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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Biere de Garde from France;
La CH’TI Blonde est une bière moelleuse aux arômes fins et délicats. Elle est Reconnue « Saveur de l’Année 2005 » dans la catégorie des bières de spécialité par des consommateurs, pour les consommateurs. Ses qualités ont également été récompensées par la médaille d’Or lors de la Sélection Mondiale de la bière en 2003 à Bruxelles. Afin de profiter de toute sa saveur, nous vous conseillons de la tenir au frais et de la déguster à une température de +/- 6 °C dans son verre préalablement rincé et non essuyé.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1250) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 11, 2015
Botella 75. Dorada poca espuma y algo turbia. Aroma ligeramente herbal con toque de fermento. Cuerpo medio, bastante carbonatada. En boca es muy muy agradable, con un estupendo sabor lupulado, Bastante bebible y agradable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NallePalle (290) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2015
On draught, restaurant Pariselle, Lille. Overall pleasant, great taste, agreeable carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (129) - - MAY 20, 2015
France trip can. Pale yellow with small white head - dissipates to thin line. Medium carbonation. Decent aroma, no ting on tongue or mouth. Tastes thin with malty aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bewyder (239) - FRANCE - MAY 18, 2015
Dorée plutôt équilibrée, une bouche agréable, mais caractère retenu. Trouvable notamment chez Léon de Bruxelles en France.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UXO (825) - CANADA - MAY 10, 2015
Pours clear pale gold with a fat finger of fluffy white head diminishing rapidly to nothing, no lacing. (3/5) Nose is caramel malt, light flowery and grassy hops. (6/10) Taste is moderately strong sweet, mild bitter, slight tart. (5/10) Medium bodied, lively to moderate carbonation, mild bitter and slightly boozy finish. (3/5) Another pretty sweet Bière de Garde. Really not a lot of character beyond the caramel malt - the hops are very far in the background, and don’t play a lot of a role here. On the up side, the higher ABV also doesn’t play much of a role. Ultimately, not very interesting. (10/20)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Saeglopur (1055) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAY 7, 2015
250 ml bottle from a French deli store in Vienna.
Golden, clear body, with a medium, frothy, white head.
Aroma of grains, sweet bread, citrus, grass, sweet malts.
Quite light taste of hay, bread, yeast, some citrus, moderate sweet malts.
Medium, creamy mouthfeel, with a moderate carbonation.
Finishes light, a bit bitter, grainy, bready, a bit fruity, slightly alcohol warming.

Good. Lighter than the ABV suggests, drinks quite easy. Taste is a bit too light for my liking actually. I’ve had better beers of this style, but not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1018) - LATVIA - MAY 6, 2015
Light amber with rich, bit vreamy white head. Well balanced taste components, moderate bitterness stays in the aftertaste, ggod but nothing interesting. Some metalic notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3032) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
750ml caged bottle from carrefour@Soissons, France. Golden beer with small residual head. Aroma is farmhouse hay, some yeast and a hint of herb. Taste is pale malts, light citrus, herb, yeast and a little butter. Easy to drink, nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2767) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 19, 2015
Blonde color witha white head, good lacework and lasting. Aroma has some sweetess notes with hay hints. Flavor is flowery, slightly sweetness and cerealish. Slightly bitterness in the final.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMJL (254) - Gliwice, POLAND - MAR 18, 2015
Z butelki dosyć słodowe z zapachu, lekko przyprawowe, owocowe. W barwie złote. U góry klarowne, niżej zmętnione brzydką zawiesiną. Piana bardzo wysoka, koloru złamanej bieli. Początkowo drobna, potem się rozluźnia powoli tracąc wysokość. Lepi się do szkła. Aromat ze szkła słodki, krówkowy, przyprawowy, brzoskwiniowy, fenolowy. Dosyć wyraźny diacetyl, jednak o dziwo ładnie się on komponuje z całością. Nieco pusate w smaku. Owocowe, słodkie, brzoskwiniowe, lekko alkoholowe. Goryczka delikatna, głównie alkoholowa. Piwo jest w odczuciu nieco mączne jak niektóre weizeny. Umiarkowane wysycenie sprzyja pijalności


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