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Belgian Blonde - Root Cellar Cafe / Darkside Fermentation

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 5
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Root Cellar Cafe / Darkside Fermentation visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Mora2000 on 07-31-2010

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 5
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Photo of Mora2000
3.68/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml caged and corked bottle. Batch 4-25, bottled 5-26-10.

The beer was only filled up to the top of the label, something I didn't notice until I got the beer home.

The beer pours a hazy brown-amber color with a white head. The aroma is Belgian yeast, dark fruit and alcohol. The flavor is a mix of caramel malt, yeast, brown sugar, alcohol, dark fruit and peaches, as well as some sherry, which I assume is from a little bit of oxidation. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

This beer is much more like a dubbel than a Belgian Blonde, but it is still a pretty tasty drink. (591 characters)

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of chaz01
3.27/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle courtesy of trade with thirdeye11 (thanks Chad!) poured into a Belgian tulip glass.

A: Murky amber color that pours with a fizzy white head that quickly goes away.

S: Alcohol notes with a bit of a fruity citrus-like character. There's a somewhat waxy note to this as well that's distracts from the beer.

T: A little mustiness, with a grassy, earthy taste to it along with some Belgian yeast flavors.

M: Medium to full bodied, syrupy mouthfeel.

D: Definitely drinkable, but for the style I would expect a little better. However, from what i've read, looking forward to trying some of the other's in the series. (627 characters)

Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev n/a

Belgian Blonde from Root Cellar Cafe / Darkside Fermentation
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