Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Pale Lager
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium


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RATINGS: 380   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Vedett, a blond, light, well hopped premium beer with 5.2% alcohol content, is the cult Duvel Moortgat beer today: following its birth in 1945, it quickly acquired fame and recognition within an intimate circle of insiders in the Antwerp-Brussels region. But do not think for a moment that this oldtimer is thinking about retirement, quite the contrary. For the past years, Vedett has been going through a second childhood in a number of trendy cafés located mainly in big cities. The secret of its charm? A retro-look, a capricious taste, Vedett-allure and the "golden touch" of the brewery. These past years, the brewery armed Vedett with an innovative, hip, young and slightly absurd image. A successful strategy, especially with the youth: Right now, you'll find Vedett in Belgian Delhaize supermarkets and most Flemish cities as well as in Brussels. And the follow-up to the story? You can read it at www.vedett.com.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
darrennelson12 (453) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
In bottle (Amsterdam); very easy drinking Belgium blonde .. milder than most of the other options, and not nearly as good as Duvel but a well hopped and balanced session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (1788) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle at De Groote Witte Arend, july 30. Pours clear pale golden with a white head. Aroma is grain, hay, floral, mineral and light fruity. Taste is light/medium sweet malty with a light bitterness. Short light grassy and herbal bitter finish. Light bodied, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikske79 (1255) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2014
Een biertje dat vlot wegdrinkt maar waar toch nog wat smaak aan is. Niet slecht.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerEclectic (7) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 13, 2014 does not count
33cl bottle. Pours pale like a Corona, with thin white head. Weak aroma. Taste of corn, rice, grass. Unpleasant reedy aftertaste. Appears to be a case of too much emphasis on trendy marketing and not enough attention to the beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (984) - ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours pale gold with a decent, lasting, white lumpy head. Nose is fresh lemon and some fresh grasses. Taste is fresh too. Lemon and grassiness. There’s a taste in the palette, which is earthy. Not unpleasant, but "balancing".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daniele (5878) - ITALY - AUG 7, 2014
Chiara limida buona schium piuttosto persistente naso poco intenso lieve cereale nota erbacea cosi in bocca discreto amaro erbaceo

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tinylightsrecs (276) - - AUG 1, 2014
Pint from Bridge Tavern Newcastle. Seemed like end of barrel as a touch sour. Other than that average - bready, not a ton of flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
venom666 (431) - Elche, SPAIN - JUL 30, 2014
Pale golden color with white mediaum-lasting head. Aroma of sweet malts, fruits and hops. Taste is smooth, with citrus and malts in front and sweet sugar on the background. Moderate bitterness on the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Camons (6482) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
Can @ St. Nicolas, Brussels. Pours light yellow with a white head. Aroma of malt, grain, little yeast, light grass. Flavor is malty, sweet, grain, light grass and a little sourness. Medium body, lively carbonation. 290714

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
rdb84 (150) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very bright and translucent Pilsner color with a nice foam head. Looks a little like bubbles from soap. Aroma is a little yeasty, but refreshing. Some potato chips in there. Little skunky (amonia) as well (stale beer?). Taste is watery, thirst quencher. Strange development, after taste is a little like potato chips again.

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