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La Guillotine - Brouwerij Huyghe

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BA SCORE
88
very good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 21
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002)
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mactrail

Washington

3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear amber-tinted golden color in the tulip. A modest head bu subtle lalcing along the glass as you sip. Smell of gardenias and hot dogs.

Crisp malty mouthfeel with a deep fruit taste, like dry cherry wine. The yeasty flavor is the main attraction. Floral and perfumey with a savory, meaty, wild yeast taste. Smooth and slightly buttery with a spicy bitter finish.

Less sweet than a lot of these strong Belgians. The classic blonde flavor with a restrained yet sharp, alcoholic note. On tap at Fathom in San Diego.

Serving type: on-tap

12-22-2013 02:53:08 | More by mactrail
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Luiz0930

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-19-2013 06:49:07 | More by Luiz0930
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Genecy

Brazil

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

12-14-2013 21:39:15 | More by Genecy
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -24.1%

12-03-2013 22:33:20 | More by RochefortChris
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-27-2013 20:22:55 | More by BigTrubble
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Massive carbonation with a huge head of foam about an inch thick. Golden colored with a bit of haziness. Aroma of green apples and Belgian candy sugar. I also get a bit of a Belgian yeast strain in the aroma with some pale malt. The flavor is pale malt,Pale malt and a Belgian yeast strain. Mouthfeel is a bit carbonated but dry and smooth. Taste and mouthfeel are very good,but overly carbonated and the aroma is Ok.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 05:02:06 | More by Franziskaner
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marvmoreno

Philippines

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-10-2013 13:41:57 | More by marvmoreno
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dcmchew

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-05-2013 17:03:58 | More by dcmchew
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bcerv-ca

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-02-2013 19:45:48 | More by bcerv-ca
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Ianleesrivette

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-30-2013 05:28:54 | More by Ianleesrivette
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pma7779

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-26-2013 12:47:40 | More by pma7779
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Packman4IL

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-11-2013 14:11:29 | More by Packman4IL
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-28-2013 02:43:41 | More by JMurphy41
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PaF

Israel

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-25-2013 20:48:18 | More by PaF
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ccrida

Oregon

4.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

3cl bottle bought and consumed in Budapest at a little cafe in front of Staint Stephans catherdral. Dull spritzy gold, medium sized white head with some foamy lace.

Smell is very nice, somewhat saison like quinine and limestone, tropical fruits, softer but complex.

Taste has the nice tropical esters but also some soapiness, robust hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is dry and light.

Drinkability is solid, very nice and textured blonde, depth of flavor, balance, some nuance.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2013 15:44:01 | More by ccrida
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-16-2013 12:48:05 | More by CreekyJarls
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REDAMI

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 11.2oz bottle into Chimay goblet.

A - Hazy medium gold with a creamy, thick, white head.

S - Tart funk, wet straw, woody, citrus, lemony.

T - Sweet malt followed by bitter orange peel, dried apricot, a grassy finish. Definite spicy, yeasty funk.

M - Sharp, stinging carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden.

Complex and interesting. I enjoyed this one.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 19:02:24 | More by REDAMI
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LathouXaris

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-15-2013 02:02:42 | More by LathouXaris
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

09-04-2013 00:33:48 | More by Gregaroo
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NateMac13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

08-25-2013 17:09:25 | More by NateMac13
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hoppyboy69

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

08-24-2013 00:08:59 | More by hoppyboy69
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-21-2013 00:23:21 | More by tbryan5
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SoPeL

Poland

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-18-2013 15:09:29 | More by SoPeL
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ekalb31

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

08-11-2013 20:11:30 | More by ekalb31
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-09-2013 22:28:00 | More by Hopheadjeffery
La Guillotine from Brouwerij Huyghe
88 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.