Brewed by La Choulette
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Hordain, France
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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La Choulette, in the beer-loving north of France, is a small, charming farmhouse brewery that dates back to 1885. La Choulette's bierre de garde now stand among the greatest beers in the world.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
doublebock (506) - California, USA - AUG 1, 2007
Aroma is sweet and fruity. Appearance is ruby amber with little to no head. Palate is rather flat. Taste is overwhelmingly sweet and rasberry followed by a sharp tartness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
UNCCTF (477) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2004
Poured a deep red with a fluffy off-white head. This was way more like a beer than Lindemans or Boon, and it wasn't nearly as enjoyable. The flavoring came off as totally artificial.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JediMindTricks (446) - Remington, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2009
Pour is crimson and pink with a nice pinkish head...nose is straw and sour raspberry...taste is sweet and barnyardish with raspberry all over the place...finish is a little too sticky...it is what it is...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hoser (367) - Cowtown, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 4, 2007
A fruit Bière de Garde opening this bottle was like smelling fresh raspberries and this beer was cloying as some fruit beers tend to be. Page 271 of Michael Jackson’s Great Beer Guide and only 343 of his 500 Classic Brews to go.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UselessGdTaste (365) - Long Beach, California, USA - MAY 11, 2008
This is not a lambic. Even with it being raspberry, I did not care for it. Too much like drinking a cereal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KapitiCritique (345) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - NOV 24, 2011
Pours dark red and slightly murky, big pink head and light lacing, big raspberry nose, dry, slightly sour, longish finish, very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
astrofrk (341) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 24, 2008
Red-Amber. Medium pink head. Aroma: Raspberries, some acidity. Flavor: Raspberry dominates, coying. Chemical finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bob_w (327) - new york, New York, USA - JUL 15, 2013
huge, sweet fruity flavor, almost candy-like. a touch of oxidation (old bottle). gorgeous red hued, cherry cola color, with a modest head. fruit and yeast esters prevail. soft malt flavor mixing with sweet/tart fruit flavor -- cherry/raspberry. the flavors compliment, though in the end the fruit leaves it’s lasting trace of flavor. utterly under rated brewery, fantastic beer. reading some of the super low ratings, i’m thinking, if those folks bit into a handful of organic raspberries at the farmers market, they’d remark, "too much raspberry flavor!" if you get anything but a clear pour, it’s because you didn’t decant correctly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hiphops (286) - caldwell, New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2006
looks liek raspberry vinegar. smells like raspberry duh. carbonated but watery feel. half sour. raspberry ice t sugary finish. not one of the best. taste kind of mealy and meatish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mwesth (279) - Skovlunde, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2002
A nice biere de garde with raspberry juice added. Very refreshing, but a bit too sweet for me.

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