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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hoppy Blond Ale.

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3.6
Saeglopur (2171) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUN 14, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2017 375 ml bottle, bottled 072216, shared by Werckmeister, thanks!
Golden-orange body, with a medium, creamy, yellowish head.
Aroma of lemongrass, citrus, pine, apples, yeast, grass, flowers, some barnyard, some spices.
Tastes quite similar, with some more young cheese.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes dry, spicy, a bit bitter, hoppy, floral, fruity, with apples, grass, some pine.

Very nice. Fresh and crisp, with a nice mix of hops, yeast and fruity notes. I really like the apples that come through more and more towards the finish. Overall not outstanding maybe, but a very solid, freshly drinkable style example.

Ar/Ap/T/P/Ov: 7/4/7/4/14

4.1
Werckmeister (3180) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 14, 2017
0,375l bottle at home shared with Saeglopur from trade with amazngwrldfood. Bottled 07.02.2016. light yellow clear color, small white head. smells citric, belgian yeast, grassy, spices, some flowers, very light sweetness. very nice subtle smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes flowery, citric, grassy, light belgian yeast, bit peppery, hints of sweetness, some tobacco. finishes light to medium dry with notes of grass, tobacco and some citric notes. very very nice one, but good to drink, lovely balance. great stuff.

3.4
darbeer75 (901) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2017
Aroma: a little bit of spice with some dry cereal; Appearance: perfectly clear blonde pour with fluffy white head that lingers; Taste: follows nose with lots of hoppiness; Palate: light bodied with long, dry and sweet finish; Overall: pleasant and drinkable; would get again if in the mood for a blonde.

3.7
anders37 (26605) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2017
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty weak bretty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty spicy bretty hoppy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty bretty hoppy finish.

3.4
wombat23 (1415) - Texas, USA - FEB 10, 2017
375ml bottle. Bottled 9/16/2016. Pours hazy pale yellow with a fizzy head which quickly recedes. Aroma of Belgian yeast, spice, fruit. Taste follows nose. Lots of carbonation. Light body. Moderately bitter finish.

3.5
jc1762 (1435) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 8, 2017
Thanks Darrell for sharing the bottle! Poured into a taster showing well filtered whitish yellow with no head. The nose shows round sweet malts with a light Belgian yeast. The palate is light bodied and highly carbonated. Moderately tart with a strong Belgian influence forwardness and a white wine bitterness on the finish.

3.7
JorisPPattyn (9981) - Ursel, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2016
Fluffy, just yellowish head, not very lasting over clear golden, well-carbonated beer when pouring. Flowery, slightly citrussy/lemony aroma, delicate, with blossomy hops, with a slight ureum/spicy touch. Bitterish hops with EU character, with a harsher lupulin/greenery finish. Dry, poor-soil grass. Very slightly vinous, dry wine. Light body, low to medium carbonation in the end. Bit slick. Easy drinking ale, the nose being very inviting. Many thanks to Vinnie, the RRcrew, and of course the Vermeersch emissionaries!

3.6
deyholla (11597) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle thanks to Adam, thanks! Pours a clear light gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has lots of grass and hay with a bit of cookie and sweet grains underlying. Flavor has some bitter citrus with earthy grass and a good amount of grass and hay backing.

3.7
SinH4 (4759) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2016
Bottle, many thanks amazinwrldfood. Hazy yellow color with nice white head. Aroma is fresh spicy yeasts, feels very Belgian, bananas. Taste is fruity and spicy yeasts, some bananas and other estery fruits, quite hoppy as well. Rather high, but fine-bubbled foamy carbonation. A classic take on the Belgian Blond style - high carbonation, estery fruits, and spicy yeasts. Probably comparable to Duvel, just a bit lighter and more easy-going.

3.7
jonas (7567) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy yellow, white head. Nice lemongrass citric aroma. Medium light sparkly body. Dry spice, ginger, grass, lychee, very nice. BelgIPA


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