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Prototype - La Brasserie du Pays Flamand

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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
La Brasserie du Pays Flamand visit their website
France

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Prototype was born out of the experiences of the head brewers of Brasserie Pays du Flamand and Nogne Nøgne Ø Bryggeri. This collaborative porter is a creative meeting of assertive hops and Norwegian juniper berries.

(Beer added by: metter98 on 12-09-2013)
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by mrchrisray:
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

mrchrisray, Jan 23, 2014
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Photo of bobWFMU
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rich roast malt flavor, but not "bitter roasty". A dark aged fruit note, a tangy quality. Some hop bitterness in the middle. Dark and murky brown color. The juniper pokes out in the finish, just enough to notice and to add accent to the beer, but not enough to create imbalance. An interesting and fairly complex beer.

bobWFMU, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Sammy, Feb 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

gillagorilla, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is nearly jet black in color—only traces of dark brown are visible near the edge of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a short beige head that quickly died down leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of chocolate and roasted malts are present in the nose. Hints of juniper also become noticeable as the beer warms up and eventually become the dominant smell.
T: The taste starts off with flavors of roasted malts and quickly transitions to flavors of juniper berries, the latter of which linger through the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The juniper berries add an interesting twist to this beer, but they are quite dominant so if you don't like juniper berries you might not like the beer.

metter98, Jan 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

allenson21, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

nmann08, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

JasonBoucher, Jun 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Bandi, Jan 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

BobDoubleu, Aug 29, 2014
Prototype from La Brasserie du Pays Flamand
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.