Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Bière de Garde
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brewed by the Dupont brewery in Tourpes with malt from the Beloeil maltery.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reli (13) - - JUL 15, 2016
Big foam, but quite short lasting with frothy head. Hazy with little yeast (?) suspended in it. Copper color. Nice, malty aroma with some "cellary" notes. Belgian character is straightforward. Quite citrusy, mellow nose with dominating malt. In the first taste it is fairly dry, then there is a lot of malty sweetness. Everything is nicely contrasted with belgian, little phenolic, spicy character. Carbonation is medium, goes well with mouthfeel. After heating the beer, alcohol becomes noticable, but still very nicely hidden in compare to its real content. Very good biere de garde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jado (795) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2016
750 ml bottle. Hazy amber-brown body topped off with a fluffy white head. Lemon, funk, cinnamon, banana, bubblegum and flowers on the nose. Slightly sour in the mouth at the start, followed up by a lemon zest hit overlaid with peppery spice. Silky, almost marshmallow like, mouth feel. Zesty finish leads into a spicy aftertaste. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bill Becker (870) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - MAY 30, 2016
750ml bottle from 2014. Not a gusher. Pours a semi clear deep gold with plenty of long lasting foam. Serious lacing. Spicy fruity malty nose with an apple like presence that suggests dryness. Hmm. .that’s an expected quality from the style. Fruity again with an almost tart flavour or 2. Malty and spicy and hoppy with the latter bringing a lot of dryness. I like the interaction between the malt and hops. Medium body with very lively carbonation. I expected something good considering the brewery; I was not disappointed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (3161) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden with a large off white head with good retention and lace. Flowers, honey, dust and hay in the nose. Flavour has honey, dust, light electrical fire, hay, wood. Medium body, lively carbonation, some sweetness, mild bitter and acidc. Ok.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Sausagedog (14) - Scarborough, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2016
Bloody awesome! Amazing balance, rich malt and ester, belgian bretto taste, preserved fruit, subtle sweet molasses behind the hop/yeast dominance. Can’t wait to try again!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (6765) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAY 8, 2016
750ml bottle (thanks martjoobolut). Slightly hazy amber color. Huge size, off-white head, stays. Metallic, sweet, yeasty, alcohol in aroma. Sweet, herbal, yeasty, jammy, metallic and alcohol in taste. Metallic, yeasty and sweet in aftertaste. Sweet and alcoholic brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (3537) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours amber with whiteish head. Aroma is sweet, malt, alcohol, fruits, caramel. Flavor is sweet, malt, caramel, fruits, slight apricots, alcohol. Overall: good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (3153) - ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle shared by Mart. Slightly hazy orange amber beer, off-white head. Nose is slightly buttery, malty, caramel notes, spice. Flavor is caramel and malt, slight pepper, slight esters. Finishes with some mild bitterness and malt. Pretty belgian-y.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Westchesterco (1912) - mclean, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
On draft at The Sovereign in Georgetownit is a clear golden color with a substantial head. The aroma is funky citrus and the taste is bitter with hints of sweetness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6543) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
On draft at The Sovereign in Georgetown. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Toffee aroma. Flavors of raisins and herbs. Smooth finish.

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