Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Belgian Ale
Westvleteren, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Westvleteren Blond is the basic beer for the monks’ own consumption, since 1999, when the former 6° dark ale (red cap) was finally discarded, after the 4° had already gone that path.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle. Dirty brownish pour with a frothy tan head. Lots of yeasty notes, some herbs, vanilla, figs, raisins and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (680) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle 0.33l, taste 0.2l at Belgian Beer Weekend in Grand Place Brussels Belgium.Pour it clear yellow color with small white head.Taste and aroma of citrus, wheat, spices and Belgian yeast.I really expected more.Nice and good balanced of sweetness and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
darrennelson12 (429) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
On tap at Westvlereren; nice beer .. quite easy drinking for smooth for it’s beet type. Not as good as the 8 or 12, but a nice beer none the less. I would buy this again for sure

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cfrancis (2499) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2014
Thanks to Ezrangel for this. Pours cloudy yellow gold with a frothy white top and great lacing. Aroma is grains, straw and biscuit. Taste is light and fruity, a small peppery, biscuit finish. Just clean and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMMillsy (1524) - Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Fresh bottle poured at Kulminator in Antwerp. Pours hazy yellow with lots of yeasties floating around and a fluffy white head on top. Aroma of straw and hops, plenty of yeast and light fruits. Flavor is slightly dry, with apples and pears pairing with straw, a bit of sweetness balanced with hop bite, tripel funk, and some other yeast spice. Light bodied, medium plus carbonation. Really nice brew and glad I have some bottles to take home.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerconnaiseur (109) - BELGIUM - SEP 4, 2014
20.10.10 on the green capsule. Brewed in october 2009, in human language. Subtract 1 year for the blonde, 3 years for the 8 and 12 to know the batch time. This is a 5 year old bottle. Pours a golden hazy yellow and cloudy when chilled. Amazing foam head on every pour. Explosion of aromas and mellow hops (styrian goldings, northern brewer, halertau ?+!). Lemon, orange peel, white came sugar, coriander, verbena, a hint of cork far away in the nose... and a mild acidity. Pils and pale ale malt comes to mind. One of the best blonde beers around that offer a strong body compared to the low % vol. Yummy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swesson (256) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2014
From a belgian bottle! Pours a cloudy golden yellow and makes a medium frothy white head smells like a typical belgian white, citrus, light hops and a bit of yeast. Tastes like wheat and lemon. Light and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joes (90) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2014
Had this several times, but the best is still fresh @ De Vrede. Hazy (light) golden beer with a good white head. Fresh herbal hoppy aroma (a little citrus), with some creamy vanilla notes (yeast). Nice bitter and crisp taste, but not vicious hoppy. Refreshing and for me the best Westvleteren.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mjp12 (424) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Pours with a thick foam head, lively carbonation. Belgian yeast and grassy aroma, light but balanced flavour, with quite a thick mouthfeel .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bygers (847) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pourd a hazy yellow coloured beer with a thick white head. Aroma of light yeast and hop aroma, some spice, pear and tropical fruit. A spicy, yeasty taste, loads of fruit and spice and malt. The finish has a mild tartness. Dry mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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