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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
You may have taken a draw of this Belgian brew in the past, during your afternoon "client relations" meetings at Brasserie Beck. The double blonde was developed with the help of some intense Belgian brewers (as if theres any other kind) known as the Brouwerij De Musketiers, and it actually helped Thor Cheston, Becks beer director, get knighted by the beer guild in Brussels.

And now, for the first time, theyre bottling it. It comes in a 750ml versioncomplete with corks and wire cagesand, at this very minute, its on a ship approaching our shores, where its due to arrive any day (icebergs notwithstanding) for your closer-to-home client relations. When it gets here, expect something citrusy and yeasty, but a little less potent than your typical Belgian

Commissioned for Restaurants by Robert Wiedmaier.

previously at 6.7% ABV, since 2015 at 7%

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a medium murky golden yellow with an average sized (1-2 finger) white creamy head that had awesome retention, reducing to a thin white layer and having excellent sheets of lacing. The aroma was of a grain malt and a moldy Belgian yeast with notes of banana, honey and citrus (orange and lemon). The taste was lightly sweet with a touch of malt and a hint of honey at first and had a nice bitter-sweet yeasty finish with a big note of citrus at the end. The flavor lingered for a good long time with the yeasty bitterness lasting the longest. Mouthfeel was light to medium in body with a creamy dry texture and a medium carbonation. Overall a boldly flavored Belgian Ale without the heavy alcohol presence, very enjoyable...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thanatosti (1559) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2016
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Coop Culemborg. Slightly hazy golden with a big white head. Spicy yeasty aroma. Medium bitter with a creamy undertone. Classic Belgian blonde with a bit more hops than usual. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alex60 (247) - - DEC 4, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur orange, mousse blanche qui se dissout lentement, odeur de levure, fruit frais, got sur la levure, premire sensation base sur lamertume, puis on repart sur du fruit, de la douceur, se boit bien

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1360) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 25, 2016
F: average, off-white, average retention. C: dark gold, hazy. A: malty, dusty, bread, hint of caramel, honey, floral. T: malt, orange, grassy, floral, bread, apple, grassy, hint of earthy, medium body, good carbonation, good balanced and fresh tasty, 0,33l bottle from Delhaize in Antwerpen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerGolem (814) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle 750 ml. Pours hazy yellow with minimal white head. Aroma is of yeast, malt, cloves, bananas. Taste is moderately sweet. Not a bad Belgian Ale, but nothing ot write home about.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopverdju (899) - BELGIUM - OCT 8, 2016
Goudblond bier met romige witte schuimkraag. Geur: licht fruitig, sinaasappel, abrikoos en bloemen. Smaak: licht zoet en licht bitter als pils. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: licht zoet en droog bitterig. Mooi alternatief voor een pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikske79 (1539) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2016
De geur is redelijk scherp. De kleur normaal blond. De smaak is zacht maar toch heel vol. Een aanrader

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Louke (78) - Swalmen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2016
Mooi goudblond bier met fruitig aroma. Zachte bittere afdronk. Apart biertje

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tsjerno (42) - BELGIUM - JUN 18, 2016
Oranje -troubel. Aroma: gras, hoppig, citrus Smaak: gras, fleurig, citrus, zoete basis, licht bitter droge afdronk

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1411) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2016
30cl van de tap bij De Boterhal, Breda Uitgetapt in een Boterhal glas Uiterlijk: goudoranje met redelijke schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: fruitig, bittertje, caramel, zoetig, nootachtig amandel Conclusie: niet verkeerd wel flink zoet ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
klaing (282) - Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Cloudy orange with effervescent head. Nice silky mouthfeel with prickly carbonation. Pear, melon and a grassy hoppy finish on the dry side. Hoppy for a Belgian and all the better for it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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