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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   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.

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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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (15646) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle shared with jackl. Crystal clear golden amber color, almost flat. Aroma of light straw. Taste is boozy straw, lightly toasted caramel.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12155) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 5, 2012
(12oz bottle, courtesy of AmEricanbrew) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of herbs, grass, and floral. Flavor of florals, yeast, citrus, stone fruit, and herbs.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (9099) - Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2015
355ml bottle. Amber gold pour. Smells like dog and chlorine. Flavor is werid, corny grain, wintergreen, apple juice, weird.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (8365) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7581) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle - Fruity esters and sweet malts. Pale gold with a small bubbly white head. Caramel sweetness with a light bitterness and long sweet honey like finish. Highly carbonated. Nice and sweet with some body, i like it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (7419) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ughsmash (7354) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 30, 2015
Bottled. Poured clear, light-medium golden with a short, well-retained white head. The aroma picked up bready malts with light vegetal accents.. some honeysuckle on the back of the nose.. not really offensive, but it didn’t do much for me. The flavor found honey and bready malts at the core, with light spices and some tacky stuff around.. heavy carbonation bunched it up in places.. kind of hard to swallow in the end. Light-medium bodied, with too much carbonation.. this seemed off.. not super unpleasantly off, but I-don’t-want-to-drink-any-more off.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6864) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Draft at avenue pub. Grassy golden pour. Grassy herbal notes. Sweet malts with some grassy bitterness. Mild flavor, ok

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6331) - 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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (5614) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle share w/Travlr. Deep gold pour with a small head. Cereal, somewhat spicy, Charleston Chew candy. Funky yeast. Taste is similar. Strong chewy malts. Brown sugar and banana. Light floral accents. Medium body, soft carbonation. Unremarkable.


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