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La Guillotine - Brouwerij Huyghe

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BA SCORE
88
very good

251 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.39%
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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d_brommer_nh, Jan 20, 2014
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frontalot, Jan 20, 2014
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wonothesane42, Jan 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

2GOOFY, Jan 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Saind, Jan 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

wizo, Dec 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Vylo, Dec 30, 2013
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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.

mactrail, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Luiz0930, Dec 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Genecy, Dec 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

RochefortChris, Dec 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

BigTrubble, Nov 27, 2013
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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.

Franziskaner, Nov 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

marvmoreno, Nov 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

dcmchew, Nov 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

bcerv-ca, Nov 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Ianleesrivette, Oct 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

pma7779, Oct 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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PaF, Sep 25, 2013
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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.

ccrida, Sep 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

CreekyJarls, Sep 16, 2013
La Guillotine from Brouwerij Huyghe
88 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.