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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As the final & boldest in the series, Le Contrebassiste blends roasted & lightly smoked malts and is fermented with a special French ale yeast which lends its own distinctive aromatic notes. The beer’s namesake, The Double Bass is reflected in the deep, rich flavors that resonate in this unique offering.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015

Draught @ CBC 2015 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Bells Le Contrebassiste ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy to creamy, good to fair lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, tart, moderate yeasty, saison yeast, butterscotch. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, caramel, yeasty - biere de garde - saison yeast - grain, tart notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150501]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35940) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
From tap. Pours cloudy orange to brown with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty and breadish. Light caramelish. Sweet, fruity, toasted and slight caramelish. Bitter, fruity and slight toasted malty. Mellow and light fruity finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (23765) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and bread. Fruity flavour of caramel and bread. Sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19478) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2015
Draft @ CBC 2015. Pours a pale amber orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty weak floral aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty weak bretty flavor. Has a fruity spicy yeasty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2015
1st May 2015
CBC Blue Session. Keg. Hazy amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light and semi dry, mild fine carbonation. Mild gueuzey sourness offset by creamy sweetness. Light finish. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (17618) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Tap at CBC15 copper... Thin tan lacing... Soft toffee fruit nose... Musty toffee fruit.. Light funk

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (16394) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Draft in C-ville. Deep hazy ruby amber color, tan head. Nice aroma of overripe plums, port wine. Taste is very fruity, tons of dark fruit, prunes, raisins. Very vinous. Delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14690) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2015
Tap @ CBC, 2015. Pours Amber copper with a fluffy head. Caramel, Brett and raspberries. Bready. Dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14477) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2015
Draught at CBC2015. Clear brown - offwhite head.Marzipan. Fruity. Light acid. Wierd fruity. Cola fruity. Funky. Yeasty. Eastery. A bit wierd.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (14258) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Tap @CBC2015
Ruby-brown color, good creamy off-white head. Strawberry fruity aroma, a bit cellary. Medium-bodied. Soft fruity beer, strawberries, some cellar.


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