Craig Allan
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Mery-la-Bataille, France


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (4363) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2013
on tap at la fine mousse, paris. relatively clear light golden with a decent white head, some retention. breadied malts, cereals, fruitiness - apricots, some belgiumness. definitely something wrong with this brew - as per the managers’ sayings too - don’t understand why it was still on menu... average to soft carbonation, light to medium body - oily, short lightly herbal finish. where are the hops? will re-rate for sure...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14044) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle from La Caves a Bulles. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, grass, fruits, malt and hops. Sweet and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (7911) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2012
bottle from Saveur-Biere. Hazy golden colour, small but persistant white head. Lovely hop aroma. Medium-bodied, elegant malt flavours provide a good base for the huge amount of aromatic hops that add a resiny-fruity character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cagou007 (325) - FRANCE - DEC 7, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 Pours a pale amber color with a medium white head. Nose is mainly citrus and spices. Aromas are citrus (lemon), bread, malts, fruits and herbal hops. A well balanced ale dominated by a hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - DEC 4, 2012
Tasted on tap @Ma Che, Roma, on 29/10/2012. Pours of a perfectly clear amber color with lovely head. Aroma is medium, quite interesting, definitely belgium yeast, slightly sweet. Taste is amazing, high carbonation, very intense, classic notes of a pale ale upfront, then following by a wave of caramel sweetness, raisins and dark fruits - awesome. Aftertaste is a heck bitter and slightly caramely. To sum up, very good and interesting beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8411) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle thanks to fiulijn. Pale golden-amber pour with a thin white head. The nose has a little bit of light citrus and some soft fruitiness and a little bit of pale malt. Some soft malt sweetness and a touch of herbal bitterness. Moderate sort of honeyed sweetness along with a bit of light stone fruit character. Lovely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5383) - ITALY - NOV 7, 2012
ambrato scarico buona schiuma piuttosto persistenter naso maltato fruttato speziato legero agrumato buon corp oma con un adiscreta beva caramello buon amaro

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
erickok (3533) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - NOV 7, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2013 Served in amazing glass, very classy. With the yeast pours a hazy amber with stable off white head. Fresh aroma with citrus notes and fresh yeast. Quite active carbonation but a lovely dry base. Good amount of bitterness and with that flavour. A classic blond but perfectly hopped. Good stuff. (Bottle at l’Academie de la Biere)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rauchbierlover (596) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 1, 2012
Nice brew. Pale amber body with a persistent white head. Aroma is like an IPA: citrus, grapefruits, some passion fruit. Taste is a solid combination of sweetness and bitterness. Ends dry and bitter. I didn’t expect something that good from France

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (962) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 10, 2012
10/10/2012 Ma che siete venuti a fŕ (tap). Ambrata scarica, limpida, cappello di schiuma bianca abbondante e discretamente persistente. Al naso un bel bouquet intenso di malto e frutta, ananas, albicocca, con note di sciroppo d’acero e spezie. In bocca č morbida, per nulla aggressiva, con un finale forse un po’ troppo dolciastro e zuccheroso. Corpo medio-basso, carbonazione discreta. Buona.

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