Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Blond ale brewed for brij. Vermeulen, Ieper.
A beer with top fermentation, refermented in the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (4028) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2012
A hazy yellow beer with citrus, banana and spicy fruity flavours and a very dry warming zesty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4731) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle. drunk in a friendly bar in Ypres.Yellow slightly cloudy with a spicy maltiness . Nothing spectacular but pretty easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
heavy (2349) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 22, 2011
06/05 0.33 l bottle courtesy of Marko, thanks for sharing! It poured hazy golden body with medium sized head. Fine biscuit malty aroma, somewhat spicy. Weaker flavor, generally sweet, malty, simple, thin and pretty much boring for what it is. It had nice, long and pleasant aftertaste though. An easy Belgian ale to drink anyhow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6984) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 18, 2011
Botted 330ml. -as Ypra Vermeulen. Courtesy of Marko (thanks!), shared with heavy and him.
Cloudy yellow/golden coloured, medium sized white head, malty and light spicy nose. Moderate malty, a bit overriped fruits and some spices with yeasty alcoholic notes. Sweetish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (4646) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 11, 2011
0.33l bottle purchased in Ieper. Poured an ochre-gold body with a thick white medium sized head. Distinct peachy fresh malty nose. Sweetish malty fruity taste, light and nice! DIdnít elaborate more on that, but I reckon I liked it more than ogivlado and heavy (whom Iíve shared this with) did.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (7587) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2010
Pours a dark yellow to orange beer. Solid and creamy white head. Smells very spicy, cinamon, cloves and fruity. Almost like sweet ripe fruit. A pretty flat mouthfeeling. Tastes mainly sweet from the alcohol. Slightly roasted malts in the aftertaste, a little like coffeebitter, which is quite surprising for this blonde beer. Looks more like a gimmick beer for the city of Ypres than a real beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2010
Bottle 330ml.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate to heavy yeasty, soap, barnyard, leather. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091021]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (9083) - Ursel, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2009
Huge, light-yellowish head, fed by well-carbonated metallic yellow to straw-coloured beer. Bit milky, veggie aroma, slightly sickly, vanillated coffee milk. Same strange lactic flavour, spiced, starting with a bitter streak, then turning more sweet - lactose? Also, again some cooked vegetables or cooked corn. Medium bodied, quite slick, spritzy MF. Itís obviously a sought flavour, but I cannot particulary like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10408) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2009
Cloudy golden with a medium white head. Sweet fruity aroma with malty and caramel notes. Flavour was sweet with malty and caramel notes. Finished sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32903) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2009
Bottled. A hazy pale golden beer with a lazing cream colored head. The aroma has notes of fruit, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, caramel, and some fruits, leading to a fruity finish. Thanks fonefan for sharing.

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