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RATINGS: 711   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!


charule's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1520) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle. Poured amber. Aroma of spices. Quite smooth slightly funky taste bitter.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
55x11 (13) - - MAY 21, 2015
Average or slightly above average red or amber ale. Pours Amber with white head. Taste of caramel. Dry finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
jakenostromo (2) - - MAY 17, 2015 does not count
Caramel, bread, basement aromas, dough, bubblegum, leather, toast, roasty, dough, grass

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7335) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 9, 2015
Glowing red with lace. Nose of raisins, honey, maple, citrus, rich malts. A bit thick and heavy. Don’t get much of the biere de garde character.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
katrinaez (414) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Just as stated. Sweet and sticks to your tongue. A little caramel and salt flavors. Bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ontape (452) - Valley Village, California, USA - APR 22, 2015
Draft in Chicago. Nice BdG aromas but like so many starts a bit sweet for me. Some nice bitterness cleans it up a bit. I drank this in about five minutes after a long day of travel so hard to say too much. I enjoyed it though.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tompete (233) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
Aroma of sulfur and malty funk. Flavor is strongly sulfur but with a carbonic bite and a malt wall. Finish is dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeffbigD (106) - - MAR 21, 2015
Smooth drink with medium carbonation. Nice wheat taste blended with a nice hint of hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadShaolin (100) - - FEB 1, 2015
Deep Amber, biscuit, hazel. Hazelnut and toasted malt. A bit spicy. Pretty refreshing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
batneil (438) - - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Golden brown, thin white head. A little fizzy, but not much. Pleasant flavour, a bit fruity and unusual.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madchemist83 (148) - USA - JAN 29, 2015
Caramel and bread notes in the nose. Crystal clear copper with white head. Nice lacing. Caramel and alcohol in the taste. A little too thin. And kinda boring finish.


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