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Kwaremont Blond - De Brabandere

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Kwaremont Blond
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 27
Avg: 2.95
pDev: 42.37%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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De Brabandere
Belgium | website

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale | 6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: kojevergas on 05-22-2012

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Served from a bottle into Antwerp Beer Passion Weekend 2011 stemware in Antwerp, Belgium in June 2011. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one finger head of slight cream, decent thickness, and bad retention. Colour is a clear yellow.

Sm: A light aroma of plain dull boring barley. Meh.

T: Purely simple barley with some slight cream. No other notes are notable. Bland. Balanced in its simplicity but poorly built for the style. Dull and boring.

Mf: Smooth and wet, but strangely coarse on the open. Doesn't complement the style, but it works for the beer. That said, it's not a special mouthfeel.

Dr: Pretty crappy. It's drinkable enough but far from worth its price. I certainly wouldn't get it again. A poor offering from Bavik.

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Kwaremont Blond from De Brabandere
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