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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Share this beer with friends!
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 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2005
Hazy yellow colour with a thick white sparkling head. Fresh clear hoppy flavour. Full rounded body. Sweet and fruity. Hints of yeast with a bitter aftertaste. I might even move to Belgium!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - APR 2, 2005
Bottled. Pours a very clear pale golden color. Yeasty nose with some banana and grass. Light malty flavor with a somewhat lingering sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ERickey (9) - London, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2005 does not count
Dark golden in colour. A very clean/crisp tasting beer with a slightly bitter finish. Nothing about it was overpowering. A well balanced beer. -Green bottle cap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kinnaj15 (275) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2005
Hazy yellow with bit white head. Hints of citrus in the aroma. Feels soft in the mouth and has a nice bitter/dry aftertaste. A want again beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kyuss (21) - BELGIUM - MAR 24, 2005
Sometimes hard to get, even in Belgium. In 2004 they just stop brewing it for almost a year. Superb blond ale, fresh taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Sammy (8849) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2005
No label, just the green cap says it all. A unique and masterly crafted beer. Yeast and malt that is consistent in a medium grainy but smooth mouthfeel. If only I could have this all night. Very fresh

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2005
Poured nice golden yellow with a dense white head...smell is ultimately unimpressive...yeast, hay, grain, hints of cirtrus and some clove...taste is sweet malts with a nice doughy quality turning a touch bitter toward the finish...very good but seems a little overrated...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - MAR 3, 2005
A wonderful beer to begin the daybeautiful big pillowy head with nice gas release.noste of jasmine flower and grassy hop scombine with a slightly honeyed and dry malt character. Had thisoriginally at the cafe "in de vrede" across from the monastery. My first ever religious experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4276) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2005
Very light looking Belgian beer with a light fermented fruity aroma and a relatively dry flavour that is fairly strong and sustained in its finish. Overall quite a disappointing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bibi (18) - De Panne, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2005
Cloudy orange beer with a large head. Aromas of citrus, yeast and spices. Flavours of bitter dry hops are noted too. The aftertaste gives a hoppy bitterness that keeps on going. The fathers know how to brew big stuff. Somewhat discouraging how they handle there distribution strategie...

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 « 91 92 93  94  95 96 97 » 113

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50