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St-Feuillien & Green Flash / Bière De L’Amitié

Formerly brewed at Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Le Roeulx, Belgium


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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
St. Feuillen’s centuries old brewing traditions combine with Green Flash Brewing Company’s cutting edge brewing techniques to form our first collaborative brew: Bière De L’Amitié (Friendship Brew). A blond Belgian collaboration ale, brewed with St. Feuillen’s traditional yeast and spices. For a modern twist, we add rye malt, wheat malt, and American Amarillo hops. At the crossroads of collaboration, we dry-hopped the brew for more zest. It’s old-world Belgian Abbey-style meets new-world American craft brewing - and a friendship is formed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (4018) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle courtesy of delabierman. Huge billowy head,clear golden body. Rich malt backbone,some spice and hay / meadow on the palate. Mouthfell is slick and buttery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 21, 2014
Draught at Delirium. Pale, ever so slightly cloudy gold, white head, fades, great lacing. Usual Belgian nose, clove, banana, some fruity hops. Flavour is medium bitter backed by tripel characteristics. Fizzy, medium light body, fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SDalkoholic (2359) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle from South Bay Drugs: Almost didn’t notice this bottle since I expected Green Flash would have been bottling it. Created a monstrous formation of soapy foam while the liquid was a pale blondish color that had dense carbonation bubbles rising to the top. As for the nose, a spicy and soapy aroma dominates and has some scents in here that I just wouldn’t know what they were. Almost like a pine or jasmine smell with a distant aroma of lemon grass and root beer. The flavor was intensely spicy with an authentic strain of Belgian yeast, but not surprising since Green Flash has been known to brew up some tasty Belgian strong ales and as for St. Feuillien, making high quality ales is their thing. Has an undertone taste of lemon zest, coriander, and light touch of juniper berries. This is a heavy hitting combination of brewers and hit the spot on a sizzling summer day and after a week of no drinking.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fitwitchik (433) - Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Poured from a bomber into a St. Feuillien goblet a golden brew with a thick off white head Aroma of funk tells me we got Belgium yeast. Malty floral & citrus follows. Taste is classic abbey ale but with some citrus thrown into the barnyard. Totally a brew I would enjoy with a heavy meal. Overall I would say this a well above average collaboration brew & would easily buy again to share with others over dinner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2715) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Pours a straw color with a large puffy white head. Notes of grass, cereal grains, candi sugar, and yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 1, 2013
750ml bottle pours a straw yellow with a large white head. Yeast and spice aroma. Lite apple and lemon zest taste. Very drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Anova167 (335) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Yeasty aroma with some floral hops. Taste is bready with great Belgian character. Hint of extra hops added. Finishes with a bit of alcohol burn.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
A golden amber ale with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with nice citrusy floral hops , California meets Belgium, nice and silky. In mouth, a great Belgian IPA with fruity esters, floral hops, citrus pulp, coriander, nice, complex and refreshing. Sampler at Battle of the Belgians at Jimmys 43 (as Belgian coast ipa).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186 (2953) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Mild White Head, Some Lacing S: Belgian Sugar, Belgian Yeast, Lemon Zest T: Belgian Yeast, Belgian Sugar, Chardoman, Mild Corriander, Mild Lemon Zest M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Spicy, Mildly Yeasty Overall, a pretty nice blend between belgian ale and saison, easy drinking if you like both styles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KyotoLefty (9403) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 1, 2013
Bottled. Cloudy golden with a high, fine head. Nice citrus hop nose, oranges and peaches. Light spice, clean biscuity malt. Full, sweet malt flavor, quite spicy, big citrus hops. Nicely bitter finish. A bit on the sweet side, but very crisp and clean finish with great hops.

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