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RATINGS: 627   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
(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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (14250) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Auchan. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, a little sugar and light spicy. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 130914

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (13609) - 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12610) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12581) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2008
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of butter, floral (chamomile), plastic, yeast, clove, and light citrus. Flavor of grass, huskiness, yeast, and metallic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12291) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11728) - 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 (11473) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11360) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2008
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting off white head. Aromas of straw, fruittiness and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw, apple, light spice and a hint of citrus with a crisp dry lightly bitter finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11232) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2003
Nice nose of spice with a nice amber robe. The mouthfeel is malt, wheat and spices, between a weisse and a pils. Not as much body as typical Biere de Garde I tried but still an enjoyable little beer.


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