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La Guillotine - Brouwerij Huyghe

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BA SCORE
88
very good

241 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 21
Gots: 28 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

vhmf1978, Apr 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Norseman, Apr 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Nihilistkid, Apr 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

GreenMountainBoy, Apr 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

kylehay2004, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

VeganUndead, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Beejay, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Rilesmiles, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a tasty belgian blonde, lost somewhere between a classic tripel and a belgian pale or strong golden. its hazy and pale yellow, with a few yeast bits and a nose of cut grass and fruity yeast coming off of a several inch tall white head that rings every sip. the taste has a little bit of floral hops on the front end, and a pretty sweet and sturdy malt base for its color, but it flavored predominantly by a classic belgian yeast strain thats got hints of pears and apples to it, without being cloying or artificial. a decent bit of residual sugar in the finish gives body by arrests drinkability significantly, and even effervescent carbonation cant cut it or lighten it up much. a hearty brew for its looks, and one that while i enjoy it quite a lot, its a one and done for me. just a bit filling and sweet for all day drinking, but its alcohol is well hidden and its quality is at the forefront of the experience.

StonedTrippin, Mar 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

nmann08, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

MickeyMonk, Feb 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Raziel313, Feb 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Chemister, Feb 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

GraduatedCashew, Feb 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

ShepardCommander, Feb 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Evil_Pidde, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

ncelauro, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

d_brommer_nh, Jan 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

frontalot, Jan 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

wonothesane42, Jan 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

2GOOFY, Jan 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Saind, Jan 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

wizo, Dec 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Vylo, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
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.

mactrail, Dec 22, 2013
La Guillotine from Brouwerij Huyghe
88 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.