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Belle Gueule Rousse - Brasseurs R.J.

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39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 17.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasseurs R.J. visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-13-2003)
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Photo of kevofficiel
3.75/5  rDev +13%

One of the most popular beer in Quebec as I see.
Second time that I try a Red Ale. After trying the Boreale my exception is a bit high and the Belle Gueule did pretty well, so well that I give the same mark 3,75.
Same, Nice smell of light caramel. The taste is roasted coffee.
Nice carbonation, and very smooth to drink.
So would I recommend it ? If you find it and its on special, yes why not, give it try. Its not that different from a Blonde beer as it taste. Some extra sweet flavour will come that u will enjoy it.

kevofficiel, Aug 31, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

videofrog, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Niceroad77, Aug 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Socialiste, May 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Noelito76, Feb 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

DamageCase76, Nov 04, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

kabritz, Nov 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

CurtisD, Sep 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

AnHeroicHippo, Sep 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +28%

Kloug, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

femond, Jun 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

DaveR514, May 30, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

Whatup14, Apr 17, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -54.8%

Exaltedeyes, Feb 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

rale, Dec 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

KalanM, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of Kendo
3.08/5  rDev -7.2%

A: Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. Body is chestnut-amber with a small off-white head that settles quickly.

S: Sweet, caramel malt. Corn syrup? A touch of husky grain.

T: Caramel malt and toffee, with a bit of wet cardboard and minerally hop bitterness that tries to offset the malt but fails. Lingering sweetness on the aftertaste.

M: Light-to-medium in heft, feels a bit thin/watery at times. Carbonation is active and fizzy, but gentle and thus not offensive.

O: OK. Nothing special.

Kendo, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of sprimusp
3.75/5  rDev +13%

sprimusp, Aug 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Mattgruv, Apr 14, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

oldp0rt, Mar 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

wizo, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of kwjd
3.43/5  rDev +3.3%

Had this on tap at the Irish Embassy in Montreal. This was labeled as their house amber, but the bartender told me it was the Belle Gueule. Pours a bright red colour with very thin off-white head. Head dissipates fairly quickly with little lacing. Smells incredibly malty and sweet, caramel and quite nutty. Sweet flavour, almost no bitterness. Carbonation is quite high, I'd prefer a bit smoother. A nice enough amber.

kwjd, Nov 08, 2010
Photo of spinrsx
3.33/5  rDev +0.3%

341ml bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance - pours a clear copper with a fair size foamy off-white head. There is lots of carbonation and there is a medium amount of lacing left on the glass. Doesn't really look all that 'red' for a red beer.

Smell - has a dry smell, slight hops and bread notes

Taste & Mouth - Low to average amount of carbonation in the mouth. Starts off somewhat dry and then finishes with a brown sugar like sweetness. It actually has a nice balance of taste.. perhaps a little too watery though.

Drink - probably my favorite of the Belle Guelle family. But even with that being said, there are much better beers out there.

spinrsx, Aug 17, 2010
Photo of TerryW
2.38/5  rDev -28.3%

This is a very subdued, bland beer.

Pours clear amber with a moderate head that settles to a partial film. Sweet caramel malts, some hops. Thin mouthfeel with a slightly unpleasant metallic finish. Overall, simply an average beer at best, but with a brittle edge that makes it less than drinkable.

TerryW, Jun 21, 2010
Photo of Otterburn
3.65/5  rDev +9.9%

very nice dark amber color ,full of light,clear filtered
no head,mediumm carbonation

smell like any rousse, bit malty,caramel,nutty

taste is not strong for the genre, malty,smoothe
not stong but interesting,fresh.

mouthfeel is a bit watery, small tasty after taste

Drinkability is good

Otterburn, Jan 13, 2010
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Belle Gueule Rousse from Brasseurs R.J.
78 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.