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Craig Allan Agent Provocateur

Craig Allan
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Plessis de Roye, France


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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Agent Provocateur is a strongly hopped beer - a hybrid of an IPA and a Belgian golden ale. Bright, colourful notes of exotic fruits (pineapple, grapefruit and lime) and spices give way to a solid, long bitter finish. This beer is an excellent aperitif and goes perfectly with spicy food. Brewed by Craig Allan @ De Proef

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moebbels (556) - FINLAND - NOV 6, 2015
A fairly clear yellow body with a huge well-lasting white head. Nose is pretty dull with notes of pepper, rapeseed flowers, herbs and metal. Taste is bitter and somewhat harsh with a lingering bitter finish. Very high carbonation, foam keeps forming in the mouth. This was a pretty rough and boring IPA for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (1348) - - OCT 17, 2015
Cler golden bronze color with big fluffy head. Aroma is fruity and citrus. Flavor is caramel, malt, citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFF (48) - - SEP 12, 2015
Peut-être "drinkable", mais autrement pas beaucoup de caractère. Houblon peu présent pour le style "hybride ipa". Sinon belle apparence cuivré, très pétillant, bon équilibre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (528) - MOns, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2015
Une très belle bière ambrée, fruitée et houblonnée au nez, ronde et harmonieuse en bouche. Un délice de début de soirée

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1369) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Almost clear medium amber, small foamy white to off-white head, settles quickly, light lacing; fruity nose, orange peel, light grapefruit, grass, light herbal; taste light sweet and medium bitter, citrusy, herbal notes; medium body, oily to creamy texture, soft carbonation; medium dry bitter and grassy finish, herbal/spicy notes; a nice well-hopped Blonde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (8842) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, hazy golden orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of bread, biscuit, some slight orange, husk, slight yeasty, peppery notes. Taste was a mix of orange, pine, pear, some sweet orange peel, touch of yeast, husk, finishing slightly bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Duracell (18) - Montreal, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2015
33cL bottle in a pint glass at "Chez Marie Madeleine" crêperie in Paris. Firm hoppy character with medium high bitterness, pine and marmelade flavours, and mild Belgian yeast tones. Nose is disappointing, only showing some grain. Overall a decent beer I would happily drink again!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cyril (5) - FRANCE - MAY 16, 2015 does not count
a nice, hoppy beer... but nothing exceptional wonderful colour and nice head... if only the aroma could show enough complexity...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (5323) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 19, 2015
330ml bottle. Minimally cloudy, orangey, faint golden colour with average to huge, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Rather expressionless, citrusy and minimally grassy-herbal hoppy aroma, mayhap a touch of lime and lemongrass with goodwill. Taste is dry, slightly grassy and fruity hoppy, notes of green apple, apple parings, minimally bready, sweet-ish caramel malty basis. Slightly monotonous and anaemic. Provokes if anything indifference, given that this oxymoronic conclusion is allowed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (821) - Airvault, FRANCE - APR 12, 2015
On tap, 10cL. @Festibiere Jenlain 2015. An orange beer ; few bubbles ; medium white creamy head ; good lacing. Spicy aroma, biscuit, roast, dark fruits, citrus, resin. Dry bittersweet ; good balance. Medium body, thin silky texture, smooth, dry fruity bitter finish. Overall, a good hoppy beer ; well balanced.

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