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La Franche Profonde

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Brewed by La Franche
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
La Ferte, France
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (8090) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 15, 2016
21/V/16 - 75cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ Erwin’s Ponton Tasting - BB: X/2017 (2016-609) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Cloudy blond beer, huge creamy white head, pretty stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: lots of marijuana, grassy, bit herbal, some coriander, yeasty, more marijuana. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: very bitter start, hoppy, grassy, lots of marijuana. Aftertaste: bitter, grassy, hoppy, bit yeasty, some coriander. Lovely beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (1771) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle at Erwin’s ponton. Very weed-like, hoppy smell, floral, herbal, not bad at all! Surprisingly so

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3632) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Hazy golden with big fluffy white head. Lots of citrus with lime peel, orange, light lemon. Quite herbal and grassy, spicy yeast, light sweet malts. Light sweet and over medium bitter. Medium bodied with quite some carbonation. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2504) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2016
Den Haag Tasting at Maakun’s. Bottle courtesy of Maakun. Clear gold white head. Sweet yeasty flowery hoppy fruity, pineapple, mango. Medium sweet, light bitter. Dry finish, high carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (9395) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2016
Towering, yellowish head, leaving textbook lace over finely, well-carbonated orangey golden beer. Very nice citrussy & fruity (New World) hops, dry straw & grains. Slight ureum . Taste is bitter, fruity, just a tad metallic. Citrus/citruspeel; hopoil galore. Faint grain/malt underneath, but fully dominated by the hops. Slgith astrigency, metallic tang; sharpish carbonation, light body. Top quality IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (5983) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2015
Tasted at Vinni,Birri,Ribelli 2015. Pours clear yellow, small white head. Smell is malty, yeasty, some aromahops. Taste is malty, aromahops. Some floral aspect. Bit bitter, complex, yet mild. Lovely !

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (7684) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2015
Sampled 750 ml. bottle @ “Vini Birre Ribelli 2015”. Hazy citrus, small white head. Nose is weirdly floral, lemon, sugar, hay & some milky yeast. Taste is fizzy milky yeast, lemon, sugar, candy, mellow floral hops. Milky yeast body. Too yeast, not much hops, not really to the style but okay if taken on its own. Decent but nothing special.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bozo_skeleton (994) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 15, 2014
Blonde volée, peu de carbo, collet persistant. Nez tres floral. Attaque vive, belle balance amertume sucre, finale assez sec et pluto fruité.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Anatole (127) - BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2014
Achetée à la brasserie même. Nez floral. Facile à boire. Bonne amertume. Très agréable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
freretoc (1586) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 75cl couleur bien blonde et grosse mousse, en bouche bière très houblonnée intéressante car il y a une belle attaque sur le malt aussi, très florale elle est aussi un peu résineuse type sirop de sapin, très agréable


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