Trappist Westvleteren Blonde | Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)

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94
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902 Ratings
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Trappist Westvleteren BlondeTrappist Westvleteren Blonde
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
Belgium
sintsixtus.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
(Green Cap)

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
902
Reviews:
442
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
9.88%
 
 
Wants:
477
Gots:
158
For Trade:
5
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Nesued
4.6/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Lovely golden color, nice head formed upon the pour. Yeast sediment present. Good carbonation that continues to be refreshed as

Smell: A clean, grassy aroma. Light and bright nose. Some spices and yeast add to overall floral profile.

Taste: Toasty malt presence is added to what is found it the aroma. Subtle grassy hop contribution that does not overpower the balance.

Mouthfeel: Just enough linger on the tongue. A crisp and clean light cleansing allowing proper prep for the next sip.

Overall: What a pleasure. A well-made brew for such a soft style. As others of said, drink this as fresh as you can get it. Overshadowed by it's bigger brothers, but a beer that should not be overlooked. Wish I could get more, for it would make a great table beer.

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to wethorseblanket for sharing this one at jmgrub's tasting.

Cap is dated 29.04.07.

Pours a hazy light yellow with a foamy off-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down either. Smell is of malt, honey, grape juice, and lots of fruity aromas. Taste is much the same with an earthy spice finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a great smell and some very nice flavors.

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4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a light golden with a touch of haze; nice foamy white head, a good bit of lacing. Smell is some grass, a little mustiness, something like honey. The taste is funky up front, but mildly so; it's grassy and biscuity in the middle, with a nice sharp tang at the end. It's moderately carbonated, with a full body for a blonde beer. All in all very nice, a lot like Orval but a little brighter. I had three of these and now they're gone - wish I had another.

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4.64/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle at beer temple in Amsterdam to a chalice glass. Quarter inch of white lacing that dissipates in time. Golden color. Bits of carbonation hanging in the glass frothing hundred of stagnant bubbles. Slightly sweet honey smell. Other notes typical to Belgian blondes, floral. Taste is wheat slight honey, spicy finish. Moderate abv.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Trappist Westvleteren Blonde from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
4.25 out of 5 based on 902 ratings.
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