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Brewed by Brasserie de Blaugies
Style: Saison
Dour-Blaugies, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 601   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Moneuse is named for A. J. Moneuse (b. 1768), a famous local bandit and gang leader, and ancestor of the brewers’ family. It is a classic "saison" beer by virtue of its strength and its earthy, aged quality. It has a hardy, semi-dry malt character, a fresh but not overpowering hoppiness, abundant yeasty, fruity flavors and a fairly strong, but pleasant and enticing mustiness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rodenbach99 (4572) - Longueuil, Quebec, - DEC 4, 2012
Bouteille de 750ml. Bouchon de ličge. Ŕ consommer de préférence avant 2016. Bouteille offerte par Patrick. Bičre dorée avec une mousse beige ŕ grosses bulles. Le nez est bien houblonné, il y un côté de vomi agréable (dur ŕ croire), des bretts sillonnent le tout. La bouche est un peu suret, agréable, mordante. La finale est bien houblonnée. Lisez Viper et Slovak pour une description plus exhaustive, je suis tout ŕ fait d’accord avec eux.


3.8
MelvinKalksma (1517) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2017

Aroma:
Medium aroma of malts, caramel, fruit, bread, Saison yeast and hops.

Appearance:
Turbid amber/orange beer with a large off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel and fruit; ends slightly bitter and dry with bread, Saison yeast and hops.

Overall:
This beer is rather intense, complex and balanced. Lovely balanced Saison with no real flaws, besides the aroma that could have been stronger. Have to say that I always think it is really hard to write an overall for this style.

3.9
Fules (1197) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - MAY 12, 2017
Nagy, örökké tartó hab, nagyon szép borostyán szín. Enyhe, fűszeres illat. Fűszeres, korianderes, malátás ízvilág, tökéletes arányokban és nagyszerű egyensúllyal. Közepesen testes, erős de selymes szénsavassággal és enyhe keserűvel. Nagyon finom saison.

3.6
ALIBALI (2002) - Kiel, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2017
Muffeliger Heubodensmell, metallische Getreidigkeit & angestumpfter Lightfunkprickelspritzer. Nett & kantig.. 0,1/1 Jetson. Fassware beim ZYTHOS 2017.

3.5
Rubin77 (2050) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 24, 2017
F: big, off-white, good retention. C: deep gold, hazy. A: malty, fruity, a bit of brett, woody, hint of vinegar, peach, green apples. T: malt, orange peels, woody, fruity sourness, apple, peach, medium body, medium carbonation, a little different but good, enjoyed, sample from tap @ ZBF 2017 Leuven.

3.6
Vighals (3923) - Sřrumsand, NORWAY - APR 22, 2017
Gylden brun klar med hřyt beige skum. Lukte halm, nesten fjřs og gjćr. Middels fylde. Godt med bitterhet mor besk smak i denne. Grape og sitrus, gjćr, halm og noe syrlig eple. Lang třrr avslutning.

3.4
Silvan7 (1242) - Samarate, ITALY - APR 10, 2017
Bottle @ home. ramata.velata, schiuma beige non molto fine ma persistente. aroma intenso, speziato, noce moscata, caramello, pane appena cotto, lievito belga, frutta rossa, amarene. amabile, caramellata, leggerissima tostatura, luppolatura da amaro elegante, speziata, con note di polvere e cereali. poco corposa, molto carbonata. calda, vellutata al palato. Equilibrata ed armonica

4.3
VDuquerroux (1652) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - APR 9, 2017
Bottle, 75cL. @Naintré, France shared with my dad. An orange light opaque beer ; bubbly ; big white foamy head -omelet-like- with a good retention. Herb, flower, citrus, light roast, light biscuit. Light to medium sweet, round, medium dry lasting bitter refreshing. Light to medium body, silky texture, good carbonation, floral citrusy dry bitter finish. Overall, awesome !!

3.9
Turtles (2577) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2017
750ml bottle from Systembolaget. Hazy apricot golden, rich and dense white head, good lacing. Soapy, peppery, yeasty aroma, bubblegum, hay and barnyard. Medium bodied, smooth and soft mouthfeel. Mild funky barnyard taste with peppery yeast, hay, bubblegum, orange zest and soap. Pleasant yeasty and floral finish.

4.1
Lele (556) - Padova, ITALY - MAR 24, 2017
Aspetto: ambrata abbastanza torbida, schiuma bianca e perfetta. Aroma: decisamente speziato e anche un tocco di floreale. Gusto: all'attacco è molto speziata, maltata, un po' fruttata, per poi evolvere in un avvolgente scorza di pane. L'amaro emerge timido nella parte finale del sorso, ad equilibrare il tutto. Carbonizzazione giusta per la birra, corpo medio. Veramente una buona saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Malin_aiisa (1130) - SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2017
Bottle from systembolaget Slight pink, hazy Aroma of hay, farm organic feel. Taste nice round and balanced


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