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RATINGS: 674   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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(Translation from French):
In the XIV century, the good beers were called Goudale, Goudalle or Good Ale. There were sold for 2 deniers a pot at a merchant called Goudalier.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JUL 3, 2008
C&C 750, best by 09.28.09. Gold with a white head. Mildly sweet nose, toasty malt and fruit atop yeast. Lightly toasted malt flavors, seems a bit wheaty somehow, lightly spiced and a bit of banana. Odd. Didn’t much care for it, but seems well made.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - JUL 2, 2008
Hmmmm mi aspettavo peggio quando l’ho comprata, speravo meglio quando l’ho versata: a vedersi pareva proprio carina. Sarò io che non apprezzo lo stile? Dato che neppure la decantata 3monts mi ha fatto impazzire, non è da escludere questa possibilità; aroma strano, fin troppo strano: disinfettante. Sapore metallicissimo non troppo dolce né sensibilmente amaro. Mah... la bottiglia è molto graziosa, peccato che avevano appiccicato il bollino del prezzo sull’etichetta e rimuovendolo si è strappata... ne comprerò un’altra? Può darsi; però non credo che per il contenuto valga la pena...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43533) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2008
Bottle 75cl.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (070508)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 11, 2008
Pours gold with a large well sustained white head. Smells of perfume, semi dry malt, some fruity hints. Tastes slightly metallic with some nice spicy elements and earthy undertones. Finishes semi sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11576) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 9, 2008
Bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville. Light amber pour w/ medium head. Good retention, moderate lacing. Fruity and slightly spicy aroma. Fruity taste with notes of caramel, grass and burned popcorn. Thick texture.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ljunkan (530) - NORWAY - MAY 30, 2008
330 ml bottle from Systembolaget. Golden color with a pretty nice, dying head. Smells wonderful of orange and clove. Flavor is dominated by a nice malty sweetness, very balanced, with taste of orange, citrus, banana and caramel. This one is very underrated. I will definitely buy this again, both due to the good taste and the low price.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7228) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Tallahassee, Fl. - Market Square Liquors - 750 ml cork-caged bottle. Dark golden, slightly cloudy pour with a soft, pillowy white head that sticks around. The full glass just says - "refreshment". Fresh aroma with hints of clove, butter and vanilla. Full bodied flavor with some caramel sweetness, some raw cake mix, pears and butterscotch and a back end of vanilla. Thick, rich, creamy mouthfeel. Very impressed with this one - very underrated in my opinion. Really hit the spot on a hot day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrt (62) - USA - MAY 24, 2008
Biere de Garde? More like a rich, French Pilsener. Very soft cabonation, which is thin but retentive. Has a certain sharpness like cheddar cheese. A unique beer. Reminds me of a French cousin to Germany’s Mahr’s Pilsener. Not spicy. Just a very smooth, grassy blend of Saison and Pilsener qualities.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2008
Monoprix, Cannes. Golden with a decent white head. Aroma is sweet with some fruit and spice evident too. Hoppy flavour with some malt and yeast thrown in. Bitterish finish. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davinci (295) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Yellow orange pour, nice white head with a touch of lacing. Hop forward nose, grassy with a hint of vanilla. Flavor is grainy and dry with grassy hop notes. Body is soft with mild carbonation. Kind of bitter and dry on the finish.


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