Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Florenville, Belgium


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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A peine servie elle développe dans le verre un arome puissant de houblon herbacé. L’amertume plus prononcée est sa caractéristique principale. L’usage d’un houblon noble, le Saaz, lui confère pourtant une amertume peu agressive. La bière est sèche en bouche, servie bien fraiche elle est très rafraichissante.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
petibear (53) - - MAY 2, 2013
clear orange, slight yeasty in aroma, taste very very bitter. I had it in Delirium Café in later hours, therefore I might have missed something ;)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
VDuquerroux (1401) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - JAN 15, 2017
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A golden clear beer with a big white foamy head ; some yeast sediments ; good retention. Herb, old biscuit, honey, heather, flower, light citrus. Medium dry bitter refreshing, light to medium spicy, light sweet, light warming. Medium body, light to medium texture, average carbonation, floral spicy bitter finish. Overall, fair ; too harsh spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Banzale (176) - FRANCE - NOV 16, 2016
Acheter à dranken geers à oost staker ( gent ). Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur blonde dorée ! Mousse abondante vite redescendu, col de mousse inexistante presque ! Au nez c’est très aromatique, houblonné et fruité, un peu de nature au nez également à voir en bouche. En bouche plein de saveur , note de pin et de fruit en coque (noisette et noix?) , un goût de fruit type groseilles j’ai l’impression car elle laisse une note d acidité. Une amertume en fin de bouche mi longue, pas beaucoup de durée. Premier bière de ce genre que je bois , Une amertume discrète et progressivement puissante avec une note d’acidité (groseilles ? ?) Fin de bouche plutôt sèche ! Bonne découverte mais pas mes attentes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10310) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle(0.75l): Deep golden, hazy to cloudy, bigger - firm white creamy head; moderate nose of herbal-piney hops, some malt and a very distinctive yeasty backbone detectable; moderate, dryish, bitter-sweet flavour, almost medium-bodied, pretty soft; slightly lingering bitter-yeasty finish. O.K., but the belgian yeast does not harmonize very well with the hops...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerViking (4401) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2016
Bottle from Belgibeer, hazy gold with a lasting fine head, lots of sweetcorn and a hint of apple on the nose, full bodied with more sweetcorn and a dry peppery bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
psilosophy (725) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - NOV 15, 2015
UPDATED: APR 20, 2016 Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur dorée, mousse très correcte, tenue moyenne. Très agréablement par cette bière qui a beaucoup de saveur, une pointe aromatique de noisette et une vraie belle amertume malgré son faible degrés alcoolique. Bue pendant un repas, elle peut aussi se déguster seule. Carbinnation moyenne. Trouve à la Brasserie Delneste - Froidmont.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (2265) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Slightly hazy deep golden, huge frothy off-white head, good retention and lacing; light fruity aroma, grain, lemon, grass, herbal notes; taste medium sweet, light bitter touch, bit fruity, light malty; medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation, develops more bitterness in the aftertaste but especially rather spicy (pepper, ginger, coriander) and a bit dusty; ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (25749) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Bottled. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is mild spices, some floral and bready notes along with mild grain. Flavour is grainy, some wooden notes as well as mild salty and yeasty notes. Easy going and a surprising bland brew from this brewery. Almost lager like, but Lager not mentioned on the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (12037) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle shared at Rootz. Pours cloudy dull orange with particles and an off white head. Aroma of light peppery saison yeast, spice, coriander, caramel and malt. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a toffee finish. Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scotty001 (559) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2015
Poured a hazy medium amber with an off white head. Aroma of sweet Belgian yeast and spiciness. Light body, flavour is lightly sweet, moderately spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Serapac (406) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy orange, large white head. Aroma hops, sourdough bread. Quite full body for this type of beer. Taste follows aroma, leaving long hoppy finish. In a way quite similar to Taras Boulba, one of my Belgian favourites. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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