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


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RATINGS: 427   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
pricey290483 (712) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
normal pale lager not much on the taste or aroma would be good for a bbq in the summer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beertobealive (353) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 26, 2015
Pours a white head with light malt and flavors of bad non alcoholic beer. Strange. 5.2%. Light yellow pils colored body. Light taste of malt. Just Ok in hot summer. Otherwise a beer for dikkenek. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (2242) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
Can in the Ward Jackson, Hartlepool. Pours golden with a frothy white head. Grassy citrus aroma. The taste is light spice and citrus before a bready finish. Better than I was expecting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jonb5 (444) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
UPDATED: APR 23, 2015 330ml can poured into snifter A: Pale, clear, medium head which didn’t stick around that long, decent amount of lacing. S: Bready, sour dough, some Duvel yeast. T: It followed nose as well as having a slight malty sweetness. M: Moderate carbonation, crisp, went down well. O: Basically a lighter, crisper, bottom fermenting Duvel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Seffle (328) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Bottle at Glaswegan pub 150418. Pale golden, highly carbonated with a lasting white head. Malty nose. Crisp taste with citrus notes and sweet aftertaste. Very little bitterness. Nice thirst quencher, otherwise rather boring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1117) - LATVIA - APR 11, 2015
Pale golden lear with small white head. Malty aroma. Strong bitter taste with certain sorness and remarkable carbonation, some notes of farmyard manure. :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hohops (570) - Kent, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
white head which lasts for a bit. Malty, cereal, slightly spicy aroma. Taste is crisp hops, some creamy malt, hint of lemon. Fairly standard lager, albeit above average.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Piw (473) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - APR 8, 2015
330ml Flasche. Klar und golden. Durchschnittliche Schaumkrone. Leicht wässrig, herber Nachgeschmack.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Haterd (55) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Een okay biertje maar niet mijn favoriet. Wel prima te drinken maar het springt er gewoon niet uit ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Batavi (190) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2015
Uitgeschonken in La Chouffe bierglas, helder strogeel bier met rotsachtige stabiele witte schuimkraag. Geur van hooi, gras en kruidige hop. De smaak is zeer goed voor een pilsener, aroma en geur is als een lichtere en waterige variant van Duvel. Licht droge smaken met pilsenermout en extra bittere hopsmaak. Wat tonen van vers brood, gras, citrus en vanille. Stevige carbonatie, mooie balans in aroma en smaak, lekkere bittere en droge afdronk met hoptonen in het smaakpallet. Hoewel lager/pilsener absoluut niet mijn favoriete bierstijl is, kan de Vedett Extra Blond rekenen op een van de hoogste scores voor deze stijl tot nu toe. Heel wat anders dan het waterige Budweiser wat ik deze week ook heb geproefd. Zo brouw je dus een lekker premium pilsener waar je tenminste wel wat smaak en diepgang in kan vinden. Goed koud gedronken is het bovendien verfrissend en dorstlessend bier. Prima bier deze Vedett Extra Blond.

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