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RATINGS: 600   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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (9891) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2008
Bottle... Clear yellow ale with a mid-sized, creamy, white head. Great retention. Pale grains and spices (lavender and coriander) dominate the olfactory system. Medium to full-bodied and syrupy with prickly carbonation. Sweet, spicy flavor up front; herbal bitterness on the backside. Spicy, bittersweet finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 21, 2011
Bottle @ home. I’m excited to taste this beer again as the previous two times that I had it, I found in an elite class. Here goes... Slightly hazy, mostly transparent, light yellow orange appearance with a fluffy, pearl white head. Sweet orange citrusy, Belgian yeasty, bready malty nose. Slightly tart, orange citrusy, Belgian yeasty flavor. Citrusy, belgian yeasty aftertaste. Great brew but not legendary as I remembered.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9453) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2005
Bottle acquired in trade with boutip (thanks!). Poured a medium golden color with an averaged sized white head. Aromas of spices, citrus and hay. Tastes of lighter spices, citrus, and hay. Sweet tasting. Light alcohol in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9428) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2012
33cl bottle @ home [thanks to my parents for bringing this from holiday] shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear golden color, small off-white head. Smell malts, some sweetness, lightly a hint of sweetish wood. Taste malts, lightly sweet, a hint of hops. Low to medium carbo, a bit low bodied for a 7.2%ABV beer, but quite decent overall.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (9243) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, würzig, hefig. Geschmack fruchtig süß, würzig malzig.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivnizub (9161) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2006
Bouteille (avec MoritzF): Clear golden coloured, small, quite stable, almost creamy head; sweet-malty and fruity (honey, maroons) nose with a tinge of alcohol; sweetish-malty, a bit alcoholic flavour, nutty; short, more dry than sweet finish, a bit alcoholic, warming and a bit burning................

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (8987) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2012
Yellow/amber pour, off-white head. Caramel, sweet malt, lightly bready, very ripe fruit, and yeast.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8822) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2010
330ml bottle picked up at Systembolaget Passagen in Stockholm. Pours an airy, white head atop of a clear golden body. Fine lacing to the glassware. Nuances of spiced fruits to the nose. Wheat, candy sweetness, yeasty fruitiness and a dash of earthy malts in flavour. Foamy in the mouth. Hidden alcohol. Dry and sweet on the swallow (hotel room in Malmö, 01.08.2010).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2004 Not much aroma at all, but certainly nothing off-putting. Looks very drinkable in the glass with a lovely golden colour and a nice head. Good lacing throughout the drink. The taste is pleasant but slightly too sweet for my liking. A tad chewy due to its strength. I have drank this on several occasions previously, and feel I've enjoyed it more than I did today. No doubt will drink and enjoy more again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2008
500 ml can. Canned Biere de Garde... now there’s a good idea. Very pale golden brew with a creamy white head. Aroma is lightly malty with a faint spiciness and some soft woody hops. A fairly assertive earthy/spicy bitterness. As it opens up, there is a also a soft perfumey yeastiness with a touch of mint, honey and light rosemary herbaceous flavour. Nice soft palate, light herbs and spices over a softly fruity yeastiness. This is a pretty nice beer really... sort of a strong Belgian/saison combination. Finishes quite dry.


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