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

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unknown

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dès le 9ème siècle, les moines de l’Abbaye de Wissembourg, inspirés par on ne sait quelle voix, ont choisi de brasser leur bière sur le site actuel de la brasserie Meteor. Wendelinus perpétue aujourd’hui la tradition des bière de dégustation initiée par Saint Wendelin, patron des agriculteurs toujours fêté à Hochfelden. Wendelinus est une bière blonde (6.8% Alc Vol) au reflets ambrés. Elle est caractérisée par une rondeur et un moelleux très puissant. Elle se déguste idéalement entre 8 et 9°c.


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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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (2327) - 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 (2740) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Digzis (63) - Nancy, FRANCE - JUN 12, 2014
Blonde avec une couleur claire, mousse assez rare. Assez sucrée (note de caramel ou de sucre roux), nombreuses notes de fruit (raisin, pommes). Pas terrible dans l’ensemble, trop sucrée à mon goût. Mais à sa décharge, je l’ai sans doute goûtée pas suffisamment fraîche.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (3479) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
25cl bottle: part of a six pack bought at a French supermarket in Calais. Poured into a Chimay chalice on 23 Feb 14. Looks lager/pilsner like: clear, deep golden hue to the clean body, the head a thin wisp from the start and just a collar after 10 seconds. The aroma is semi-sweet grainy: the taste very similar with just about enough flavour to hide the alcohol. It lacks depth and character but it isn’t a bad beer, just a little one dimensional and not really my thing even though I prefer malty and sweet beers. Scored objectively.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lux_edwards (94) - - FEB 1, 2014
33 cl bottle. Aroma: vanilla, brown sugar, sweetish. Appearance: dark yellow, white head that dissipates. Taste: sweet. Palate: relatively smooth, sweet aftertaste. Overall: alright - too sweet for me though.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Calisky (443) - ALSACE, FRANCE - NOV 26, 2013
Couleur orange trouble, belle mousse. Gout de fruits legerement caramel et assez doux. Pas de fin de bouche. Biere de garde simple mais pas trop mal.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (1956) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Sweet malt and some floral accents make this a nice effort from Meteor. Dark orange amber with tiny skin of a head. Malt and fruit (apples and oranges)notes are up front in the aroma and taste. smooth and mellow, simple but complex.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vestlake (104) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle pours a golden color with a finger of head. Aroma is malt, yeast, and a little spice. Taste is malty and spicy, pretty good taste. I would rate it higher but it lacks a kick that I look for in strong ale’s.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (5609) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle, DØE Øllets dag @ Bdr. Schmidt, Viby Centeret. Pours golden with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, yeast, wood, light hops. Flavor is malt, honey, yeast, wood, little hops, light booze. Medium body, lively carbonation. 070913

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ThirstyBird (1454) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2013
Pours a clear amber color with a light tan head. Smell is light caramel malt, fruit. Taste is sweet up front with the previously mentioned flavors ending sweet and a little dry. Medium body with course and active carbonation. Not a particularly good beer.


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