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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A copper coloured beer with the aroma of honey. It has a full and smooth flavour and a soft, flowing aftertaste.

An authentic abbey ale
The age-old tradition of the White Canons of Tongerlo lives on in this officially recognised Belgian abbey ale.

Re-fermented in the bottle
Re-fermentation in the bottle gives the beer a more intense taste and aroma as well as a longer shelf life.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paulvanpelt (574) - Reusel, - JUL 30, 2013
Goudgeel, nevelig bier met minimale, witte schuimkraag. Aroma van gist, graan, citrus. Fris. Vooral bitter, zeer licht zoet en zuur. Licht tot medium body. Medium co2.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MAGICuenca91 (18) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, SPAIN - JAN 11, 2017
Cerveza correcta. Esperaba ms de ella. No posee ninguna caracterstica que bajo mi punto de vista resalte demasiado. Un aroma muy suave, acompaado a un sabor y paladar bastante moderados. La apariencia quizs sea su punto fuerte. Un color ambarino con una fina capa de espuma blanca permanente. Cerveza correcta.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (3605) - FINLAND - JAN 6, 2017
Bottle. Clear golden in color with a creamy white head. Very fruity on the nose. Sweet sugary notes too, almost like honey and cantaloupe. Some summer meadow and spices in the background. Light bitterness, more sweeter and fruitier tones after awhile. Nice. Ripe garden fruits and notes of cantaloupe sweetness in the end.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bmeup (651) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2017
330ml bottle, BB 7.7.17. Served as recommended at 8C. Hazy copper blonde with sediment from last pour, off white head falls to almost flat layer as carbonation is very low. Pleasant and very classy feint aromas of sweet candied lemon scented wild honey, lollies, floral notes and balanced with a real nice spice presence, biscuit malt character suits perfectly. Super silky smooth, dry and leaves just a smidgen of that spice and sweetness as a reminder of how good this beer is, thanks to Masterchef Paul for two of these.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VDuquerroux (1395) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - DEC 15, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. Home. Gift fom my dad. A golden orange clear beer ; light bubbly ; medium white head with a medium retention. Citrus, herb, flower, light caramel, light spice. Light sweet, light to medium dry bitter refreshing, light spicy, light warming. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation, dry bitter spicy finish. Overall, ok balanced belgian blond ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LittleWolf (11) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 12, 2016
Aroma: Initially a little bit of a metallic aroma. As this subsides the beer aroma become more prominent. Surprisingly clean and subtle. Some apricot and white grape aroma. A little bit of soft white bread. Some higher alcohols too, but not unpleasant. All a little subdued and soft, a little boring. Appearance: Beautiful copper coloured beer, with a fluffy, soft, white head with good retention. Taste: Much like the aroma, also a little subdued and boring. I get some of the metallic character and higher alcohol flavour too. Malt flavour is very subtle. The sweet, fruity belgian esters and the alcohol/solventy finish make it taste bigger/stronger than it is. Palate: Medium body. Fairly dry finish. Medium carbonation. Overall: A pretty good beer and Id be happy to just drink a few sitting outside on a warm day. But not the most amazing example I have tasted. A little subdued and boring and there is some solventy/alcohol thing going on that I am not a big fan of.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rferrey (63) - Huelva, SPAIN - DEC 6, 2016
Aceptable blonde ale tipica belga, levadura, algo de platano, malta, final ligeramente acido

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TET (2790) - Kaarina, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2016
A golden beer, a head is quite big and blond. Aroma has fruitness of perries, some spicyness and sweetness of honey. Taste has fruitness, perries, hint of honey, simple. Medium bodied, strong carbonation. Simple and nice beer. Something you just expected.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (6739) - Vantaa, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2016
33cl bottle from Alko. Poured golden color with a thick white head. Floral fruity, sweet honey like aroma. Spicy as well. Flavor has hops, floral notes, hay, spices and sweetness. Fairly dry finish. Decent blond.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jybi (136) - FRANCE - NOV 8, 2016
Faisant parties des bires dabbaye reconnues, les tongerlo taient brasses au sein de labbaye, situe dans la province dAnvers, jusqu la fin de la premire guerre mondiale. (la congrgation date quant elle de 1130!) Depuis 1990, celles-ci sont brasse par Haacht. La Tongerlo Blonde, qui, en verre est plutt dun blond vnitien limpide tirant sur lambre, est surmonte dune mousse blanche trs are. Leffervescence est marque avec une multitude de petites bulles. Le nez est peu dvelopp, se portant essentiellement sur des armes de miel. Lattaque est frache, avec une prsence agrable de crales sur des notes citronnes. La deuxime bouche, laisse sexprimer une amertume de faible intensit, avec des armes trs doux et sucrs de miel. Le final laissera apparatre de petites notes pices. Lensemble est trs plat gustativement, bien que la corpulence et la longueur soient acceptables. Aucune variation, aucune motion ne ressort de cette bire. Les moines ne nous amneront pas vers llvation. Quant savoir comment la Tongerlo Blonde a a dcroch le titre de meilleur bire du monde toutes catgories confondues aux World Beer Awards. Cela reste un mystre!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alvaro78 (305) - Sevilla, SPAIN - NOV 5, 2016
Aroma esterado y a caramelo Buen aspecto espuma poco persistente En boca equilibrada, maltosa y esterada con final seco ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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