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RATINGS: 698   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Biere De Mars is New Belgium’s exploration of the classic French and Belgian brews celebrating the half-winter, half-spring month of March. Our bottle-conditioned version, however, goes where no BIERE DE MARS has gone before. After gazing at its cloudy, yet glowing orange hue, prepare yourself for a celestial collaboration of oats, wheat, barley malt and lemon verbena, all of which is set into orbit by unidentified flying yeast strains.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jake Barnes (456) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 1, 2003
Not really much of a saison. Lacks the funkiness of a good saison. Very yeasty but no other flavors ever really develop.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheTsunami (162) - Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2003
A beautiful looking beer. Deep orange color with a full white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of orange and spice. Clove, cinnamon, maybe coriander? Great palate medium body with a slightly slippery feel. Flavor slightly reminiscent of a 'Nilla wafer. Good finish slightly tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2003
Rounded, dark, spicy, yeasty taste. Astoundingly good. Predominant flavor is vanilla, followed by a slight citric tinge, and nondescript spice. Oats give this beer a rolling, tongue-encapsulating mouthfeel. Has a desert/flower/cactus taste to it that I can't identify. Another winner from New Belgium. Is this America's best brewery? To my knowledge it is, and don't even say anything about Ommegang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DallasBryan (111) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 25, 2003

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Allseeingeye (223) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2002
Orange hues. Medium head lingers dragging some lace down with it. The smell reminds me of #9. Starts tartly like a sweet and sour tangerine, but then the malt and other grains shine through. Oily mouthfeel mops the flavors around. Dry crispy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerguy101 (5281) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 28, 2002
Orange color, medium head. Very malty, complex blend of oats, wheat, barley malts and lemon verbena. Nicely hoppy, good balance. Mouthfeel is full. Very complex taste, good full flavor. Finish is clean. Aftertaste is a little sweet and malty. Very different, good taste. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gbzia (195) - Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, USA - SEP 18, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2003 The 2003 batch was released today and on tap at the brewery. It"s better than last years, with more of a citrus flavor. Worth a try!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2002
Good blend of hops and malt accompaning a very nice orangish color. Good citrus finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 13, 2002
While very mellow and lacking for a saison, this is a nice light ale to have on a hot day. Thanks Gusler!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 8, 2002
ReRate 06/08/02: As I have changed my rating system, to reflect more acurately the beers sampled, a re-rate of my top 100 beers is now in progress: The beer pours a cloudy orange color, generous head and lace. Nose is malt, slightly citrus, sweet as is the start, top light, the finish is nicely hopped, dry, acidic and quite ’Quaffable’.

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