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Grimbergen Blonde - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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605 Ratings
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Ratings: 605
Reviews: 309
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 17
Gots: 59 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Romabrew on 01-06-2003

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of soccerman7
4.12/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into Grimbergen chalice - Thanks Helge!
A - Beautiful honey gold color.
S - Sweet graham cracker and baked bread with a spicy note. Cloves.
T - Honey and malt up front. Spicy hop character creeps in. The yeast gives a wonderful baked spice character. Lingers.
F - Everything I want to see in a blonde. Carbonation is excellent, body is nice, and the spice of the yeast and hops lingers.
O - Excellent beer and will most certainly buy this when I see it. Excellent example of the style.

Photo of waiting4lunch
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nine_Tails
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of louisbr
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerDrinkersWorldTour
3.12/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Clear golden amber with a rocky foam head and speckley lace.

Smell - Boozy aroma with some spice. Rather leafy and glassy and very medicinal in its alcohol and band aid like qualities.

Taste - Slightly spicy but that is by and large lost in a lot of alcohol tones that are rather like a poor champagne. This beer is very metallic and sulphury.

MF - Nippy metallic, light body and drying.

Overall - A rather poor blond. Definitely not up to par with the others in its class.

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3.34/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jared_Alexander
4.04/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Very refreshing beer, can definitely drink more than one in a sitting. From the bottle. A very crisp, light beer that hides what little alcohol is in it well.

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4.07/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.29/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JonManley
4.14/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drummermean
4.31/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

Photo of DanielCole
2.6/5  rDev -29.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of stalin
4.09/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jrschaef
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of EddieJoe
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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Grimbergen Blonde from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
84 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.