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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (1208) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2014
750ml bottle from Aldi, Meir Park. Pours amber with white head. Yeasty and sweet not a bad beer but a little cloying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2396) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2014
Caged cork bottle 6%. Golden beer with small head. Aroma of citrus, yeast and a hint of vinegar. Taste is citrus, yeast, tangerine, some spice and a little vinegar again. OK beer, just doesn’t seem to gel well though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DanielBrown (3927) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle from Aldi, Great Barr. Sour Belgian yeasty flavour. A little bit of flower, a little wheat and banana. A bit cloying. Kind of OK, but kind of oversweet too. Biere de Garde is kind of a weakling style, huh?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
OwainTurner (341) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
A budget beer from Aldi. Just like Leffe blonde. Rating reflects value. Is a 16 without

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ReV2 (150) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
A pretty decent bier de Garde though it’s lost 1.2% since I last had it. The 6% version stands up well and is easier to drink. Big white fluffy head, lively yellow body, bread, yeast and soft sweet malt with a good hop balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
hoppybreweruk (33) - WALES - DEC 14, 2013
As a pro brewer myself i was very keen to try this and was surprised. It has a very nice one finger head with a medium carbonation. Golden in colour. It has a very nice wheat flavour with some citrus notes. The finishing is that what you would expect given by the esters of the Belgian Yeast. Nice one Aldi!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1485) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle from Aldi, Pours a blonde colour, taste is very Belgian like and yeasty, fairly good beer which I bought several bottles of

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4679) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
75cl bottle from Aldi, looking very similar to the illustration, but ABV 6% and described as a Biere d’Abbaye. A pale amber pour with a thick white head; grassy aroma with a touch of yeast; fresh, sweet, grainy body; and a light prickly bitterness and a trace of farmyard to finish. A swaffably good ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3634) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle (6%), from Aldi, Grimsby. Pale gold, fluffy but shortlived white head and moderate condition. Gentle fruity sweet nose with a hint of peppery spicy yeastiness, nicely balanced in the mouth with a yeast bitteness complementing a pleasant fruity sweetness with a touch of chalky mineral notes, gently yeasty bitterness laced with fruit notes in the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (800) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2013
This is the "abbey beer" version, currently on sale in Aldi Sunderland for £2.49 a bottle. 660 ml bottle served in a 1/2 pint chalice over the course of an evening, so a good head from topping up. Bright golden body, thin white head. Mildly spicy citric aroma. Soft lemon flavour, gentle bitterness, medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Not the most complex Belgian beer, slightly generic to be honest, but a pleasant relaxing bargain at the price.

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