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Mont-Blanc La Rousse

Brewed by Mont-Blanc
Style: Bière de Garde
La Motte Servolex, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
This beer is the last creation of the Mont Blanc brewery. It is brewed with our pure water from our exclusive water catchment on the slopes of Mont Blanc, and from three differents malts : wheat, barley and oat. We wanted a beer that associates a full body malty taste but still a refreshing kick to it. We used a combination of top fermentation and delicate spices like Hibiscus to give it its ruby color and full taste with a hint of fruity notes. The result is a very complex yet very balanced amber beer that will blow you away! Formerly 7.2%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (4208) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2015
330ml bottle BB Dec 2016, 6.5%. Good marketing - 180 year old brewery, beer brewed with glacial water from Mont Blanc. I’m a sucker for this stuff. Very dark orange, quite clear, lightly sparkling, small foamy brown head, full lacing. Aroma is toffee, Cadbury’s Eclairs, light orange liquer notes. Body is medium, smooth, light carbonation. Taste is sweet and biscuity, metallic, some flinty minerals, earthy, sweet black cherry, raisin. Sweet Belgian-style vibe. Grew on me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Calisky (2015) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 9, 2015
Couleur ambrée, très légère mousse beige. Nez de caramel cuit. Gout de caramel et malt d’orge un peu cremeux avec notes pain, fruitées noirs et légères épices. Bon corps. Petites amertume et caramel en fin de bouche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (823) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A shining clear red amber beer ; few bubbles ; medium off-white creamy head ; good retention. Roasty aroma, caramel, fruits (dry fruits, fig), herbal note. Medium sweet, light dry, light refreshing ; bitter note. Medium body, thin oily texture, average carbonation, medium lasting roast finish. Overall, very enjoyable ; elegant ; round ; low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marcius (360) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Reddish color and medium head. Caramel (sweet) aroma with some floral hops notes. Taste is sweet with bitter finish. Palate with strong body and long finish. Very good ale (bière de grade) from Haute-Savoie in France.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
waiake (534) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 24, 2015
750ml bottle that poured golden brown & frothy which lasted through to the end the aroma is mostly malty sweet tastes creamy smooth with subtle caramel malty sweet & spicy flavours delicious

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2294) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a red tint, light malt aroma with some fruit, taste is light bitterness with some sweetness of fruit with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (5608) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2015
Bottle: Tumbler: Lively creamy head. Clear amber colored beer. Aromas of malts, corn, caramel, hay, cereal, toast, bread, dried leaves, sprinkle of honey. A perfect marriage of malts, bitters and caramel. With hints of minerals, some dried leaves and herbs and a sprinkle of honey and other caramel related tints. Aftertaste is bitter, caramel, light dry, dried leaves and some caramel ish related tones. Low carbo, light creamy mouthfeel. Balanced, smooth and what a drinker! Freaking delicious stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8703) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle picked up in France by Jude (Loz’s sister) consumed at home Saturday 1st August 2015 Sweet caramel on the nose, reddy amber in colour with a large foamy off white head. Sweet and malty and a little chewy it’s fine but a tad safe. A6 A3 T6 P3 Ov12 3.0

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bewyder (286) - FRANCE - JUL 31, 2015
Une rousse, assez douce, a la couleur plus prononcée que les arômes, pas mauvais mais peu profonds. Légères notes caramels. Pas mauvaise quand même. Bouteille 75cl achetée chez Nature et Découverte, Noisy-le-Grand, France, bue le 30/07/2015.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (976) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Pour is clear amber with a frothy head, aroma is malty, sweet. Taste is malty, herbal, sweet. Very pleasant

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