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RATINGS: 585   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle at home in London with Lyoli. Pours clear, shiny gold with a creamy, white head. Strong sugar, grain and and cereal aroma. Sweet flavor, slightly toasted sugar, more grain, quite malty. Medium to full in body with lively carbonation. Warming finish, lots of malty sugars, caramel, slight toffee, grain, faint grassy bitterness. A decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11636) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2006
(Noogfest2) Clear golden body with medium white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, bubblegum, some banana, light herb. Taste is medium sweet, bubblegum, some clove, light banana, herb. Light-medium body, some crispness. Seems like a Hefeweizen/Biere de Garde hybrid.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11550) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Pours a cloudy golden color with a tall white head. The nose is primarily made up of sweet malt notes with some apple and pear fruitiness. A touch of yeast and very faint earthy and grassy hop notes. Tastes sort of just sweet and muddled. Mostly biscuit malt, bread, and a bit of toffee. Some fruit notes of apple, pear, and banana. A touch of alcohol and grassy hop flavor on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11510) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Bottle, c&c, from Ledger’s. Pours golden amber with a large frothy white head. Aromas of light stone fruit and yeast. Medium body with frothy, biting carbonation. Flavor is lighter fruit, a touch of malt sweetness, with some astringency. There is some earthiness, but it is very well covered. So it’s more ale than biere de garde. Leaving that issue it’s a very tasty and drinkable beer. It’s far from sweet, and the bitter is not strong. It’s just pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11460) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2006
Golden, nice white head. Floral notes in the aroma, lime and some wheat is there as well. Malty flavor, some yeast, hoppy and a quite bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2007
Bottle at RBNAG 07. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet, yeast, fruit. Flavour is sweet, yeast, citrus, hop. OK beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 05/20/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Noog II

clear yellow, whispy white head, sweet malt aroma with lots of yeast spicyness, slightly sweet flavor, nice balancing spicyness,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 4/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10775) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Deasent fruity esters. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10647) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2005
Bottled, 750 ml corked, filtered. Golden amber with light bubbly head. Blonde and hoppy, a delightful French Biere de Garde, which is not something I normally say. Emphasis on hops, or houblon in French, dry and bittering. I really enjoyed this.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (10555) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2008
Bottle. Blonde. Soft flowery citrus aroma. Sweetish grainy flowery, slightly citric flavor. Medium bodied, slightly alcoholic. Surprisingly tasty beer.


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