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Castelain Korma

 (RETIRED)
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54
40
style
Formerly brewed at Castelain
Style: Bière de Garde
Benifontaine, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a special blond beer traditionally brewed with a blend of seven different malts.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2005
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy maize body with a moderate egg-white head. Aroma of breadiness, grassy, and spices. Flavor of spicy yeast, doughiness, earthiness, and chardonnay grapes.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9097) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 8, 2005
Bottled 11/2001, 750 mL. Pours cloudy yellow with ornage hints and a huge frothy white head; lined, spotty lacing. Fragrant oak perfumey fruit hop aroma with a musty yeast nose. Spicy yeast and oak fruity hop flavor with a malty finish and some vanilla notes. Very lively carbonation with a light bodied spicy palate.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 27, 2004
I had this at my 24th birthday (god, was this a long time ago ...) and it made me sick the whole day after. I can't believe most of you liked this beer ...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7344) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2004
Beer #30 at Spiesy’s. Hazy gold colour. Yeasty aroma with a hint of apple. A little spicy and very soft. OK, but uninspiring. I’m afraid my taste buds were too blown away by this stage to pick up much more. Bottled.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 17, 2002
Head is initially large, frothy, white, good lacing, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy medium yellow, dense particles ranging from tiny to medium in size, bottle conditioned. Aroma is lightly hoppy (grass), lightly yeasty (dough), with notes of apple, cask wood, and white wine. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic. Finish is moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Medium to full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. It’s got that telltale French beer odor, which I’ve never been that fond of, and a somewhat dull sweet/sour flavor that just doesn’t appeal to me either.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2004
Bottle@Spiesys. Soft and easy going. Brady/doughy maltyness. Sweetish, slightly dusty texture, some rubber, not bad, was hoping for more with this Biere de Garde.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5121) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2004
Bottle @ Spiesy’s gaff. Slight grassy metallic aroma. Big head. Pale gold colour. Crisp body. Some grassy pilsner notes in flavour with malty back up. Decent pilsnerish ale. Nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3005) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2007
750ml bottle- A yellow ornagish body with a decent white head. Aroma of yeast and grass. Taste of yeast, sourness, and some grass. Pretty decent tasting brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 21, 2002
poured a beautiful hazy yellow gleam topped with an icy-shine white glow..
Aroma was cork, white wine, oak and other wood with misty flickerings..
Very interesting..flavor was very corky..but life goes on...anyway..
woody, dry white wine..wood..apples..some more cork..sour white grapes in the finish..Different

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jazz88 (2528) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 22, 2003
Bottle. Hazy golden color with a foamy white head. Grapefruit, apples, wood, and yeasty aromas. Fairly light with a nice little fruit aftertaste.


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