Kapittel Blond
Leroy Breweries

Kapittel BlondKapittel Blond
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From:
Leroy Breweries
 
Belgium
Style:
Belgian Blonde Ale
Ranked #55
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
82
Ranked #26,171
Avg:
3.6 | pDev: 11.39%
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
129
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 16, 2023
Added:
May 10, 2004
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  6
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Reviewed by BillyNoonan from Ireland

3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Actually thought it looked great pouring. Nice head, cloudy amber hue. Definitely punchier in the mouth than expected, full feel but a little dry afterwards. Full bodied but a little dizzy for my liking. I had one before a while back and this one didn't quite stand up to memory. Not bad at all, just so many more memorable blondes.
Jun 16, 2023
 
Rated: 3.52 by Sphagnicola from Belgium

Jun 08, 2023
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Reviewed by Beginner2 from Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Kapittel's Blond is not their best, but it is OK IMHO. I just bought six Kapittel's to try some new ones and critique those I drank a few years back. But, Blondie is new. And it only is an OK table ale that I won't have again.

While Blond starts barely above average for Looks, Smells continue, fruity, but not distinct. Tastes are balanced, but equally undistinguished. In my mouth, I'd rather eat the leftovers than let Blond sit on my tongue.

Kapittel and Leroy is too hit or miss for me to get as excited about prospects as I did. As for Blondie, bye-bye.
Apr 19, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by paulish from New York

Apr 14, 2022
 
Rated: 3.35 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 14, 2022
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Reviewed by jonb5 from England

3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
A: Golden, hazy, medium sized rocky head which disappeared fairly quickly, didn't leave much lacing.

S: Bretanomyces, starch and phenols.

T: Sour orange, lingering tangyness.

M: Medium to heavy body, moderate carbonation.

O: More sour than the normal Belgian style blonde, not complex but enjoyable.
May 08, 2021
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Reviewed by FLima from Brazil

3.2/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Solid golden color with a thick white head of eternal retention and apparent carbonation.
Aroma with notes of oranges, cream, faint white grape and pineapple core.
Flavor with notes of earth, oranges, sugar, mild booze, lots of white grapes and faint green apples. Dry aftertaste with a decent bitterness.
Light to medium body that feels much heavier given the excessive bothering carbonation. Alcohol of 6.5% seems higher.
This felt like a Blond walking towards a Tripel. On the positive side this is less sugary than other Belgian Blonde Ales that puts too much candied sugar and it has some nice orangey like notes. But it has a very strong effervescent carbonation that really bothers and it is somewhat one-dimensional.
Oct 10, 2019
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Reviewed by OlaB from Norway

3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours a cloudy golden color with a big top of white head that dissolves slowly and leaves some sticky lacings on the glass.
Aroma is of oranges, lemon, bread, yeast and spices. The taste is dry and fruity at the start with citric notes and some slight sourness there as well. It then goes to more spicy notes before it finishes of with some hoppy and grassy bitterness. A little watery in the flavour and aftertaste. Mouthfeel is smooth and soft with a light body and lively carbonation.
Is s decent and easy drinking enough blonde ale, but nothing very exciting about it.
Jul 12, 2019
 
Rated: 3.94 by steverx8 from England

Jul 05, 2019
 
Rated: 3.55 by tux_alin from Romania

Jul 19, 2018
 
Rated: 3.95 by 54V4G3 from Belgium

May 15, 2018
 
Rated: 3.65 by kjkinsey from Texas

Apr 18, 2018
 
Rated: 3.89 by mizx from England

Oct 23, 2017
 
Rated: 3.62 by HopBelT from Belgium

May 27, 2017
 
Rated: 3.53 by Jerseyislandbeer from Jersey

Mar 12, 2017
 
Rated: 3.25 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Nov 29, 2016
 
Rated: 3.58 by lhwjanssen from Netherlands

Sep 16, 2016
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Reviewed by MrDell from Switzerland

3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
12.08.2016

Het Kapittel Blond
Belgian Pale Ale ā€“ 6.5% - 330ml Bottle ā€“ Best Before 17.05.2018

Appearance: Oranges coloured beer, just a shade lighter than lucozade with a soapy looking white head. Some very big bubbles rising quickly to the surface and a lot of very fine streams of tiny bubbles.

Aroma: Belgian yeasty esters, clove, bubble gum and malt. Smells fresh with some bready notes also present.

Taste: Get the bubble gum flavour up front, a hint of orange, then some malt and then it turns quite quickly to a bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Would have liked the beer to have a little more body. Quite dry in the finish.

Overall: Not bad, has a lovely aroma of freshly baked bread that you get every time the glass is raised, but is unfortunately let down by the lack of body and depth.
Aug 12, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by rspauldi from Texas

Feb 10, 2016
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

2.81/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
More malty than Iā€™d have thought from a Belgian, need to check the shelf date. Orange amber with small creamy head. Musty, malty aroma and taste. Possibly skunked bottle.
Feb 05, 2016
Kapittel Blond from Leroy Breweries
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 129 ratings