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Mont Salève Special Bitter

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Brewed by Mont Salève
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Neydens, France
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1462) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 30, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Couleur jaune trouble. Peu de CO2. Nez mangue, peu corpulente, légère, fines bulles. Amertume moyenne. Bel équilibre, un peu trop light.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
procraste (391) - FRANCE - DEC 10, 2015
C’est sympathique. Amère et sèche avec des notes citronnées. Une arrière bouche amère et tonique. Quelques notes fruitées sur la fin. Un style assez "pointu" , genre "petit coup de fouet"

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (6539) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2015
Sampled 330 ml. bottle @ “Vini Birre Ribelli 2015”. Pale citrus golden, bubbles. Nose is citrus lemon hops, zest, quite juicy. Taste is floral, lemon, juicy hops, dash too yeast, less expressive than my deScription sounds, felt a bit muted. Body is juicy hops & yeast, decent but I feel like it could have more expressive.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (1150) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2015
Juicy and fruity aroma. Sprightly texture. Only mildly bitter. A truly special bitter, indeed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (1019) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle. Pour is murky gold with a thin head, aroma is fruity, sweet, juicy pineapple. Taste is bitter, fruity, thin malty body, light pineapple. I would regard this as a session IPA and a very nice one

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (5210) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle from De Molen beershop. Gold/amber pour with white head, pretty tenacious. Aroma is nice and hoppy, perfumy floral hop, definitely some Mont Saleve signature but not cloying like some of their beers, pine, cat piss, tropical notes. Taste is rather bitter, malt profile is light and biscuity, light vegetal hop notes, leafy. Palate is light bodied, just a tad watery, could use a bit more body, good carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
guiroul33 (255) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - OCT 26, 2014
On tap at Festibière festival in Gembloux. Nice bitter light beer that reminds me of de la Senne style. Nice!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (7706) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 18, 2014
on tap at braukunst munchen 2014. yellow with a light haze and a large lingering white head; zesty citric aroma with hints of wildflowers; crisp yet subtle, lightly salty with a lingering lemon pip aftertaste. delicious

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weark (540) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle from Au Grain d’Orges - Cleare pale color, frothy head, good lacing - coconut( similar to sorachi ace if it’s not this one), apple, citrus aroma - coconut, citrus flavor with hints of malt - fizzy carbonation, good bitterness, light body, thin, long hoppy dry bitter finish - really good beer, i’m really impressed by the "low alcohol" range of Brasserie du Mont Salève, another good realisation

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Deu (912) - Nantes, FRANCE - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle @ le sur mesure in Nantes. Hazy very, very pale yellow with particles, big chunky white head. Smells very hoppy, bitter, fresh, grapefruit.. Very nice. Tastes quite bitter, fresh, hoppy and all nice... Taste is a litlle plain for me but the bitterness is nice. Y


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