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Style: Brown Ale
Chambretaud, France

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brown Ale aromatised with anise and lady’s mantle (alchemille), unfiltered, not pasteurized.
Bronze medal winner - Concours General Agricole de Paris 2007


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Embrouille (2827) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled 33cl. Courtesy of jaghana. Deep murky brown appearance with a small bubbly beige head. Rich malty nose where cork, raisins, caramel, wood and candied fruit show up. Sweet. Low carbonation. Medium to full bodied. Good malt profile. Pleasant bitterness. Some lacework. Quite a lot of marmite on the swallow, leading to a pleasant dry finish which is reminiscent of fennel and caramel. Nicely brewed and without any major flaws but I didin’t enjoy the marmite component. Thanks a lot jaghana!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (7911) - Down South, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2012
bottle, merci beaucoup, Pascal! Hazy brown colour, small off-white head. Malty base with caramel and lots of roaseted malt flavours, with a bitter and hoppy punch in the finish. Smooth palate and well balanced!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13391) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2011
Bottle at Papsoe’s - Thanks. Clear brown - offwhite head. Roasted, ryebread, burned notes, chocolate, ok hoppy, fruity, citrus, dark chocolate, cocoa notes, dried fruits. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20714) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and dark chocolate. Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and dark chocolate. Roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark amber with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight oxidised. Bitter, roasted malty and dark breadish to caramelish. Bitter and dry malty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29286) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2011
Bottled. A red beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and a bit of spices. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, dusty hops, caramel, and over ripe fruits, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of jaghana. Pours a clear nutty brown with a beige head. Roasty, fruity nose. Medium body, some sweet burned caramel, a little fruit and phenols. Very subtle hops. 011211

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
manuchampions (1237) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2011
33cl bottle brought home from France by my lovely and patient wife. Pours a deep brown verging on black. Very little tan head, mostly a ring soon after pouring. Aroma is yeasty lightly roasted malt, reminds me of Westmalle. Taste is certainly Belgian like; mild yeast, chewy caramel malt with some roast, slight toffee hit. Mouthfeel is somewhat effervescent. Finish has some dark fruit, caramel malt. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6678) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2010
Bottle bought @ La Cervoiserie. pours dark brown, off-white head. aroma, malty, caramel, dark chocolate, plenty of nice roast. flavors, licorice, malty, coffee in after taste, light bitter dark chocolate, molasses. This is a fine beer, and a ncie change from the previous two I tried by this brewery. Lots of roast goodness with a touch of grains. This is tasty, full body, loaded with flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2010
A Mes rate. Bottle opened at Lahore Kebab House.
Murky chestnut brown, very faint off white film. Smells like a wheat beer with a slight infection. Plenty of fruity esters and bubblegum with a slight plasticy note. Similar flavour with a hint of burnt chocolate malt and a sharp straw note in the finish. Not great, not awful.


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