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

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   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


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (1943) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Bottle 330ml at the TGV towards Paris. Great sweet and "yeasty" beer. Aromas of hazelnut, caramel, and hints of butter. Taste is sweet, with bitter notes, and long length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Amber, with a thin head.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2293) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 28, 2010
This is from the notes I took on a napkin on the TGV train 6196 Avignon - Paris: Poured a nice off white creamy head that lasts and some lace. Color was a clear medium amber. Aroma was malty, yeasty, apricot, honey, dark ripe fruit, spicey, and a bit floral. Flavor was like aroma. Good bitter/sweet balance. Good body, champagne fizz. A slow session beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4643) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 9, 2011
This is also quite tasty. Some bubblyness, a bit of maltiness; also has some spiciness that the dremmwels had. Thanks ’rents for bringing these back from France!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3305) - 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,

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2012
250 ml bottle: Pours nearly clear, citrus amber with minimal, grey-white head. Scent is yeasty, sugared. Taste is soft, sugary light fruit....pear... At the edge of tartness... Very smooth...delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3676) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
didierlewallon (146) - ponferrada, SPAIN - AUG 15, 2014
Cerveza dorada con reflejos brillantes anaranjados un poco turbia.Aromas muy intensa de frutas madura y florales. Notas acarameladas y sabor a levadura. Cuerpo medio y acabado ligeramente dulce.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2005
75cl bottle from Auchan. Gold colour with thin white head. Yeasty , herby , spicey aromas. Firm in mouth. Some orange fruit and caramel. Finish is spicey hop and some good malt. Pretty good belgian ale but lacks greatness

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2278) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 13, 2011
Light head with no lacing. Taste has grass, malt, hay, citrus (grapefruit?), honey, bread, and what I can only guess is sweet cloves. A lot is going on here. The finish is light, sweet and absent hops.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jrwhitney6 (330) - - AUG 21, 2013
Not sure why this beer seems to be so unpopular with other reviewers. Pours a beautiful, incredibly clear orange color with a finger of foam that is retained for a while. Pleasant aroma of burnt sugar and honey. Doesn't taste as good a or looks or smells, but still good. A little syrupy, with caramel, spice and a hint of alcohol on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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