Brewed by Thiriez
Style: Bière de Garde
Esquelbecq, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Bière blonde biologique sur lie

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (1222) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. Home. An orange to light yellow opaque hazy beer ; medium white head ; medium retention. Fruits (citrus), acid note, herbs, cereal, floral. Light sweet, medium dry bitter, light refreshing. Light body, thin texture, average good carbonation, herbal dry finish. Overall, a pleasant refreshing bitter light beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (985) - MOns, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2015
Robe or, reflets ambrés. Nez très élégant, légèrement houblonné, un coté épicé et floral, presque caramel. Bouche à l’attaque épicée, bulle assez discrète, belle note épicée. Une bière élégante

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (7755) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2015
* Old rating, 75cl. best before 05/2011. Fruity, spicy beer. Yeasty, cloudy, easy to drink. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arek (962) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle 0,33 l, Piwnica, Wrocław, Poland. Bursztynowe, mętnawe piwo z obfitą pianą i świeżym, cytrusowym aromatem. W smaku orzeźwiające, słodowe, lekko ziemiste i chlebowe z bardzo łagodną, cierpką goryczką na finiszu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9136) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2014 May 2013, bottle at One Pint Pub, Helsinki. Hazy pale gold body with a a fine white head. Banana esters in the nose with a strange green leaf quality and a lot of phenolic bubble gum. Neutral pale malt / cracker-y flavor. Floral lemon hops with a dry and tart mouthfeel. Light body, soft malt, natural carbonation is effervescent and gives the beer vibrancy and life. Zesty, musty and quenching. Bottle might be a tad old here, and it seemed to be minimally light-struck, but at a level low enough that my sense of it was quite low.
7/4/7/4/15, 3.7

August 2014, 33cl bottle from the brewery in Esquelbecq. Herbal green aroma with some faint rubbery notes. Yeasty aroma, musty, grassy, kind of dill and pickle-like even. Earlier in the day, Daniel Thiriez opened another bottle of this, likely from a different batch as it was absent this green rubber character, though it was greatly skunked, so the impression today is not so good. This bottle being rated is not skunked, but the nose is difficult to get into. Game-y aromatics to go with a cumin powder resemblance :/
5/3/6/4/12, 2.9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (920) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 27, 2014
330 mml bottle tasted on 27/06/2014. Light orange colour with a little but compact white head. Aroma is intense on floral and fruity. Taste is sweet with malt and citrus flavour. More citrus on the aftertaste. Light carbonation and light to medium body. A little watered on mouth but refreshing and smooth aftertaste. Next one please!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3994) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Dobre swieze i ekologiczne piwo. O przyjemnym swiezym aromatem. Chmiel aromatyczny. W smaku delikatne a zarazem wyraziscie swiezo chmielowe, slodowe ale nie slodkie. Bojna i spora biala piana. Zlociste ale metne i to porzadnie. Delikatne i latwe w konsumpcji piwo Bio.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (16795) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
330ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes oranges Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Gewürze, leicht fruchtig. Geschmack hefig fruchtig, belgische Hefe, Gewürze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (5590) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle. Hazy gold pour with compact white head. Aroma is pleasant, light grainyness, pepper, something grassy, fresh hay. Taste is grainy, bready, sweet flavors with a pleasantly bitter finish. Palate is clean, dry, light-medium bodied with good carb. Solid little farmhouse ale, super easy drinking and more importantly still, doesn’t suck because it’s organic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9295) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle that was about 2 years past its drink-by. Will still rate it, because it was good and interesting that way. Cloudy blonde with a nice low head. Big grapefruit nose, barnyard funkiness which certainly came with aging. Light malts as well. Tart, citrus flavors, not much hops left at all, but barnyard and some sweet bready malts. Crisp, light body. This made me think about the whole deal with BA saisons. They taste like this fresh, but with more hops. This truly is an agable beer.

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