Belgian Blonde Ale | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by EliteDigger on 07-16-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
125
Reviews:
43
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
12.15%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours hazy gold with a light tea tint under a 1” offwhite foam cap. Smell: Almost smells like oysters to the point where you want to go out and buy some Taste: Large pitted fruit becomes especially big in the middle and then earthy European hops provide a bitter accent on the finish. Malt in the background provides balancing biscuit flavors. Mouthfeel: Medium body, carbonation above medium. Overall: This is a yeast driven beer that captures many Belgian qualities. Very drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brentk56
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a clear amber with a modest head that quickly fades to a ringlet; plenty of lacing dots on the side of the glass

Smell: Pound cake and vanilla, with hints of stone fruit and clove

Taste: Pound cake and vanilla, slight diacetyl, with spicy yeast phenols developing; hints of clove, stone fruit and banana linger into the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A much better beer than I was anticipating as Belgian styles from brewers who don't concentrate on them often fall short; pleasantly surprised at the flavors, though the mouthfeel falls a little short

Thanks, Wi-Beer-Man. for the opportunity

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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Belgian Blonde Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
3.54 out of 5 based on 125 ratings.
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