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La Guillotine - Brouwerij Huyghe

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La GuillotineLa Guillotine

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very good

291 Ratings

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Ratings: 291
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 26
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002

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Ratings: 291 | Reviews: 100
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4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Clear rusty amber colored head with a tall puffy white colored head.

Smells sweet and sticky with a spicy apple aroma. Slight tart scent this reminds me of my grandmothers apple butter.

Starts out mildly sweet with a strong apple flavor. Slight cinnamon and clove flavors. Slight taste of pipe tobacco. Mild bitterness and a slight brown sugar flavor.

Mouthfeel is full.

Overall a tasty ale and was perfect for thanksgiving. Try this one with hot apple pie,

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4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

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4.24/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.4/5  rDev -14.1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of kofukasho
3/5  rDev -24.2%

A decent enough brew, but at 8.5% it might be too strong for some people's tastes.

Photo of Falcon91Wolvrn03
3.47/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – Pours a clear golden color with a very thick head that sticks around a long time and sticks to the glass. A strong amount of carbonation is visible. Lots of sediment at the end of the pour.

Smell – Yeast, a funky spice, and a touch of cider with lemon. Malt becomes noticeable as the head dissipates.

Taste – Cider, pepper, with a slight bitterness.

Mouthfeel – Medium body, good carbonation. Goes down easy for 8.5%abv.

Drinkability – Easy drinking, but a bit cidery for my personal taste.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.04/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of coasterfreak75
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Pour: Golden yellow with a frothy three finger head that dissapated to a one finger head and held on throughout the drink.

Smell: Apricots, belgian yeast, various fruits, slight hint of spice.

Drink: Sour fruit in the front, followed by a mix of apricots and belgian yeast flavor, semi-clean, slightly lingering belgian aftertaste.

Overall: A damn fine beer. Well balanced and quite tasty for the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Pours an orange color with a 1/2" head that lasts a while. Belgian yeast is strong in the aroma. Caramel, belgian yeast, citrus, and a moderate bitterness are the main flavors. Aftertaste is long. Mildly refreshing, and quite easy to drink.

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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La Guillotine from Brouwerij Huyghe
89 out of 100 based on 291 ratings.