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

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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%


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2013
33cl bottle from Terre de Boisson, Calais. Reddish colour with thick beige head. Some fruity malt aroma. Yep, it’s warming fruity and wintery in the mouth. Some warmness from the alcohol. Some mild sting on finish. Mostly kind of strawberry jam and malt in the mouth. Quite drinkable. Decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2069) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 19, 2013
.33l bottle, brought up by a friend in Greece. Darker caramel, with foamy head. Big, slightly burnt brown caramel aroma. Sweet, sticky yeast body, banana, chocolate, toasty sugar. Pretty good, if a little sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2013
Bottle @ Odense Smagning, 1st Gathering Janaur 2013. Pours ruby amber with a small white head. Caramel, fruit , citrus and marmelade. Medium bodied. Short bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (10779) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2013
RB Odense January tasting. Red amber with a big off-white head. Malty aroma with some caramel, a floral note and a touch of citrus. Sweetish malty flavour with fruity and floral notes and some Fullers-like marmalade

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arve_Christian (2736) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 4, 2013
On bottle from Jumbo Bilbao, Santiago. Amber color, good foam. Aromas of red fruits, malt, notes of dried fruits- good fruitiness. Medium body & complexity. Some sweetness, well balanced . Enjoyable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Pours a lightly hazy amber with a small, beige head. The aroma has a little - dry - caramel accents and some nuts. Medium body, brown sugars - again dry though - lightly spicy but hardly any bitterness. A pleasant and harmless easy drinker. 261212

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
PhillyCraft (2850) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Tap, pours a somewhat clear brown, not much head or lace. Notes are toffee, caramel, and butterscotch, and sugar. Cloying sweetness, really a gross candy bar tasting beer from France. Almost threw up. If they consider this a biere de garde then that’s sad. Give me a bud heavy over this brew.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JEK69 (396) - FRANCE - DEC 11, 2012
Pours red-amber, smells caramel, malt and dried fruit. A bit yeasty, a bit fruity. Medium bodied ale with a short finish. Nice but simple.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

ABV: 6.5%. Unclear medium amber - red orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, caramel, fruity sugar, moderate yeast, sweet, candy, light alcohol. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, yeasty, sweet fruity sugar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121110]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hopppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.


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