Brewed by Mont-Blanc
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
La Motte Servolex, France


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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Blond ale brewed with Saaz Hops, licorice and orange peels.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Gift from the Scotsman. Slightly hazy, thin gold pour. Notes of fruit and orange. Body was thin and finish tasted of tin. Ehhh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maris (1439) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2013
From a 750ml bottle on 28/8/2013. Pours a clear yellow with a small head which disappears quickly. Has a slight fruity, yeasty aroma. Flavour wise, it begins with a touch of bready malt, followed by a mild sweet fruitiness (mainly apple), and a bit of Belgian style yeast. Has a fullish body and lively carbonation. Not terrible, but pretty bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Not a big blonde ale fan, in general, but this beer was really refreshing after a day in mountains of Chamonix.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (12002) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Pour is one of the best I have ever seen. Rivals duvel very much so. The smell is nice, it is vibrant and peppery ,hint of licorice spice and citrus. The flavor is nice, bready, touch of hops, slight metal, licorice. Licorice is cloying a bit in the finish but it remains fairly crisp. I like it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kidmartinek (4974) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Hazy yellow. Small white head. Anise and orange peel aroma. Body is thick and filling and flavor is malt and anise. Finish is bitter, creamy orange. Remember, its still a "beer" though... not dessert.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense N, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Pours yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt, light basement and grass. Flavour is malt, grass, pine, light basement and fruity notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GoufCustom (1817) - HONG KONG - APR 28, 2013

330ml bottle bought at YATA in New Town Plaza, Shatin.

Clear piss pale golden yellow colour; Half finger head and white foam which last for about 30 seconds; Small sticky lacing with lively carbonation; Strong aroma of malt, grapefruit, bread, light wet cardboard and light floral; Light, sweet taste of strong malt, bread, orange, coriander, light wet cardboard, very light chalk dust, lemon, light citrus and faint grass; Medium body, pretty oily palate; Taste profile is dominated by strong bready malt with a slap of witbier-like orange and coriander, all wrapped under a fairly light but conspicuous cardboard / chalky background; Hoppiness is good floral smell, fairly weak citrus taste, and almost non-existant bitterness. Finish is all bready malt; Dry after taste, very easy to mouth.

Comments: Taste a bit like the Echigo Blonde but with full-on bready maltiness, plus Belgian White herbal elements mixed in for good measure. Bold but overstated and undone by the wet cardboard, its worth trying if you are curious in exploring the spectrum of Blond Ale, but nothing more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sir__v (2481) - Lille, FRANCE - APR 16, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2015 Color: clear blond beer with medium carbonation and small white head. Smell: wheat, spices, bread, tomato. Taste: bread, and wheat with spices. Aftertaste: bread and wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapez (1563) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. Aroma of wheat, yeast and citrus. Unclear light yellow colour with White head. Plenty of wheat in flavour nicely balanced with yeast and a bit of fruit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
teddybeer (3642) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 3, 2013
Bottle thanks to Cristina. Golden colour with a medium white head, short duration. Aroma is sweet, light malty and citrus. Flavor has sweet notes with cookies hints. The final is slightly sweet.

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