 17/01/2016. Looks like an advertisement beer, golden, bubbles rising, foamy med. white head. So yeah, pretty good appearance. Smells like esters, banana, grass, white bread yeast, fusels and some alcohol alongside the grass. Tastes of fusels, alcohol, white bread, cakes mixed with plastic, banana, quite sweet, touch chemical, candy sugar sweet, synthetic honey. Touch fizzy. Another BE brew that is aptly made but mainly just tastes of fusels, alcohol, plastic, white sugar etc. You know what I mean…

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4210) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Flaske 0,33l fra Brune Rousse Houblon, Nice. Delt med Rune under avskjedsrating i H9 - 3 Des 13. Gylden. Litt uklar med bunnfall i siste kvelling. OK luftig skum som etterlater litt lacing. Alkoholen fint integrert i en litt søt fruktsmak.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (883) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 8, 2014
Blonde légèrement dorée voilée, effervescence moyenne, col blanc crémeux persistant. Malts cara (pils) bien présents, notamment pour l’amertume, notes herbacées. Agréable, sans plus.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1108) - PORTUGAL - FEB 8, 2014
Shared a 75cl bottle from Cora (Luxembourg). Pours an almost clear golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malts and lightly fruit. Average frizzy carbonation with a light body. Taste is medium bitter and medium sweet, a bit watery. Overall, a nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
domienS (90) - Oostakker, BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2014
Pours a clear blond beer with minimal saturation. Has a big white head that disappears quickly. Smells Spicy, coriander and malty. Tastes bitter, and spicy. Leaves a nice fresh and bitter palate. Can feel the alcohol well. Great beer!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
skaughty (644) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Good pour. Lively, champagne effervescence. Color and clarity no different than a Stella. Nothing to really distinguish the taste from the traditional blonde (Leffe, et. al). The palate is a little thin, but leaves the tightly clustered bubbles alive. Nothing to offend - nothing to please. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Trappist1 (495) - Diest, BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2013
750ml Bottle. Clear golden, off-white head. Nose is all about malts. Taste: malty, yeast, fruity touch, hop bitter. Overall: one-dimensional blond, bitter, slightly hoppy, nothing great.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3132) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 12, 2013
bottle pours clear blonde big white head no real smell good carbo weak taste some bitterness, some grains, some yeast ... very unintence, but easy drinkable . ok ..

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (6831) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 11, 2013
330 ml bottle. F. BB 03/03/15. From saveur-biere.com.
Door number 11 in my advent calendar gave me this one. Cloudy golden colour with a big fluffy white head. Belgian yeast, mild spices, malt and some liquorice in the aroma. The flavour is mild yeast, malt, mild bitter notes and hints of spices. Rather easy and drinkable for a 7.5% brew. Nothing unforgettable.


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