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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sjogro (2452) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2016
At Maakun’s. Bottle shared by Maakun. Clear brown poor. Sweet caramel malts, chestnut, some light apple notes. Very sweet, light chocolatey bitter finish. Medium body light carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (3571) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Clear amber with short lasting light beige head. Red apple, light sugary malts, dried fruits. Quite sweet and fruity with a soft herbal-candy like finish. Under medium sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied with slick feel and a bit fizzy carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DutchMark (352) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2016
Nice amber beer. Dark red with a small head. Flavor is of malts some caramel and a nice funky fuityness. easy to drink. A bit too sweet for my taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bikbo (102) - - JAN 27, 2016
Aroma dulce y a cereal. Color miel, espuma poco duradera no muy abundante. Sabor dulce, cereal, frutos rojos. Cuerpo medio.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cagou007 (1001) - FRANCE - JAN 24, 2016
Pours hazy amber with thick tan head. Nose is . Aromas are toasted malts, caramel, fruits, citrus. Low carbonation, oily texture. Medium sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (3400) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle from local Yamaya store. Floral nose, with dark sugar and toffee. Orange/Amber color. Honey, dried stone fruit, raisins, vanilla, bread, yeast, and a light tangy finish. Medium body. Super sweet nose. Flavors are interesting, somewhat complex, not entirely integrated, and a rather sweet.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivnizub (10091) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2015
Bouteille: Almost clear, ruby-amber coloured, loose and slowly collapsing off-white head; sweet malty to caramelly nose with traces of dried berries; very sweet flavour, very low bitterness and a sticky MF; slightly lingering sweet flavour with a barely detectable bitterness in the aftertaste. Too monotonous, too sweet…

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1020) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2015
Aroma - some floral/herb qualities, some fruit, and some spice. Appearance - hazy amber, small head. Taste - caramel and some spice. Some dark fruit too. Palate - medium body, texture on the thinner side, average carbonation, and sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (5932) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Calisky (2466) - 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.


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