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La Guillotine - Brouwerij Huyghe

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La GuillotineLa Guillotine

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very good

286 Ratings

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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 26
Gots: 49 | 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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Photo of kofukasho
3/5  rDev -24.1%

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 -12.2%
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.

Photo of AlexAfonin
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of R_Kole
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of polopaul20
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of MN_Beerticker
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Sathanas
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of JackNip
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of banger7
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of sbangs
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Dougology
3/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of Saviour
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of hoppecatania
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Allegue04
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of coasterfreak75
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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.

Photo of Gavage
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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.

Photo of joegrnwave
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of searsclone
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of komposterov
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Lion088
4.52/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of Erwin_Sakkers
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of redwax
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of tastesogood
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of PhillyStyle
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

La Guillotine from Brouwerij Huyghe
88 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.