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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RumRunner101 (902) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 21, 2013
Nose is sweet orange, caramel, grapefruit. Flavour is the same with a grainy feel and some spice. Alcohol is apparent, warm and inviting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
Big bottle, shared round the table @ the brewery. Medium bronze body, lively white head. Sweet honey and soft esters, no real hop character. A milder belgian style ale. Kind of "meh" about this one.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cousin_Larry (719) - - OCT 11, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2013 Pours translucent copper with a small head. I’ve had beera that taste just like this but cant quite put my finger on it. First taste is feint with sweet maltiness. Finishes with bitter hoppiness. Nothing special imo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2648) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle at SBWF 2013. Pours dark amber. Malt dominated, caramell, light sweetness, spicyness in the background.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1816) - Arizona, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Dark caramel amber pour, nice carbination, medium creamy tan head, lasting. Alcohol, dark fruit, caramel, toffee. Medium body. Sweet. Spices. A little booze. No bitterness. Creamy and flavorful. Maybe too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jbuzz (778) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Sweet medium body..warm spicy after taste and feel. Very to drink if not to exiting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy orange pour with off white head. Smells of a lot of malt and slight hops. Tastes of sweet malts, slight hops and a slight alcohol finish. Not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5080) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 29, 2013
650ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a finger of white head that settles down to leave only a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and other light fruits with some light cereal grains. Taste is a grainy malt and light fruit sweetness with some light citrus hop bitterness present. There is also some yeast that comes through in the finish. Medium bodied with some mild carbonation. A pretty decent French brew from the good ol’ USA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
CapFlu (4918) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
(22oz bottle) Purchased at Hillside. Pours a quick dissipating white frothy head atop a sediment filled red body. Nose is kinda spicy, warm alcohol and almost banana. Good malt base and smooth body. --- reviewed on RateBeer.com

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2573) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
650 ml bottle. Pours a clear mahogany with medium foamy head. Aromas of apricots, caramel, and dry roasted malts. Flavors of strawberries, burnt sugar, roasted malts, and resin. Somewhat acidic but quite nice.

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