RateBeer
Home >


Castelain Maltesse Blonde

 (RETIRED)
overall
41
78
style
Formerly brewed at Castelain
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Benifontaine, France

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Maltesse est la toute nouvelle bière de la Brasserie Castelain. Déjà récompensée d’une Médaille d’Argent au Concours Général Agricole 2007, Maltesse sera commercialisée à partir du 30 mai dans le réseau Grandes et Moyennes Surfaces. Maltesse est une bière blonde aux reflets dorés. Sa mousse est particulièrement dense et onctueuse. Bière finement pétillante et rafraîchissante, Maltesse, la reine des bières, allie des parfums riches et puissants qui laissent en bouche un goût fruité d’un grand raffinement. Maltesse est une bière de fermentation basse. Son degré d’alcool (7.7% Alc. Vol.) et sa garde longue, en font un produit riche et puissant dont la recette semble avoir traversé les âges. Afin de profiter de toute sa saveur, il est conseillé de la tenir au frais et de la déguster à une température de +/- 6°C dans son verre préalablement rincé et non essuyé. Maltesse est proposée sous deux formats : en bouteille 75 cl (sortie fin mai) et en boîte 50 cl (sortie mi-juin).

Replaced by Maltesse Triple, brewed with a different yeast and hop variety.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RuneStumo (2144) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2011
14.05.2011. 0,5l Can. Golden yellowcolour with white head. Aroma is malty with nice smooth bitterness. Strong beer with lots of alcohol.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2008
Canned (thanks Rob!). Yellow colour, small white head. Aroma is malts, alcohol and some fruityness. Flavour is fruits, mild malts and hops along with some mild spicy notes. Aftertaste is mostly fruity and spicy. Also has some alcohol in it the flavour.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4381) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2009
50cl can from Leclerc. Amber with a thin off-white head that rapidly faded; sweet honey and apple aromas; full-bodied, malty and rather sweet, with an alcohol burn to the finish, leaving a very sticky mouth-feel. Not pleasant.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - JUL 11, 2009
Comprata in lattina da 50cl ad un supermercato (DiPerDi?) in via San Luca, quello con la focacceria sopra; l’ho presa perché ho letto Castelain, e ricordavo che la Ch’Ti di Natale non mi era dispiaciuta. Ma questo è un prodotto di altro rango, una birra con meno pretese e qualche grado alcolico di troppo; non saprei dire se è davvero una strong lager o una bière de garde. Tutto sommato non saprei bocciarla completamente, ha un qualcosa che ti fa pensare che tutto sommato si può anche lasciarla quietare

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brandman (2055) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2012
Clear redish coppery body, white head. Aroma is caramelly malty with some medicinal and fruity hops. Flavour is strong malt, alcohol, berries and some yeast when warms up. Much alcohol.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DeanF (1662) - Nunavut, CANADA - JAN 18, 2010
750ml bottle found at Auchan in La Defense. Pours yellow-gold with soapy head, aroma of syrup and malts. Taste is a still-too-sweet mix of malt and caramel, slight leather notes as well. A little on the undeveloped side.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 11, 2010
Corked bottle from Auchan, Quatre Temps, La Défense, Paris
Hazy deep blond color; eggwhite head. The aroma is almost absent. The body is quite strong, poor malt flavor, corn; strong bitterness, the final is a bit oily. Useless.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2010
Mondiale 08. Pours a bland pale gold with a fizzy soda like head to nothing. Aroma is straight up DMS and acetaldehyde and raw uncooked malt extract- honey and too sweet- corny. Flavor is grassy, thick syrupy sweet malts, rice, liquid malt extract twang, corn grits, DMS and green apple skin which just made me feel like I was getting a headache as I drank this swill- gross.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrisoni (13156) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2008
500ml can from Carrefour, Calais. Gold colour with thick lasting off white head. This has won awards apparently. It also says on the list of ingredients that it has some "wheat based glucose syrup." Perhaps that is why it is a bit hazy, it would certainly explain why it is too sweet. It’s a bit thick and creamy in the mouth too. Bland. No sharpness to this. Just a sweet sugary mass of cereal. No real hop presence. Along with the 33 Export I had before this, possibly my worst night of beer I’ve ever had. I think I have reached rock bottom in trying to find new beers. Now I wonder if I could buy a couple more and take them to the RBESG in Plsen......


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4 


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50