kryon (699) - SWEDEN - APR 30, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours foggy light amber with low white head
Aromas of apricots, peach, belgo yeast, wheat
Mmm, nice fresh well balanced almost a bit hoppy. Peachy, bit bready and biscuity. Wee bit too much carbonation but overall very good Belgian Ale.
PeatyPete (90) - NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Drunk at In de Vrede in Westvleteren. Color blurred yellow. Smell of hops. Taste is Hoppy and has something of coriander.
AlainG (633) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Blonde troublée par une multitudes des particules en suspension, où un col de mousse blanche se résorbe lentement en laissant de beaux motifs aux parois. Ce qui parvient au nez en premier, ce sont les levures sauvages, le fruit de la passion, des effluves florales des plus odoriférantes et un vent de ferme agricole. Un goût acidulé et épicé qui séduit les papilles gustatives et laisse une douce et agréable amertume en bouche. La levure est omniprésente. (514-220213)
Beergeek23322 (425) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
From bottle - served in a glass - at the in De Vrede restaurant in Westvlederen. Poured hazy golden yellow with a large white head. Aromas of citrus, clove, yeast and hops. So balanced and smooth. Good hoppy finish.
AFbeerguy (4) - - APR 22, 2013 does not count
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not bad but not as good as I expected. Had at cellar temperature poured from the bottle into a Westvleteren tulip glass. beautiful clear gold color with a thick creamy white head. aroma is grassy with a hint of hops. Taste is similar, I expected more malt flavor. great texture. great carbonation. good blonde worth finding to try. this was a fresh bottle I picked up last weekend so I’ll review again once the others have aged some! It’s one I would drink again on a warm day!
Swaroga (790) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 20, 2013
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A glass at In De Vrede. Maybe 2 glasses. Hazy golden and yellow with medium white head. Nose : hay, dairy, pepper. Clove and some delicate citrus. Sip : low to medium density with decent carbonation. Creamy. Delicate sweet with perfectly balanced hop peppery and yeast creamy cheese. Delicate acacia and honey notes as well. Slightly dry and spicy. Perfect body and balance in aromas. Great drinker.
Abijen (206) - NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a beautiful golden beer, white head what didn't last very long.
Smells are great. I don't know what I smell. Floral, herbs. A bit glue.
The taste is awesome. I really like the bitterness. The palate is good. Nice lively carbo. A bit fizzy on the end. Medium body which is nice for a so low abv. Sticky texture.
adamjackson (1229) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA - APR 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thank you to Tim for the gift. Drink by 15.11.13 on the green cap. Enjoyed at 50 F in a stemmed wine glass.
A - Poured a bright blond into the glass but I was not conscious of the yeast sediment which clouded things up a bit. 3 finger pillow top fluffy head that faded slowly to a single finger with nice lacing.
S - Nose is very yeasty with a hint of honey and floral aromas. A certain spiciness as well.
T - Wow. This is an impressive blond. Yeast and bread notes dominate followed by a root like taste of spice and hearty potatoes. Sweet and dry finish. There are some raisins and cloves along the middle with some coriander and hoppy bitternesss of ruby red grapefruit.
M - Medium body with a nice carbonation on the mouth swish. Doesn’t stick around too long.
O - Drinks closer to a saison than a Blonde ale
demmbonz (302) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from beer planet shared with wife on last night in brussels. Very much like leffe blonde in every way. Lazy rate. Great beer.
Piero1987 (374) - SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
30/3/13 In de vrede: golden hazy color with white head. Nice spicy and fruity aroma. Light sweet with pleasant spicy flavour.