Le Merle - North Coast Brewing Co.

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87
very good

1,117 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,117
Reviews: 474
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 31
Gots: 77 | FT: 3
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:
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(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 06-03-2007)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a hazy golden color with a large bright white head. The head receeds at a moderate pace and leaves nothing behind.

The aroma is decent. There is some sweet candi sugar, yeast, and fruity aromas. I dig it.

The taste is ok. There are some nice fruity flavors as well as a bit of yeast. The pale malt provides a bit of bread as well. The hop profile provides a very light bitterness which is balanced by a touch of sweetness.

The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and nicely efforvescent with tiny bubbles that provide a good tingle.

Overall it's a nice beer. Definitely a nice showing for a saison. I would consider this a good starting point for a Belgian style ale for those interested in ale's of that type.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice golden color with tons of white head and lacing.

Smell is bready with some citrus (orange and lemons) a little banana.

Taste is sweet with a little grapefruit wang to it. There is a mild pleasant bitterness.

Lots of thick carbonation.

Overall this is very nice. Drinkable and refreshing. Will definitely look for this again. Saison is becoming one of my favorite styles.

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Le Merle from North Coast Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,117 ratings.