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Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Belgian Ale
Westvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Westvleteren Blond is the basic beer for the monks own consumption, since 1999, when the former 6 dark ale (red cap) was finally discarded, after the 4 had already gone that path.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigda83 (854) - Jamestown, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with a fluffy white head and lots of dark yeast particles from cellaring. Aromas of some citrus, floral, clove, banana. Flavor follows the nose with lemon, floral, hay, grass, slight clove and banana. Light body, slick texture, lively carbonation, dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dinkle50 (1405) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2016
Clear golden pour with loads of visible carbonation bubbling to the top. Single finger fluffy white head. Aroma is flowery and light with hints of bubblegum. Very yeast forward. Light bodied with tons of carbonation. Light and flowery taste, hints of cereal and grain along with flowery hops and a slight peppery bite. Finish is yeast forward. Highly quaff able.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inoven (443) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2016
Flesje gekregen met verjaardag en thuis gedronken. Goudgeel, licht troebel bier met stevige witte schuimkraag. Weinig aroma. Ietsje fruitig. Smaak van citrusvruchten en hop. Nasmaak is iets bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fejez (46) - ITALY - AUG 27, 2016
Dark blond with white and foamy head. Nose: herbal, alcohol at first, followed by slitly ester. Taste: light sweet fruit (apricot) at first, followed by a sharp and persistent bitterness. Light body. High carbonation. Enjoyable and refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lele (471) - Padova, ITALY - AUG 25, 2016
ASPETTO: biondo carico, abbastanza torbida. Schiuma bianca, fine, abbondante e decisamente persistente. AROMA: speziato, erbaceo, leggero vino bianco. GUSTO: inizia leggermente fruttata, per poi evolvere in un amaro abbastanza deciso che permane nel lungo e stretto retrogusto. Il tutto accompagnato da un delicato floreale. Scivola benissimo e disseta. Carbonizzazione elevata, corpo leggero.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tognetta (803) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 19, 2016
Amarelo palha escuro, mdia turbidez, espuma branca de boa formao e mdia persistncia. Aroma bastante adocicado, doce de leite, banana madura. Mdio dulor e baixo amargor. Corpo leve mdia carbonatao. Final diminui um pouco o dulor e incrementa levemente o amargor, mdia persistncia, paladar aveludado.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rubin77 (1360) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 19, 2016
F: big, white, long lasting. C: pale yellow, hazy, non-transparent. A: malt, floral hops, spicy, hint of orange, grassy, apricot, perfume, herbal. T: malty, long lasting grassy floral bitterness, coriander, orange peels, bready, creamy mouthfeel, light earthy, wheat, lemon, apricot, perfume, yeast, fruity, medium body, good carbonation, worth to try and the best in In de Vrede from tap, 0,33l on tap in In de Vrede 8. June 2016

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Louke (78) - Swalmen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2016
Mooie trappistenbier. Persoonlijk had ik hogere verwachtingen bij dit bier. Kwaliteit komt niet in de buurt van de prijs.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Coeno (12) - Roermond, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2016
happy with the privilege to drink this beer. I thought it would be highly overated, its not a full body taste, but has a lot of fine aromas with a good combination.I wont buy it again because of the price.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kathouse (1739) - LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Hazy orange with plenty of yeast sediment. Huge white foam. Yeasty aroma, some citrus, some clove. Clove and bready malt flavors. Could be some coriander too.


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