RateBeer
overall
99
100
style
Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Belgian Ale
Westvleteren, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (1016) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2015
330 ml bottle
White golden orange clear beer with big fluffly persistent head. Aroma has Belgian yeast, honey, pepper and pear peel. Flavor has belgian yeast, honey, pepper and herbs. Palate is medium full with quite mild carbonation and slight btiterness. Finish has quite mild bitterness. Aftertaste is herbal and honeyish with a bit watery feel. Pouring in the sediment makes it quite hazy and adds some sweetness and body. Nice aroma but lacks carbonation and hops.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pbonfa (2) - - OCT 18, 2015 does not count
Esta cerveja é perfeita. Gosto muito agradavel, amargor ideal. Foi a melhor cerveja que ja bebi. Pena ser tao dificil de encontrar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (4099) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 8, 2015
2013 bottle shared by Cuso. Aroma intensely spicy perfumey. Hazy golden colour, moderately stable head. Taste is also quite perfumey, spicy, with a strong biscuity malty base but not overly sweet. Nicely balance, rich in flavour. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (2642) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle shared by Cuso, thanks. Pours bit hazy golden color, white head. Aroma of grapes, malty, orange. Taste is medium sweet, lightly bitter, wood, malt, nuts, yeasty, apricot.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sledutah (6398) - Utah, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle thanks to oldrtybastrd, thanks again for sending me this
Pours hazy dirty dark orange, small white head, light lacing. Aroma is fruity, sweet malts, yeast and apples. Flavor is malty, fruity, biscuity, citrus with a crisp, dry finish
Nice and tasty

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Achel (307) - Ioannina, GREECE - SEP 30, 2015
Hazy yellow colour. Big long lasting head. Aroma of hops, yeast and spices. Dry and smooth malty flavor and also in the background spices and floral hops. Finish off with a nice bitterness. A very easy drinking beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aronvarga (428) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 20, 2015
Slight fruity, citrus, yeast and bread aroma; hazy, golden yellow colour, big frothy long-life off-white head; medium body; medium carbonation; sweet malty and bread taste; spicy, fruity and slight bitter palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ponx (46) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2015
At a first a wonderfull blonde... But than again (like their double) a soapy unpleseant finish. I think it?s from the yeast. Taste: Vanilla, citrus, pineapple, banana, spices, soap. Overall a reconizable Westvleteren taste which is good. But their 8 and blond has this soapy, parfume, chemical taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (1402) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - SEP 14, 2015
hazy gold yellow pour. aroma barley bread yeast slight honey. slight vanilla bitter. finish of perfume.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Acid303 (613) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - SEP 13, 2015
33cl bottle @ St. Sixtus. Pours very intense golden with medium white head...shines as gold! Lots of lemon and cereals on the nose. Taste is balanced: malt, yeast and hops work so good together. There’s also a slight banana touch. Dry on the palate, kicks hard but vanishes fast. Of course, no alcohol flavour at all. Medium body, perfect carbonation. Delicious.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 122


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50