Brewed by Castelain
Style: Bière de Garde
Benifontaine, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Aux allures cuivrées, la CH’TI Ambrée dégage des arômes de malts subtilement torréfiés. Ses qualités ont été récompensées par la médaille d’Or lors de la Sélection Mondiale de la bière en 2003 à Bruxelles et par la médaille d’argent lors du Concours Général Agricole de Paris en 2004. Afin de profiter de toute sa saveur, nous vous conseillons de la tenir au frais et de la déguster à une température de +/- 8 °C dans son verre préalablement rincé et non essuyé.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lunkie (1460) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 19, 2007
Smokey malt burnt aroma. Clear red brown colour with poor head and lacing. Malt smokey burnt flavour. Flat palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1306) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 24, 2007
30 June 2006 - Pungent sweet fruit malt and spicy hoppy aroma. Cloudy brown-orange colour, poor head and poor lacing. Big simple sweet fruit malt and spice flavour. simple hop and tangy finish with a light bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrat (1302) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2005
From A Big Bottle.Sparkling amber in colour with a medium head,light malty aroma,taste is sweet with some wood and more malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rand (1299) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 7, 2010
Bouteille de 25 cl du Grain d’Orge à Crissier (CH). Cuivée-rouge à mousse beige et aux parfums maltés doux. Agréable et gourmande, bière douce-amère ronde, aux touches de caramel et cassonade. Parfait avec la cuisine nordiste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1236) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2006
A reddish brown coloured beer with a frothy, light beige-white head. The nose is citrusy to begin with, then a bitter sweet burnt sugar liquorice finish. The flavour is bitter sweet, caramel and liquorice and malty. There is an underlying citrus tang throughout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirstyrabbit (1155) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 10, 2013
Small bottle. Bright copper body with a medium white head. Aroma has malt and some berries. Medium sweet taste with a light hop bitterness and easy mouthfeel. Finish has some berries and a dry hops. Nice. Just don’t serve it at -8 °C as the label suggests.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2007
Bottled 01-13-06. Pours a hazy, amber color with an off-white, average-sized, pillowy head; the head is mostly diminshing leaving minimal lace. Nose is fairly nice with notes of toffee, raisin, some apricot, lightly toasted caramels, and a grainy yeast note. Flavor is a bit of a letdown; notes of grainy malts and toffee with faint raisins and figs and a floral bitterness that almost seems disassociated from the malt notes. Palate is almost medium, lively, and silky smooth; nice feel, but not as round or full as great examples of the style. Finishes with a decent bitterness after most of the sweetness disappears with lingering notes of toffee, faint yeast, and a mild warmth. Not a bad example of a dying style, but lacked complexities, unique character, and the bold rich mouthfeel of perfect examples of the style. A bit like a watered down version of the style but still approachable and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2003
Smallish head. Copper colour. Malty (caramel, syrup), ligth bitter, pleasent palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
note666 (1144) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2011
2011 - 08 - 21 500ml can bought at E. Leclerc on holiday in Bretagne (F). amber colour, small white head. sweet caramel taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zer0 (1133) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle at THT tasting. Aroma is caramel, spicy, toffee and floral. Taste is medium sweet. A bit alcoholic. Not bad, not great.

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