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

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cette biére est brassée en hiver pour fêter les beaux jours du Printemps. Sa coloration ambrée est naturelle, elle est due á l’emploi de malts torréflés regoureusement sélectionnés


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 15, 2012

Bottle 650ml. w. swing top.

Clear medium to dark yellow orange colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, wheat, fruity, light soapy. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet with a average to long duration, candy - sugar sweet, fudge, spicy yeast notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120330]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
25 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is slight metallic and slight caramelish. Fruity, caramelish and mild citric. Lingering citrusy fruity. Bitter and slight caramelish into the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
Bottled. A pale amber beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of butter, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and straw, leading to a dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
Bottle 25 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Unclean phenollic and metallic aroma. Medium body, a little sweet fruit and caramel - and quite some metal, cardboard and phenols. A little bittering hops in the finish. 010910

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
saxo (13457) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Botlle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are butter, malt, caramel, fruits and hops.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle @ Odense Late March Tasting, 2012. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Nose is koldskål. A bit of herbs. Lots of buttermilk and youghurt. Flavor adds metal and cellar. Medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (12683) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle, 65cl. It’s a clear one, dark golden in color and with a dense, two-finger, light beige head leaving lacings. Malty nose with a caramel touch. Some candy and a little note of cola and spices. A bit strange, but quite nice. The flavor has the same cola and spices hint, but it’s the maltyness that plays the lead role. Caramel tending towards toffee, lightly bready, and with some fruity hints too. Full body, quite carbonated, but in a nice and suitable way. Semi-dry. A little bitterness in the finish. A beer well suited for the spring time I think, but it’s not super exiting. 130504

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (10783) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 8, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Netto, Kolding. Pours copper amber with a small creamy white head. Aroma has sweet caramel malts, some dusty notes, red berries. Medium carbonation, a bit thin and light oily. Flavour is sweet, lots of caramel. Sugary sweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (10779) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2012
Odense spring time specialties night at Dolle. Amber with a small white head. Aroma of toffee and bread crust, with a fruity note and a hint of yoghurt. Sweetish, fruity and malty flavour

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2010
Clear golden with a medium off white head. Aroma had malt, caramel and phenol. Flavor had phenol, yeast, caramel and fruity hints. Finished sweet.


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