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Trois Dames Winter Ale Orange & Ginger

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Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Brewed with orange peel and ginger.
Winter 2012/2013


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
King_Alex_II (330) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 19, 2014
Nice winter beer that’s comparable with trois dames witbeer with oranges, spices and ginger. Sadly the ginger overdoes its purpose and it results in a non-hoppy aggressive bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SinH4 (606) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Cloudy yellow color with big head. Aroma is yeasty and orange peel, ginger is not really noticeable. Freshness in there as well. Taste begins fruity and spicy, finish is bitter and weirdly metallic. Trois Dames seems to mess up their finish sometimes...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnokk (73) - Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2014
22 oz bottle APPEARANCE – Effervescent & yellow. very turbid. could be a wheat beer. NOSE - slight sour, light spice. coriander(?). FLAVOR - bright & effervescent. Super light sour flavor. NOTES - Bottle about blew up when we opened it. It’s a folly to call this a winter beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eduardovl (1019) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 330ml bottle served in a Snifter glass. A: Pours a dark hazy orange forming a medium bubbled white to yellow head. Some chunks of foam formed on the top. Some spotty lacings are left in the glass S: A bit weird, very spicy. Strong notes of ginger and orange. Also malts and flowery hops. Quite fruity too with notes of citric fruits mainly T: Very spicy in the mouth too. Slightly sweet upfront. Sweet grains and fruits. Strong notes of orange zest and ginger finished by bitter and grassy hops M: Medium body and carbonation. A little bit molasses. Aftertaste is citrus and bitter O: Good drinkability. Interesting experience. Trois Dames quality. Recommended [ BA Review @ 12/15/2012 ]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
krumbum (595) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Slightly cloudy yellow. Big citrus nose. Spritely citrus tart with warm ginger flavors. Leaves mouth feeling velvety and ginger dry.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
palner (7) - - JAN 24, 2014 does not count
Sour lemonish taste, not a lot of ginger. Eggwhite foam and yeast aroma. Very different winter brew.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weark (397) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle at Marché de Noël Morges - hazy orange color, decent beige head - Aroma is ginger malty, spicy, vinous and orange - flavor is vinous, ginger with good malt backbone - Medium body, light sourness, light bitterness, sweet, fizzy carbonation, medium sour ginger orange finish - interesting but not my cup of tea

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

[ Trade by fiulijn ]. Clear medium yellow - amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, orange, ginger. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, spicy, ginger, orange, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20130406]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (10117) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 5, 2013
bought@Solothurner Biertage - cloudy copper-orange beer under a persistent beige foam; earthy nose with notes of ginger and blood oranges; overcarbonated, a good malt backbone, fizzy and earthy finish with a strong presence of ginger and hints of corn and oranges in the background

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours an opaque and unclear golden with an off-white head. Tart, lemony aroma with a whiff of ginger. Medium body, very yeasty with some subtle spices and a distinct tartness to it. 070413


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