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Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Le Roeulx, Belgium

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RATINGS: 610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This light ale has a deep golden colour with a smooth, frothy head. It is very perfumed with an unmistakable hint of aromatic hops and a fruity (citrus) note from the spices used in production. The body has an intense yet distinctive bitterness and a strong malty taste which is a delight to the palate. The overall effect, however, is a slight dryness and hoppiness.

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4.4
Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 3, 2003
cloudy orange colour, fine dense head and a beautiful lace, deep fruity aroma (apple and litchies), yeasty, lot of carbonation, acidic with a robust finishing bitterness, medium-bodied, the finish is long, fruity and dry - refreshing and quite marvellous !
Earlier Rating: 11/19/2001 Total Score: 3.8
hazy golden-orange colour with a big white creamy head and a beautiful lacing; strong honeyish and bready aroma with light spicy notes (anise); very creamy mouthfeel, low carbonation; sweet with a robust malt body, a touch of finishing sourness brings some balance; long gready and spicy aftertaste - quite on the sweet side but very good

4.4
tderoeck (9656) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2010 18/11/2010 - 33cl bottle @ home

Little cloudy yellow to bright orange beer, thick creamy white adhesive head. Aroma: clearly distinctive hop aroma, yeast note, little bit sweet and malty, but just a tiny bit. MF: nicely balanced carbon, creamy soft texture, full body. Taste: mild and gentle hop flavour, dense malts, citrus fruits and spices. Aftertaste: balanced dry hoppiness, fruits, citrus and pepper.

old rating (05/02/2010) Ar:6; Ap:3, T:8, P:4, O:17, Total: 3.8
Clear yellowish-orange, very carbonic. Very fine white creamy head that stays on for a long time. Some flakey sediment floating around on the carbon bubbles. In the nose some citrus. Full and bitter taste, very bitter dry aftertaste, yet very pleasing.

4.4
drmet (964) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2015
S: -lemon,pineapple,candied fruits,herbal,tangerines,coriander ,earthy T: -bready,lemon,zesty,coriander,pineapp acidic -high hop bitterniss for the style F: -medium to high,soft carbonation -medium to full body -slight alcohol warmth O: Quite a juicy Blonde. Belgian yeast character is very subtle compared to its counterparts. Really Good.

4.3
eczematic (1325) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2002
very dry and spicy, with quality creamy buttery pale malt body, like quintine blonde. nicely hoppy and crisp. excellent

4.3
Nettles (2) - USA - MAY 15, 2003 does not count
I must say how much I love this beer. It is top on my list of beers to buy.

4.3
Grzesiek79 (4296) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 25, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2016 Many thanks for this beer to Patrycja and Mr. Eryc from Belgium’s Best. Piana spora, trwala, sniezno biala. Kolor metny od samego początku, barwa jaskrawo zolta. Aromat silny jablkowy, mus jablkowy, przecier bananowy. W smaku mnóstwo jabłka i wanilli. Fajne, ozezwiajace, alkohol dobrze ukryty

4.3
jjsint (3093) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle @ Wellington Arms, Bedford. Light yellow with a whirlpool of carbonation. The sign of a great beer (as opposed to one that is merely good) is one that you are happy to smell for a good 10 minutes, breathing in an exciting and unique aroma. Fresh and funky, hints of seawater and TCP. The scent of heaven. Taste is even better: a balanced salty sweetness with a bittersweet finish. Palette is like the kiss of one’s own true love.

4.3
JoaquimLuiz (32) - BRAZIL - SEP 14, 2014
Coloração dourada belíssima e translúcida. Creme branco bem formado, de longa duração. Aroma predominantemente cítrico, com toque floral, muito agradável. Paladar cítrico, com toque de pão e pêras, acidez e picância discretas. Excelente carbonatação, álcool bem inserido. Retrogosto discreto, levante lupulado. Excelente Blond, equlibrada, grande surpresa.

4.3
Lele (556) - Padova, ITALY - NOV 23, 2016
ASPETTO: biondo limpido, schiuma bianca, fine, abbondante e persistente. AROMA e GUSTO: molto mieloso, speziato, camomilla, floreale. Birra molto buona, che si fa ricordare, soprattutto per il suo mieloso.

4.2
GeorgePratt (77) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Aroma of biscuit and banana. Pours a clear pale yellow with a small head. Taste of banana and malts. Really very good.


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