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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like a Northwest France strong summer ales - quenching and refreshing, but robust enough to match the full-bodied fare of a brasserie. Rendezvous Ale is a hybrid of malty richness and enough hops acidity (Brewer’s Gold, Tradition) to cut through the strong flavors of roasted lapin au moutarde, or a burly beef steak fries.
2004-2009 vintages - 5.8% abv
2010-later vintages - 7.2% abv


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3237) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Shaker pint draft at the Coquette Cafe in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Pour is a hazed orange golden, with a smallish off white head. Aroma is floral, clove, some sweet honey. Taste is the sweet honey malt dominant up front, followed closely by a dry floral mineral earthiness. Palate is medium bodied, lower carboantion level. This hits the style well, though I am not a huge BdG guy. Regardless, tasty. I was surprised to learn this is a draft special for the Coquette. Given that fact, I was surprised they didn’t have a bit better glassware choice for the beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrsUghsmash (24) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2011
A cloudy orange beer with a little head. The smell is light hops and citrus with a little malt. I tasted molasses, but it was fruity and refreshing. A great beer to enjoy at the lovely beer garden at Lakefront.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - FEB 5, 2011
Bottle pours hazy orange-gold with a white head. Aroma shows sweet grain, bubblegum, lemongrass, and a touch of funk. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of saltine crackers and dough. Overall body is light to moderate and somewhat astringent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Cloudy gold pour with a small head. Aroma of caramel malt, light yeast and fruit. Flavor is similar. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Orangish pour. Oranges, wheat, honey, crackers, bread. Flavor is sweet and bready, yeasty, spicy. Not bad at all!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Hazy orange-yellow pour with a white head. Stale grain aroma with sweaty funk. Sweet flavorless water. Skunky with a bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrChopin (3280) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 24, 2010
Murky light orange-amber with a bubbly white head, lightly grainy. Lightly earthy, bubblegum, a bit overly sweet. Flavor some bitterness to hit the jaw, light yeast and dough. A bit overcarbonated, harsh grainy finish though a bit of spice saves the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11844) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2010
22 ounce bottle courtesy of CaptainCougar, thanks very much! This was pretty straightforward, caramel malt flavor and not much else.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (8435) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 26, 2010
22oz. Poured a slightly hazy yellow with a thin, white head leaving spotty to almost no lace. Aroma is straw, dough, lemon. Taste is spicy, light-bodied, slightly citric tart, creamy to mostly thin.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9693) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2010
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a medium, fizzy white head, low retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (straw, hay, bread), light hops (spicy), and average esters (citrus) with farmhouse notes. Flavor is heavy malt (straw, hay, bread), light hops (spicy), and average esters (citrus) with farmhouse notes and a light stomach acid taste. Light body, warmth, and creaminess, medium carbonation and a dry finish.


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