overall
47
50
style
Brewed by Britt (Brasserie de Bretagne)
Style: Specialty Grain
Trégunc, France
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Translation: The BRITT blonde beer (Melen in Breton) is non pasteurised. It’s brewed with barley malt and aroma hops. The buckwheat gives it a characteristic smoothness. Formerly 5%

Note: Do not confuse with the Britt Blonde Pils/Pur Malt at 4.5%.

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3.3
AshtonMcCobb (6785) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2011
33cl bottle. Pours a hazy lemon colour with some head and very gentle bubble. The nose has lemon sorbet and yoghurt. The taste has more lemon with a background malt note, then yeast with some hops at the end. The palate has medium structure, a creamy texture and a fairly clean finish. Overall, a like this style a lot and it’s a fairly good example.

3.4
berkshirejohn (6588) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2007
33cl bottle from a six-pack of Breton beers at Carrefour.As cloudy as their Blanche; yeasty aroma, but not as dominant as the Blanche; sweet malty taste with a touch of herbs. Creamy and easy to drink with a smoky finish.

3.3
reebtogi (6330) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 16, 2012
330ml bottle at 5%ABV pours a pale golden color with a 2 finger white head that retains well and leaves a thin lacing on the glass. Aroma is cereal grains and grassy hops. Taste is grainy with a grassy hop bitterness. Flavors are more complex than I can describe and this is a much better brew than I expected. Well done.

4.2
dwyerpg (6297) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 1, 2011
A light spicy pils aroma. First sign of hops from these guys. A light floral hop that makes it pretty tasty. Very smooth.

3.3
Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 31, 2004
Bottle-conditioned Hazy golden hue with a superb white head, huge and rocky. Apparently very high carbonation. Aroma is more expressive than I anticipated, there’s a gentle spicy (oregano, sage) and lightly floral hoppiness that accompanies the grainy malt aspect. Lemony, toasty, herbal, it could be a pilsner mixed with a spicy bière de garde. Palate is lightly crisp with high carbonation, very herbal/grassy with a pilsner-like dry bitterness in the finish. Moderate traces of buttery diacetyl. It’s not too good, but surpasses expectations.

2.9
jaghana (6170) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - NOV 22, 2011
Bottle 33cl, a clear yellow beer with low head. Nose is on dry malt and bottom yeast like. Aroma is on dry malt, peppery hops and vegetable notes, body is malty and dusty hops, near to german Helles style.

3.6
erickok (6037) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2011
Hazy light orange, medium white head. Feta cheese, citrus fruit, wheat and a metalic dryness. Light body wi a citrussy sweetness and some banana. Very light spices in the aftertaste. Reminds me of the bite of a mild hefeweizen. Decent and (too?) accessible. (33cl bottle)

4
SilkTork (5781) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2006
Bottle from Leclerk, Valreas. A pale ale with the clean lines of a lager - beefed up with the yeast in the bottle. This Blonde or Biere de Garde comes over as a flavoursome lager of considerable character and drinkability. Very pleasant. Lager hops lingering in the finish. Malt is clean and very largerish, though with hints of fruit, corriander and funegreek. Most of the flavour and character comes from the hop and the yeast. Low, natural and soft carbonation. A very enjoyable beer.

3.1
Arve_Christian (5208) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2012
Backlog summer 2010 La Rochelle Bottle from Carrefour, drunk by bottle at the coast medium/light body & complexity Well balanced and easily drinkable Enjoyable

3
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2006
Bottled. Citrus aroma. Hazy, pale yellow color, white head, good lace. Light sweet, citrus, light bitter, light herbal. Refreshing and light.


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