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Brewed by Mont-Blanc
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Chambéry, France

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Plovmand's rating

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Plovmand (6749) - Helsinge, - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle at Kingcecils Birthday Tasting. Pours green (!!!!) with a bubbly light green head. The aroma is very herbal with some wheaty notes. The flavour is artificial herbal in an undefinable way. Strange!


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BRW (1300) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 23, 2015
On tap at BBF. Green colour .Sweet and medicinal aroma and taste. Light to medium body.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
diariobbf (21) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 21, 2015
Un cinco en apariencia porque a todos se nos iban los ojos al verla en el vaso del vecino. El resto muy discreto.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omanson (41) - - FEB 20, 2015
Achetée pour la couleur verte , mais j’aurais pu m’abstenir, ca b’a rien d’une biere, peu de bulles, peu maltée et ertume inexistante, j’ai plus l’impression de boire un cocktail qu’une biere , cepandant ça n’est pas imbuvable poir autant.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Deu (864) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 19, 2015
Clear green colour with a tiny white head. Pencil, lime and some herbal notes in the aroma. The flavour is pencil, herbal notes and some sweetness. Not undrinkable but a treat either. I’m not familiar with the Génépi so I can’t say much about that relation.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
CharlyBeer (109) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2014
Sympa la couleur et l?étiquette mais le gout ne tien pas: trop douce, trop sucrée, assez légère.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hub66 (194) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 21, 2014
couleur verte pas des plus esthétiques; mousse inexistante; arômes maltés et de génépi; goût malté; beaucoup trop sucrée; aucune amertume; ressemble à un soda

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
eduardovl (998) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2015 330ml served in a tumbler. A: As far as I can remember, that’s the first time that I drink a green beer... Well, it pours a pale and clear green color (absinthe like) forming a small white head that dissipates quickly forming and leaving very few lacings in the glass. S: Smell is also "unusual", it’s quite grassy with strong notes of Génépi (something like a mix of chamomile and mint). Some notes of pale grains can also be felt. T: Taste is really the worst part of it. Too sweet. It tastes like a low quality Lager beer tempered with drops of mint syrup (or maybe that’s exactly what it is). Besides, no bitterness :(. Metallic notes in the end. M: Very light body. Medium carbonation. Mint aftertaste. O: VERY low drinkability. Blindfolded, I wouldn’t call it a beer... Let’s make a deal here, if we don’t drink this beer, we will save the water from the glaciers, right? Noble cause meets no waste of time! ;-) [ BA Review @ 10/25/2010 ]

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PaulW (105) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Odd...appatently brewed with an alpine flower the Genepi...aroma very gentle, perhaps honey. The beer is relatively lively and pours a mint green colour. Palate is rather sweet and it finishes quickly. Not my taste, I?m afraid...needs a better balance and the slight vegetableness is off putting

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
VDuquerroux (502) - Airvault, FRANCE - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. Surprising clear light green beer with a medium white head, poorly persistent. Aroma of herbs, heather and a bit metallic (?). Medium sugary sweet. Light refreshing. Medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation, sweet finish. Overall, pleasant heather aroma but a light taste and a sticky palate

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
WouterVG (25) - BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2014
Lichtjes zuur maar niet storend, doet denken aan vers hooi. Zoeter dan pils, een beetje limonade-achtig. Helemaal geen uitschieter, maar ook weer niet slecht. Bevat E102 en E131 als kleurstoffen. Over beide stoffen heerst controverse over de mogelijke schadelijke invloed, daarom mijn lage overall score.


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