PorterPounder (7682) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tallahassee, Fl - Trader’s Joe’s - 11.2 oz bottle. Sparkling light-medium gold pour, nice bubble actions, bubbly white head. Aroma has some light bubble gum accents, some grainy notes, a hint of yeast. Flavor has some light honey sweetness, a touch of bubble gum, some pear-like fruitiness. Mouthfeel has a nice spritz to it. Not bad for a budget Belgian.
hershiser2 (2597) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 4, 2017
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
$1.17 bottle from Trader Joe’s, Charlotteville. Pours very clear pale golden with a large white head. Aroma of corn, cardboard, light floral hops, dust. Flavor is cardboard, grains, yeast, chalk, light grass.
rumproasts (5309) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2017
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
bottle. golden with one finger head. moderately sweet, with very slight belgian yeast. otherwise, seems like a mediocre euro lager at heart. not good, but wasn’t expecting it to be.
tightslice (1141) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 1, 2016
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
Bottle from Trader Joe’s in San Carlos, CA. Aroma is corn, moldy corn, apple juice, musty apple juice. Taste is bland, like a commercial beer without any of the crispness. No Belgian spirit to speak of.
luttonm (5439) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 13, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle in Seattle, from TJ’s of course. Creamy head, clear deep gold. Veggie-egg funk, vaguely Belgian yeast. Nothing precise, a bit too veggie sweet lager flavor. Chalky malt. Aye, really don’t like this. Sweet cardboard.
brownaler (609) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUN 17, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Faint Belgian yeast aroma. Body is lager strains with a floral yeast that is a bit off. Finish is a little harsh.
csaso (2190) - Missouri, USA - DEC 30, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle - small foamy head, light gold color, light bodied, some fruity esters, sweet malt, ok overall
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r464 (2348) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Quite light and lager-like, though hints of Belgian come through. Earthy, trashy, watery. A sweet malt underneath.
rubbishystuff (2422) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2015
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2015 Kind of weird and kind of good. Sort of a german lager and belgian ale had a baby, Not very complex, sweet. Serving: bottle
Suttree (6235) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 24, 2015
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
yellow, fizzy, with a very loose white head. Smells very toasty and yeasty. Taste is sweet, surprisingly boozy for 6%, plus some unpleasant sourness. Some grassy hops in the finish. All in all, pretty much a mess.
jamesewelch (259) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 29, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From 12oz bottle, purchased at Trader Joe’s, around $6-7 for 6 pack, poured into Belgian glass
Aroma: sweet, spices,
Appearance: golden, crystal clear, white head, good lacing
Taste: light sweet, medium bitter
Palate: light body, creamy texture, lively carbonation, lingering bitter finish
Overall: Very crisp with some hops. Very nice initial aroma which fades after a minute or two. Taste is somewhat spicy. Very clear - crystal clear body. Overall, not a bad beer. Easy drinking, highly digestible. A tad bitter than I expected for Belgian Blonde, but not overly so.