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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Biere de Mars is a centuries old, French farmhouse seasonal brew. Released every March and traditionally crafted with the farm’s freshest crop of barley, wheat and hops, these brewers spent months aging what was considered their finest beer of the year.

Bayou Teche Brewing’s Courir de Mardi Gras is our artisanal version of this French ale. Biere de Mars is historically crafted with Pilsner, Munich, and a large dose of wheat malt that lends the beer a distinct, Spring-like quality. Our Courir de Mardi Gras is seasonally brewed for pre-Lenten celebrations.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
dfroms (413) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle shared on 3/20 by my friend Nicola. Filtered Budweiser appearance, medium head of fine white bubbles. Highly carbonated. Aroma is faint: sweet grain, fruity esters. Taste is watery, grainy with mild hop bitterness. Almost like a watery helles lager with pale-ale bitterness. Forgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (4502) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2014
Dark golden in the glass, grainy nose. The beer starts malty and spicy. Rough but great. The mainpart is highly drinkable, a bit grainy, a bit spicy from the French yeast (or its style) I think. The aftertaste is smooth-rough, spicy and grainy, slightly bitter.
Interesting session beer in the Bière de Garde-style. --> 10/12/10/10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2150) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Pours a golden amber with a thin white head. Aroma is slightly yeasty. Slight spicyness to it. Flavor has some bitterness and is somewhat malty. Finishes clean and very dry. Nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Saints11188 (4) - - MAR 4, 2014 does not count
12 oz bottle. Pours golden color very thin off white head. Medium hoppy taste. Nice malty aroma with floral notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tonkun (942) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Tasted at a tasting event. Golden pour with a big head. Buscuit, caramel, grass. But limited aroma. Decent carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (7688) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2013
12oz bottle shared by someone who was not me. Dudeabide, I think. Clear golden orange amber color. Thin off-white head. Couple dots of lace. Medium plus body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Kind of crisp, more dry texture. Moderate bitter taste, more dry sweet. Good toasty malt, biscuity aroma. Light grassy hop. Good American bier de grade, satisfyingly hoppy. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (7041) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2013
12 oz. bottle shared by DrSilverworm- thanks again, Chris! Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aroma of sweet malts, straw, florals, soap, maybe a hint of funk. Flavor of sweet malts, caramel, grass, florals, cereal, and grains. Light-bodied, with a dry, malty mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Didn’t strike me as a BDG. Just a nondescript ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
garmonbozia (429) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - APR 13, 2013
12 oz bottle from local store. Clear golden with white head. Taste was sweet with some spices. Very refreshing. Somewhat light mouthfeel with lots of carbonation. Overall not a bad beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3507) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2013
On tap at dba New Orleans. Pours a clear golden yellow with a thin white head. Aroma of bready malt, peppery spices, light fruits. Flavor of pepper, lemon zest, bready malt, orange rind. Solid biere de garde, tasty and drinkable. Nothing terribly exciting but it is good for what it is supposed to be. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6172) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Clear golden color with lasting ivory head. Bready pale malt, mild plastic aromas. Medium body with a frothy mouthfeel. Dry grass, dough, dry spice flavors--decent.

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