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

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RATINGS: 1319   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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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pendi (36) - POLAND - SEP 22, 2016
Świetne piwo, bardzo dobrze zbalansowane, ułożone - zwłaszcza, że pite niemal rok po terminie. Piękna piana, złocista barwa, nieco za duże nagazowanie.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cool_Bond (2465) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2016
Wonderful aromas of flowers, light yeast and lightly fruity. Lovely taste similar scent. Good bitterness that fills the mouth for a long time. Good beer but becoming more bitter when it gets warmer. Follow me @ Kung av l @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
luttonm (5420) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle in Seattle, generously delivered by Alberto earlier this year. Lacing foam, light grainy straw color. Light honey grain aroma. Pale, bitter and dry. Some honey sweetness with crusty bread. Solid, clean beer. But not exceptional. As with the 12, I just wish I could have this whenever I wanted: its a real, honest drinker. So nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1658) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 17, 2016
Big thanks to Matt for sharing this one. Hazy golden pour. Slightly toasted malts, like a light, crusty bread. Especially on the nose. Matt put this well: Its not outstanding, but I cant find fault with it, and I so wish I could drink this all the time.

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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 (1419) - 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 (478) - 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 (477) - 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 (822) - 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.


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