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Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blended beer, made for "'t Blauwershof" in Godewaersvelde (F).


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (4774) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2006
75 cl bottle with champagne cork, bought at the ZBF 2006. Hazy golden colour with hints of orange. A big white head. Poured carefully to avoid the sediment. Nice floral and grassy aroma, with spices, at least coriander, and yeastiness in the background. Flavours are surprisingly dry throughout, ending very dry. Coriander is there, but subdued. More prominent is the grassy hoppiness. Also some cellar flavours. Some warming alcohol, surprisingly light-bodied, dry mouthfeel. The label does not give much away, yet the hop frame indicate a relationship to Poperings Hommelbier. According to the ZBF brochure this is a blend of Het Kapittel Tripel and Watou’s Wit made for Blauwershof in Godewaersvelde, France, much like the blend of Het Kapittel Abt and Watou’s Wit made for ’t Hommelhof. I have not tasted the latter, but this blend is definitely successful, uniting the spiciness of the wit with the solidly hoppy tripel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2414) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUN 3, 2007
Bottle @ KBW Vichte. Hazy golden color with big white head. Aroma: little spicy, flowery, little yeasty. Medium body. Taste is refreshing, hops, little coriander, dry, a good combination.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2007
Bottle Hazy blond body. Frothy white head. Aroma: hops, citrus, apple, coriander - very refreshing aroma. Moderately bitter flavour with some soft fruity edge. Very refreshing. Very good balance. I liked this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wimpie133 (380) - Brugge, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2010
Bottle, 75 cl, shared with Parket. Light hazy golden coloured beer with medium white stable head. Aroma of grains, some malts, light sweet and spices. Taste is a nice combination of hops - giving a nice light bitterness to the beer, malts - giving a nice light sweetness to the beer, a spicy background and some alcohol taste. No top beer, but very nice beer anyway (makes me think a bit of Lupulus)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (7340) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2014
75cl bottle shared with dad at my mums birthday. Hazy yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, hops, a light touch of herbs, a decent bitterness. Medium body and carbonation. Quite pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (7818) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 14, 2006
Fully hazy yellow beer with orange shine; small but persistent, just off-white head. Flowery, lime blossom and lunaria nose, with yeasty esters, fruity and a whiff of sugar syrup. Well-balanced, sweet/dry-bitterish, but the sugars win out eventually. Mind you, I’ve had this fresher. Again lunaria and I seem to get some coriander too, ending in a spicey finish. Medium bodied. No new aftertaste, but longlastign finish. I’ve had this before, at the Blauwershof, and it was in better shape then. There’s definitely more in this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - JUN 4, 2007
Bottle at vichte. A very nice and tastefull beer. A good combination of Hops and spices

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (2886) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2010
ZBF 2010: Hazy blond coloured brew with an well balanced sweet taste, and blend this beer with another one, but wich?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Parket (568) - Bruges, BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2010
75 cl bottle, nice cloudy golden colour with white and stable foamy head. Smell: yeasty, grainy. Taste: some pure malty taste, great hops, some sweetness and alcohol. Nice beer but not the top.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2010
(Bottled, 0.75l, had the yeasty part) Murky golden with a small, firm and lacy head. Mild aroma of pale malt, some yeast, and cardboard. Flavor is quite fruity with some earthiness and yeast, low bitterness, caramely malt. Medium+ body, high but soft carbonation, very slightly alcoholic. Ok, coulda been different with no yeast. 5346


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