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Beersel Blonde - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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BA SCORE
81
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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zerk on 09-18-2003)
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scott2269

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

02-23-2013 21:32:18 | More by scott2269
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

05-15-2014 04:19:37 | More by cultclassic89
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is not "blond" per se, but solidly amber. Mild chill haze. Good bar pour head that leaves a touch of streaky lace.

Well balanced nose of depleted malt sugars (ie quite dry) and hop pellet bitterness. Light yeast in background.

This tastes like a Belgian IPA. It's earthy and dry to start but quickly yields to black pepper hop flavor. There's also a mild yeast bite. A touch alcohol warmth to the otherwise bitter aftertaste. Full bodied with plenty of carbonation.

Typically, I don't like earthy brews but this one is complex enough to have something for everyone.

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2012 16:00:44 | More by smcolw
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MystikCelt

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

04-02-2013 04:24:29 | More by MystikCelt
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NaNach

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

01-27-2012 18:29:27 | More by NaNach
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Bnoise11

California

4/5  rDev +13.6%

05-11-2013 19:43:45 | More by Bnoise11
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M1A2

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13.6%

02-23-2013 21:28:14 | More by M1A2
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.6%

06-15-2013 16:01:20 | More by drummermattie02
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +13.6%

01-10-2014 01:40:45 | More by MarkyMOD
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-25-2011 21:24:13 | More by Rochefort10nh
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mdfb79

New York

3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From 10/02/12 notes. Had this on tap at Ginger Man in NYC.

a - Pours a hazy, dark golden color with one inch of fluffy white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of oranges, citrus, Belgian yeast, spice, pepper, and some bready malts. Nice citrus, but not super strong.

t - Tastes of wheat, Belgian yeast, spice, floral hops, citrus hops, earthy notes, bready malts, and dough. A little bit stronger and of a step up from the nose.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Body is insanely smooth and very easy to drink.

o - Overall a very nice Belgian pale ale. VERY easy to drink and some nice citrus and bready malts to it. Would like to have it again.

Serving type: on-tap

10-03-2012 18:58:36 | More by mdfb79
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zerk

California

3.78/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy gold with a thin but persistent white head. Aroma is musty horse blanket, corriander and a touch of sour apple. Flavor begins slightly sweet with flavors of musty yeast, some peppery notes, and a slightly sour finish. Mouthfeel is smooth with low carbonation and a light body. Not bad, but not overly impressive.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2003 01:02:00 | More by zerk
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-19-2014 03:31:08 | More by tbryan5
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chefpeet

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-23-2013 16:46:20 | More by chefpeet
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largadeer

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-02-2014 10:44:01 | More by largadeer
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SourinQns

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-13-2014 21:11:40 | More by SourinQns
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patrick802

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-05-2014 17:30:15 | More by patrick802
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Spider889

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-13-2013 15:35:08 | More by Spider889
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draheim

Washington

3.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

11.2oz into a tulip. Pours a hazy golden color w/ a fluffy white head, some patchy lace.

Aroma is floral, bready, yeasty w/ a hint of spice.

Taste is likewise gently floral and fruity with a lightly bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, balanced.

Overall an enjoyable, drinkable BSPA but nothing extraordinary.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2013 07:20:59 | More by draheim
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Nostradamus flute glass. Pours a very hazy medium golden amber with a fine two finger white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of spicy Belgian yeast, cardamom, aged stone and apple juice, light bready malt. Flavor follows, with bready malt, apple and light stone fruit juice, Belgian yeast and spicing, hints of wheat; flavor beginning semi-sweet,but finishing a bit drier with a sharp Champagne-like peppery carbonation. Light to medium bodied, but with some smooth creaminess in the mouth feel. Flavors are somewhat subdued, but well balanced; a bit dry and astringent finish. A nice, light well made Belgian blonde. I will get this again.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 04:51:59 | More by LiquidAmber
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Moderately hazed orange brown color. Two plus fingers of frothy/creamy white head. Retention is good and an irregular ring of lacing is left.

4.0 S: Sugary frutiness with a good spicy backbone. Good bit of pepper. Peach and candied pineapple fruitiness. Clean overall except for a light yeastiness. Quite pleasant.

3.5 T: Taste is like the nose, but less sharp. The sugariness is reduced, but is still there. Peach and pineapple fruitiness again. Very subtle pepperiness. Touch of yeast and touch of breadiness, though still clean. Not bad.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. The only thing I don't like is that the carbonation isn't super spritzy, which is what I love most about Belgian mouthfeels. Reasonably creamy.

3.5 D: Solid beer though it is a little weird having a non-sour from 3F.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2012 03:44:04 | More by DavoleBomb
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MoistPope

California

3.51/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank it straight from the bottle. To lazy for glassware.

Appearance - unknown

Smell - musty citrus with a hint of wheat

Taste/Mouth- slight bitterness with with a hint of pineapple and wheat. Quite strange combination. Very thin and dry but quite refreshing for a hot day.

Overall I would purchase this again. Seek it out? Probably not.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 05:06:35 | More by MoistPope
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PretzelCity

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-28-2014 18:34:04 | More by PretzelCity
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cwd

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

06-23-2013 02:48:35 | More by cwd
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-10-2013 05:11:40 | More by YobroitsJoe
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Beersel Blonde from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
81 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.