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Le Merle - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

986 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 986
Reviews: 464
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 29
Gots: 58 | 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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rangerred

Tennessee

4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml bottle into a tulip.

Pours a nearly clear medium gold with a huge billowy white head. The head sticks around seemingly forever leaving huge globs of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Spicy aroma with pear, orange, and lemon that is very typical of a Saison. Nothing off at all that I can detect.

Flavor is more pear and lemon with a little bit of orange. There is some bready malt detectable in the background. While bitterness leans towards the light side the mouthfeel is very dry as any good saison should be leaving some lingering spice on the palate.

Overall, a really good example of the style although there is nothing that really stands out as unique. Nonetheless it is one that I would drink on a regular basis if it was cheaper.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 01:43:17 | More by rangerred
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ONUMello

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a tulip
A: Golden orange with a 1.5-finger head
S: Light wheat, cereal, a hint of fruit esters and Belgian yeast
T: Matches the nose adding a bit of pronounced citrus and light hop notes
M: Medium-bodied with pleasant carbonation
O: Refreshing, surprisingly light on its feet and with good balance. Fits the style well; enjoyable on a warm summer afternoon

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 20:35:09 | More by ONUMello
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Le Merle from North Coast Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 986 ratings.