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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.74%
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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Edejean (2) - - SEP 5, 2011 does not count
Not one of my favorites. It seems to be a little too bitter on the finish and it is not the tastiest either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5072) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2011
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Copper color with a thin light tan head. Yeast and grass in the nose. Some spice. Soft flavor has hops, yeast, spice, and light malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nogov (121) - Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2011
Aroma is some bread and malt mixed with some vegetal type smell. Pours nice amber colored.

Taste is rustic pale ale, a bit malty, bit bready, bit roasted, bit hops. Finish is a pleasant lingering bitter.

Mouthfeel leaves a little to be desired as its slightly carbonated, but not tremendously so. All in all its fine, but in a raw rustic sort of way

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crajun (995) - , Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2011
found this at bottom of dad’s refrigerator; not a bad beer thick for the style and had an earthy sloight hop spicy (little peper) finish. ok...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (11528) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours pale amber with a quickly disappearing beige head. Aroma is sort of aged bread with some sugary malt and floral hop. Or maybe more complicated than that. There’s a lot of malt and a lot of floral and maybe citrus hop. Actually goes a bit astringent, yet it makes me think of a light barley wine. Confusingly complicated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 12, 2011
(12oz bottle courtesy of Fata!!) Pours hazy light copper with massive off-white head. Nice carbonation. Aroma of bread/biscuit, nice sweet florals and hard candy. Taste is sweet malt and a sharp hop bite that fades into the background allowing the malts to resurface. Medium bodied with an oily texture and bitter finish. A respectable beer here

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6169) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAY 1, 2011
4/30/11. 12oz bottle courtesy fata2683. Hazy orange pour with a nice khaki head. The aroma on this is crazy. It’s like sticking my nose into a grapefruit and rubbing it around... and some orange peel and other weird tropical fruits. Maltier flavor with caramel and chocolate mixed with orange and grapefruit. Kind of a weird beer. Interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 30, 2011
I feel like I just stuck my head in a Grapefruit and tangarine goodness, very citrus, very gritty taste, a slight bit of the citrus, alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - APR 26, 2011
Bottle: Pours a nice amber color with a big white head. Crisp hoppy nose with a clean malty body and a nice crisp mouthfeel. Very fresh and snappy for down south. I’m impressed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 27, 2011
bottle pours gold with a thin white head. Aroma is full of crackers and pale grains with hints of adjunts. Flavor is hay and grassy malts with a thin grassy and earthen hop finish.

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