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Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Belgian Ale
Florenville, Belgium

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mariage d’un houblon anglais et allemand, elle dégage un nez subtil, frais et bien houblonné. Sa robe blond-or délicate révèle son caractère simple et sobre. En bouche, la bière sèche et ronde à la fois, permet un équilibre gustatif qui la rend très accessible. Servie fraiche dans son verre tulipe, elle désaltère et laisse échapper du col le meilleur de son parfum.

Style : Bière blonde
Couleur : Blond or
Houblons : Brewers Gold, Pioneer
Température de service : 6-8°C
Verre : verre tulipe de la brasserie

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (9878) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2006
Slightly hazy orange-gold beer with peach shine; good off-white head, rather stable. White candi sugar, citrus, both pale and coloured malts in the nose. Toasted taste, quite sweet, bit of caramel or even toffee, and a pinch of citrus. Retronasal even licorice and a bit of almonds. Quite light bodied, not very highly attenuated. Bit fizzy - or is that the temperature it was served at? Not very high-brow, not much going on in there, with a malt sweetness that is way too marked, making it not very finely balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9369) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2013
bottle, donated by jaghana! Golden colour, mid-sized white head. Solid malty base with nice floral-grassy hops. A good one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (9216) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2013
75 cl. bottle sampled @ RBESG 2013. Thx! to Ansjelaah. Big surprised that I h ave never had this one actually. Pours hazy amber, creamy white bubbles for a head. Nose is slightly chemical hops, bitter earthly malts with some sugar & sweeter malts. Taste is touch watery hops, sweet caramel, fruity, touch grapefruit with a nice earthly touch, sweet yeast & bitter herbs. Body is creamy but also slightly watery. Not bad but not zenith either. Not exciting but decent within the style.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (9181) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 30, 2015
27/XII/14 - 75cl bottle from Amon Tchiniss (Malmédy) @ holidays - BB: IX/2013 (2014-1544)

Gusher alert!
Clear deep blond to orange beer, huge off-white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sourish, brett, lemony, grassy, reminds be a bit of Orval, actually! MF: lots of carbon, medium to light body. Taste: bit funky, sourish, pretty bitter, grassy, citrus, soft sourness. Aftertaste: soft bitterness, some grapefruit, brett, bit sourish, funky, some dairy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8821) - ITALY - JAN 11, 2013
Oro carico buona schiuma media persistenza piuttosto fine leggero lievito un tocco erbaceo leggero citrico bel amaro erbaceo leggera speziatira buona secchezza

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gyllenbock (8684) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle bought in Brussels, October 2014. A bit hazy golden/light brownish with a small head. Sweet with malt, "candy", some dried fruit and yeast. The bitterness was light. Not my kind of beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8545) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2013
Yellow coloured and hazy. Has a white head, fully lasting. Heavy hoppy and yeasty aroma, harbal and a bit sharp. Bitter flavor, more herbal notes. Dry, light astringent texture, lively carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (8357) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 19, 2015
(Bottle, Brasserie Lombard, Brussels, 22 Oct 2014) Dark golden colour, slightly hazy, with frothy off-white head, leaving traces of lacing. Fruity, malty nose with bread, grass, citrus and apricots. Malty, fruity taste with notes of bread, peaches, grainy malt and a grassy bitterness in a dry finish with a touch of lemon. Medium body, quite dry. Fresh and tasty. Nice one.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (7550) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2012
Hazy golden colour with a white head. Fresh citric aroma. Good round texture. Citric, light grassy and a bit sour flvour.
[On tap at brewery together with Grima]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (6972) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
Bottled @ RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting. Clear golden color, short head. Spicy, laurel, flowery hops. Bit bitter. Mehh.


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