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Blonde Fatale

February, 2017
Judges Rating: 
94
Aroma: 
22 / 24
Appearance: 
6 / 6
Flavor: 
38 / 40
Mouthfeel: 
9 / 10
Overall Impression: 
19 / 20

Peace Tree Brewing Company's Blonde Fatale is a wonderful Belgian Blonde Ale and is being evaluated as 2015 BJCP Category 25A. The upfront aroma has light fermentation phenolics and pear-like esters. There is a light sweet malt behind with a low pleasant alcohol to tie it all together. On first sip, the lovely phenolics jump out upfront followed by light peppery notes and pear-like esters. A very low spicy hop flavor pops in the middle and lingers softly on the tongue. Pleasant soft alcohol ties everything together. I would highly recommend this as a great summertime beer, though it would be great all year long!
 

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