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Gigi Double Blonde Bière de table

Brewed by Brasserie Gigi de lEtoile
Style: Low Alcohol
Gérouville, Belgium


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.43   EST. CALORIES: 36   ABV: 1.2%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2431) - BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2014
The best known table beer from a very old-fashioned, little known Wallonian brewery that hardly makes anything else and distributes its products only locally. Loose, off-white, quickly dissolving head, colour pale orange blonde with brownish hue, clear, very little sparkling. Weakish aroma of caramel, pilsener malt, honey, saccharose, straw, sweat, grass. Neutral onset evolving into artificial sweetener, nutty malts, dryish spicy notes, thin mouthfeel as custom for the style, finish in a surprisingly sharpish, long, authentic hop bitterness, which is a rare feature in table beers - or in any low-alcohol beer, for that matter. The best traditional table beer I’ve tasted so far.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010

Bottle 250ml.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, fruity, limonade notes ! Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100908]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2010
Clear golden with a small off white head. Fruity nose with malty hints. Flavor had fruits, malt and hoppy hints. Finished dry and slightly bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2010
Bottled. A dark golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of hops, straw, and malt. The flavor is very sweet with notes of unfermented grain, sugar, malt, and straw, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2010
Bottle 25 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Artificial and perfumy nose. Thin body, oddly perfumy and sticky sweet relieved by a surprisingly hoppy finish. A very strange and very unbalanced beer. 080910

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (32001) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2010
25 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small, creamy and white head. Aroma is grassy and citrusy hoppy. Sweet, citrusy and sugarish. Sweet and lingering fruity finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11509) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 27, 2009
Bottle at Delirium. Nice change after lots of drinking. Dark gold/amber color with a strong white head. Strong malt and anise/honey aromas. Anise in the finish. Not quite dry. Intriguing. Must be one of the best bieres de table. Think my response indicates that the more beers you have, the more enjoyable more beers seem to be!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
omhper (19950) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2006
[Bottled] Clear deep golden, Soap aroma. Expectedly thin body. Some raisin, but most of all sh*tloads of saccharine creating a chemical bitter finish. I much prefer Coke instead, thank you.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2005
Golden, small head. Strong aroma of soap and herbs. Sweetish, sugary, plastic with grassy hops. Not the worst table beer I’ve had but not very enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (8032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2004
Orange gold; white head, gone in seconds. Fruity, touch of grains, subdued nose. Quite fruite taste, "Traubenzucker", golden sultana’s. In the finish, there’s a surprisingly honest bitterness. Very light mouthfeel - which is appropriate for the style. Long bitterish aftertaste. This beats all the classic nablabs hands down. Give this to your kids, screw the censors.

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