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St. Feuillien Blonde | Brasserie St. Feuillien

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St. Feuillien BlondeSt. Feuillien Blonde
BA SCORE
3.88/5
Very Good
187 Ratings
St. Feuillien BlondeSt. Feuillien Blonde
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien
Belgium
st-feuillien.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by NeroFiddled on 10-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,537
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
187
pDev:
9.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
26
Trade:
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Ratings: 187 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of biboergosum
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

330ml squat bottle - the rep seems to be doling out this brewery's offerings around here at a very measured pace.

This beer pours a mostly clear, medium golden yellow colour, with a teeming tower of glass-hogging puffy, finely foamy, and somewhat creamy eggshell white head, which leaves some layered cirrus cloud form lace around the glass as it very lazily recedes.

It smells of bready and doughy pale malt, mixed melon-forward tropical fruit, some plainer domestic citrus and apple, subtle earthy black pepper and coriander spice, mild estery alcohol, and a gentle leafy, herbal, and musty hop bitterness. The taste is gritty and grainy pale malt, a touch of sweeter caramel, a cabal of apple, orange, pineapple, and muddled melon fruitiness, low-key white pepper and coriander, a touch of edgy yeast, and still quite understated herbal, grassy, and certainly perfumed floral hoppiness.

The carbonation is obviously rather robust in its mouth and glass-filling frothiness, the body a decent middleweight, and sort of smooth, as the yeast and booze warming take things down a peg or so here. It finishes off-dry, a strong lingering fruitiness really buoying the seemingly ennui-stricken malt.

Overall, a pleasant enough version of the style, nipping at the heels (from a respectable distance, of course) of Duvel, in most of the prescribed metrics. An easy slow sipper, and an appropriate accompaniment as Spring has now wrested back early May from a too early out of the gate Summer, at least in my bailiwick.

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Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a St. Feuillien glass (that I got as part of a sampler box... a deal I liked.)
This Blonde looked fine and enticingly aromatic in the nose. And the taste ?
Before I get overwhelmed, better listen instead to the master who was not his usual pithy self either...
MJ's "Great Beers of Belgium" called this ale "very aromatic with a fresh, fruity, peachy aroma; a pillowy head; a pinkish-bronze color; a creamy orangey, palate; distinctly hoppy and dry with a hint of juniper in the long finish; an almost gin-like aperitif"

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Photo of JTuomi
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Antyk
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: clear, golden, minimal head, white foam, Aroma: hay, spruce, citrus, floral, leaves, licorice, Taste: light sweetness, flral , hints of licorice? Palate: light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, astringent, Quite pungent for a blonde, spicy/sweetness with lots of aromas and notes in the flavors

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

From elcervecero. In Teku glass. Watching Sons of Anarchy 7x01. Hoppyly spicy and fruity, not the typical belgian pale.

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Photo of Momon
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of tdm168
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Spike
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drmeto
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L:
-pours a hazy golden with a big,foamy,white head
-high carbonaton visible
S:
-lemon,pineapple,candied fruits,herbal,tangerines,coriander ,earthy
T:
-bready,lemon,zesty,coriander,pineapple,slightly acidic
-high hop bitterniss for the style
F:
-medium to high,soft carbonation
-medium to full body
-slight alcohol warmth
O:
Quite a juicy Blonde.
Belgian yeast character is very subtle compared to its counterparts.
Really Good.

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Photo of kindacold
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly cloudy yellow with a thick, lacy white head. Smells of yeast and citrus. Very spicy up front, with a bread-like dry yeast presence. Gives way to a sweet citrus, then finished with a bit of pepper and bitterness.

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Photo of Yoann
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of herman77
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of werehereforthebeer
3.37/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ColSanders123
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rulisekmartin
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bjd88
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ananh
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

St. Feuillien Blonde from Brasserie St. Feuillien
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 187 ratings
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