Brewed by La Choulette
Style: Bière de Garde
Hordain, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
No commercial description

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AntoineGRD (73) - - SEP 14, 2014
Une bière de garde traditionnelle du Nord de la France ! Très bonne bière de soif!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1818) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Appearance: Orange golden, slightly hazy. Some off-white head.
Aroma: Light fruits, honey, hint of malt?
Taste: Fruit, sweetness, a bit watery. Slight grains. Dry tongue. Hiding alcohol well.
Bought: Saveur-Biere.com, 330 ml, €2.70
Info: 23/8-2014, 61/300M, BB: 24/12-2014

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (9446) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
33 cl. bottle. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, yeast and spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PriorL (2906) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle at home. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: grains, fruity, bitter. TASTE: grains, bitter, fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanoi (709) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle from notes. Nose is sweet, honey, elderflower touch of lemon. Taste follows with lots of honey and sweetness. In common with the style there is little hops which ultimately limits it’s appeal but a class leader.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chudwick (2610) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 12, 2014
75cl bottle shared with the fam - yeasty and farmy. Super grassy. Leaves something to be desired. Sorry folks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2031) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts citrus spicy some cardboard and some hops flavor malts citrus spicy fruits and some hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daddanicola (5) - ITALY - DEC 19, 2013 does not count
delicata e sfiziosa, dolce e morbida, dissetante dagli aromi fruttati che non diventano mai troppo noiosi. direi una birra particolarmente femminile

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
minutemat (3224) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Wow. Now this beer is remarkable. Fresh banana esque aroma from the off, with an indulgent soft Belgian yeast and lemon flavour that fills the glass. Wasn’t expecting this from an unfamiliar beer but this is excellent. Now to search out their other offerings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3790) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Real pretty glass of beer just here... nice n’ clear... golden, s’got a real decent fluffy white head that leaves 1 heck of a lacing on the glass... just a real fine look for beer, real fine.

The aroma is really very inviting, whole wheat bread, honey, earthy spices, light fruitiness... toasty and a little yeasty. Just nicely pungent & appetizing.

The flavor has a touch of honey sweetness at the start, but that sort of lets up fairly quickly... more of that whole grain breadiness in the flavor with some really nice spiciness. The beer has some subtle soft yeasty dough & floral notes with some pear like fruitiness. Really just nicely complex but approachable with a enjoyably dry finish.

The palate is maybe a little soft for what I like in this type of beer, but then it’s also really well suited to the flavors, it’s prickly and well carbonated... I’d prefer it a little livelier but I think the mouthfeel serves the beer well all together.

An altogether enjoyable drinking experience, sheesh... this is a shelf beer!

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