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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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2005
Cloudy orange color,small head.Funky , yeasty aroma.Dry light malt begining,followed by some light bitternessand some different spice flavors at the end .

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2005
Draught. Pours orange with a rocky white head; lined lacing. Sweet fruit hop amd malted grain aroma with clove hints. Sour fruit hop bite and farm/grain malt body with a lemon zest near the end. Light bodied and refreshing spicy palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2009
Cask Stillage from the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 26/09/2009 A little sour aroma. Golden coloured sour and fruity with a little dryness in a crisp and bitter malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9089) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2003
Deep, hazy golden/orange color. Large, rocky white head. Mostly lasting with excellent lacework. The nose holds notes of soap, citrus and vineous fruit. The flavor is malty and lightly sweet up front, then balanced out nicely on the backside with lightly bitter and astringent citrus fruit peel flavors. Medium-bodied with a watery mouthfeel and very fizzy carbonation. Short, astringent and very dry finish. Citrusy and tart at the wee end. Very refreshing Spring beer! Thanks to jskendzel for this brew!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9052) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Bottle from JW77. Orangish color. Manure, hay and funk city on the nose. Tart flavors, malt, earthy and woody notes. some fruits lend a nice complexity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9013) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2010
Tasted from a bomber purchased in Denver, Colorado. Pours a hazy burnt orange body with a larger white head. Yeast, sour citrus fruits and a great Belgian ale aroma. Flavor is a nice lighter Belgian ale body that’s somewhat spicy, somewhat yeasty. Body is fairly malty with some sour citrus fruits in there. Delicious beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2006
12oz bottle shared courtesy of weeare138 (thanks!). Poured a deeper and cloudy golden color with an averaged sized white head. Aromas of apple fruitiness, light yeast, and some citrus. Tastes of lemon citrus, some wheat, yeast and fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8411) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2006
Tap at the Six Arms. Hazy dark brown beer. Nice sweet caramel malts underneath a great tart aroma. Some great fruitiness, cherry, orange peel mixed with a soft woodiness. Vineous, white grape flavour. Body is still quite full, but there is great balance here. Lots of tasty funk. Dryish finish, despite all the sweet malts up front. Oaky tannic flavour and a lingering woody, resiny finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GT2 (8366) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Tap at CK. Clear deeper orange with a thicker yellowish head. Webby, weak lace. Nose is sugary and sticky malty with sweetened cherries. Taste is sticky, applely, blander with mealy apple and mineral water tinged with mild butter and powdery sweet rolls. Overly sweet and bland overall. Not good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8322) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2010
Growler from the Libation Station in Johnson City, TN. Pours a hazy rust color with a medium offwhite head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of musty tartness, citrus, caramel, lavender. Taste is oats, caramel, bread, spice, citrus, plum, floral and earthy notes, and a faintly tart finish. Medium bodied and fairly strongly carbonated. Texture is smooth and almost creamy. Good beer.


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