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RATINGS: 1090   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Ochre coloured top fermented Abbey Beer with an abv of 6.7%. The use of Gatinais barley combined with carefully selected hops creates a perfectly balanced, relatively light tasting beer with a fruity malty taste.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
geastman (5) - USA - FEB 4, 2006 does not count
A sparkling beer, with a sweet apple taste. Strong yeast flavors start off pleasant, but can leave a subtle but mildly acrid aftertaste

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2761) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2006
Creamy white head. Clear golden color with quite a bit of carbonation in it, though you didn’t taste it. Aroma was strong for yeast and apple. Taste was strong on apple and yeast with a hint of caramel or toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2006
bottle brought over by alobar, pours a pure golden color with a huge white head that seems almost solid as it settled down to about a 1/4 layer. lots of apple and lots of yeast in the aroma. flavor has a lot of apple going on, with hints of caramel and yeast, and a very fine carbonation that makes for a very smooth easy drinking beer. nothing negative in the aftertaste, just more of the same apple sweetness and smooth flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6179) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2006
Medium, white, coarse head. Clear copper body. Faint aroma of licorice and apples. Deep, sourish taste of again apples with notes of licorice. Quite bitter. Dry, sweetish aftertaste. Complex, yet light and refreshing. Very good!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stew41 (1736) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JAN 13, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2010 (May 2010) Fairly basic interpretation but I wouldn’t have expected much more. Flavours are driven with spice, corriander and leave quite a thick feeling on the palate. Good for the $$ (4 EuR at Carrefour)

(Dec 2006) Nice creamy snow white head early but settles quickly to leave a thin residual with good lacing. Very clear medium amber in colour. Text book correct nose with a decent lift of coriander. Palate is a slight let down as the flavours never really kick in. Malts and fruit notes are faint and perhaps slightly stale, despite the 6/06 UBD, but do improve as the beer warms up. This is the second so-so bottle I’ve had in the past 4 months.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2349) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2006
Pours a light golden color with a small white head. Aroma is lemony with hints of flowers,honey and hops. Taste is lemony with hints of sweet honey and flower resin. A very refreshing summer beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JAN 8, 2006
Nice, but could be stronger, it was cloudy and very good in flavor, the foam was great and sticked to the glass.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (6966) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2005
Bottle. White head. Clear golden body. Aroma of flowers and honney. Pleasant smooth hops flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
newtrip (54) - USA - DEC 10, 2005
Poured with average sized white head that showed nice lacing. Nose is of coriander/clove, wheat and citrus, taste is sweet but not too sweet. I am really enjoying this beer. Seems like I am bucking the trend here by giving it such a good rating, but I really enjoy this very much.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kwik-lime (1294) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2005
Looks like a lager but with a good head that lasts well. Touch of honey in the aroma. This is good, not too sweet, well balanced and the alcohol content does not show at all.


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