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Kapittel Blond - Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.

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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 05-10-2004)
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Reviews by DandyEssex:
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DandyEssex

Ontario (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

From a 330mL bottle, in a tulip.

Golden hay colour, with a slight haze when the lees are added.

Subtle, but nice aromas. Mostly banana, with biscuit & honey. The flavours follow through nicely, with the honey coming forward. Lemon candy in there as well. Slight hop spice on the finish. It is sweeter than I expected. Medium bodied with a smooth, creamy texture

This has no outstanding quality to it, but is complex enough and very easy to drink, almost sessionable even.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 22:19:34 | More by DandyEssex
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david18

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

07-05-2014 13:07:53 | More by david18
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afsdan

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-28-2014 23:39:11 | More by afsdan
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

02-09-2014 03:17:27 | More by ShepardCommander
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-05-2013 16:42:59 | More by dcmchew
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

11-03-2013 15:25:40 | More by jaydoc
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4/5  rDev +10.5%

10-08-2013 17:53:37 | More by Evil_Pidde
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.1%

09-14-2013 00:05:14 | More by ejimhof
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-27-2013 13:32:56 | More by georgiaboy8686
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woemad

Washington

3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Purchased at Total Wine in Spokane for $4.99. According to the label, this is best before April of 2011(?).

Poured into a Iron Goat snifter, this beer was an opaque, russet color that took on a more apricot hue when held up to light. On top was a couple of inches of off-white foam that dropped after a few minutes, leaving some spotty lace. There appears to be a small amount of sediment as well.

Strangely nutty in the initial aroma, along with some fruity funk.

The taste was surprisingly honeyish, which didn’t come through the aroma at all. There’s a a lemon –like taste in the background and some mild, spicy Belgian yeast notes. There was also a slightly bitter, grassy hop flavor in the background.

Fairly light bodied, with a moderately sticky, ever so slight grainy mouthfeel.

Not bad, but not something I’d want more than one of at a sitting. I was rather surprised at how sweet it was.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 03:48:37 | More by woemad
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jabo134

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-12-2013 01:47:07 | More by jabo134
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HisBoyElroy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-08-2013 20:40:58 | More by HisBoyElroy
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-08-2013 19:20:59 | More by Sturmthis
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

07-08-2013 22:42:52 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

07-08-2013 20:51:31 | More by mrfrancis
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

07-08-2013 00:47:16 | More by WOLFGANG
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From the 11.2 fl. oz. bottle with the label clipped at 02/08. I do not know what that indicates but at the very least it is 5 years old since I sampled it on June 26, 2013.

It does not look bad. The color is light amber with lots of cloudiness due to the bottle fermentation I expect.

Honey! That's what I get right off on the nose. Belgian malts and Belgian sugar sweetness plays second fiddle to the honey ester that is in your face!

The body comes in at around medium but it is smooth and creamy.

The taste is uber-sweet with honey and Belgian sugars. Those really speak for the entire brew. The hops are muted but can be found slithering distantly in the background. I can't say it finishes dry but there is a low bitterness at the finale. Maybe a fresher bottle would give me a different outcome.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 00:14:21 | More by puboflyons
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desint

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-30-2013 11:11:25 | More by desint
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-19-2013 01:22:30 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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jkball01

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-30-2013 03:12:06 | More by jkball01
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mtbdonn

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

01-16-2013 19:47:25 | More by mtbdonn
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cliff1066

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

12-16-2012 23:45:11 | More by cliff1066
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle, poured into a long tulip glass.

Color is a light, a bit cloudy, orange. Forms a two finger head that dissapears slowly, leaving just a ring of foam.
Smells much like a witbier: wheat, yeast and sweet malt.
Taste is a bit sweet and fruity in the beginning but hoppy bitter in the finish.
Body feels light and carbonation is high.

Overall this is a complex and well balanced beer. Thumbs up from me.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 19:08:00 | More by Ciocanelu
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

10-14-2012 22:01:04 | More by Hellpop65
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BourbonDork

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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Kapittel Blond from Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
82 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.