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18A Belgian Blond Ale

Average Score / 50
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Judge: Fred Mason (
Judge Qualification: Sensory Training
Entry ID: 99586493
Style: 18A Belgian Blond Ale
Beer Info:
Descriptors: Estery Oxidized
Bottle Inspection: All Good
Bottle Comments: Bottle overflowed when opened

Honey aroma present
little to no hope aroma.
Slight oxidization present in the form of cardboard
5 / 12

Light yellow in color, straw-like
Thick white head that sticks to the side of the glass

1 / 3

Big cardboard flavor (oxidization)
Light sweetness with a slight fruity flavor
Honey flavor
Low hop bitterness
7 / 20

High level of carbonization
Sweet flavor
Medium dryness
3 / 5

Overall the beer was ok. The elements that needed to be there weren't'. I think a fresher bottle would aid in hop aroma as well as adding to the hop flavor. The high levels of oxidization overpowered delicate flavor that may have been present.
4 / 10

Total Score: 20 / 50

Style Accuracy: 2 / 5
Technical Merit: 2 / 5
Intangibles: 2 / 5

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