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Tongerlo 6 Dubbel Blond - Brouwerij Haacht NV

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BA SCORE
78
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40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 12.46%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Haacht NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paterlodie on 03-09-2005)
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-27-2014 22:44:47 | More by HattedClassic
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janubio

Spain

3.04/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330 ml. bottle. Gloden to orange colour, with a big creamy white head that sticks to the class and lasts for a good while. Smell of bubblegum, cloves, tropical fruits. Medium body, light palate. Taste is just the same as smell: bubblegum, clove, tropical fruits, spices.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 21:27:44 | More by janubio
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Valleyview06

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

06-09-2014 02:54:39 | More by Valleyview06
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

06-01-2014 00:43:32 | More by outoffocus
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

05-31-2014 22:16:22 | More by Latarnik
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

(best before date - L06/03/15 - poured into a balloon)

A: second time having this now - huge, cottony-spongy of foam both times - couldn't pour the whole bottle in the glass... mostly clear, orange-y gold liquid... the head takes a little bit to recede into the liquid... maintains a medium-full, misty cap... fair amount of crystalline, sudsy lace

S: spicy, lightly fruity-estery sweet, vaguely-sulfur Danish lager-like character... faint caramel-kissed peach note in the back

T: like a mildly-drier Leffe Blond with a hint of wholegrain cracker... moderate phenolic spiciness in the finish, as well as a chamomile-like, apple-y note... surprisingly assertive, flowery bitterness toward the end, as well as a residual citrus-pith tartness... has an overall industrial Tripel yeast character

M: roundish, light-medium bodied enveloped in an expansive foamy wash... bit of a tart puckering left on the edges of the tongue... all in all, quite dry

O: not bad... probably wouldn't seek it out to savor on its own... maybe best suited as an on-the-go or happy hour beer... curious to pair it with the cheeses listed on their site - I can see it pairing nice with a sharp, salty type

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 21:56:01 | More by Bouleboubier
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-11-2014 16:12:38 | More by eduardolinhalis
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of fruits, yeast, malts. Taste is also malty and fruity, some alcohol is present, refreshing and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 02:35:13 | More by tone77
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Jerseyislandbeer

Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

01-26-2014 20:17:14 | More by Jerseyislandbeer
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-20-2014 00:00:44 | More by GJ40
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-08-2013 16:48:23 | More by dcmchew
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-28-2013 06:39:44 | More by Ciocanelu
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

2.95/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Coming in a 330ml slim brown bottle, at 6.5%abv.; BB 07/08/14, served chilled in a stemmed goblet.

Appearance: pours a very clear, dark golden colour coming with a thin off-white foamy head and rather light but constant carbonation.
Smell: light-coloured prune-dominated aroma, edged with very pale malts, sweet lemons or Goldings’ aroma, and a weird old-rusty note. Besides these elements, even after a very good swirl is there very little to come through. Not nice and very simplistic.
Taste: quite fizzy, the taste is bitter-sweet and lightly estery & acidic-fruity, featuring light-coloured (lager) malts, dried grassiness, lemon-ness, prunes, overripe fruitiness (types unknown), as well as a semi-dry and chewy-spicy palate of hop bitterness to linger in the finish, along with a belated entry of alc. warmth.
Mouthfeel & Overall: really very normal, mundane, and slightly watery at the end of each sip, this sufficiently refreshing, albeit quite fizzy, medium-bodied pale beer doesn’t show a properly complex flavour profile, or maybe being simplistic and its almost Pilsner-like quality is what it meant to achieve. Alas, this is not my cup of tea.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 17:16:29 | More by wl0307
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Marius

Romania

3/5  rDev -11%

07-17-2013 05:14:27 | More by Marius
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desint

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

05-24-2013 11:50:47 | More by desint
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joemacangel

Belgium

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

05-07-2013 18:12:35 | More by joemacangel
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jibjib513

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

03-23-2013 19:05:31 | More by jibjib513
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abijen

Netherlands

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

I think I had a wrong bottle or something.
There was a lot of head. To much carbonation in the beginning.
After a while when the carbonation was fewer the taste of the beer was really watery and light.
An abrupt finish and not a very special taste.
I should try this one again cause I think it can score better than this experience.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2013 09:56:39 | More by abijen
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darren8221

Taiwan

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-01-2012 17:38:48 | More by darren8221
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safaricook

Netherlands

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

07-15-2012 18:29:09 | More by safaricook
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Subtle and certainly fuller with character than your typical stalwart lager, this lightly spiced and honeyish ale reminds me of a crisper and cleanly flavored Leffe Blonde- perfectly fitting the slight damp evening at Galgenhuisje Cafe in Gent.

The pour from draft reveals a chalice of bright golden elixir that's aptly carbonated for a beer brimming with spritzy bubbles that congregate in a creamy and slightly rocky, cotton white head.

Perfumy aromas of corriander and ripe oranges hint towards witbiers, but pull back when it comes to wheat. Instead, a the full scent of pilsner malts gives a cracker-like snap to the scent and provides a firm underpinning to the fruity esters and yeasty spice.

Full pilsner flavors deliver a semi-sweet taste of fresh baked breads, lightly kilned grain, and softer powdered sugar that gives a firm and pleasant introduction to the tongue. A middle palate full of juicy candy-coated fruits, soft and supple spice of curacao, coriander, white pepper, ripe oranges, and appricots. The malty-dry taste finishes with a mild herbal and minty hop bitterness that balances the beer but never adopts undue attention.

Medium-light on the palate, the zesty carbonation pulls the malt sugars from the tongue and ushers in a peppery dry, mildly alcoholic warm mid palate that extends into finish. Light acids play on the mouth and gives a well-suited refreshment to the beer.

With its understated demeanor, Tongerlo blonde ale provides the crisp malt taste of classy German lagers, but the characterful yeast of peppery spice and fruity esters layer on more character with dryness and herbal essence.

Serving type: on-tap

05-05-2012 17:55:18 | More by BEERchitect
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heygeebee

Australia

3.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle notes 6.5%

Pours a three finger head for a modest pour. Golden/straw body.

Aromas of Beligian yeast/sugars, some marizipan.

Taste is dry and complex. Some Champagne notes. Some mandarin/tangerine. Dry finish, and refeshing. Let down by a watery element.

Mouthfeel is light

All in all not bad in a crowded Belgian arena.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 11:03:06 | More by heygeebee
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rarbring

Sweden

3.73/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A clear deep golden brew, an off-white head with some lacing but small curtains.

Smelling of fruits, boiled sausage, spices.

Sweet soft bread, some spices, ripe orange peel.

Little carbonation, soft and oily, a good body, a slightly dry finish.

A full blonde, a nice harmonic taste picture.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2012 21:45:41 | More by rarbring
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deebo

Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Had this as part of a sampler at a Brussels restaurant for lunch. I love that each "sample" was at least 8 oz.

A-Pours a dense 3 fingers of white head. Color is golden with just a slight haziness.

S-Slightly fruity, barley malt is definitely there.

T-Really more than I expected from the aroma. Full flavored indeed. Heavy malty upfront and in the finish. Slightly meaty/savory...odd but tasty.

M-Excellent. Very crisp and clean.

D-Very high-this is a well balanced beer that finishes very nicely inviting the next drink.

O-A blonde with more flavor than most but still finishes nicely, best of both worlds. I would like to have this one again.

Serving type: on-tap

01-29-2012 17:33:07 | More by deebo
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +18.7%

11-29-2011 19:45:03 | More by rekel
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Tongerlo 6 Dubbel Blond from Brouwerij Haacht NV
78 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.