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


on tap

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cirrhosis (1248) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2009
The body was a honey brown color and just slightly cloudy, a fairly thick quarter inch of tan head was produced but had vanished before I had a chance to drink. Very mild smelling beer aroma was difficult to pick up, but I could detect a faint floral lemon sent and just a touch of yeast but like I said this aroma was way too weak. Dam surprisingly strong alcohol flavor for such a low percentage, lemony tasting malts and a fairly good yeast presence made for a some what enjoyable flavor. For a Belgian Ale every thing seemed slightly off, looked the wrong color and no cap, smell was way to mild, and the taste has way to much alcohol, but this still wasn’t a bad beer to drink it’s just a bad Belgian ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VertBaconStrips (2137) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 26, 2009
This beer starts of good and ends poorly - all in a matter of about 15 minuites. Poured out nicely, but came up a little short on the head - and that died just before my enjoyment died. First sip was quite yummy with a creamy feel, but seemed just a little too thick - couldnt place the aroma (sorry - someone else will have to, cause I ain’t purchacing another bottle), but it was quite fresh. The golden apperance was a bit cloudy and you could see stuff floating around. Half way through the glass, everything changed - for the worse. A bitterness showed up accompanied with a pile of alcohol...odd ending for a promising beer. The label is kinda cheap looking and so was the beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivnizub (9159) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2009
Bouteille (Merci, Stephane !) Golden, bigger firm off-white head; bisquity and slightly woody nose; light to moderate sweet flavour with a light bitter touch, light to medium bodied; sweet-bitter, slightly hoppy finish. Simple, but not unpleasant............

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeverszeuge (625) - GERMANY - FEB 25, 2009
this was my test # 1000 on biertest-online.de (november 17th 2006). smell of yeast and malt with berries and toffee. sweet start with some toffe and berries. a bit like liqueur. later more and more hops but the malty ground stays. finishes with aromas of cherry, vanilla and cinnamon. starts thin ends complex and excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MoritzF (8676) - Bochum, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2009
(75cl bottle, with thanks to Quack-Duck) Almost clear, golden colour with a medium-sized foamy white head. Moderately sweet and slightly acidic/ascorbic malty nose with a grainy touch and shy notes of citrus. Light-sweet flavour, medium bodied with a crispy carbonation. Pale malty, slightly grainy and faint fruity taste with an ascorbic note and a touch of biscuits; moderately sweet malt-accented and subtle fruity finish. Drinkable but also pretty one-dimensional (17.II.09).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wyzzywyz22 (2061) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2008
Bottle, Chez Michel, Strasbourg. Dark amber with a dissipating white head. Sweet aroma and flavour, with some yeast and malt in there mixed with trace fruit and spice. Straightforward stuff, decent enough to wash down a big bowl of moules and frites.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (20450) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2008 Bottled. Clear deep golden, no head. Leathery aroma. Sweet with clean mouthfeel and medium body. Notes of butterscotch and vanilla. Low bitterness. Simple, but mild and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sleepylopes (318) - New York, USA - MAY 6, 2008
nice med amber with a small head. Slightly sour taste and a spicy fruit sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2008
Bottled. Thanks to Björn once again. Pours out in a clear pale amber with a low quickly disappearing white foam. A bit sharp and sourish (fishy) yeasty aroma with nutty undertones. Medium-bodied with quite an unrefined and sharp flavour of raw yeast, straw, metal and fish-food. Metal and almonds in the alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
armando629 (2438) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 20, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2008 Golden color, light head wich diminshes quickly. The aroma is yeastly, some spice. In the taste is yeast, malt, a little orange. A little thin texture, not so exciting.

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