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Brewed by Christian Drouin
Style: Perry
Rouen, France
Serve in Flute, Stem glass

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pear is a fruit of patience! A pear tree needs 50 years to reach its maturity but will live for more than 200 years. This unique blend of Plant de Blanc, Muscadet, Tricotin, Avenelle and Poire de Grise varieties gives our Poire its typical balance. A delicate marriage between crisp acidity and discreet sweetness.
Its typical lightness and elegance make Poire a traditional drink in Normandy. Its fine bubbles are naturally produced in the bottle. Poire is both refreshing and festive. You will enjoy Poire served chilled in a champagne flute, as an aperitif. It also goes beautifully with shellfish, salads, steamed fish, goat cheese or fruits sorbet.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle 750ml @ yngwie
Pours clear pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma has notes of sour pears, sugar and yeast. Taste is light sweet and light sour with a very dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is fizzy

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15381) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle, 75cl corked. It’s an almost clear perry, very pale yellow in color and with some white bubbles at finish. The aroma has more orchard than pear, but there’s sure some pear present. A bit on the sugary side maybe. It’s quite acidic and tart, but there’s still a good dash of residual sugars left. Pears, orchard and some fruitsugar in the flavor. Medium body fullness. pleasant carbonation. An easy drinkable and tasteful perry sure worth a revisit. 121124

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6582) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy pale yellow with a fast dissipating white head. Aroma of pears, sour citrus, peel and fruitiness.Flavor is sweet and sour with a lot of pear notes and pear peel. Medium body, average carbonation.Nice perry.chalck

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TAR (2518) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2012
375 mL bottle: Nearly colorless liquid splashed with yellow. Noisy, dying head. Waxy, perfumey aromas on elegant display, with hints of mushroom, lime zest, fresh cut pineapple, artichoke and uncured hay. Pleasingly musty but not overly wild or rustic. Hugely effervescent and gassy mouthfeel. Prickly lime zest and pineapple acids very gently buckle the cheeks before converging with a pronounced vitaminlike dullness. Pear skin offers a snappiness which coincides nicely with the bracing dryness. Adequate level of residuals keep things from becoming stark, though the absence of phenols causes things to be two-dimensional. Pear character is not particularly ripe or explosive either, which reinforces the yearning for greater depth and vibrancy. Closes with a peppery, zesty dryness laced with succulent pear juice remnants and a healthy dose of musty minerals. The framework is definitely here, but ultimately it comes across as a bit too "simple". And there is also an unpleasant moldy/uncured hay character that is somewhat off-putting. Those folks looking for something bretty and barnyardy, might want to look elsewhere. Just okay.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (7545) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 5, 2012
750 ml bottle from Randall’s. Pours a pale, somewhat hazy yellow-gold with a head comprised of larger bubbles that dissipate immediately. Small rising carbonation bubbles proceed for quite a while and some yeast sediment gathers in the bottom of the glass. Aroma of pears and lots of them, lighter floral and earthy notes and just a hint of barnyard-type funk. Flavor of tart pears, lemons, floral notes, and white grape skins. Light-bodied, with a tart, dry, earthy mouthfeel and high, fizzy carbonation on the palate. Really satisfying on a warm summer night. Well-made. Hit the spot.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Pours a clear and very pale yellow perry with a weak white head. The aroma is fruit, pear, weak sulphur and weak acidity. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness. Overall a good perry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2012
Pours hazy pale yellow with a white fizzy head. Aroma is pear, light acidic and light sulfur. Flavour is pear, light apple, light sulfur and light acidic.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KennethArd (296) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
Christian Drouin shows again how to make the best cider. But the "real" one from apples is still the best.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3502) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Chardonnay color with effervescent body feeding a frenzied, pond cover top. Bouquet races with tart pear, some wood, a bit of horsy character too. Stinging carbonation tart and dry body with pale essence of pearr. More pear character ekes across the palate after a few more sips. Sophisticated acidic balance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2011

Bottle 750ml.

Clear light to medium yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy pear, green pear, pear skin, sulfur, farmyard. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, pear, pear skin, sulfur. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is fizzy. [20111001]


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