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

bottled
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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 "bière 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 !


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1082) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Aroma: light malts. Appearance: light gold, small white head. Taste: light bitters. Palate: malts again, medium carbonation. Overall: nice and malty. Pint at Craft Beer Rising festival, London.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JesusO (48) - - FEB 19, 2014
Una agradable sorpresa de Francia, país del que irónicamente no es fácil que llegue cerveza a España. Una blond mezcla entre la tradición belga y americana, con un delicado toque de lúpulo que le hace muy agradable. Sin ser una IPA tiene un toque fresco y la cantidad justa de alcohol para tomarla de dos tragos. Nada mal.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
txitxi40230 (79) - - FEB 17, 2014
Belle bouteille, aspect classique, peu de goût, mais agréable tout de même. Léger goût de litchi... Peu de mousse, voire pas de mousse

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3237) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2014
Decent white head deep gold pour strong carbonation aromas spice fruity hops yeast sugar the flavours sugar spice clove nutmeg hints of pepper lemon orange pear a sweet blonde a mild bitter good finish best tastes hops malt bitter sweet notes very enjoyable blonde

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cliftonmorello (1) - Melville, New York, USA - JAN 23, 2014 does not count
This beer was given to me as a present and I am glad it was. Bellerose is a very refreshing blonde ale from France, thought they only made wine, pretty good. Tasted from a 750 cork bottle

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bathory (458) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2014
Pours a golden colour with a good soapy white head. Aroma of dough, hay, salvie and spruce. Lovely smell! Flavour is supprising, reminded a lot of a belgian dubbel. Quite sweet, but not too much. Dough and spruce still present, making a good balance with the sweetness. Some light bitterness in the finish. A lot a carbonation, which suits this beer well. Good body and a smooth palate. A really good beer, and quite accessible here in aus.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cyrilhenriquet (45) - - JAN 12, 2014
Very VERY fruity indeed, but strangely enough not too sweet. The litchi flavours is interesting enough, although it may not necessarilly be my ultimate cup of tea...

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bygers (777) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a clear golden color, good cloudy white head. Aroma of metal, hops, litchi and other fruity notes. Taste of fruits, ginger, apricot and apple. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lagerboy (1231) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2013
33 cl bottle. Dirty blonde color, rocky creamy white head settles and lasts. Skunky citrus floral aroma. Citrus forward taste, light bland malts, rosy lychee is evident, some clove and spices. Average carbonation, light bodied, low hopped. A slightly more interesting blonde, finishes dry. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (1610) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2013
Flaska. Dimmigt orange med vitt skum. Dofter av citron, fläder och omogna äpplen. Smakinslag citron, apelsin, stall och det syrliga balanseras upp av en fin honungssötma. Torr munkänsla. Medelstor beska.


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