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Brewed by Castelain
Style: Premium Lager
Benifontaine, France
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
650ml flip-top bottle and 330ml crown cork bottle.
"The first French organic beer". Launched 1986.
Ingredients: Organic malt; organic hops.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2009
Bottle 65cl. w. swing top @ RBESG 09 Grand Tasting @ [ The Harlequin, Sheffield, England. ]
Clear medium yellow color with a large, creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090719]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2069) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a good head. Real faint bready type aroma, the flavour is a spicy fruit taste. The finish is a dry citrus finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG 09 Shefield ... golden yellow ... grassy hop nose ... yeasty lager

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2009
Bottle at the RBESG09, Grand tasting, sheffield. Alround rating: Pale sweeter malts, some brown ale like caramel, bit of lemon but not really balancing hop.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bierkoning (10920) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting 2009. Blonde. Grainy aroma. Grainy flavor with apple, citrus and a hint of butter. Loads of citrus in the aftertaste. Not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (5244) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2009
RBESG Sheffield 2009 Grand Tasting at the Harlequin. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of hay, grain, sweet floral malty notes. Flavour is sweet, grainy, bit of hay, a bit dusty, light dry bitter finish. Not so bad.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (12138) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 6, 2009
650 ml bottle from Monoprix, swingtop. Poured pale gold with a five finger white head. Light dusty aroma, sort of floral. Medium body with lots of fine bubbled carbonation. Flavor is light malt with notes of citrus. Finishes clean and dryish. It’s an excellent light beer. Really thirst quenching and refreshing.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
imdownthepub (11197) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2009
Bottled, 650ml. Hazed gold with light head. After the Cuvee de Noel, this was pretty bland. Herby, flowery hop with a thin malt body, some carbonation and a slight papery note. Not too much to recommend it.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Yves (2508) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2009
Hazy gold coloured beer with medium carbonation and small white head. Sweet little herby aroma. Full palate. Finish is bit bitter, herby and slightly dry.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (3067) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2009
hazy gold blond coloured little sparkling body with a sparkling white head a fruity hoppy aroma a spicy fruity hoppy taste with a spicy bitter finish


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