fiulijn (20938) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 24, 2003
Hazy light amber color, thin creamy head. Sweet aroma, a bit malty, also in the flavor, but very simple Bière de Garde. pondoshuffles (141) - Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2003
A great French Beer. Good crystal malt flavours balanced by earthy hop bitterness. Alcohol a little noticeable in the nose and finish. CEZ (414) - Milano, ITALY - APR 8, 2003
Red amber, with medium head. Aroma and taste are sweet and malty, with a trace of whisky and caramel. The aftertaste is good and round, just a bit alcoholic. What I don't like is the absence of hops. bierkoning (13449) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2003
Malty somewhat smoky butterscotch aroma and flavor. Pear and apricot. Bitter, somewhat metallic aftertaste. Voivod (304) - Como, ITALY - FEB 24, 2003
Deep amber colour, very nice, persistent head. Quite fruity aroma. Malty sweetness int he taste with fruity (peach) traces. Just a bit of bitterness in the aftertaste. Good and drinkable. The alcohol is well hidden.
RichardGretton (4770) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2002
Redish beer with a frothy headthat lasts forever. The aroma and flavour are very malty with little bitterness. Overall a very, very drinkable beer and you do not notice the alcohol strength at all. caesar (7165) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2002
Nice golden color. Didn't know what to expect, and it turned out fine. Certainly not bad. jerohen (2319) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2002
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2009 Aged sample, BB 2005, sampled end 2009 (about 6 years old). Hazy orange/brown colored, off-white head. Caramel malty nose, fruit. Flavor of apple, caramel again, quite sour with some sweetness. Easy drinking, nice beer. Oakes (18167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2002
Good malty, strongish lager - I would call this a Vienna, and a pretty flavourful one at that. The Etruscan (704) - Tuscany, ITALY - MAR 10, 2002
Orange-amber color. Nice head. Aroma is fruity with a malty and sweet flavour.
Medium-bodied. Not the best French bière de garde.