Brewed by Brasserie La Binchoise
Style: Belgian Ale
Binche, Belgium


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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Also known as La Binchoise Blonde with a 6.2% abv. Available with two labels - Blonde in Wallonia and Fakir in Flanders and Canada. Though it is also relabelled as La Molagnarde Blonde. This is a particularly good blonde beer with lots of strong, clean citric hop character throughout. The orange peel that is included amongst the ingredients tends to only come through in the nose. We find this beer is great when served straight from the fridge as a little of the freshness is lost as it warms up.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thompson (678) - - APR 15, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot thanks to Benzai. Yellow colour, decent sized white head. Smell and taste some malts, fruits, some citrus.Nice beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15832) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle @ Odense Tasting Feb. 2014. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Lively carbonation. Yeast and fruit. A bit of grassy hops. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (13280) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2014
Odense drinking Belgian Beer in February. Gusher. Cloudy golden with floaties. Yeasty aroma with some spice and lemon. Sweet yeasty and fruity flavour with some citrus and bubblegum notes and a mild hoppy finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18428) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Tap at Eulogy Tavern, Philly - as Eulogy Busty Blonde, 30/11/13. Had presumed this was a re-badge but no free Wifi to check. Had this before but new for the rate so job done ! Lightly hazed golden with a moderate white covering. Nose is Belgian yeast esters, citric fruit, caramel, spice, straw, farmyard, light brett notes. Taste comprises citric dipped straw, bitter orange, yeast esters, caramel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sweet and lightly tarte fruit notes in the finish with a pinch of spice. Solid Belgian affair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (2668) - PORTUGAL - NOV 26, 2013
Shared a 33cl bottle from Cora (Luxembourg). Pours a cloudy golden yellow with floating particles and a light fluffy white head. Aroma is yeasty, citrus and spicy. Medium carbonation and medium to light body. Flavour is a mix of sweet notes and bitterness. Overall, a refreshing and nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Moravius (1211) - Beijing, CHINA - NOV 8, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 75 cl bottle (as "La Binchoise Blonde"). - Strong golden yellow, clear but with floaties. Strong carbonation. Perfumed, sweet aroma. Starts very fruity, sweet and yeasty, with notes of lemon, white grapes, and dextrose, lightly spiced with coriander. Gets smoother and more interesting when warmer. Light citrussy hop notes and a pleasant tartness save this beer from being little more than a fizzy lemonade. Finish is light, fruity and a bit sour. - Not too bad, refreshing blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (1205) - Samarate, ITALY - OCT 27, 2013
bottle from supermarket. colore giallo paglierino carico, velata. schiuma bianca abbastanza fine. profumo non molto intenso. fruttato, agrumato soprattutto, con lievito belga appena accennato, e note luppolate solo sottili. profumo poco persistente. gusto agrumato, si avverte il coriandolo. rimanda alle blanche, ma non pi complessa, pi acida, con gusto di lievito belga. abbastanza corposa, armonica ed equilibrata

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (1058) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 29, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2013 Blonde trouble. Forte effervescence de visu, moyenne-faible au palais, col fin mais persistant. Plutt bien malte, miel et fruits assez prsents sans tre envahissants, petite amertume sur la fin.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jokk (46) - Odessa, UKRAINE - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle 0,3, pured in a tulip. Cloudy yellow-golden with floaties. Puffy off-white head disappears quickly. Intriguing aroma: orange, chinese parsley, bready malts, a bit peppery and phenolic ofc. Unbalanced taste between spicy sweetness grassy bitterness. Fizzy carbonation, light bodied, crispy. Deep warm finish slowly comes down into throat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen1 (5479) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2013
Flaske p hotellrommet i Brussel, etter en nydelig dag i Ghent: flott hvitt skum som belgierne er s gode til, lys farge med litt bunnfall. Kald og god rett fra kioskens kjleskap, en herlig, lett syrlig og velsmakende tross liten bitterhet. En god opptakt til resten av kvelden!

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