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Trappist Westvleteren Blonde - Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

671 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 671
Reviews: 405
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 380
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
(Green Cap)

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2002)
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gr0g

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Hazy and golden in color, traces of sediment. A tall, pillowy head lasts for ages and leaves plenty of lacing. Some mustiness on the aroma as though Brett has contributed. Light floral hops and green apple. Some lemon zest notes and faint spices.

Moderately dry and slightly bitter, the flavor profile is pretty complex for a sub-6% ABV beer. Light, basic malt profile of cracker-like grain. A trace of clove. Unripe apple and pear. Soft, slick mouthfeel with sudsy carbonation. This isn't intensely flavorful but everything comes together very nicely.

Westy Blonde is a top-notch BPA that packs a lot of flavor into a relatively "light" beer. Certainly among the top examples of the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 18:21:55 | More by gr0g
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S: Cereal malts, sweet, light, fruity

T: A song in my mind goes lalalalala- its so fresh, sweet, and balances with bitter hops, caramel and a little fruitiness, slight blue cheese like bite.

M: Thick, slightly syrupy, bready body.

O: Drank at In De Vred, Vleteren, Nov 27, 2013. I am loving this experience. Like a ride through farmers fields to get here. I had a plate of their cheese and bread with it.

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Trappist Westvleteren Blonde from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
95 out of 100 based on 671 ratings.