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Anker Blond - Brouwerij Het Anker

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Anker BlondAnker Blond

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very good

26 Reviews
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Reviews: 26
Hads: 31
Avg: 3.92
pDev: 8.16%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Het Anker
Belgium | website

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale | 6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: wl0307 on 08-21-2005

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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tasted this beer on tap at the Evening Star in Brighton, 19/08/05. At first I didn't recognise the beer was from Het Anker as when I tasted this beer on tap at the brewery in Mechelen no beer logo was on display. Thanks for Beerymatt's kind info./correction and provision of this nice beer on tap!

A: served in a small short-legged wine glass or goblet, it pours a clear, golden hue with a negligible beer head and moderate carbonation.
S: mild banana or banana-bread and coriander seed like spicy aroma, with a little hint of strawberry~~ softly fruity and hoppy at the same time.
T: a witbier-like taste upfront--butter-fried banana, coriander-seed, followed by a lightly candyish malty flavour, a lively green-apple peel note and underlying spicy (like the aftertaste of nutmeg and cinnamon...) flavour and a peppery and yeasty touch, all mixed up and led to a kind of herbal bitter and hoppy finish. Not sure if any spices are used in this beer but the spicy touch accompanies the hoppy theme really well.
M: refreshing and lively, the mouthfeel is also quite smooth with gentle carbonation. Balanced mouthfeel b/w spices, hops and malts sustains throughout, with a slightly crisp touch in the end.
D: very delicately-tuned and refreshing Blond. Recommended!

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Anker Blond from Brouwerij Het Anker
87 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.