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Derailleur - Ladyface Ale Companie

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BA SCORE
88
very good

20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ladyface Ale Companie visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rallison on 06-07-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

zestar, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

SocalKicks, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

DeanMoriarty, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Tom-Peters, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

donovanneb, Apr 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

jwswigs, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

straightlambic, Sep 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Lucho, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

mhaugo, Mar 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

drewone, Mar 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

crob3888, Mar 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

t0rin0, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of womencantsail
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beachwood Brewing

A hazy golden orange color with a white head. Good fruitiness on the nose, mostly citrus, but a little bit of peach. Grass, straw, and must give a soft funkiness. A touch of oak, white wine, and lemon zest. The flavor has a nice peach quality along with mild tartness of lemon. Lots of straw, a moderate oak note along with some drying tannins. A light malt flavor, mostly just bread. The nose is a bit better than the flavor, but enjoyable.

womencantsail, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of Halcyondays
3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood II,

A: Pours a dark goldenrod with a medium white head, nice head retention and lace.

S: Some white wine character, heavy spice, very 'classic' saison nose.

T: White pepper, yeast, earthy hops. Nice overall malt flavour, though I wanted something more from the Sauv Blanc barrels.

M: Medium-bodied, crisp, creamy, soft carbonation.

O: A nice saison, I wish the barrels as I said showed up more, but certainly enjoyable.

Halcyondays, Jul 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Popp24, Jul 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

StonePhil, Dec 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +23.8%

MikeRMII, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1%

Retsinis, Nov 22, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

dcbike, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of rallison
4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice, stronger biere de garde. Aged in Malibu Family Wines Sauvignon Blanc barrels.

Aroma is sweet with some light berries (strawberries, etc) with white wine notes. Tropical fruits. Very pleasant.

The taste carries through nicely. Lots of sweet but delicate fruits in the flavor (much of it likely from the Sauvignon Blanc barrels) with some earthy notes. Rather tasty.

Definitely drinkable.

Recommended. This is a nice and tasty beer created in celebration of the Tour of California.

rallison, Jun 07, 2010
Derailleur from Ladyface Ale Companie
88 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.