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RATINGS: 684   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
(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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cagou007 (1048) - FRANCE - NOV 25, 2010
Aromas of fruits, yeast and cereals. Medium carbonation. Finish is long and spicy. A good "bière de garde", even if not the best one !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2008
Bottle, courtesy Tony at Oldsmar Tap House. Clear golden pour, fizzy white head, lasting white lacing. Big wheaty malt aromas, gummy, dry, carbonated, some apple, dry citrus and wood. Flavors of full wheat and some hay and grass, lemon. Smooth body that has a sticky mouthfeel, drinkable, refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Pours a clear golden color, small white head. Aroma of lemonn, hay, grass,. Flavor is belgian yeast, mint, lemon, astringent kick to it, bitter almost sour finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Pours clear golden yellow with a very small white head. The nose is straw, corn sugar, light spice like cloves and cardamom. Pastries. The taste is mostly sweet, with a mild tart and a mild bitter. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean, the body is light and finish is long. Tastes better than I expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maarten1993 (1007) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2013
Drank with Lennart 16-12-2013. Golden yellow color with medium carbonation. Nice soft taste, though also a bit metally. Not very special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - DEC 11, 2008
Pours a weird clear yellow orange gold with a healthy white head The nose is sweet, very very sweet. Sweet like corn, reminiscent of High Life. A little bit of spice... maybe skunked light hops? Maybe some apples... weird. The mouth is as thin as this beer looks, moderate CO2, not a lot going on. The flavors are about in line with everything else. Sweet and lacking substances. Theres some spice, like I said about the nose, but its mostly dead hops I think. Cloying sweetness lingers. I just dont like this one. Despite the sweet spot I have for High Life, I just dont like this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (998) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2008
Bottle at home. bread, golden, clear, aminimal head, lightly bitter, light body, average carbonation,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerBelcher (972) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2008
Wow. My perception of French beers as largely mediocre was hardly raised by this product. Not much here, and with a style as wide as Biere de Garde I expected some element that was extreme or at least interesting, and I didn’t really get it from this beer. Appearance was good-enough, with a golden color and a whisp of white head. Aroma was lightly citrus-y and grainy but didn’t have much to it. Flavor was similarly non-descript and even more absent than the aroma. Mouthfeel was unremarkable. Not a lot here, good or bad. I can’t say I’d go out of my way to get this beer, nor will I recommend it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cthulhu (962) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle (75 cl) My favorite Biere de Garde.Clear blond colour. Fruits , malt and citrus flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (953) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2013
Golden yellow beer with a quickly vanishing head. Aroma of sweet fruit. Taste is sweet, full and round. In the aftertaste some wood.

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