Petrus Blond | De Brabandere

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3.5/5
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239 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Brabandere
Belgium
bavik.be

Style: Belgian Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cbl2 on 10-22-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,562
Reviews:
120
Ratings:
239
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
21
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 239 |  Reviews: 120
Photo of tux_alin
3.51/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of igl
3.72/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oidmoe
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
3.77/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From Alcampo. In Grimbergen glass. At dinner, with york ham+cheese sandwich. Delicious sweet sugaryness here. I only miss a bit more carbonation so that it feels a bit less watery

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Photo of Foley67
3.79/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FLima
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber orange color with a thick thin head with decent retention.
Aroma with notes of oranges, candi sugar, sweet white bread, a bit of white pepper and mild herbal hops.
Nice flavor with notes of spices, candi sugar, herbal hops, apricot, oranges, pineapple juice, pears and perfume. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Light to medium velvety body with slight effervescent carbonation. Alcohol of 6.6% is well disguised.
Elegant Belgian Blond Ale that started phenolic than got very balanced with complex fruity notes.

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hermit990
3.44/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shu_420
3.13/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of mishi_d
3.67/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickS95
2.18/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BelgianBeerChef
3.73/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shanex
3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a teku

Interesting Belgian pale Ale, got it as a gift for my birthday...

Pours a 2 inches head fading quickly.. there are better Belgian pale Ale out there for sure.

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Photo of logicalparadox
3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Giangio
3.54/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.49/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap in Greenville, SC.

Pours with a clear golden body topped by a bubbly white head.
Aroma: mixed fruit jam; apple and pear juice. Light bread.
Flavor: much better than the aroma but still fruity and bready. Good bitter/sweet balance. Modest complexity.
Feel: medium+ body. Smooth.

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Photo of FZR23
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of safaricook
3.46/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BenBreeg
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire
4.06/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Light golden color with excellent cap and lacing.

Aroma of ripe golden fruit with clean yeast highlights and touches of spice.

Taste like sun ripened fruit that the wind has dusted with spices. I find little hop presence but that absence is not missed because it isn't needed. Light enough to accompany food and rich enough to be the desert.

A good example of what Belgian Ale is all about. Complex, rich, sophisticated yet not too much, as Goldilocks would say it's just right.

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Photo of BlueSpader
3.87/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfish2942
3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OlaB
3.64/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: golden color. Gives off a decent amount of head that disolves quite rapid.lacing on the glass is very good . unfiltered and cloudy

S: bready like bisquits and toast. Citrus fruits like oranges and lemons ,some floral hop notes

T&F: much as it's aroma. Bread ,bisquits.caramel malts,some citrus notes and also some floral hop notes. Well rounded and a fresh finish in the taste. Bitterness in the aftertaste is balanced ok.the bready taste is most dominant in the start. I honestly think the look and the aroma was better than the taste

O: a decent blond beer. Drinkable and enjoyable, but compared to other belgian blondes this is far from the best I have had.

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Petrus Blond from De Brabandere
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 239 ratings