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


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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.97   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Plovmand (6810) - 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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (4593) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2015
Clear 33cl rip-top bottle:BBD 3 Jan 16.Shared on 28 April 15 at the Shrewsbury Bottle Swap meeting: cheers Mat for bringing this and not having any yourself, so split between 4 of us. Lime green with a white topping that soon dissipated. Herbal, fizzy lime cordial, the colour dictating my nose and taste senses so I couldn’t get passed the limeness of the beer. Interesting, but really my thing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
minutemat (2023) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours a spring grass green with a sweet, herbal aroma. Taste is far-removed from beer, more like a sweet fizzy Panda Pops-style drink. No detectable alcohol present. Overall it’s not too bad, certainly drinkable if a little medicinal. I’ve never tried the Genepi it’s claiming to be made with, and no doubt I’ll probably not like it, but I wouldn’t say no to this again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rulymel (198) - SPAIN - MAR 31, 2015
Rare pale green colour with a thin head. Looks nice. Light herbal and malt aroma Taste is more than a soda than a beer. Soft herbal taste and poor malts Dificult for being love at first sight. Only for locals an lovers of génepi.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BRW (1328) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 23, 2015
On tap at BBF. Green colour .Sweet and medicinal aroma and taste. Light to medium body.

   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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omanson (44) - - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Deu (867) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
CharlyBeer (116) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2014
Sympa la couleur et l?étiquette mais le gout ne tien pas: trop douce, trop sucrée, assez légère.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hub66 (210) - 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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
eduardovl (1025) - 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 ]

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