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Brewed by Moulins d’Ascq
Style: Bière de Garde
Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Unfiltered.
Ingredients: Water, Barley, Sugar, Yeast, Hops.
"Moulins d’Ascq is a top-fermenting beer, based on malt and hops of certified biological growing. Natural beer, not pasteurised, not filtered, one should serve relatively cool (8-10°C)"
Note:0.33l bottles brewed at De Proefbrouwerij, 0.75l bottles at Moulins d’Ascq.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2006 There are 2 definite versions of this beer. A filtered and non filtered version. One is bright and very drinkable, although has no sediment, the other with a different label, but same ABV. The first is an easy drinking ambree with good malt and hop balance and very drinkable. In fact it went down without noticing. The second is a different beast. An orange gold dirty colour with a thin off white head with sediment in suspension. Yeasty orange zesty aroma. Really nice in mouth, creamy and zesty at the same time. Boy what a beer.This is incredible. A pleasing drinkable ambree in the filtered version and an in your face biere de garde with fresh spice herb nose, citrus. Gd French Admin anyone?

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (4137) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2012
From BA (Oct 2007): This was the third bottle in my collection of beers from this brewery and also the third bottle in a French beer tasting evening I had earlier in the week. A cork and caged 75cl brown bottle best before July 2008, drank in Oct 2007. Poured into my Hogaarden Grand Cru glass (twice). The first pour gave a lovely clear, golden coloured beer with a small white head. I allowed the sediment to fall into my second pour, which produced a murkey darker yellow/orange looking liquid that had a grubby cream head. The two glasses obviously gave me two vastly different tastes and it was like having two different beers, I liked them both. The clean taste of the first beer was so refreshing and the meatier second pour had such a depth of body it was great too. This breweries beers are all good, the beers are flavoursome and well made, this beer is a fine exmple of a Flanders amber beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
psilosophy (512) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - MAY 13, 2013
Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur entre dorée et ambrée, trouble avec présence de sédiments, mousse abondante qui tient bien. Une bière de garde qui a du caractère et qui n’est pas sans rappeller la jenlain ambrée avec ses arômes caramélisés, son bouquet automnal et des notes florales. Elle réussit un bel amalgame amer-acide-sucré. la carbonnation est très pétillante mais reste moelleurse. Une agréable découverte, trouvée à l’Entrepôt - Courcelles les Lens.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bebert (1) - marcq en baroeul, FRANCE - OCT 21, 2013 does not count
Nice belgian tasty beer made out of organic ingredients. Roasted malt gives this beer a nice caramel flavour

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (748) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2008
Bottle at home. hay, grass, golden, cloudy, aminimal head, light sweetness, light body, creamy, average carbonation,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 20, 2003
Orange beer with golden shine. Yeast in suspension. Thick, slightly yellowish head, relatively stable. Nose of orange rind, spicey (peppery, paprika); weedy - weeds or shrubs in early spring, fresh wood. Citrussy, neutral to sweet taste, some acidity form carbonation. Some spices again, difficult to say what (paprika,allspice,szechuan, pepper, maybe some liquorice). Very refreshing, spritzy, even like a galvanic current in the mouth; medium-bodied. Liqueurish aftertaste. If there are true summer beers, then this is a spring ale. It is not, however, a bière de mars. The beer is "Ecocert" certified, which is probably Europes' severest bio-labelling.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19953) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2003
Bottled. Muddy orange, creamy head. Lightly raisiny with deep maltiness. Soft and rounded, quite sweet. Discretely flavourful and well balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2008
Bottle@Home. Sweet, cookie and orange aroma. Hazy, orange/amber color, beige head, fair lace. Sweet, fruity (orange, grapes, peach), light bitter. Sticky mouthfeel, sparkling. Nice, not exceptional.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3618) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JAN 23, 2010
@ a tasting, thanks Kabi, pours orange-yellow clear with a nice off-white head, aroma of cheese, milk, grass and easters, flavors of white wine, orange, banana and notes of clove, feels zesty and lively, finishes slightly bitter and spicy, medium bodied. Refreshing

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2010
33 cL bottle, courtesy of fiulijn. Pours clear and golden orange orange with a huge white head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight breadish. Roasted malty, slight fruity.Roasted malty and lingering caramelish into the finish.


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