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RATINGS: 601   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ChrisSc (355) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrDick (350) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 14, 2002
With my first taste, I was quickly reminded of Fantôme Pissenlit. The same flowery/dandelion taste. Hints of earth textures. The flavors hide the high ABV. Makes you want to be a rock star.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thexplorer (339) - Kherson, UKRAINE - SEP 16, 2013
Купил в Сильпо по скидке. Когда цена выросла в два раза, интерес к этому пиву пропал.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
AndrewC (337) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2011
Bottle from France. Smells of standard strongish French/Belgium bottled lager. Tastes like alcoholic strong lager with a musty, mildly herby, finish. I’m left wondering what this is all in aid of? To what end did someone go to the trouble of making this? If Biere de Garde means Waste of Time then this has indeed been brewed to style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
taunusmies (335) - FINLAND - OCT 13, 2007
Pours clear golden, with a light red hint. Sweet fruity, and quite earthy aroma. A beer which has a character.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gustav1996 (333) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 19, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2010 Bottle. Smell and tastes of sugary malt... and a little metallic too. Pours a yellow/orange color with small head that goes away fast. Average at best... not bad but can not really say it was good. Nothing stands out.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BadAprilia1000 (329) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours a lovely dark orange amber color with a thin but consistently there head. Aroma is faint hop bitter, sour green apple skin, tart, malty, bready, fruity, yeasty cereal, faint lemon finish. Taste is sweet bread, malt, lemon water, faint fruit, green apple, orange. Mouthfeel is somewhat thick despite adequate carbonation. First of the style so I’m not sure but it seemed somewhat flat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
g_georgiou (326) - CYPRUS - SEP 22, 2013
Light coloured with good retention. Sweet aromas, caramel and flowers. Taste is sweet. Easy beer, not the best but balanced enough to be enjoyed.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinkr (323) - Odenton, Maryland, USA - AUG 20, 2008
750->snifter: Pours a spare, creamy, white, but diminishing head that exhibits fair lacing atop a clear, amber body. Aroma is of cookie, caramel, banana, and grape. The body is light, the texture is thin, and there is a soft carbonation with an astringent finish. Flavor’s duration is average and lightly sweet. Not a horrible beer, but given the price, I’d be hard pressed to try it again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dtborelli (322) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Gayant Goudale Pours medium gold with a medium long lasting white head. Aroma of bananas and bread with some white wine and a slight herby grassiness. Flavor is yeasty and bready with a dry finish. Slightly metallic, but that waned as it warmed. Not a standout.


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