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Augustijn Blond - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
84
good

232 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | 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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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-31-2013 10:53:19 | More by dcmchew
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

10-23-2013 02:08:31 | More by ZachT
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mmilyko

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Augustijn Blond from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
84 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.