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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.74%
LA-31 Bière Pâle is crafted with imported Belgian malts and American hops and yeast. This is a distinct new style of beer - no one else in the country makes anything like it. LA-31 Bière Pâle is traditionally brewed ale; it is bronze colored and has a biscuity malt center. The beer has herbal hop flavors and a gentle, mellow bitterness. This full flavored beer is crafted to enhance the unique cuisine and lifestyle of South Louisiana.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Golden brown, off-white head. Aroma has some vaguely fruity hops and a light vegetal quality. Light citrus flavors, mild bitterness and some caramel malts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barreras (1294) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Pours a light amber color with a slight orange hue. Aroma is floral with a hoppy nose. Taste is a little bitter but has a doughy aftertaste left on the tongue after the swallow. Overall a decent American pale ale that I was glad to try in New Orleans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
haugeberg (71) - - NOV 24, 2012
Drank from snifter poured from 12 oz glass. Good hop profile. Almost seems like an ipa, but very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (8064) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. Mostly clear orange pour with a white head. Floral hops, somewhat sweet, but a touch rough on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RuneStumo (2423) - Haugesund, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2012
08.08.2012. Bistreaux, Maison Dupuy Hotel. New Orleans LA. Golden yellow colour with white head. Malty aroma with nice bitterness of spicy hops. Lasting bitter aftertaste. Nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (6290) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Seaside, Fl - Modica Market - 12 oz bottle. Dark copper pour, light but sticky off-white head, a bit of lacing. Aroma has a slight funk, some toffee sweetness. Flavor has a trace of caramel, some home-brewed crystal malt, a bit of toffee but an odd aftertaste leaves a bad taste in my mouth which dampens my enthusiasm for it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (3563) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Very decent pale ale. Light bodied and light of appearance. A nice, subtle pine and citrus aroma and a crisp mouthfeel with decent carb. Tried at Mulates in Breaux Bridge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1502) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2012
On tap at the Cajun Cabin. Pours pale gold with a medium, off-white head. The aroma is lemons, hay, mozzarella, and vanilla. The flavor is citrus sweetness and a little bitterness. The aftertaste is mildly bitter and fades quickly. The palate is light to medium, effervescent, and crisp, but a little astringent. This is a light and funky pale ale, but nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NachlamSie (2997) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Oh, I picked up a six pack of their smoked wheat at Rouse’s while I was in New Orleans. I get all the way back home with four beers remaining to discover there are two pale ales in there. Those sneaky bastards. . .I suppose this reinforces my idea that Bayou Tech is releasing sub par beers. I like the idea behind these two beers I’ve tried, but the execution is not exactly tasty. The biere pale has a faint grassy hop quality and a bit of buttery biscuits with a dash of caramel. However there are metallic notes that I also found quite heavy in the Boucanee and something that I can only describe as glue. Lactic sourness is again apparent. The fact that the passable hop flavor is prominent saves this from being a complete wreck, but it’s just not a great beer at the end of the day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10833) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity esters, pine and citrus hops with biscuit malt. Flavor is malt forward with medium hops and bitterness, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium to light body, medium carbonation.

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