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

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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5461) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2012 75cl bottle shared with friends. Clear blond colour. Malty taste. Decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
manuchampions (1237) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2011
Old rate. 330ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a light golden, slightly hazy with a moderate cap. Light lacing. Aroma is sweet but has musty alcohol tones like a smoked malt whisky. Good malt spine, silky mouth feel. Hops are restrained, sweet with fruity tones like peach or apricot in sweet cream. Finish is wet with a musty, earthy note. Gentle and warming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2011
14th March 2009
Clear gold beer. Aromatic sweet and sour blonde with some caraway nutyness. Subtle carbonated bite. Fruity citrus undertone of lemon and orange. Sherbetty finish. A little bit different and very tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - DEC 21, 2010
33 cl bottle. Clear bright yellow with medium white head. Flavour is malt, sweet, bitter, dry and spices.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metalchopz (2318) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2010
Originally rated April 2005. Pours a slight hazy golden colour with amber highlights. The head is foamy with not bad retention, but the lacing is great. Man, this brew is pretty special. Hard to detect the nose and mouth. Carbonation is slow and light with tiny bubbles. The scent is spicy, nutty and dry. Mild though. The taste is earthy. The middle is mildly bitter with a smooth nut aftertaste. Very interesting brew, just expecting something less smooth. Two words - Earth, Nuts. If you don’t like those, stay away.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
turbothy (1102) - Bonn, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2010
Pours golden yellow with a huge head. Hoppy aroma. Very average taste; thin mouthfeel for a beer of this strength. Mediocre, but not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3311) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2010
Serving: 750 ml. bottle from Fireworks.
Aroma: The nose is a bit grassy with notes of cereal, grain, and farmhouse yeast. A bit on the simple side.
Appearance: This brew pours a hazy, yellowish gold with a pillowy, white head. Decent head retention and spotty lacing left behind.
Taste: It’s a bit on the sweet side with light notes of grass, honey suckle, yeast, grain, and candy sugar. Unfortunately the grain and candy sugar seem to dominate things a bit, taking away from the subtlety of this brew.
Palate: Light to medium in body with average carbonation leading to a sweet, floral finish.
Overall: Rather ho-hum for the style but certainly drinkable. Not one to go out of your way for though.
Score: 6.4.6.3.12

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1407) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2010
330ml. Bonjour: I lived in northern France(near Nantes) for 4 months in the winter of 2008-2009 . From the biere de garde catolouge available in my French hood , Jenlaine Ambre was my favourite . Because ? A quality beer and came in 750mls and mini kegs,. Trois3Monts is also classy but that notorious mettle cork holder is alwayz a bitch to remove. Stay clear of Pelforth Blonde (not a biede de garde) but its on tap in most bars .
aroma iz rich and malty,with some spunk. Spirity like alcoholic booze..hay and earth notes.
Sweet flavaz are flabby , and kinda covered in rustic earth -and then jamishness. A bit dry and musty ..little peach ester vibez.
Would go well with some stinky ass Frog cheese .

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
norsedoc (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2010
Cloudy gold beer with a small grayish head which disappears quickly. Nose is yeasty, musty, and a little pear. Soft beer, slightly sweet malt flavor with little hop presence. Quick finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grossecaisse (120) - FRANCE - JAN 12, 2010
Contrairement à l’ambrée qui m’avait décu par son amertume et le gout de houblon trop intense. Celle la est vraiment une bonne bignouse.


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