Affligem Blonde is a certified Abbey beer imported from the brewery in Belgium. Affligem blonde is one of the most famous and traditional Belgian beers, brewed for more than 1,000 years. Bright, golden color with a firm, dense head with a smooth taste. Malty, nutty softness followed by the roundness of tropical fruit and then a dry, light bitterness. On swirling, strong notes of banana, yeasty spice and a hoppy aroma flow freely.
Gold World Beer Awards: World’s Best Pale Beer 2016
Gold World Beer Awards: World’s Best Style winner 2016
Gold World Beer Awards: Belgium Winner 2016
Silver medal Brussels Beer Challenge 2015
Bronze Award European Beer Star Awards 2014
Gold Award European Beer Star Awards 2012
Bronze Award International Beer Challenge 2011
Silver Award International Brewing Awards 2011
Belgians are complex and obviously have a long rich history which make them so much fun to drink. They have so many aromas and taste profiles it's difficult to list them all but they include spicy, clove, herbal, fruity. The more tart beers bring more farmyard aromas. They are typically higher in alcohol and come in many styles: Dark Ale, Pale Ale, Dubbel, Flanders, Lambic, Quadrupel (Quad), Saison/Farmhouse Ale, Tripel, Witbier.
- ABV: Higher alcohol
- Color: Pale-ish
- Glassware: Tulip glass
- Temperature: 40-45 oF
- Food Pairing: Beef (braised and short ribs), lamb, venison, goose