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Brewed by Theillier
Style: Bière de Garde
Bavay, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rustic, refreshing ale from France's oldest working brewery. A bold, straw-colored blonde from Brasserie Theillier Bavay, France.


Dazz3's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dazz3 (1540) - Hällefors, - APR 21, 2012
Sampled at Larsniclas testing. Pours golden with a big white head. Smells and tastes fruity malty.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (991) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle, 0.25l. Slightly hazy deep amber color with small frothy off-white head, millions of floating body particles and sparkling appearance. Aroma is fruity, yeasty, caramelly and a bit honeyish. Taste starts fresh grainy and fruity sour, follows by thick caramel and toffee malt with warming and spicy mouthfeel, while finish is moderate bitter. Medium to full body, thick texture and lively carbonation in palate. Interesting brew with misterious characteristic that I couldn’t have thought of, but luckily noticed in CanIHave4Beers’ rating: ice tea character...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
airrick2003 (447) - Louisiana, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Appearance: very dark amber, practically brown, has tons of particles floating in it, pours with a very large and dense beige to tan head that also has a lot of particles in it Aroma: plum, raisin, molasses, sweet, faint chocolate, Taste: plum, hint of chocolate, raisin, maybe graham cracker, Palate: above average carbonation, not too much aftertaste, medium mouthfeel Overall: not at all a farmhouse ale to me, more like a Trappist beer, lots of plum, a good beer but others do this style better ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (1481) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2013
Pours a golden yellow with a small head. The smell is big and malty, grain, caramel and grassy hops. The taste is grainy, grassy, malty with a slightly dry aftertaste. Light/medium in body and with average carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 13, 2013
Heller, herb getreidiger Antrunk, helles süßliches Malz. Spritzig, trockene Hefenoten. Nettes rundes Bier. 11/8/10/9/7/9

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6017) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
750mL bottle, pours a cloudy dirty orange with a medium off-white head. Aroma brings out loads of farmhouse notes, fruity esters, and Belgian yeast. Flavour brings out loads of peachy fruit skins, loads of aged farmhouse notes, yeast, and oak. Very complex, dry, and quite fruity. Excellent depth. Wonderful stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3252) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2013
Bottle, rated from backlog. Hazy orange with off white head. Aroma and taste of peach, apples, yeast, funk and some malt. Taste is malt, fruit and faint hops.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SperkeleForce (505) - FINLAND - APR 21, 2013
Bottle 25 cl. Pours golden with big bubbly head. Notes of hay, hops. More like an lager. Nothing too special. "ingenting och hänga i julgranen"

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2348) - FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
Bottle 25 cl, BBE 12/2013. Pours clear golden in color with a creamy whitish head. Pale malts, some hay and just a bit of buttery notes in aroma. A bit of hay and sweet maltyness in taste. Felt a bit like a lager in disquise.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lilja (1548) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Smak och doft av beligiskt jäst, malt, metallisk. Tydlig beska och har lagerkaraktär.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3178) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - APR 7, 2013
Pours a perfectly clear golden color with a lot of tiny bubbles, and a few tiny floaties, the head is a big tight white one and the lacing on the glass is heavy and beautiful.

The aroma is bready, it’s got some very interesting dark fruit character, and the booze is a touch too pronounced.

The flavor I rather like, a little alcohol spiciness, a touch of dried fruit, some nice bright maltiness... the beer is lightly but pleasantly bitter. It’s got sort of an Iced Tea character... which is not bad, but it is weird.

Not sure if this is a very fresh bottle at all, but it is very nice never the less.


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