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RATINGS: 685   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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This French-style country ale is deep amber in color. With a toasty, sweet caramel start, it finishes with just enough hops to clean off the palate. Bon Appetit!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikeben (355) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2004 I like this beer quite a bit, Smooth and a little sweet it's very drinikable. It is not my favorite due to a slight wine like taste but I would recomend it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 24, 2003
Clear amber with a thick stable cream colored head. Aromas of light caramel, toast and a touch of grass. Very earthy with touches of toffee and green grape skins.finishes with a some sour acidity. has an intersting hops flavor finish as well. The bottom of the bottle has afuller flavor with some nuts and more malt. This one grows on a person.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
raindog (560) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - FEB 20, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2009 Rust colored beer,with a dense,medium sized,head. Constant,bubbles rising to the top. Aroma is lightly sweet,lightly herbal. Mouthfeel is soft,not as much carbonation as it looked like. Sweet,toasted,malts lead to a herbal,hop finish.The toastiness seems to linger in the finish as well.Extremely tasty beer..6$ a sixpack 8/22/09: Fresh batch...Very enticing aroma. Big sweetness and big fruit from the malt,little spice from yeast with a great hoppy finish. Easy to drink but also very enjoyable and well done. Doesn’t match some of the better european samples,but does hold it’s own,IMO>

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WabashMan (1012) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2003 Tried this one at a local restaurant, not knowing what to expect. Nice flavor, though nothing really delicious, but good all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2004 Darn close to the best of night award. Exceptional balance....very fresh! Malty in every way a Bier de Garde should be with a wonderfully toasted caramel and incredibly great yeast countrification (!). But the hop close is so lip smacking delicious it calls to mind other fantastically balanced beers I've had, like Lakefront's Riverwest Stein (again, they don't taste the same, but they epitomize perfect balance). Bravo!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 16, 2003
Redish brown. . .light hops in the nose. Caramel and soft fruits mix well with tangy spices, but the beer is sort of thin on the tongue and lacking something really special. Malt comes in on the back of the tongue. . .Short light finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - DEC 15, 2002
Sweet, malty ale. Very nice on draft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivo (2561) - GERMANY - DEC 6, 2002
Cookie-like nose, hazy brown gold color, foamy head. Sweet, fruity tastes (oranges, cookies) with a slight hop tinge at the end. Light, clean palette and very smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YogiBeera (2470) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2002
UPDATED: APR 23, 2006 Thank you Richard. Orange aroma. Red cloudy orange body. Small medium white head. Grapefruit like bitter flavor. Light, a bit thin but nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 25, 2002
Deep clear amber color, malty aroma,sweet malty caramel and toffee flavors, nice bitter finish.

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