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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   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.


2.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dezzilu (226) - Whitmore Lake, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2006
Beer poured with a golden color and nice white head. The smell was surprisingly alcoholic and awkwardly overpowering. The flavor was somewhat flat and unimpressive and left me an ever so slightly tinney aftertaste. A truly typical French beer that leaves me saying "what’s the point". Extra kudos for the sweet, majestic bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
janir (216) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2008
Clear orange-yellow color with quite small but lacy white head. Aroma is sweet grainy malty and caramely with vanilla and a hint of honey. Flavor is grainy malty, a bit honeyish and grassy with slight alcoholic tone. Medium-bodied and smoothly carbonated palate.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bloekie (210) - BELGIUM - APR 3, 2009
(75 cl bottle at Ambleteuse, France) Very bitter aroma and taste. Palate is also overwhelmed by the bitterness. Not a pleasant beer in my opinion.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nagash (207) - Paris, FRANCE - OCT 2, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2005 Citrus taste, fruity. Great flavor, reminds a Tripel as says caesar. My favorite french beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beertobealive (201) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
Large white head, fainting quickly with light cereals aroma. Body is clear and yellow. Taste not bad but too light in hops and bitterness and too basic with remaining barley taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Madsen1635 (193) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle . Clear golden pour with medium sized white head. Pleasant yeasty aroma. Taste is sweet with yeast and underlying notes of malt and wheat. Easy drinkable and quite high carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marcius (192) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - JUN 9, 2014
Appearance with golden color and low head. Aroma not very strong, but you can notice the malt. Hoppy flavor, bitter and alcohol (7.5%). A very interesting blonde. I recommend it!

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ChrisSc (184) - Lille, FRANCE - AUG 9, 2013
Decent Biere de garde. Not overly special in any area, but generally well made. Aroma - dough and yeast not very strong Appearance - Golden in color,very little haze. Strong frothy head that lingers. Taste = mildly sweet Palate - light/medium body, medium texture. Good level of carbonation. Round finish with taste of bread.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
begbie100 (181) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2007
33cl bottle. (I don’t know which is correct temperature for this, I drank this little bit colder than room temperature) Thick white foam. Strong aroma of malts, little bit weisse-like, also soapy aroma, which isn’t really nice. Yellow colour. Palate is semi-thick, medium carobante. Aroma is interesting combination of wheat and barley. There’s some acidic fruit aftertaste, like green apple.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mateuszk (178) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Dark golden in colour, the head is minimized vey quickly. Malty aroma with hints of some fruits, citrusy maybe. In taste again sweet, malty and some Belgian notes and metalic flavour. Medium to low body, low carbonated and low bitternes. There are better blonds.


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