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Brewed by Pelforth (Heineken)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Mons-en-Baroeul, France

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Amber beer, with Hops flavour extract.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10504) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 10, 2011
Sanft herb-malziger Antrunk. Spritzig würzig werdend, durch die leicht getreidige Herbenote zusätzlich frisch wirkend. Die Malzigkeit dehnt sich etwas aus, wirkt aber auch wässrig und daher etwas flach. Zum Ende wieder würzig-herb und erneut leicht getreidig. Einfach zu trinkendes Ambree. Danke an quack-duck. Test vom 11.10.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,8,9,8,8,8 - 8,15

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElDesmadre (1524) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUN 8, 2011
Bottle. Amber colour but quickly dissipating head. Aroma is malty, caramel, spicy fruitiness (resembling coriander), tea. Very nice, taste is slightly worse. Heavy, sweet maltiness, citrusy-spicy, tea, some mandarine and faint banana. Light, slightly astringent bitterness at the back that is a minor flaw. Best one out of the Pelforth bunch.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (3819) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - APR 13, 2011
Bottle 25cl @Auchan. A clear amber beer with medium head. Nose is caramel like. Aroma is malty, on caramel, alcohol is quite present, very bitter and peppery. Less interesting than than the sping amber beer. Bit disapointed.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AshtonMcCobb (2483) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2011
It pours a beautiful auburn autumn-leaf colour. The head looks good on pouring but it disappears after a few minutes. The nose gives off initial notes of ripe apples and pears. The taste is soft and malty with stewed apples on the finish. Reasonable structure but the finish is a bit confusing - neither refreshing nor rich and long. My general impression is that the palate does not live up to the aroma.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Blairgus (2590) - California, USA - FEB 23, 2011
Amber/gold colour, clear w/ some bubbles nose is rich, alcohol and grain/cereals med body and slightly fizzy slightly sweet flavour. it’s an amber alse. slightly nutty. meh.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
psilosophy (490) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - FEB 22, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2011 Bouteille de 25cl. Couleur ambrée claire, mousse moyenne qui s’estompe assez vite. Aromatiquement, ce n’est pas trop mal, plutôt caramélisée et florale, par contre... Elle pique! Ce n’est pas l’alcool mais quelque chose la rend piquante presque instantanément en bouche et ça lui est très préjudiciable. En plus de çà, je pensais avoir à faire à la pelforth printemps car le packaging était trompeur, grrr! Trouvée à Cora - Courrière.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jonb5 (348) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2010
250 ml bottle, poured into leffe chalice. Half a finger head, clear, ruby brown colour. Perfume dominates the aroma, there are some hops there. Tastes of sweet perfumed hops, some malt there. The abv is well hidden. Very smooth mouthfull. A pleasant beer, goes down ok.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DeanF (1707) - Nunavut, CANADA - JUN 24, 2010
Finally filling out my Pelforth trilogy, at least for the ones commonly found around Paris, there’s Pelforth Ambrée. Can’t say I’ve been a huge fan of the other two, but they did the trick when necessary. This one is more of a dirty blonde than an amber, dark gold, okay head, nothing special. Aroma is a murky malty affair of barley and caramel, some nuts, a bit of swampwater. Taste is a chocolate-coffee mash in water, slightly woody, some cooked barley, but very soft. Doesn’t even seem like an amber at all, and not what I was expecting. The worst of the three, actually.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (1225) - Røros, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2009
Dark golden with a white head - malty taste with some bitterness - nice and drinkable beer

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goozen (2928) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2009
Bottle 0,25ltr; Amber coloured brew with an bitter taste, like the Konick but higher in alcohol.


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