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Blaugies La Moneuse

Brewed by Brasserie de Blaugies
Style: Saison
Dour-Blaugies, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 505   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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La Moneuse is named for A. J. Moneuse (b. 1768), a famous local bandit and gang leader, and ancestor of the brewers’ family. It is a classic "saison" beer by virtue of its strength and its earthy, aged quality. It has a hardy, semi-dry malt character, a fresh but not overpowering hoppiness, abundant yeasty, fruity flavors and a fairly strong, but pleasant and enticing mustiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (5356) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2015
Das Bier hat eine leicht trübe golden-braune Farbe mit einem schnell verschwindenden Schaum und einer recht starken Kohlensäure. Der Geruch erinnert an Dachboden, Heu, Getreide, Brot und Hopfen. Geschmacklich steht das Bier dem Aroma in nichts nach, dazu gesellt sich dann noch eine leichte Gerstennote. Sehr interessantes Bier, jedoch nichts für mich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (5363) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2015
The beer has got a hazy golden-strawy colour with a small head and medium body. Aroma of hops, flowers and yeast. Taste of malt, hops, barley, straw, flowers, grains, bread, basement and yeast. Smooth to drink, good one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClubGonzo (4551) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from bieresgourmet.com. Pours a hazy orange-amber body with a huge foamy white head. Nose is citrus peel, hay, straw, hints of caramel, grains and hints of manure (!) and Belgian ale yeast. Taste is caramel, grains, hay, white sugar and prunes. Medium body, high carbonation. Nice enough Belgian with some strange tones.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pedrens (160) - SPAIN - MAY 5, 2015
Botella 75. Maridada con Marta y Jamón ibérico ;-). Gushing muy suave al abrirla. Color ámbar anaranjado apagado. Espuma blanca de buena formación. Bastante persistente. Aromas a madera húmeda, naranja, melokoton, notas dulces a miel, y levadura belga. En boca la carbo presente bastante viva, mismas notas q aroma con un punto seco refrescante al final, levadura. Me encantan estas Birras!!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
PalCabral (140) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours hazy amber with a fluffy head that soon sttled to little islands of thin layers of scum. The aroma is candied fruit most subdued. The taste is malty, not much hops at all, but the malt lacks complexity and the beer falls on being too plain. I had expected more. This is probably a nice thirst quencher in the heat of the summer, but as beer for the occassion it is not.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (413) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2015
Flaska 75 cl systembolaget. Mörkorange smågrumlig vätska med stort vitt skum. Frisk och syrlig doft av unga äpplen, stall och parfym. Klibbig smak med örter, färskt gräs, citron och lite banan. Fint tryck i kolsyran med välbalanserad torrhet och sötma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (1894) - NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2015
shared sample, poured a light clear amber colour with a nice fluffy white head. nose of belgium yeast, citrus, pepper, orange, honey, citrus notes, quite of a dry aftertaste, combined with some sweet caramel notes, very nice belgian saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (1115) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
Cloudy golden pour with a large frothy white head. Aroma of peppery yeast, earthiness, orange and lemons peels and wet dough. Palate is fairly dry with musty yeast flavors, earthy, citrus peels and peppercorns.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3934) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity smell, light yeasty. Similar taste. Easy to drink. Well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (851) - Wrocław, POLAND - APR 19, 2015
Herbal, fruity, spicy; golden, small white foam; medium bitterness, lightly sour; light body, crisp, little oily feel, quite lively carbo, long dry finish; Overall: very intense and pleasant aroma, good taste, very nice beer

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