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Mélusine Barbe Bleue

Brewed by Mélusine
Style: Brown Ale
Chambretaud, France


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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brown Ale aromatised with anise and lady’s mantle (alchemille), unfiltered, not pasteurized.
Bronze medal winner - Concours General Agricole de Paris 2007

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
buddybutch (50) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAY 29, 2016
Very average beer. It lacks a real style/personality : Brown beer, but it’s not a stout, not a dubbel, even less a Quadrupel. Not bad, but if you have choice. Drink something else.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (13678) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
Sampled from bottle thanks to my good friend Niels. Gusher. Clear amber color, medium sized off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, caramel, a bit sweet, some candy sugar. Average body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wiosna (591) - - FEB 2, 2016
Puolikas 0,33 pullo @ OPP. Sameahko kastanjanruskea. Tuoksussa jyväistä ja paahteista mallasta, aavistus kahvia ja humalaa. Maussa paahteista mallasta, hiukan mausteista. Myös humalan raikkautta.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (4029) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 18, 2015
A small taste from a friend (bottle) @ One Pint Pub. Pours very deep amber with a medium head. Aroma is grainy roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts, coffee, hops and some anise. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16116) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2015
Bottle at Beer Hunters. Dark brown color, medium-sized off-white head. Anise, liquerice and caramel in the nose. Medium-bodied. Harsh, grassy, anise and grainy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esox (1226) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2015
Bottled. Clear cola like color, thin lacy head. Slightly smoky/burnt rubbery nose, yeast, strawberries and dried apricot, hayish hops. A hint of chocolate. Softly smoky flavor based on sweetish grains. Yeasty cloves in the finish with some soft/herbal bitterness. Long, softly smoky aftertaste. Texture ois slightly fizzy and yeasty. Medium body. Quite well balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bewyder (395) - FRANCE - AUG 25, 2015
Marron foncée avec reflets cuivrés, trouble, l’anis est perceptible d’emblée au nez et la première bouche suit le pas pour une première impression presque désagréable. Évidemment je n’aime pas l’anis. Puis des notes malt et chocolat viennent, dans une petite douceur de baies, l’anis ne se faisant pas dominant. Pas complètement à mon goût donc mais finalement pas mauvaise, pour un ensemble équilibré. Intéressante. Bouteille 33cl achetée en grandes surfaces, Saint-Hilaire de Riez, France, bue le 24/08/2015.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alister (12) - - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle. Coffee black, with a smooth creamy head. Absent nose, very "light" taste with a liquorice finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Deu (932) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Dark Brown color with a small Brown head. Medium body and medium carbonation. A bit fruity. Finish is not bitter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Herezja (15) - - MAR 21, 2015
Dark ale with strong smell of bourbon, no head, little carbonation and not much else. From a bottle at home so I'll give it another go one day but I'm not rushing it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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