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Garrigues La p’tite Bière Brut’ale Extra Special Bitter 2011

 (RETIRED)
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41
36
style
Formerly brewed at Garrigues
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Sommières, France
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Second run of the Hivern’Ale malts, with different hop mix, and evident year on the label.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
txitxi40230 (79) - - DEC 14, 2013
Biere a l aspect trouble, avec un gout tres amer, ecorce d orange, pas a mon gout... Difficile a finir, tres forte en gout.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2012
Unclear golden color with whipped cream foam. Orange aroma. Lack of taste only bitter. Big lumps of precipitate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
sic1314 (3812) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2012
In Moeder Lambic, very poor, almost undrinkable. Slightly malty and spicy, but just no thank you.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2012
(Draught at Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels, 16 July 2012) Reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, spicy nose with dried fruit, caramel and hints of spices (sweet gale, rosemary). Malty, fruity taste with notes of caramel, dried fruit, a touch of sweet gale and a slight acidity shining through. Medium body, with a certain sweetness and a gentle, spicy bitterness. A bit different, but quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (8147) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 20, 2012
bottle from Village de la Bière Strasbourg. Hazy goden-brown colour, mid-sized off-white head. Fruity and hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied, grainy malty background with lots of dry, aromatic and bitter hops. Well crafted hoppy beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6895) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2012
draft @ Moeder Lambic French Beer Festival ’12 as La Brutale, 5%. Not sure of the style as I got no sign of anything remotely close to a bitter. ambrée/cuivrée, col épais beige. Arôme épicé voire anisé oui rappelant la prune et ce dernier domine le bouquet, en positif. En bouche, aspect de pruneaux, réglisse et anis, bien épicé rappelant le pain d’épice avec en retrait in malt donnant ce côté ’doughy’ et un léger fini grillé malté. j’ai bien aimé, mais aucune idée sur le style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (9799) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 21, 2012
courtesy of Laurent Mousson - cloudy dark orange colour with a little persistent foam left; nice lacework; aroma of wet corn and oranges; medium-bodied, fizzy; quite dry and fairly bitter, long fruity and flowery bitter hoppy finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (1900) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 26, 2012
33 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK via Paris. Very slightly hazy pale amber. Caramel and clove aroma. Balanced, with more caramel and underlying herbal hops. Finishes with some citrus-pepper.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy amber with a small off-white head. Fruity nose, a little nutty with a slight roastiness and whiff of yeast. Subtle bitterness. 090212

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21509) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2012
Bottle at Ungstrup. Hazy amber coloured with a huge white head. Fruity aroma of spices with notes of berries, liquorice and hops. Fruity flavour of spices, hops and grass. Dry hoppy finish.


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