Affligem Paters Vat Blonde
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

Affligem Paters Vat BlondeAffligem Paters Vat Blonde
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Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
Belgian Blonde Ale
Ranked #51
Ranked #21,821
3.64 | pDev: 12.09%
Nov 14, 2022
Feb 06, 2007
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Shared 330 ml bottle at local tasting. Golden colour, moderate white head. Typical aroma and flavour of Belgian blonde ale, white kandij sugar and mild spices. Okay.
Nov 14, 2022
Rated: 4.12 by steverx8 from England

Apr 28, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by Deltoro from Florida

Apr 26, 2017
Rated: 4.55 by JohnGottschalk from Netherlands

Jul 08, 2016
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
The Affligem is a solid Belgian blonde. It poured a golden clear with white head that left a nice lace. The scent carried clove like spice mixed with sweet Belgian malt. The taste had good clove base with caramel like sweetness. There seemed a touch of anise and it finished dry. The Mouthfeel was fuller in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it's a very nice beer.
Mar 10, 2016
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Reviewed by josanguapo from Spain

3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
From cervezasespeciales. After dinner. In La Trappe chalice. More herbal, bitter, dry and less sugary than the typical belgian beer, but nice anyway. Light body.
Nov 29, 2015
Rated: 3.79 by CRObighit2 from Canada (ON)

Oct 06, 2015
Rated: 3 by Evil_Pidde from Sweden

Jan 03, 2015
Rated: 2.75 by SVD from Netherlands

Oct 22, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by fossage78 from Massachusetts

Oct 01, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Ant4711 from South Carolina

Jun 06, 2013
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Reviewed by Brabander from Netherlands

3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
To start with, this beer is still available in the beershops all around Belgium. I boght this at the Bierparadijs in Meer, Belgium. Best before september 2013.

Poured in my Struise glass the fluis is nice yellow golden with a thick very big bubbly four finger head. Good lacing in the glass too.

Smell of banana, not my favourite fruit. The taste is much better. Affligem is well known for its soft and round taste. Good beer overall.
Dec 31, 2011
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Reviewed by HardTarget from Texas

3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Bottle Inspection: Notes a date of 25.10.07 (sampled 03.02.07) and 6.8% abv.

Aroma: Yeasty with a light green apple (acetaldehyde) and a light white pepper note.

Appearance: Frothy off white head that lasted and gave a little bit of spotty lace.

Flavor: Light fruitiness, light pepper, just like the aroma. Very mild and clean.

Mouthfeel: Firm carbonation, light body.

Overall Impression: A very easy drinking Belgian. A lawnmower except for the well hidden alcohol. The flavor was light and airy. Enjoyable.
Many thanks to Tim Bierschenker Polk for the rare bottle!
Feb 06, 2007