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Brand Zwaar Blond | Brand Bierbrouwerij

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3.54/5
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33 Ratings
Brand Zwaar BlondBrand Zwaar Blond
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brand Bierbrouwerij
Netherlands
brand.nl

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Carpetsmoker on 06-27-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,576
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
33
pDev:
16.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 5
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Photo of wilcockJD
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

For an offering from a mass-producer brewery it's a very good effort. It pours well, with a generous head which does not disappear immediately, and leaves delicate lacing. The smell is that typically spicy smell one gets from the stronger Belgian-style blonds (think Duvel). the taste is citrus, with hints of cloves, and there is an efervescence in the mouth that leaves a tingle on the tongue. Overall a very satisfying beer.

The category listing for this beer is wrong. It's a blond, not a dark ale. The name translates to "heavy blond" which is a reflection of the high alcohol content.

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Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ntomich
3.49/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GentleKnight1
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of RCH1
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of BPHL
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of BierFuehrer
2.86/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of RuudJH
2.23/5  rDev -37%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sweet bubblegum smell. Makes me worry a bit as it could be boozy now.
Taste is harsh alcohol with malt. Sugary alcohol. It's clear to me this beer isn't flavoured enough to justify the extra abv.
Overall this is like an ordinary strong euro lager taste.

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Photo of BdM
3.39/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andreaman
4.1/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of safaricook
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of DrChadly
4.11/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RevCraig
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of tottel
2.69/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of windowside
2.67/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SVD
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of DylanBrkhff
3.62/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arnoudspammer
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brabander
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Hoodlumbreaks
4.75/5  rDev +34.2%

This Beer has an amazing good taste, first i heard it would be a limited edition but because of the great succes it will become a regular brew ! And thats very nice :)

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Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of ZeppelinNL
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Martin_Maat
1.99/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The smell is quite unpleasant. It is hard to describe but it is unpleasant in the way cooking gas is. He taste is an order of magnitude less bad but has nothing enjoyable to it either. There is a little flowerish aroma. Just not a nice beer, I will make sure never to try this again.

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Photo of KoeSpa
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of Mercarood
3.86/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Brand Zwaar Blond from Brand Bierbrouwerij
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 33 ratings
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