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RATINGS: 703   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrotherJason (47) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Huge bubbly head over a hazy pale pour. Lively carbonation is visible as head goes rocky until collapse. Aroma is of strong citrus, barnyard and earth. Taste is fairly sweet, but with more bitterness than expected. Mild sweet finish with a hint of bitterness. Minor soapy off flavor in the finish, as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RogerBurks (45) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 27, 2004
A beautiful beer to look at. The aroma is inviting and seductive, a hint of the many pleasures to come. The beer itself is complex: waves of fruit, malt, grass, spice and yeast. Those flavors deepen as the palate lingers. One of my new favorites.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
supermikeyb (43) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2004
I look forward to theis beer every year since it came out. Its got a nice sweet fruit fully spiced nose. Pours a golden orange color witha quickly disapating head. Mellow, yet spicy, extremely pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thoreaubred (42) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 11, 2006
This was certainly better than the 1554 stuff I had tried which tasted like rotting garbage. This is a quality, complex spring ale. Not really my style, so not spectacular, but decent for what it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
amalsugar (41) - Tremonton, Utah, USA - OCT 28, 2005
The color of this beer is great. There is a lot of flavors in this beer, and some well hidden alcohol. This is one that goes down smooth and requires some pacing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GeoDoc (34) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2005
Pours translucent orange with a thick head, which leaves nice lacing. Aroma is full of citrus and bread. Slides over the tounge with full body and a hoppy bite. Lingering aftertaste (with this beer, its a good thing). One of my favorites!!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
aaron_bossart (33) - Idaho, USA - AUG 14, 2012
New Belgian Brewery has outdone themselves on this ale. Poors a foggy robust copper-tan color, has a perfect frothy top and has a refreshing yet filling aftertaste. I have tried their Lips of Faith "Brett Beer" and it was decent, but this is HANDS DOWN the best ale I have had in a long time. I would highly recommend it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ColoradoBobs (31) - Colorado, USA - MAY 21, 2005
On tap at the brewery -- talk about fresh and properly-served! Brewed with Pale, Aromatic, C-40 and Carapils malts, all fairly lightly-toasted. Willamette, Cascade and Magnum hops are very much kept in abeyance here, with only 18 IBU. The malts dominate the smell and the taste. Unpasteurized (as all of this breweries ales are!), unfiltered. bottle-conditioned spring ale on its first run of the season . Semi-cloudy, orange-colored pretty looking beer. Notes of orange and lemon in the nose, with wheat and maybe even oats. Taste matches, but lays a bit lower than the smell. Very drinkable and very pleasant. You who live in Colorado need to try this one at the brewery. You who don’t live in Colorado -- well, tough luck!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LakeHigh (31) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2012
The lemon verbina was a minor component of the taste. The souring bretenomyces was refreshing with out being overpowering. I would drink it again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Denver2012 (24) - - FEB 29, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2012 orange with an amber, though the longer it sits the less amber hue it seems to have. Nice creamy head at the start ends up settling in clusters around the edges. Mild funk in the aroma, sweet oranges. The welcomes you as you take you sip and then comes the sweet. Caramel malt with some banana, some pear, something citric. Medium bodied, kinda creamy, but crisp. Dry finish. A very nice beer and at $5.99 a great deal.

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