Affligem Blond | Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

Affligem BlondAffligem Blond
BA SCORE
75.3%
Liked This Beer
3.91 w/ 1,219 ratings
Affligem BlondAffligem Blond
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
Belgium
affligembeer.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,216
Reviews:
534
Ratings:
1,219
Liked:
918
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
10.74%
Alströms:
4.22
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
245
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,219 |  Reviews: 534
Photo of Chettly
4.88/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Kookaburras
2.86/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OlaB
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden color with a medium top of white head that disolves rapidly, with some lacings on the glass. Aroma is off bread,banan,apricot,oranges and vanilla. Flavour is sweet and fruity with bready notes in the back, gets more hints of spices in the middle while it finishes off dry with a decent lenght in the aftertaste.It has amedium body with a lively carbonation, and crisp and clean mouthfeel. Considering that this beer is so easyly available around in Europe is quite a good option to buy it. Is not an extremly exiting beer, but it taste like a classic belgian blonde. Would sure drink it again.

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Photo of Alexrdvz
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dertyd
3.36/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jhavs
4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oleg85
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lesdynamite
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was my first Belgian blond and it really won me over. Had it on tap at the recommendation of my server. Sweet but not sour, almost honey flavour. Easy drinker. Will try again!

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Photo of drmeto
4.26/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L:
-pours a clear golden with a medium to big,foamy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
-visible particle floaties
S:
-honey,herbal,apricots,oranges,doughy,white bread
T:
-Follows the nose
-low bitterniss
F:
-medium body
-medium carbonation
-alcohol noticeable
O:
This is a really good Belgian Blonde

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Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spezz
3.39/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tlema1
3.61/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: deep gold, cloudy, big fluffy white lacing head
S: I get apples and pears
T: malt, light Belgian yeast
F: good mouthfeel for a light bodied beer
O: I remember liking this more, the last time I had it

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monkist
4.61/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dface
3/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Juiposa
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Bujon
3.78/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This one looks refreshing initially, but the head does dissipate fairly rapidly, leaving you with what looks like a flat Stella Artois.

Aroma is light hops, a touch malty and a little floral, so nothing too offensive. Taste is pretty much the same for me, simply ok, nothing exceptional and I would say plenty of better blondes available from Belgium.

The brew is quite smooth and easy drinking and is probably its best feature.

Overall, pretty solid, nothing more nothing less.

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Photo of mishi_d
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of greedysoul
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Satorn
3.17/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of derdtheterd
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VoxRationis
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Beer rating: 75.3% out of 100 with 1,219 ratings
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