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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jeroenhensen (231) - Dongen, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2013
Het lijkt net of dat ik broccoli ruik. Echt een smerig biertje, niet weg te krijgen. Heel vlak.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (4639) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - APR 13, 2013
Bottle 25cl, a copper beer with high carbonation and good head and lacing. Nose is hopy and red fruit like. Aroma is on vegetables, hopy with metallic notes, some diacetyle and fresh apple notes, medium sweet and malty, very bitter at the finish with peppery hops and again a vegebable note. Expected something more interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (13956) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle at home in London. Pours perfectly clear yellow-gold, effervescent, with a large, frothy white head. Nose holds lots of white bread, dough, some vanilla frosting. Medium to big sweet flavor, lots more simple, doughy-bready pale malts, hints of orange cream soda, white sugar, hay. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Light warmth to finish, some overripe lemon, wet dough. Starts alright but I’m not crazy about the finish.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle, 33 cl. Straw golden with floating impurities and a tall, frothy head, quickly diminishing. Sweet, strang hayish nose, slightly perfumy, with an alcoholic note. Fusty, artisanal oily flavor of fermented hay. Sweet. No bitterness. Flat. Odd. Not for me.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (13844) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Unclear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, bready and yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 160512

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcnielsen (2585) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Bottle. Straw, grain, and some hoppy aromas. Light straw and earthy flavor. Seems really under carbonated. Not too enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7614) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2012
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma malt, yeast, light musty and old, hints of chocolate. Taste is malt, yeast, fruit, grass, mild spice. Thin body, low carbonation. Seems a little old. 160512

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14782) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, butter, fruits, yeast and hops.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (4924) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2012
September 2008: from BA. Green 75cl cork and caged bottle, drank two months after its BBD. Poured into four tulip shaped glasses, the first three showed a clear golden Blonde beer with very little head. The last pour produced a cloudier body with a stronger smell and taste (as you would expect). I prefered the last pour! Wheat and dog biscuits came to mind in the aroma, then a more general farmyard grain smell took over. French beers are getting better (the ones I try anyway), this one doesn’t set the world alight, but it does have something about it. I liked the sweet aftertaste and its sour start, it just failed in the body fullness for me, but overall, OK.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3485) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 23, 2012
floral, toast, banana, woody, rotten eggs, golden, cloudy, white foam, rocky head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, umami, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,


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