Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq
Style: Belgian Ale
Purnode-Yvoir, Belgium


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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Amber coloured, fine sparkle and delicate and thick head. Pleasant mixture of the aroma of hops and a slight hint of liquorice. Pronounced bitterness, mellow and thirst-quenching.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sa1m0ne (5) - - MAY 20, 2017 does not count
Bonne bière ambrée, couleur claire, agréable en bouche avec un petit peu d'amertume. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saintbase (672) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - MAY 18, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tometclo (280) - Paris, FRANCE - MAY 16, 2017
Faible mousse, couleur brun orangé assez clair. Arôme très faible de céréales. A la dégustation, les céréales sont toujours légères, c’est peu caramélisé. Franchement une ambrée belge qui me déçoit... 33 Cl à Bruxelles

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobroman (1136) - Torun, POLAND - MAY 8, 2017
Tasted on 29.03.15. Very pleasant spicy aroma of Belgian yeast with some malts. Medium head disappearing to small but very durable layer with some lacing. Clear amber colour. Great taste of spices from yeast with noticeable hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarcinG (777) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2017
UPDATED: APR 20, 2017 Butelka 330ml. Miedziany kolor. Piana srednia,biala,pozostaje w szkle. Aromat ciastek, slodow karmelu. W smaku prawie to samo ..nuty przypraw ,karmelu.przewidywalne o duzej karbonacji..slabo wchodzi

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nathanvc (391) - Brugge, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2017
At Bruges Beer Fest 2017. Pours clear amber with a minimal white head. The aroma contains malts and caramel, and is slightly metallic. It tastes light sweet and light bitter. Short finish, thin texture, fizzy carbonation. Not complex and not very tasty. Reminds me of a pale ale.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Michael27 (1772) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 8, 2016
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Händlerlieferung). Leicht trübes Amber mit schöner Schaumkrone. Milde Malzigkeit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MasDen (342) - Mogilev, BELARUS - SEP 18, 2016
Aroma: malt, a bit hops, orange. Appearance: hazy hay color, thick white head. Taste: malt, biscuits, spicy, a bit dry in finish. Palate: middle body, middle carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drinking_77 (113) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - SEP 7, 2016
Review: 330 ml stubby bottle of La Gauloise Ambrée: ABV: 5.5% A World Cup of beer silver award winner, coming in a cool looking 330ml bottle and bought in Lidl. Sure why not! The oldest brand produced by the brewery, and its most successful beer, named after many Roman (Gaul) sites discovered in the area. On pour, a dark orange looking colour appears, with a large foamy beige head that sticks around for ever, resulting in some decent lacing. A bit of fizz Nice reddish hues makes the beer look the part. A nice beery smell on the nose , smelling citrus and fruity hops and a lot of malts, all well balanced. Nothing too complicated but was nice all the same The taste was savoury, varied flavours, fruity, caramel, well balanced but very light and easy on the palate. Smooth enough to drink, not bad, but there was a discount lack of strong flavours in this beer. I did pick up some, they are there but not enough to get the taste-buds going. A little disappointing in that regard. Light and easy to drink, not particularly hoppy or bitter or sweet. Overall, I like this beer, its decent to drink, and goes down very smooth, but it would be nice to have a stronger edge to it with more discernible tastes. Ok, but not the best I have ever had

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anstei (2128) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 5, 2016
Bottle at Erzbierschof Monday Club. Typical malt aromas, caramel and toffee. Highly crisp carbonation with a sweet touch, but that’s about all it offers to the tongue and palate.

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