Brewed by Mélusine
Style: Brown Ale
Chambretaud, France


on tap


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brown Ale aromatised with anise and lady’s mantle (alchemille), unfiltered, not pasteurized.
Bronze medal winner - Concours General Agricole de Paris 2007

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
manuchampions (1244) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2012
Bottles from Hyper Casino supermarket, Parthenay, France and E.Leclerc supermarket, Parthenay, France. Dark brown-black in colour with rich currants, red fruit and chocolate flavours with sweet liquorice on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5491) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 12, 2008
Nice Black Ale with authentic chocolate taste, cereal and slightly licorice taste. Not so creamy but a very long finish. Has a medium sweetness, the aroma is so nice that we forgot the alcool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9268) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15149) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (1091) - SCOTLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Dark beer with a thin head and a smell of chocolate, fruit and malt. Flavour follows suit with the fruit coming through quite strong. Body is a touch watery but it’s very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (9120) - 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (2782) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2013
Pours dark brown with a fading off-white head. Nose shows toasty malt, some sweet brown sugar, bready malt and nutty character. Enticing. Similar flavours, nutty and bready malt with the Belgian dubbel-like brown sugar note in there too. Carbonation seems a little high. Would be a really good brown ale if not for the brown sugar character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (4102) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 18, 2015
A small taste from a friend (bottle) @ One Pint Pub. Pours very deep amber with a medium head. Aroma is grainy roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts, coffee, hops and some anise. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (25926) - 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.

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