Kasteel Blond | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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3.88/5
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240 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Belgium
vanhonsebrouck.be

Style: Belgian Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,568
Reviews:
155
Ratings:
240
pDev:
12.37%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 240 |  Reviews: 155
Photo of Epiktetos
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of josanguapo
2.85/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

From cervezas belgas, Almuñecar. In Grimbergen cup. Playing Avadon 3. Boring and nearly tasteless, slightly more interesting than an industrial. Not much else to say. Totally forgettable

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Photo of sraufstok
4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OlaB
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden color with medium top of white head that dissolves rapidly and leaves some lacings. Aroma is of banana,citrus, spices,grass and bread. The taste start of sweet with notes of yeast spiciness and fruits. It gets more dry in the middle and has a slight hoppy bitterness in the finish. Decent lenght in the aftertaste as well. Medium body with a full carbonation. Mouthfeel is soft and smooth. Lacks a little character to be a top beer, but a decent enough belgian blonde ale.

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Photo of Oleg85
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dandy14
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of emerge077
3.44/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mishi_d
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shanex
4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It was a surprise gift for my birthday.
Poured the 33cl bottle into a teku as a don't own any proper Kasteel glassware.
Very good, taste like caramel and highly drinkable despite the 7%ABV Cheers!

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3.49/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Quite clear amber color, quarter finger white head, messy lacing, lots of carbonation.

S: Very mild hops, caramel.

T: Caramel and some sort of medicine :) Malty on the back end.

F: Not very drinkable due to its very high carbonation but mouthfeel is good.

O: OK beer but nothing really special.

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Photo of yaron73
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Robertas
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of igl
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dzu
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed in "Michael Jackson's Great Beers of Belgium", this awaits my review with another tasting.

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Photo of JamesGrove
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rulisekmartin
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jow
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of adamranders
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zet
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear golden colour with a thin head (basically an atol around the edges of the glass) of foam. Weak smell of yeast and flowers. Taste is average at first (at the suggested serving temp): yeasty, a little hoppy, but slowly gains more fruity notes (pear, apricot) and gets pretty good near the end. Nice, but there are a lot of better blondes out there.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexRea
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Kasteel Blond from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 240 ratings