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Blaugies Bière Darbyste

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Brewed by Brasserie de Blaugies
Style: Traditional Ale
Dour-Blaugies, Belgium

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RATINGS: 484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale brewed with fig juice. A traditional style named for John Darby, preacher of temperance whose parishioners were oddly moved by a "soft drink" they insisted was just fig juice...


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (2747) - ESTONIA - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle. Hazy orange beer, big fizzy white head. Fruity nose, some barnyard, caramel, spice notes. Flavor is fruity with tart notes, some acidity, sweetness. Barnyard kicks in in the finish along with yeast and spice notes. Crisp carbonation. Pretty refreshing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ectuohy27 (977) - ESTONIA - JUN 18, 2016
Interesting, different, good. Smooth saison-style sour fiinish, excellent head, nice texture, etc. Fig is slight but adds to the richness here.One of the most interesting to be had in Estonia

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3221) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Hazy amber body with a thin off-white head that fades. Steady carbonation. No lacing. Aroma of fig, caramel and earth. Flavour of bread, light salted caramel and peanuts. Thin body with a watery texture. Light fizz. It’s very thin and light but there’s a nice rustic flavour to this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (20435) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2016
Keg at hanging bat... Hazy copper... Thin off white head... Soft toffee yeasty herbal fruit nose... Over fizzy.. Big bready yeasty front... Soft toffee.. Light fig fruit... But nedds to warm up and def be less fizzy

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
heavy (2569) - Split, CROATIA - JUN 15, 2016
Feb. ’16. A 0.75 l bottle that poured lightly hazy deep golden body with medium sized, nice yellow hued head. Lightly sour aroma, cidery, fresh, fruity, but weak. Flavor was lightly sour, too, with subtle notes of apples, figs (I was right now when I read the commercial) and spices. However, it was all weak, unimpressive with watery, thin body and almost non existent, mildly sour finish. Seemed like some stupid experiment like saison-sour? Now it makes more sense from the description, but it’s still a waste of money. Unless you’ll pretend to enjoy it when you already paid, what, 20 euro...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7007) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2016
Some light bretta and a little barnyard funk. A hint of bubblegum and old hay. Golden pour with great head and lacing. Tangy finish with some citrus. Good balance, and interesting. Tap at The Sovereign.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (2736) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle (from Koht, Tallinn). Pours amber with huge beige head. The head stays. Aroma is fruity, apricots, malt, some sweetness. Flavor is sweet and sour, fruity, apricots, citrus, some alcohol. Overall: good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALIBALI (362) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - JUN 9, 2016
Feige schmeck ich zwar nicht, aber ansonsten ist dieses mit mit einem üppigen Korpus ausgestattet, der am auffälligsten durch seine Milde besticht. Säure & Würze spielt auch einen Rolle. Interessant. 0,1/1Jetson beim ZYTHOS BEER FESTIVAL 2016 in Leuven.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phfyysik (535) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 15, 2016
Hazy dark yellow with low head. aroma is sweetish, completed, not so strong and only a bit old. Some fruits and flowers. Taste is strongly sourish, old apples, light juice, water, birch juice, sour fruits. Nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (1169) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
Dégustée en accompagnement d’une salade de concombres sunomono et d’un filet de morue citronné. Couleur ambrée, robe non filtrée, mousse abondante et non persistante. Un nez qui verse dans la levure gomme balloune, le poivre blanc, des fleurs jeunes et fraîchement ouvertes. Des arômes printaniers, emballés dans cette levure Belge que je connais par coeur et que j’affectionne tout autant. Un corps presque moyen, presque mince; aérien. Les bulles qui explosent dans ma bouche allègent considérablement le tout et confèrent à ce liquide typiquement Belge, une minéralité qui lui va à ravir. Saveurs peu complexes mais peu me chaud. Une délicate figue me salue de la main sans toutefois faire de bruit, accompagnée de cette levure a qui on a confié le premier rôle. Des raisins rouges à l’arrière-goût et des notes délicatement boisées. On apprécie cette bière pour sa délicatesse et son agréable compagnie.


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