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Brewed by Scheldebrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium

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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Brewed from pale and caramel malts and heavily hopped with Hersbracker and Saaz hops, this is a beer for the connoisseur, who does not shy away from a robust hoppiness. Its full, smooth flavor makes it an ideal session beer.

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (8283) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, - MAY 22, 2013
330ml from Arden Wines. Bright gold slicked with white. Big juicy wine gum nose with suggestions of orange, pear, pineapple and green herb. Bright and perfumed with orange rind and sappy hop giving way to pale biscuity malt and peppery booze. A little harsh and soapy on the finish at first but mellows with each sip. Decent.


3.7
EvNa (501) - Ede, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2017
Sample from bottle at Logitech proefavond 2. Color: Gold to amber. Taste: Smooth, nice balanced medium sweet, floral hop, lightly yeasty blond beer. Lightly hints of banana. Finish is somewhat more hopbitter. Nice blond.

3.2
suurjuust (3767) - ESTONIA - OCT 16, 2017
330ml bottle. Hazy amber pour, small retentive white head. Nose is malty, hoppy citrus notes, mild phenols, peach, fruity notes. Flavor is malts forward, light hoppiness, less fruity than the nose. Alcohol in the finish with phenols and hops. SImplistic, but not bad.

3.3
dutchdarthvader (357) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2017
Tap @ Het elfde gebod, Amsterdam. Ruikt zoetig bloemig en naar honing. Geel beetje doorzichtige kleur met redelijke koolzuur. Smaakt krachteloos zoet. Dat is ook meteen zijn kryptonite. Smaakt lekker naar honing met zachte bitter op het eind maar red het net niet helemaal op zijn eigen kracht.

3.9
wilde_joost59 (289) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2017
Shared a bottle at home with Rabo. A very good Belgian ale, very smooth taste. Also a very good aftertaste.

3.5
SylvainCFC (348) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2017
Robe blonde légèrement voilée. Très pétillante visuellement et à l’oreille. Mousse blanche très mouvante, col de mousse qui retombe en écume. Nez généreux, fruité, floral et malté. Légèrement métallique. Bouche où domine la banane, fort levurée, douce, caramel avant que ne monte une amertume herbacée un peu âpre. Final doux-amer. Carbonatation assez vive. Corpulence moyenne à épaisse. Blonde qui affiche une douceur fort affirmée avant de la couper avec une amertume âpre. Dominent allègrement la levure et ses notes de banane.

3.4
Maarten1993 (1355) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2017
Drank with Rik and Patrick @ Cafe Jos 30-6-17. Not bad for a belgian ale ordinary blond beer. Quite the comprehensive taste.

3.9
ardeo (545) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2017
Bouteille 33. Orange claire à mousse blanche. Odeurs : malt, pain, grain, fruits jaunes, très léger fumé en fin de dégustation. Saveurs : malt, biscuit, levures, fruits, un peu de sel. Moyenne amertume sympathique. Une bière gouleyante très agréable à boire (fraîche !). Une brasserie que je ne connaissais pas !

3.8
Ysok02 (1827) - Mons, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2017
Robe blonde, mousse crémeuse et persistante. Nez typé sur des notes de houblon, de malt, de fruits jaunes, pointe de levure. Bouche tout en fruit et en souplesse, bulle élégante, fraîche et digeste, finale agréablement équilibrée. Une bière de soif, d’été, de plaisit

3.8
Jesper86 (164) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2017
Very all-round good beer. It’s fruity, creamy, has enough bitterness without going overboard. Spicy notes, ginger.

3.9
PietS (373) - Bergen op Zoom, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2017
Combination of fruit (peach / tropical), some floral aromas, mild bitterness. Full bodied, well balanced beer. Enjoyed this one most the Scheldebrouwerij beers.


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