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Belgian Blonde - Forge Brew Works

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 4
Avg: 3.27
pDev: 8.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Forge Brew Works
Virginia, United States | website

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale | 7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: ItsBeer30 on 06-07-2014

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 4
Reviews by cjgiant:
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3.28/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Re-review 11/2014 (rating up from 3.04 to 3.26) both on tap, re-review at better bar. Actually the re-review I did not know the beer before I tried it :

A: a little darker than I'd expect for a blonde (listed as strong pale ale here, despite name). The beer is more hazy than cloudy, but has a decent sustaining head with some lacing.
S: (original review: hint of Belgian, but an off scent I can't place as well). Begore being told the beer, definitely could tell it was in the Belgian style. Girlfriend got banana, which I didn't so much, but I got yeast, hay, bit of farm and a decent tart note that had me flummoxed on the exact style, but I figured not a saison.
T/M: pretty much follows the nose on taste. I do get a bit of banana in the taste, and outside of some farmhouse flavors (hay, earth), there is a faint, but lactic acid-like sour "tang" (to re-iterate light). Feel is medium light, fair carbonation, with a mid-to-light dryness accompanying a strange fruit-minty aftertaste.
O: would have NEVER had this again had I known the beer. Definitely better than original review. Still overall is just okay.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DavidHume
3.71/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave_Treat
3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yourefragile
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Belgian Blonde from Forge Brew Works
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