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Brewed by De Graal
Style: Belgian Ale
Brakel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DarkElf (3066) - La Jolla, California, USA - MAR 15, 2012
12-Mar-12 (750-ml bottle)
This Belgian Blond pours a very hazy, yellow-gold body with over an inch of off-white head that settles to a wide ring. The nose is bready, slightly sweet, a bit grassy, and fairly spicy, with quite a dusty quality to it, as well as some juniper. It’s a malty beer, with yeasty bread and toasty bread crust, but the mildly bitter hops add a floral and somewhat grassy character, and there is a pleasant yeasty spiciness in the finish. The light-medium bodied beer is well-carbonated, but it seems that much of the carbonation goes toward generating the large head, which results in a lower than desired level of carbonation on the palate. Larger patches of lacing stick to the glass. Overall, this beer won’t be memorable, but it’s a pleasant, drinkable Blond to sip on over the course of an evening.


3.5
Rubin77 (2583) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 19, 2017
F: huge, white, adhesive, good retention. C: pale gold, hazy. A: fruity, yeasty, apple, spicy, coriander, honey. T: malty, dusty, grassy, yeasty, touch of fruity, floral, coriander, light soapy, medium body, medium carbonation, good, easy drinking and tasty, enjoyed, 33cl bottle from Prik & Tik ABC Drinks in Leuven.

3.3
PintjeFritz (402) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2017
Drunk in the restaurant Bier Central Antwerp. Clear blond beer with a short white head, typical Belgian Ale, yeast is dominated, not special,

3
TBone (18223) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2017
Bottled 330ml (Beergium)
Slightly hazy yellow color, small white head. Belgi yeasty, pear aroma with some grassy notes. Medium-bodied. Fruity Belgi yeasty, pear, grass, light metal. Short pear fruity finish. Very standard.

3.2
maupie (1103) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2017
33cl fles. Helder goudgeel kleur, fijne romige witte schuimkraag. Aroma van honing en gist. Smaak is honing zoet, mout, fruitig en gist. Medium Lichaam, veel koolzuur. Bier is mooi in balans.

3.3
kingstoni (2149) - FINLAND - NOV 4, 2016
Bottle. Mostly clear golden color with a medium thin foamy white head. Aroma of honey, yeast and wheat. Sour and medium bitter taste. Medium body.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.3
Vignale (4011) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2015
Flaska från Saveur-bier. Gyllenfärgad, lätt disig, lågt skum. Söt och ganska kryddig doft med lite söt frukt i bakgrunden. I grunden en söt blond med lätt kropp, lite som en lättare variant av Duvel med söta fruktiga inslag, söta päron, äpplen, apelsinskal och druvor. På det en rejäl kryddighet med pors, malört, koriander som kanske är lite väl tilltagen. Men annars ett trevlig belgare.

3.5
Alusmamuts (2137) - LATVIA - JUL 1, 2015
Golden with quite rich white head. Slite sweet aroma with citrus notes. Moderate bitterness with fruity (coriander) sweetness, bit too watery and bit too harsh bitterness in aftertaste, othrwise intersting and refreshing.

3.1
rdb84 (625) - NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2015
Bottle. Honey color with frothy soapy head. Nice carbonation. Aroma is a nice sour blend of lemon, slightly ripened cheese, black pepper. Taste is a little watery and Pilsener like. Reminds of biscuits. Hint of fresh mushroom in development. Melon, lime aftertaste. A little bland. Very drinkable though.

3.1
DwarfeD (3539) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Clear golden with a small white soapy head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Medium sweetness with some subtle herbal bitterness. Flowers, citrus, malts and herbs. An ok blonde brew.

3.6
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2016 33cl bottle at home. Bought at Traen Sijsele. APPEARANCE: slightly clouded blond beer, stable off white head. NOSE: hoppy, gingerbread, fruity. TASTE: fruity, rather fresh, little bitter.


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