For 2 years I have worked a job that I down-right hated. Today was my last day, and I celebrated with a few beers tonight.
First up was Valeir Blond.
Belgian Blond Ale
Mustard/dark lemon color
Starts with lemon drop, moves on to herbal chamomile, and finishes floral with a lingering citrus note. It leaves a spiciness on the back of the tongue, which is more sensation than flavor. Crisp and spicy on the nose with a hint of pine needle.
This was the first time I tried this particular beer. I very much enjoyed it with my Croque Madame (grilled ham and cheese topped with a fried egg) and twice-fried fries. Very refreshing, balanced, and flavorful. A-