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Style: Bière de Garde
Hochfelden, France
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RATINGS: 111   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


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle. Thin foamy white head. Slightly cloudy golden color. Citrus, corriander, and spice in the aroma. Thick texture, both bready and yeasty, not much in depth, some apricot and wheat, slightly sweet all around. Bitter and bubbly finish. Not terrible but not a repeat for me.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (8095) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2014
Dunkel goldenes Bier mit geringer weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, getreidig, etwas fruchtig. Geschmack sehr malzig fruchtig, etwas Karamell, süß, minimal alkoholisch.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scarletfire65 (976) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2014 Bottle at The Rock Tapas Bar. Aroma is very sweet malt with brown sugar and vanilla notes. Slightly oxidized notes as well, and as it warms some dates and figs. Tastes very malty and sweet. No hop presence at all. Tastes like that Spanish drink Malta. Ready to age, but not sure if that would be a good thing. One is enough, thanks.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cimbasso (194) - - AUG 29, 2014
Deep golden hue and extremely short-lived white head. Purchased in a 33cl bottle from Spirited Wines. Aroma of malts, vanilla, dates and cloves. Taste is quite sweet and with hints of fresh bread. Also notes of cloves, toffee and dried fruits. Plenty of alcohol at 6.8% but this beer is reasonably well-balanced. Not particularly complex for an abbey beer but quite pleasant. The after taste is a little strange and rather metallic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
didierlewallon (125) - 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.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
zacgillbanks (2463) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle from Cora supermarket, Saint Malo, Brittany, France. Golden coloured with a sweet fruit and alcoholic toffee flavour, hints of cheese?! followed by a warming almond and caramel finish. Not a very good beer at all.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Clear amber color with a fine foam. Actually a bit strong and bitter. Slightly fruity aroma.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (5088) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 23, 2014
12oz goblet at a bar in Bordeaux. Pours a hazy, burnt orange with some thin, eggshell head. Nose has some candy sugar sweetness, some clove, dates, nougat, lightly floral too. Flavor is candy sweet, raisins, clove, some herbs, some dried apple slices, some dried citrus peel. Fairly heavy finish.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
freretoc (783) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 23, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl, couleur blonde, mousse et effervescence moyenne, en bouche cette bière à un goût de malt et de pain assez prononcé et un côté sucré du panaché, fin de bouche horrible sur le savon, un désastre !

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (3439) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2014
Schöne Bernsteinfarbe und süßlich-würziger Geruch. Der Antrunk ist süßlich-würzig, ganz leicht herb. Zum Hauptteil hin wird das Bier milder, leicht würzig-süßlich, aber schon fast zu süßlich. Die 6,8% machen sich höchstens in der typischen Süße bemerkbar, sonst aber nicht. Der Nachgeschmack ist süßlich-herb in angenehm mild.
→ Ein interesantes Bier, aber für seine 6,8% etwas aromenarm. Schade! 9+12+8+9

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (4007) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear pale gold, thin white head. Aromas are grainy, light white sugar, bread. Taste is light sweet, not much else, maybe more graininess. Forgettable.


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