Brewed by Meteor
Style: Bière de Garde
Hochfelden, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Another idea from the abbey Brewed in the tradition of the monks of Wissembourg, who had their beer made on the current site of the brewery, Wendelinus is the result of a centuries-old know-how. Beneath its amber colour and creamy head is an abbey beer with a range of flavours that mature on the palate with every mouthful. Strong, with a pleasant touch of bitterness, this is a beer to be savoured for its persistent mellowness and caramelized fruity flavours. Take your time with it! Une autre idée de l’abbaye Derrière sa robe aux reflets ambrés et sa mousse onctueuse se cache une bière d’abbaye aux parfums multiples qui murissent en bouche à chaque gorgée. Puissante avec une agréable pointe d’amertume, cette bière de dégustation sait aussi surprendre grâce à son moelleux persistant en bouche et ses notes caramélisées et fruitées

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jessop (207) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 25, 2012
Golden thin ale with little head and no carbonation. sweet flavours and aromas notes of candy...nothing special...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2132) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Malty and a bit sweet with some toffee and caramel. Light bready flavor as well, some nuts and an earthy quality.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (10237) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2012
Hazy golden colour with thin white head. Malty and spicy flavour. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hawthorne00 (3053) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2012
Bottle. Clear orange with a white head that soon retreats to the rim. Aroma of sweet oranges, smoke, cardamon, white pepper. Very sweet - sugary - with oranges, banana cake, jubes and fortified white wine before a drying finish with some spice and woody notes. Some quite interesting things going on are just monstered by the sweetness and dull mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5078) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 19, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a 2 finger white head that retains decently and leaves some thin spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is caramel malts with light fruits and mild hops. Taste is big malty sweetness with some light fruit and yeast with a mild hop presence. Medium body and adequate carbonation leaves a good feeling on the palate. A decent representation of the style and would taste even better if not so overly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (4541) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2012
330ml bottle. Dirty amber colour but clears to a nice orange colour with a slight white head. Aromas of lots of fruit, peach, nectarine, melon. Great flavour with a smooth mellow finish and mildon the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (3052) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Not a bad Biere de Garde. Aroma was nice. Sweet malt and grains are very big and full. Smells delicious. Pour was a nice clear light gold with a one finger white head. Taste was a little on the sweet side but was pretty good. Sweet, light and grainy with nothing much coming through other than sweet malt.Tastes like freshly drawn wort with carbonation. Decent beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3601) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 10, 2012
barnyard, floral, citrus, herbs, cereal, bread, toast, nuts, clove, banana, bubblegum, alcohol, woody, amber, hazy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, umami, full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6941) - Brier, Washington, USA - JAN 7, 2012
330. Pours a crystal clear medium gold with a scant wispy white head. Loose spotty lace. Big sugary nose, just overflowing with white sugar. Honey and aluminum there as well. Lot of aluminum. Watery light body with light carb. Aluminum and carbonic bite on the mid-palate, very like a glass of tonic water. CO2-ish finish. Unpleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12968) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Bottle (250) from Paula. Pours gold with a creamy white head. Aroma is sort of earthy/grassy. Med body. Flavor is slightly sweet, with some sort of flower or herb, and it has an underlying barnyard tinge. The level of sugar sort of detracts from the earthy note. Still it’s very drinkable.

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