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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The first in a three-part series of interpretations on the French Biere de Garde style, Le Batteur leads with a distinctive yeast aromatic character mixed with light bready notes. Noticeably dry, the finish is crisp with a mild, refreshing acidity. The French term for a drummer, Le Batteur takes its name from a component of a classic jazz trio.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3530) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAR 8, 2013
On tap; interesting concept and always like more of this beer styyle. Would have liked to try the other 2 if I had the time. This one selected by the Wife. A fairly drinkable and bready beer; definitely dry. An unobjectionable, but hardly a standout beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4862) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2013
tap at 2013 michigan winter beer fest. light and pleasant, with a mild flavor. dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 24, 2013
On tap at trion clear golden pour with large white head. Lemon citrus and wheat aroma. Slight lemon taste

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Draft at Trion. Light bready malt aroma. Clear light gold with a small white head. Biscuity malt, and light funky flavor. Medium creamy body, soft carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Draft. Minimal off-white head atop murky apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, barnyard, some lemon, light pepper. Taste is medium sweet, bread, orange, light barnyard. Light-medium body, minimal carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (2357) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Tap, CK. Vibrant hay yellow that’s very hazy. Cistrusy and hay in the aroma, slight gum, spearmint too. Nicely citric and a little hay that’s fresh and nice. Some light fruit. Lighter body with tight carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (5612) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2012
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were quickly diminishing and left behind a no visible carbonation opaque dark yellow colored body. The aroma was citrus and malty. The mouth feel was very tingly at the start and at the finish. The flavor contained notes of citrus banana and malt. Delicious and one I would certainly buy again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2012
On tap at the Shark Club in Howell, MI. Poured a cloudy straw color with a small sized head. Spices, yeast, some bread, grains and a trace of honey. Between the 3 (drummer, bassist & pianist) I had tonight, this was 2nd.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2012

Name: La Batteur
Date: September 02, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Duckworths, Park Road
Appearance: cloudy yellow, fine white head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: light fruity aroma
Flavor: sweet and fruity flavor, light spicy phenols, hint of tartness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ** /4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (2382) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2012
September 15, 2012 on tap at the Autumn Brew Review in Minneapolis. Cloudy yellow pour with some head. Yeast and bread in aroma and taste. Decent carbonation.


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