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La Fou - Court Avenue Brewing Company

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 3
Avg: 4.12
pDev: 7.28%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Court Avenue Brewing Company
Iowa, United States | website

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale | 6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jt31914 on 06-12-2010

Belgian-style Blonde Ale aged on medium toasted French oak. Light fruity & spicy notes blended with vanilla and toasted oak character.
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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 3
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3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had as part of a tasters rack at the brewery in Des Moines.

Appearance: Very pale yellow. Slightly cloudy, just shy of transparent.

Smell: A lot of fruit. I got a lot of citrus and some banana.

Taste: Similar. A lot of fruit with some citrus, banana and peach off the top. There was some slight spice like cumin or coriander toward the back.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and very drinkable.

This was a refreshing summer seasonal beer from Court Ave.

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Photo of jt31914
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oak-aged blonde ale was the current brewmaster's specialty on-tap today. Honestly my expectations were low, and this was an amazing surprise from the brewery. Nice oak flavor mixed with citrus; it smells like citrus and is quite drinkable with a smooth and malty mouthfeel. By far the best blonde ale I've ever tasted. The oak balances out the fruit flavors (ie grapefruit) making this beer great.

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La Fou from Court Avenue Brewing Company
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