bhensonb (13982) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 31, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clamped 750 from Holiday in Escondido.Pours clear light copper with a foamy 4 finger white head. Med body. Lightly fruity, somewhat hoppy with a nice mild yeasty/earthy flavor. A bit more "aged" than many BdGs; a strkongly flavored BdG.
Ratman197 (13084) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 ml corked and caged (kinda) bottle poured a clear goldenamber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of cookie, fruitiness, yeast, light spice and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of cookie, carmel, yeast, light fruittiness and light spice with a crisp lightly fruity finish.
HenrikSoegaard (13075) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 7, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Vintage 2011. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. More like barleywine than blonde. Creamy palate.
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 6, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
75cl bottle, 3 Monts Grande Reserve, 8.3% ABV. Large, rocky off-white head atop clear light amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, candi sugar, straw, hay/yeast, light alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, straw, some yeast, pepper, light alcohol. Medium body, fairly smooth, light acidity.
imdownthepub (13033) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled, 750ml, at The Clichy Tavern, Paris as 3 Monts Grande reserve. Gold with white head. Quite a light beer for the strength, but with a really hoppy, lemony flavour, long and refreshing, but perhaps over carbonated. Some spicing and a little sweetness, a good interesting beer.
Lubiere (12769) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 15, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2006 version. Golden coloured beer with an verflowing thick white head, lacing. Light crisp malts with herbal grassy notes. Light sweet malt in mouth, with biscuity notes, good hopping, medium bodied. A decent garde, but not as good as Gavroche. Bought at Joanette.
Christian (12698) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt and caramel with some perfumed herbal notes. Sweetish malty flavour with herbs, an earthy note and a touch of alcohol
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 4, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of perfume, florals, mustiness, lightly candish, and some citrus. Flavor of yeast, florals, grass, clove, and some orange peel with a dry finish.
bierkoning (12274) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
2004 vintage. Dark amber color, steady frothy head. Malty biscuit aroma. Slightly bitter flavor. Malt and cookies (Verkade Mariakaakjes, for the experts). Refreshing, a bit on the sweet side maybe. Medium bodied. Good beer!
BeerandBlues2 (12049) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 25, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle received via trade with Glouglouburp. Pours clear and sparkling orange with an average, frothy, white head, lasting with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (hay, straw, meal), average hops (herbs, grass), average yeast (horse blanket, earth) with notes of light alcohol and cask. Medium bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a metallic finish. Average duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness. Rather bland beer; very effervescent.