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Brewed by Brasserie des Sources (formerly: de St. Amand)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, France

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bottled & Keg;
Bellerose is a Top fermented beer made with 3 hops from 3 different continents by Brasseries Des Sources(Brewery of the Springs). A mix between French "bičre de Garde" and IPA with distinctive aromas of citrus & litchi with a hoppy but refreshing aftertaste ! After less than one year of brewing, this beer have won three medals in prestigious beer Comeptition and was elected as the "Best Ale over 5% in the UK" at the International Beer Challenge of London 2011 !


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhamp9 (1036) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Slightly hazy golden pour with a big white head. Aroma is yeasty with some citrus, and dough. Taste is tropical fruit, band aid, yeast, and bread. Prickly carbonation. Very drinkable.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1241) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle west riding. Golden good white head. Aroma is fruity grassy yeast taste is nice lychee sweet citrus yeast light hoppy finish. Medium body prickly carbonated. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MPA (793) - Amager (form. Nřrrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy golden with white head. Aroma of dirt, yeast, lime and a hint of apple. Flavour is sweet malty with a yeasty, dirt bitterness to finish it off. Really nice and well balanced. I could drink loads of this. Slight resemblance with Orval in both aroma and flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBHansen (88) - Křge, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle @ sister’s place: Appearance: golden with average frothy white head with good lacing. Aroma/taste: hay, caramel, lemon and spices. Palate: medium carbonation, medium body with notable sweetness, slightly dry finish a slightly watery texture Overall: ok blonde.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ejr (139) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2014
Klar gyllen med et hvit skum, skummet varte lenge. Aroma av malt, gress, frukt og gjćr. Deilig smak av malt, karamell, frukt, appelsin, sitrus og gjćr. Medium kropp og en lett fin bitterhet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4363) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Pours gold into a tulip. Bright white head with medium retention recedes leaving spider lacing. Hay and summer fruit aromas. Soft with caramel and dough upfront turning to mild summer fruit before the lasting bitter earth finish. Overall, I enjoyed it more than the sum of its parts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (728) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
Meerdere malen gedronken op zomervakantie in Frankrijk 2014. Helder goudgeel blondbiertje met een witte schuimkraag. Geur is hoppig met fruittonen lichi en citrus zijn hier inderdaad in terug te vinden. On de hoofdsmaak domineert de kruidnagel met een bitterzoet boeket. Afdronk is redelijk met een opbouwend bittertje. Een van de betere Franse bieren die ik heb geproefd.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (661) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep golden color, good frothy off-white head, good retention and lacing; aroma malty, fruity, bit yeasty, orange peel, lemon, citrus hops, soap; taste moderate sweet, light bitterness, citrus; medium body, oily to creamy texture, lively carbonation; smooth bittersweet finish, citrus lingers on. Lovely fresh beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2219) - Hřrning, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
Lovely Belgian blond, very traditional but delicious. Slightly maltat and slightly lemon flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LasseVPedersen (224) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle, 75cl. Shared with a bunch of friends. Pours golden with a medium-big, foamy off-white head that leaves good lacing. Fruity aroma with bread, yeast, wheat, lemons and citrus, dough and hay. Flavour is fruity, sweet and beautiful balanced. Mostly sweet, yeasty flavour with dough along some citrus hops bitterness. Hoppy and floral light after-taste. Rich carbonation, soft, but somewhat creamy texture with a medium body. All around the table liked it. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at Town Street Tavern, Horsforth. Pours clear gold, thick white head. Aromas of white pepper, yeast, orange. Taste is kinda saison-y, but with a touch more hop bite, Nice enough.


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