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Augustijn Blond - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
84
good

233 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MeisterBurger on 12-01-2009)
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

02-13-2014 15:34:03 | More by mrfrancis
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

01-24-2014 02:21:40 | More by evil_liver
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rrski198

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-13-2014 01:27:11 | More by rrski198
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

01-03-2014 16:18:54 | More by mklisz
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-29-2013 19:11:33 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

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

From a 330 ml bottle into a tulip.

Pours a pale yellow gold in color with a massive 4 finger frothy head that breaks rather quickly leaving some decent lacing and a thin cap of foam.

The smell is typical of a Belgian pale, with yeasts and breads up front and some fruits on the tail. The Taste is similar to smell, with the yeadst and breads coming strong and fruits coming later and softening.

The feel is decent, the carbonation is medium and the mouth feel is lighter with a bit of a dry finish.

Overall not a bad beer. The alcohol is hidden well and the flavors come together nicely.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 17:14:42 | More by polloenfuego
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Keith_R

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-27-2013 02:00:17 | More by Keith_R
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-26-2013 05:09:39 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

12-25-2013 19:00:46 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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curewhatalesu

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-21-2013 15:52:09 | More by curewhatalesu
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jsisko01

Michigan

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I have a strong feeling this beer has been sitting around the store for a very long time, probably expired.. Production code is 22IJ 11:06 but I have no idea what it stands for.

Appearance - Had to stop pouring less than half-way through because it generated 3 inches of white foam. Looks like soap suds and lasts a long time. Color is a dark copper/gold color. Has nice lacing.

Smell - Yeast, toffee, whiskey/alcohol, and spices.

Taste - Very sweet with honey, light spices, a little fruity, and a strong alcohol bite like a whiskey ale..

Mouthfeel - Thick bodied with a fair amount of carbonation.

Overall - This is the first Belgian pale ale I've ever tried but the alcohol aftertaste just grosses me out..

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 03:04:31 | More by jsisko01
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Alex5

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -46.1%

12-09-2013 23:58:19 | More by Alex5
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TheDrunkGnoll

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-30-2013 09:02:54 | More by TheDrunkGnoll
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BigGruntyThirst

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-30-2013 01:09:35 | More by BigGruntyThirst
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DocG

California

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-29-2013 06:32:59 | More by DocG
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-28-2013 01:20:24 | More by WillAndSarah
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-25-2013 21:50:28 | More by RRC03
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pipinmalikonj

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-20-2013 22:44:32 | More by pipinmalikonj
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randob300

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-17-2013 01:03:58 | More by randob300
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nullbort

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-13-2013 23:30:40 | More by nullbort
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Allurex

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-13-2013 02:20:46 | More by Allurex
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Cramshawbar

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-11-2013 01:39:29 | More by Cramshawbar
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EHackbeer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-04-2013 03:25:54 | More by EHackbeer
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle poured into an oversized wine glass. part of the six bottles from Van Steenberge at the LCBO for $18.95 CDN. Bottle indicates ABV is 7% not 8% as listed here.

Appearance - Pale golden / copper color with 1 finger of head. The head had a short retention time but left a soapy cap at the top and some lacing cascading down the glass.

Smell - Belgian yeasts, and bread notes dominate up front, transitioning into a some sweet candied fruits namely apricot and pear. Light boozy smell here as well.

Taste - Bready sweetness, boozy and less fruit in the mouth than was picked up on the nose. Might be some sort of candied pear flavor in there. Leaves a slightly bitter aftertaste, and to me was a bit bland given the nose on this beer. The beer does however, improve a bit as it warms.

Mouthfeel - Fairly rich and decadent, but a bit too much carbonation and is a bit syrupy. It does coat the palate nicely though.

Overall - It's a good but unspectacular Belgian pale Ale, would much rather move up the weight class a bit into Strong Belgian Pale Ales and have one of those.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 14:41:56 | More by DenisKolkin
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zenithberwyn

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-02-2013 09:49:25 | More by zenithberwyn
Augustijn Blond from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
84 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.