7% alcohol by volume in 33cl bottles."Belgian blond ale".With secondary fermentation in the bottle.Shelf life: at least 2 years after bottling date. The Augustinian fathers of Gent had been brewing beer at their abbeys since 1295. In 1982, the brewing, marketing and distribution of the beer was taken over by Van Steenberge,in rerurn the Abbey receive royalties, Van Steenberge's Augustijn Blond is a 'living' abbey beer. It has a hoppy flavor with a malty background. You may also detect a light fruity vanilla flavour.