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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10547) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 3, 2012
A cloudy orange pour with a tall white head. Opens with a light fruitiness on the nose. Quite a bit of bread with a touch of caramel, butterscotch, and cardboard. Moderate yeast aroma, maybe a little fruit. The flavor is fairly sweet and malty as well. Lots of bread, caramel, and toffee with some of the same cardboard notes that were present on the nose. Not really a fan of this one.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palidor19 (2918) - Brandon, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2012
a nice beer with a combination of constant sweetness and nice mellow drinkability. the beer with a nice constant. though it is strong alcohol, it is hidden very well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4170) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2012
The aroma is weak but has toasted malt, dark fruit, and light hops. The appearance is orange gold with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall this is good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jeff789 (1406) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2012
Hazy amber orangish color medium tan head lingers a bit some mild lacing... Notes of orange and sweet malts in the aroma... Aroma and flavor don’t match at all... Boring borderline sweet mess malty... Fairly spicy with a mild hint of pepper... Medium to medium full bodied

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ReggieDunlap (3009) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2012
Pours a hazy orange amber with a medium tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty...caramel and wheaty notes...yeasty with faint candied fruits. Flavor is much more bitter than expected...still some yeastiness and faint fruity/sweet maltiness. Mouthfeel is medium with a muddled fruity/malty/bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4782) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Clear and amber. Almost no head. This is tasty mut not really a Bier de Garde. Mit is sweet and malty. Easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3102) - Montana, USA - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle pours a hazy copper/orange with a thin off white head. Scent is sweet and yeasty with a damp basement note. Taste is sweet caramel, some fruit and yeast.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012

Name: Rendezvous
Date: January 05, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ale Atlanta
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, light spicyness, touch of fusel sweetness
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, just a hint of spicyness to balance the sweetness, light earthyness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 8, 2012
22oz bottle thanks to thirdeye11. Deep orange pour with a ring of white head. Aromas of spice and fruit - apple, orange, and banana. Tastes of spices and banana.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2012
Pours a clear deep amber. Aroma is malty, sweet, and a bit spicy. Flavor is similiar.


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