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Val-Dieu Blond - Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu

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BA SCORE
87
very good

154 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu 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: Bierman9 on 03-04-2002)
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Photo of Pete1991
4.36/5  rDev +13%

Pete1991, Yesterday at 09:48 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

ArmyATCBrewer, Saturday at 12:37 PM
Photo of Dentist666
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Poured into snifter.
Hazy amber beer with nice white cap, leaving some laces. Aroma, as usually fo the brewery is weak, floral and honey. Solid body of yeasts, biscuits, fruits. Not very interesting, to be honest.

Dentist666, Sep 03, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -8%

mattfancett, Sep 03, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +2.3%

Kiro, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of petewheeler
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

petewheeler, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of jonb5
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

300ml bottle, poured into La Chouffe tulip,
consumed during Belgium’s FIFA WC quarter final
with Argentina. A: Pale golden, slightly hazy, one
finger rocky head, good retention, very lively
looking, lots of bubbles. S: Yeast, molasses,
phenols, starch. T: Follows the nose, slightly
watery, sour citrus fruits, on the bitter side. M: Crisp,
well carbonated, light body. O: A well made
Belgian blonde/pale ale, at six percent its on the
light side but a decent enough mid session beer.

jonb5, Jul 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Bellonc, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ant1, May 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

freemanj, Apr 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Vsarmatov, Apr 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Saind, Feb 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

BJSmit, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

RochefortChris, Dec 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

jaydoc, Dec 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

arkanu, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

dcmchew, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

jmtpi, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Hellpop65, Sep 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

SGToliver, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of StJamesGate
4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Rocky head like a boulder that trails over amber-tinged blonde.
Phenolic nose - wax + earthy yeast, plus oily herbal leaf and flower nectar.
Clean lagery grain like baguette crust, slight yellow apple skin esters, a buttery hit, apple pie spice yeast and spicy hops. Tingly linger.
Fizzy, crisp, light.

Zippy and clean - a super summer quencher. Balanced and attenuated, but instead of complexity, the taste shifts with each sip - fruit, spice, grain. Incredibly well crafted for being so simple.

StJamesGate, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

MatthewPlus, Jul 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Ciocanelu, Jul 18, 2013
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Val-Dieu Blond from Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu
87 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.