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't Gaverhopke Zingende Blondine - Brouwerij 't Gaverhopke

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't Gaverhopke Zingende Blondine't Gaverhopke Zingende Blondine

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BA SCORE
87
very good

64 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij 't Gaverhopke visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Also called "Singing Blonde".

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 03-19-2009)
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Reviews by Neffbeer:
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: It pours a golden yellow with good clarity. There is a two finger white head that hangs around for a bit, minimal lacing.

S: It smells very tart with noticeable amounts of belgian yeast in play. Apples, pears, grapes and some doughy goodness. There is a faint whiff of herbal/floral hops and some honey.

T: The first taste is sweet with the fruit flavors stepping forward. There is a touch of the doughy yeast and some bittering hops in the finish. One would never know that this brew is almost 10%. Excellent attenuation, as the beer finish quite dry. As the beer reaches room temperature the herbal qualities of the hops are much more apparent and the sweetness backs off.

M: Moderate body with some prickly carbonation.

O: This has been a very enjoyable brew. It is quite dangerous at 10% given the balanced flavors hiding the booze so well. I will definitely seek this beer out again.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2011 23:09:18 | More by Neffbeer
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Ontario (Canada)

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-13-2013 05:18:39 | More by FrankK
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-25-2013 13:48:59 | More by Whiskeydeez
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-19-2013 14:26:26 | More by Jeeb
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

06-21-2013 19:02:13 | More by Dreamer
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-24-2013 14:32:21 | More by AngusOg
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-23-2013 20:33:07 | More by InspectorBob
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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy, straw/gold color. 1/5 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and slight lacing. Smells of grapes, tartness, hint of hops, hint of sweet malt, and a hint of sugar. Fits the style of a Belgian Strong Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp, crisp, and an average carbonation level. There is also a tartness and slight dryness present. Tastes of grapes, tartness, slight pale malt, hint of hop, and a hint of sweet malt. Overall, good tartness, decent body, and mostly dominated by grape flavors.

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Maryland

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JayQue

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3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy dull gold color into my Chimay chalice. Lots of floaties add to the cloudiness. The delicately bubbly white head is small and fades fast. Smell is pretty good....Belgian yeast, light fruit and pepper. Taste is similar. I have a bad habit of not waiting for the beer to warm up before sampling. In this case, I missed out on the yeast flavor (some Tripels and other Belgian beers that I like have an almost cheese like aroma and flavor from Belgian yeast).

When the beer was warmer, this very welcome flavor became apparent. In the meantime the apples and pears, slight hops bitterness and touch of pepper took care of the first half of the bottle. The other flavor that kicked in towards the end was a little sourness. This provides a nice counterbalance to the fruit sweetness.

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Well worth a try.

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11-18-2012 02:15:01 | More by JayQue
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a cloudy light golden amber with lots of white floating particles. Fine two finger white head with good retention, lots of carbonation and lacing. Aroma of light fruit, Belgian yeast, coriander with light bready malt, slightly vinous and sour. Flavor is interesting, starting with sweet fruit juices and Belgian yeast and spices, then changing to a dryer, slightly sour and wine like finish, but with some light sweetness residual at the back of the tongue. Body is medium with nice creaminess. Warming. A very nice Belgian with a very interesting flavor progression. I will get this again.

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't Gaverhopke Zingende Blondine from Brouwerij 't Gaverhopke
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