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Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Ale
Achouffe, Belgium

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Amber coloured, fruity, hoppy, sparkling and is not pasteurized. Available from June 1st.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JoeinEscazú (1325) - Ozark, Missouri, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Said to be a lighter version of Chouffe, an idea with potential, I thought. But it struck me as overly sweet, overly herbed, and boozily hot despite the low abv. A car crash in the Ardennes. Leafy coriander and schnapps. Thanks but no.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (3549) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2012
On tap at Sharp Edge Creekhouse. Light watery aroma with a bit of tang to it. Almost smells like a dirty line but not quite contaminated. Fruity notes, light yeasty character. Hazy medium golden-amber with white foamy lacing head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Mild pilsner malt sweetness with spicy hop presence. Mild finish, kinda watery. Muted bitter undertones.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (2920) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 17, 2012
On tap. Comes a cloudy amber with a decent white head. Aroma of yeast, malt, caramel, and spice. Taste is yeast, caramel, malt, citrus, dark fruit, and some hops. Nice to sip.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (1225) - Missouri, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Tap - Good size foamy head, nice dark orange color, fruity Belgian yeast aroma and flavor, dry seltzery finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3394) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 11, 2012
On tap in a tulip. Pours cloudy copper with a lacy, light beige head. Aroma of spicy yeast, some caramel and pale malts, and some floral hops. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent Belgian ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3370) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2012
On tap at Sharp Edge Beer Emporium. Pours a cloudy dark orange with a thick white head. Aroma of apricot, light fruits, sweet bready malts. Flavor of bready malt initially with a sweet, light peach and apricot finish. Light, not too sweet, very drinkable, good light Belgian! 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanEric (959) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2012
Tap @Pintelier Groningen. Amber coloured with small white head, aroma is a bit soapy , grassy and with lemon. taste is good, refreshening, slightly bitter. Medium bodied, reasonable short finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyCraft (2845) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2012
On tap at Blue Monkey, pours a very cloudy amber orange with small white head, and lacing. Aromas of belgian yeast and candy sugar, dark fruit, steaming corn, floral hops, lemony citrus. Taste is filled with spicy hops, light spice, toasted malt, citrus zest. Body was nice and light on this belgian with a refreshing finish. Great session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (2306) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2012
On tap at Proof. Orange-brown pour with white head and lots of stick. Aroma is Belgian yeast, corn, malt, caramel. Tastes are toasted malt, caramel, pepper, yeasty. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbruner (1958) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Pours a murky golden amber on tap with a nice frothy tan head and decent lacing. Aroma and taste are light of belgian yeast and citrus, light on your tongue. Decent, but not what I wanted from La Chouffe.


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