overall
77
54
style
Brewed by Garrigues
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Sommières, France
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
65 ibu de Nelson Sauvin en chaudière et un gros houblonnage à cru avec de l’Amarillo.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (11232) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape, pine, peach and orange. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16874) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle. It pours an almost clear body, golden in color and with a small, dense, off-white head. Peachy, lemony nose with a little maltyness underneath. Some alcohol can be detected. The flavor is on the bitter side, with citrus, pine cones, some peachy hints and a backdrop of pale malts. Full body, quite dry and effervescent, finishing bitter. A decent one, but not impressive. 120623

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (16557) - DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle, 7.2%. Hazy amber/orange with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops and a little peach. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, little peach, little grapefruit, little sweet and medium bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (17949) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, pine, grass, citrus and malt. Nice and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (9178) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2012
18/II/2012 on tap @ La Capsule (Lille) - BB: n/a (2012-144)
Clear dark blond beer, irregular white head, very stable, adhesive. Aroma: exotic fruits, passion fruit and pineapple, little bit of dairy, sweaty feet. MF: low carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, citrus, grapefruit, bit of yoghurt or fresh cheese. Aftertaste: dry piny bitterness, some exotic fruit, still that cheesy / dairy note, a bit weird.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2250) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 16, 2012
330ml bottle from La Cave à Bulle as Frappadingue..
Appearance : Slightly hazy orange with medium foamy and creamy head. Long head retention, lots of lacing.
Aroma : Resinous and floral hops with sharp citrusy notes. Vibrant aroma with notes of pine. Light notes of passion fruits.
Taste : Very resinous and piny. Light fruits. Resinous finish with pine and fruits. Light malt and very light caramel. Fairly bitter.
Palate : Nice carbonation.
Overall : Nice IPA. A bit too resinous to be quaffable for me.. still fairly drinkable. Not as elegant as Thiriez Blonde I had just before but still very well made.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5875) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - OCT 24, 2011
Bottle 33cl from Mondial de la biere (with name La Frappiste). A yellow beer with huge head. Nose is fully on hops, grassy, resin and fresh luppuline. Aroma is very nice, not too malty so hops bouquet can give its best, nice resin and grassy notes even with toasted hints herbal bitterness, light citrus notes, impressive grassy finish, lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (3437) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 8, 2011
Bottle from cave a boulles, drank on tgv from Paris to Stuttgart. Pale and hazy. Light fruity aroma with some malt. Taste is quite spicy, peppery, some fruitiness. Interesting ipa for sure. Long bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (5189) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2010
Bottle from Caves à Bulles. Pours golden with a rich, lacing head. Fruity aroma with notes of caramel. Somewhat grainy, hints of fruit, hops and caramel. Quite bitter. Note sure if it hits the mark completely, but hints of originality are detected and always appreciated.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DeanF (2417) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 12, 2010
Possibly their Christmas beer for 2010? Pours with a big sea of solid off-white head and a foggy yellow-bright gold colour. Aroma is a lot of hops. Taste is hops in perfume form, infused in the beer, rather than sitting on top. Very IPA-like and refreshing. Bitter finish. A good hoppy brew.


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