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La Vallée de Chevreuse Rotten Skull American IPA

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Brewed by La Vallée de Chevreuse
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Bonnelles, France
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Galaxy and Cascade hops Organic


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LeFaune (16) - ST MANDE, FRANCE - DEC 19, 2014
Very unusual heavy feeling on the tongue with this strong IPA. The aroma is a trick: fruity, light, unsuspicious. Then it’s very oily with smoky and woody tastes - leather aftertones. A bit too much sometimes but the name should tell it’s not for everyone, it’s a "heavy metal" double IPA! Great color and opacity. Stays well on the tongue.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2362) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Little opaque orange, large off-white lacing foam head. Nice bitter aroma, small citrus notes. Good bitter taste, again some fruity tones. Good beer. (Velp 201412)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Digzis (91) - Nancy, FRANCE - NOV 20, 2014
Petite IPA bien aromatique. Texture huileuse, notes résineuses et de caramel, un peu sucrée, légèrement épicée et fumée. La teneur en alcool donne une bonne longueur en bouche bien aromatique. Ce n’est pas ma bière préférée mais elle se laisse bien déguster...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2014
sample at La Fine Mousse Paris. APPEARANCE: clear dark blond beer, small stable white head. NOSE: hoppy, pine, florar. TASTE: little smoked, hoppy. Nice

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzgorog (346) - FRANCE - DEC 13, 2013
Bière ambrée trouble avec un col de mousse beige crémeux laissant une dentelle sur le verre. Arome de pin et de caramel (bonbon pin des vosges). Le houblon américain est très présent avec une attaque très amère puis le goût de résine. Corps moyen. L’équilibre n’est pas parfait. A noter que cette bière est plus ou moins réussi selon les cuvées, j’en ai bu de meilleures ...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JEK69 (396) - FRANCE - OCT 22, 2013
Pours orange amber with a medium white foam head. Piny and citrusy aromas melted in a well balanced harmonious malty mouth. Powerfull bitterness surfs on a malty backbone and finishes on tropical hop and dried apricot notes. Beautiful IIPA brewed by a French Brewery Dudes! I am proud to say that an organic double American IPA is available in France! CHeers!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mtbiker54 (29) - Nancy, FRANCE - OCT 9, 2013
Une bière ambrée et trouble. Une belle odeur resineuse et caramelise. Une mousse qui laisse une dentelle le long du verre. En bouche une amertume bien présente et un palais résineux.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
beerandbeyond (707) - ISRAEL - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle sample. Murky amber, decent beige head. Aroma of old hops, sweet sugar and caramel. Harsh bitter finish, some dusty flavors, and faint medicinal notes. Full body, feels off, too yeasty and so so.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Deu (723) - Nantes, FRANCE - SEP 23, 2013
On tap at "La fine mousse" in Paris. Murky dark orange-amber. Aroma of stale hops with a bit of floral notes and biscuity malt. Flavor of biscuity and caramelly malt and stale hops bitterness. Medium-bodied. Nice. N

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2013
Bottle from La Fine Mousse. Cloudy glowing copper, limestone head. Citrussy nose, hints of chocolate. Citrus all the way, but with an interesting spicy malts backdrop. Dark fruits too. Enjoyable.


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