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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   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 (11976) - 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 (11952) - 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (6551) - 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6461) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (5922) - 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 (5850) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5005) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold body with a small fizzy white head that faded to a thin film. The nose is quite interesting, it’s incredibly fruity smelling. Not sure if there was fruit used in here or not, but if there wasn’t then the yeast in here is doing amazing things. Might be a little from the hops used as well. Either way, it smells pretty delicious with lots of tangerine and passionfruit. The flavor is still pretty nice, some tangerine fruitiness in here as well, nice yeastiness, some pale malt, light and very easy drinking. Long lingering finish with some yeastiness and bready malt. The hops in here are real nice, excellent choice for the style. Almost reminds me a bit of Stillwater Stateside because of the hops. Light bodied with a nice soft texture and lively carbonation. Pretty darn good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (4856) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2012
bottle thanks to americanbrew. gold pour with a white head. nose is bread, malts, heavy dough, and sweet. easy on the palate, light hops, malts, sweet finish. sweet like a pastry.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (4645) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4340) - 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.


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