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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big malty and fruity French-style Country Ale. A bit strong for a session.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of jleblanc. Pours a hazy deep golden with a small rough off-white head. Sweet fruity nose. Medium body, carbonation is a little low. Sweet fruits almost bonbonish. Hardly any yeast or bitterness. Just a sweet Belgian style ale, but pleasant alright. 230211

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10736) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
bottle at papsø clear orage, smooth white head. very faint aroma, flowery flavor is sweet fruity, nice bitterness, sweet malty. very nice, doesn’t really remid me of the biere de garde beers i’ve tasted so far. This one is better, less herbal and less grassy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Caramel, yeasty, fruity, apples, honay, zesty, hay, straw, peppery, spicy, harbal, berries. Plain.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Unclear medium yellow amber color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity - berries. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, sweet berry, light yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110223]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LilBeerDoctor (3422) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2009
Bottle at PPRBSG09. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, malt, yeast, and yogurt. Flavor is tart, sour, and yogurty. I think this bottle was infected? 6/4/6/3/12 (3.1/5)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbill (3333) - Laurel, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2009
22 oz. bottle sampled at PilsnerPeter’s Spring Gathering. Pours a cloudy antique gold with a white head. Aroma of apple and citrus. There is a bit of a tanginess in the nose as well. The flavor is malt along with a bit of tangy fruit. Heavily (excessively) carbonated. This beer seems off a bit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Bomber at the PPRBSG09. Pours a light hazy coppery orange with a thin head. Aroma is herbal, lemon grass, orange zest, citrus, a touch infection- cheese, with dusty and musty cobwebs and wet dog. Flavor is toasty malts, a bit stale, caramel, with tart lemon rind, citric and light lactic acid tartness, with salt brine, hints of cherry pit kriek astringency and dirt and earth. Kinda messy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (30753) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
22 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is spiced and dry roasted malty. Light fruity. Spiced and light toasted malty. Mild citric and hoppy, dry and slight phenolic finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Cloudy orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and spices with notes of berries. Fruity flavour of caramel, berries and spices. Spicy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29168) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2011
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt combined with a lighter note of caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and fruit, leading to a bitter finish.


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