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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: 378
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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BradleyR

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-27-2014 03:03:59 | More by BradleyR
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benfons

Belgium

3.93/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: doesn't look great; pale blonde colour; clear, white head, not too big

S: floral hops, spices, hints of apple and honey

T: once again the floral hops; the spices, apple and honey are still there, but are countered by the bitterness, pretty good

M: I'd like a bit more body, carbonation is fine

O: really good beer, but slightly overrated

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 22:04:07 | More by benfons
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-28-2014 19:05:19 | More by trxxpaxxs
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turhank

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-26-2014 22:05:01 | More by turhank
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-22-2014 02:57:32 | More by ZEB89
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Marius

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -18%

02-18-2014 08:41:42 | More by Marius
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pkalix

California

4.95/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

super nice aroma. not glaringly rich and sweet like many of the BPAs I've had. nice head on top with sediment specks all throughout the head and glass. I guess it WAS a long ride, but I did give it a few days to settle. head simmers to just a fine layer. very nice and very beautiful on the pour. the sediment is very excusable considering its journey. mild hops in the taste. almost a pilsner kind of hoppiness to the taste, but otherwise pilsner-like. smooth and very refreshing, this is a wonderful brew. some green apple, some hay. reminiscent of a run through a field in Nebraska (I have never been anywhere near Nebraska- maybe it's all the movies?) my vocabulary isn't nearly as refined as some of these other reviewers, but this is very special. it's not overwhelmingly rich and sweet like some of the 'wannabe' American Belgians (or even some of the other Belgians) and they have just got this one simply right. the shipping was a bit extraordinary, but worth it considering I always wanted to try these brews. this would be the PERFECT lawnmower beer if it were available around the block!!! licking the yeasty sediment of the bottle it's very sweet! alright, I admit, I French licked the bottle. not to be gross but there is a huge amount of flavor on the inside of this bottle neck! mouthfeel is above medium in heaviness but feels really good and satisfies almost as if I had eaten a small meal. I may be starstruck due to the celebrity, but this gets very high ratings from me. if it were of the same difficulty in finding as Pliny, I would say this one would get my attention a little bit more. for awhile, at least....

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 22:30:40 | More by pkalix
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fthegiants

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-14-2014 03:41:43 | More by fthegiants
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

02-13-2014 03:04:55 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

02-12-2014 00:23:07 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-12-2014 00:22:28 | More by kjkinsey
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Beer-Ed

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-08-2014 15:50:51 | More by Beer-Ed
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Ed37

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-03-2014 11:39:18 | More by Ed37
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-29-2014 03:41:08 | More by AlexFields
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Vanz

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -18%

01-28-2014 00:07:38 | More by Vanz
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-27-2014 21:58:02 | More by BJSmit
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1993Heel

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-27-2014 03:15:55 | More by 1993Heel
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RollBounce

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-21-2014 19:17:12 | More by RollBounce
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Reaper16

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-21-2014 14:18:28 | More by Reaper16
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-19-2014 05:15:02 | More by OregonGrown7
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the_encinitan

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-18-2014 04:56:38 | More by the_encinitan
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Jah_Json

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-17-2014 15:01:58 | More by Jah_Json
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-12-2014 02:45:27 | More by thebigredone
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SStein

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-11-2014 18:09:48 | More by SStein
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bsinger45

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-11-2014 00:23:11 | More by bsinger45
Trappist Westvleteren Blonde from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
95 out of 100 based on 671 ratings.