kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Name: Chouffe Biere du Soleil
hazy light amber, whispy head, tart lemony aroma, light body, nice light tart flavor, good lemon character, hint of spices, light bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.
GT2 (9177) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at Smoke and Barrel in Adam’s Morgan DC. Thanks to Travlr! Pours a hazy light orange with with weak, white head. Estery apple and pear nose. Taste is soapy, watery, mild lemon, papery, astringent and tannic barley husk. Oversparged perhaps. Not a fan.
tbergland (7) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 18, 2011 does not count
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
on tap at toronado.
limited head, not much lacing.
underwhelming fruit cake, with maybe some faint spice.
too sweet, and boring.
SoberDave (171) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma of sour apple and hops, with a cloudy, dark golden colour. light apple flavour but lacks a solid body flavour.
thedm (5029) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUN 10, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
This draft brew from a beer bar poured a head of foamy with a frothy top off-white colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a very hazy dark orange colored body. The mild aroma was malty and dough. The sour mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and strongly tingly at the finish. The flavor contained notes of sour hops and malt. Not one that I would likely drink again.
mlist55 (210) - media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2007
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
The aroma is fresh, grassy, and spicy. The color is a clear amber and it has a beutiful white head. The flavor is sweet, malty, and spicy. It ends on a dry grassy and hoppy note. The body is somewhat thin - must be because of the low ABV by Belgian standards
jredmond (5964) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2011
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Draft at rattle with streets. Pours a deep amber body with nice haze and no head, some minor lacing. Aroma is light spice and fruit. Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated with notes of apple and prune. No thanks.
JoeinDahlem (1366) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
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.