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Brewed by Lepers
Style: Bière de Garde
La Chapelle d’Armentieres, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An interpretation Biere de Garde made with 30% wheat.

Belle blonde qui titre 7°, composée de malt d’orge et de froment, quelques épices lui donnent un parfum d’agrumes qui font sa notoriété depuis plus de 30 ans.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6134) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2004
Clear light straw to golden, almost no head. Weird aroma of old basement, cask wood and cement. Extremely original and unlike anything else. It almost smells like a sweet citrusy, candyish and flowery cork. Musty citrusy sweet on the tongue, almost a battery flavour, I couldn’t drink too much of it, mostly sweet on the flavour balance. Medium body, slightly cloying toward the end, feels less carbonated than it really is.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8159) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2004
Golden with a dense white head. Aromas are sweet lemon, yeast and hops spices. Flavours are sweet lemon, spices. Floral hops and wheat. Not much sign of the alcohol. Syrupy and sweet but interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2004
had this in a st germain tavern in paris: clear golden with big white bubbly head....huge wheaty banana spice nose. bubblegum with a bit of tart apples in the mouth quite high in carbonation and a pretty good drink. especially for a french beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (1875) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2004
Bottle at the Falstaff, rue de la Dunkerque, Paris. Dark golden colour with a great white head. Aroma is malty, sweet and buttterscotch, as is the taste. Full bodied, moderately carbonated. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7396) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2004
Rich gold colour. Limited carbonation. A veritable fruit cocktail in the aroma - oranges, grapes, various tropical fruits. Sweet malt too and a touch of sugar candy. Although the mouthfeel is a little sticky, there’s some hop presence, a fair amount of acidity and a hint of bitterness to cut through. Well-balanced. Sweet and sour finish, with a pronounced alcoholic afterburn. Like Joris, I didn’t pick up much wheat character at all. Although there’s a lot going on in this beer, it all comes together rather nicely. Impressive. 750 ml bottle from onlyfinebeer. BBE 31 August 2004.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (7971) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2004
Clear golden beer; slim white head, fast gone. Grapes (white and sweet) in the nose, orange liqueur, raisins. Again a sharp, but at the same time very refined liqueur taste, bit citrussy, bit of cocos too. Very well-bodied, slick and alcohol obvious. Higher alcohols as well, IMO. Extremely fine-flavoured, but strong winey ale (winey as in dessert wine). Just one thing: absolutely no wheat character, despite the guaranteed 30%...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2004
Hazy golden color; poor head. Nice aroma, of malt, winy, flowers, sweet, a bit alcoholic. Rather sweet, light malt, light peach fruitness. Drinkable, but simple.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19654) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2003
Bottled. Golden colour, slightly hazy, small head. Butterscotchy aroma. Really malty with soft mouthfeel. Sweet, sugary and slightly yeasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BroueNeault (158) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 24, 2003
On tap. Golden colour with a nice head. Fruity aroma and a taste of fruit and malt. Nice bitterness and smooth texture.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mwesth (279) - Skovlunde, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2004 Big head. Full, a bit sweet and. Very smooth texture. Extremely long lasting bitter aftertaste. I like the label too (-:


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