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Brewed by Pelforth (Heineken)
Style: Brown Ale
Mons-en-Baroeul, France

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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Red-brown beer with a soft, sweet taste and fruit and chocolate flavors.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KeithJames99 (1) - Birmingham, - NOV 30, 2001 does not count
just about the best drink i’ve ever had

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KOTBA (17) - GERMANY - JUL 5, 2003
the best beer all over the world for girls!!! sweet tasting with dark appearence. Surprising that Heineken produces a beer that tastes well.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TheDude (20) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2002
Tasted this at a bar in France, maybe it was the atmosphere, but this ranks as posibbly my fav.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RichardGretton (4240) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2002
the definitive french brune beer, a pleasant coffe taste with a touch of fruit. A great beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kiwianer (3339) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 28, 2012
Die Pelfort Brune Dose ist ja mal richtig schön gestaltet: silbern mit dem Pelikan drauf, nice! Auch die Optik im Glas ist schön, farblich ist es kräftig rot-braun und die Schaumkrone hält gut. Geschmacklich ist es speziell: fruchtig, malzig mit einem leichten, aber geschmacksprägenden Alkoholgeschmack, dazu kommt noch ein schwaches süß-röstmalziges Aroma. Der Geschmack ist ziemlich eigen, da es weder wie ein Starkbier noch wie ein normales Dunkles schmeckt, aber mir gefällt er sehr gut. Im Abgang fruchtig, alkoholisch, etwas milder als vorher. im Nachgeschmack dann malzig und mild würzig.! Test vom 26.9.2009, Gebinde: Dose Noten: 13,13,12,12,14,13 - 12,75

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimhilt (2400) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 28, 2007
From my notes 6/15/07 pours a two-finger light tan head that fades slowly, leaving some lace. Deep mahogany color. Malty nose. Light carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Flavor is malty and nutty, clean finish. Nice to have a decent French beer for a change. Best by Jan 26, 2008. €4.00 ($5.48) 330ml green bottle at Hotel Mercure Lyon, France.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (3181) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 21, 2012
herbs, chocolate, basement aromas, clove, brown, tan foam, brown foam, sparkling, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, average carbonation, slick feel,

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
D (577) - Gdynia, POLAND - SEP 27, 2009
Brown colour, big bubbly head of pale yellow colour. No particular aroma, but rich, full taste with malty and coffee notes. Some sweetness, but not too much. Awesome.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Pelforth Service Consummateurs--Pelforth Biere Brune 2003 11.2 oz. Bottle. 6.50% ABV. (4.25 / 5.0) Amber Ale. Thin light lace head. Clear bright amber red color. Malty mild hop front. Smooth malty toasted cherry caramel sweetish rich biscuit fruit body. Balanced malty mild hop end. Rich Amber Lager. Sampled 12/10/2003.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Metalchopz (2263) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2010
Originally rated July 2005. This French dark lager pours a brown-red colour with a nice creamy head. The lacing is good and the retention is long. Very pleasant scent of roasted malt and nuts with a slight metallic background. The taste starts nutty and finishes sweet, going into the aftertaste. There is also mild bitterness in the finish. Reminds me of some Irish reds and the mouthfeel is smooth. I am rarely amazed by beers from France, but I would drink this one anyday. Thanks to Matt for sharing this one brought back from France itself.


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