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Affligem Blond - Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

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Affligem BlondAffligem Blond

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BA SCORE
88
very good

877 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 877
Reviews: 483
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 28
Gots: 52 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-25-2001)
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GRPunk

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3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle (produced on 10 020 11) poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A- A gentle pour resulted in a 2-finger, off-white, pillowy head. The body was golden and clean with moderate-to-heavy carbonation. The head sustains at about 1/2-finger. A later sediment swirl beefs up the head while adding just a hint of cloudiness to the body. Good sticky spots were left on the glass.

S- Very nice. Green apple peel, black pepper, and a pleasant musty aroma initially. Very subtle, grainy background that boarders on nutty. Pretty much what I'd expect from the style.

T- Much as the aroma suggests. Green apple and spicy, peppery flavors dominate initially. Some refined sugar notes provide a balancing sweetness. Alcohol is well masked when cool, but comes out a little more than necessary with warmth (especially for something under 7%).

M- Pretty smooth. Moderate-to-heavy carbonation and spicy qualities provide a bite. First sips are through a creamy head. The well hidden alcohol is just slightly warm, though it becomes more pronounced as the beer reaches room temperature.

D- It's a good beer. A little rough around the edges compared to some of its counterparts. However, this lends itself as a good night-capper. It's significantly cheaper than some of the other Belgians in the cooler. I'd buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2010 00:12:59 | More by GRPunk
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Affligem Blond from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
88 out of 100 based on 877 ratings.