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Le Merle - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

978 Ratings
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Ratings: 978
Reviews: 463
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 29
Gots: 57 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 06-03-2007)
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joeack

New York

3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a golden straw with two inch fluffy head. The smell was quite tame with not a lot of the hay, wet straw smell normally associated with a Saison. Taste was fruity and musky and the drinkabilty was good. Wouldn't seek this one out but it was good to try and compare with all the other Saisons out there

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2008 20:23:32 | More by joeack
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3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
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Pours a light and clear copper color with a finger of head that quickly dissipates down to a film of froth. The nose is classically funky. The funky yeast is also upfront in the flavor profile. There are mild peppery notes in the finish, which is the best part of this drinking experience.

This is a decent example of the style, but “decent” is about the best I can offer for a review.

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Le Merle from North Coast Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 978 ratings.