Grimbergen Blonde | Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes
Belgium
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Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The high quality raw materials make up the richness of this top-fermented beer, which is characterized by its ocher blonde color.

Grimbergen Blonde is light fruity and balanced sweet-bitter. Due to its rounded flavor, this beer is highly appreciated.

Added by Romabrew on 01-06-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,245
Reviews:
335
Ratings:
735
pDev:
13.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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28
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Photo of VeganUndead
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 11.2oz bottle into glass. Label is marked Best before end '04.18'.
Clear, straw colored body. Off white receding head to cap. Rings of lacing.
Smell of Belgian yeast, sweet fruit, cloves.
Taste is smooth, cloves, sweet from the yeast/fruit, no bitterness. Light malt rules.
Medium mouth feel. Some spice to slightly sour. Dry.
Solid European Belgian Pale Ale. Pleasant to drink.

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Photo of sebgrossi
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nattesferd
3.92/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlinD27
4.55/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mltobin
3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McWooze
3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of monk2021
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nordsee
3.16/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dandy14
3.17/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SoPeL
3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of leslie91
4.35/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yaron73
4.68/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wc94wc
4.68/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamesLeung
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Bujon
4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours the same as a left blonde, a clear golden body with a slim single finger head, retention is down to a slim film.

Aroma is a touch on the sour malty side, not offensive, just not inviting.

Taste is good, sweet and smooth, hints of spiced fruits.

Feel is a tad fizzy, but only initially, it goes down well and the 6.7% abv is ideal.

Overall this is a decent beer, ever so slightly edging the leffe blonde (if in fact they are not the same product???)

Not too shabby

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Photo of Erik-P
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Houborg1
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bb-magic
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PortLargo
3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JSG18
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid.

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Photo of GoHabsGo
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tagustinus
4.31/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mishi_d
3.29/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Grimbergen Blonde from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 735 ratings