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Brewed by Castelain
Style: Bière de Garde
Benifontaine, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Brewed for Les Bourgeoises de Calais
http://www.lesbourgeoisesdecalais.fr/


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2007
Bottle @ Chris_o shindig 2007. Clear medium brown red color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to short duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2007
Bottled. Dark brown colour, not much head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, slight alcohol and dark fruits. Flavour is sour dark fruit, toffee and caramel. Long sweetish aftertaste. Some spices are present in the aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11055) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2007
Brown with a lasting light brown head. Malty aroma with some plum. Big sweet, fruity, malty flavour with a rich and deep malt character. My first beer at the Chris_O shindig, and a great way to start the day.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2007
A Mes rate: 50cl bottle at Chris O’s Shindig. Reasonably attractive dark brown colour with a slight off white head. Sweet malt aroma, fairly dull. Heavy caramel flavour, more malt and some light chocolate notes. Late bitter / sour note makes it pleasing to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle, chris_o shindig. Brown, white head. Burnt caramel, hint of charcoal. Slight lactic sourness. Chocolate. Mouth is caramel sweetness and coating. Bitter bite and coating sweetness. Standard.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13596) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle at Chris_o Shindig. Very deep brown with thin beige head. Brune aroma. Bit fizzy, decent enough. Choccy, reasonably good. Nice smooth finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2007
Bottle@chris_o. Light chocolate with malts and a hint of molasses. Brown color, beige head, good lace. Sweet, chocolate, malty, light bitterness. Very drinkable and flavorful, not complex but nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8664) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2007
Bottled - Chris O shindig 2007 - A dark brown, almost black coloured beer with some tan pools of head. The aroma is dark fruits such as raisins, and bredy malts. It has a Belgian nose. The taste is fruity with more raisins. Lacks body but it’s drinkable enough.


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