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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: 11   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8920) - 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 (5204) - 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 (6539) - 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 (858) - 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 (1381) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1462) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 4, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 75 cl. Belle amertume bien dosée. Bon équilibre. Une bonne surprise pour cette brasserie.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
erickok (4630) - Leuven, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2013
Hazy yellow oker body and creamy stable white head. Great saison like aroma, citric hops, fresh leaves, fair amount of fresh cheese yeast and pilsner malts. Refreshing and tantalizing. Good amount of bitterness, rich yet refreshing taste. Suits me perfectly. No, excellently. Long dry aftertaste and bitter bite. Farmy yeast does a great job here. A great hopped up saison. Excellent brew. (75cl bottle from Bière Revolution)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (5096) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JAN 18, 2013
On tap, a clear yellow beer with medium head. Nose is intense on grapefruit and lemon. Aroma is less malty, very bitter with grapefruit notes, citric, very long bitterness on aftertaste, fruity side very unbalanced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maltandhops (50) - Paris, FRANCE - JAN 31, 2012
Nice beer tasted on a beer festival in France. Appearance a liitle bit to cloudy but good complexity on the nose. Nicely hopped and very refreshing. Well balanced bitterness.


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