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LA-31 Boucanèe - Bayou Teche Brewery

LA-31 BoucanèeLA-31 Boucanèe

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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.06%


Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
LA-31 Boucanèe is our acknowledgment of the importance of the wild cherry tree to south Louisiana. Using cherry-wood smoked wheat we craft a surprisingly delicious and unique ale.

(Beer added by: utah44 on 03-21-2011)
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Reviews by acevenom:
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acevenom

Louisiana

3.13/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours dark copper with an abundant off white head that dissipates, leaving little lacing along the side of the glass. The beer smelled smoky during the pour. That smokiness is pretty strong in the aroma, but I can also pick up the sweetness as well.The taste is smoky The malt sweetness does come through in the flavor as well. It's a pretty difficult flavor to describe. It's slightly astringent and acrid. I enjoy it more as I drink it. The body is light to medium. There isn't much carbonation to speak of. Overall, this beer is interesting. Unfortunately, it doesn't have much going for it. It's interesting in the average sense. I'm sure it would pair well with the local cuisine, but I won't be rushing to the store for another bottle of this any time soon.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2012 00:54:35 | More by acevenom
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JoeMans

New York

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

04-04-2014 22:58:50 | More by JoeMans
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braican

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-12-2014 17:15:35 | More by braican
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-08-2014 18:52:52 | More by Karibourgeois
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-25-2014 04:33:16 | More by BayouBengal1537
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paulish

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-05-2014 23:16:08 | More by paulish
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Cavanaghty

Maine

3.71/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Thank you shan8454 for this one in trade.

Appearance: Reddish amber with a thin off white head that lingered. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Sweet and smokey, with a meat like smoky smell.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of sweet citrus and hops with a strong but pleasant barbeque like smokey flavor.

Overall: Great brew! I would have this one again for sure.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 22:07:24 | More by Cavanaghty
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

01-19-2014 20:18:15 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.49/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear light amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high beige head that quickly died down, leaving wisps of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of smoked cherrywood are present in the nose, although there is a lot of iodine so the smell mostly resembles Band-Aids.
T: Just like the smell, the taste has lots of Band-Aid flavors along with notes of smoke. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels just about medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite easy to drink hived its wheat base, but you really need to have grown accustomed to the Band-Aid aromas and flavors to appreciate it.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 20:08:41 | More by metter98
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber, mostly clear, small white head has little retention and lace.

A little sweet overall, with smokey notes mostly in the aftertaste. A touch of wheat twang, campfire, and smoked meat. Caramel, bready sweetness.

A little heavier than expected, but still a medium feel with medium carb. Finishes mostly clean.

Intriguing combo of smoke & style. I feel like this has potential, but not fully executed.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2014 23:13:05 | More by garuda
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

11-13-2013 03:18:30 | More by xungmound98
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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2/5  rDev -39.4%

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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bayou Teche Boucanee’ has a very thick, foamy, cream-colored head, a clear, bubbly, copper appearance, and slight lacing left behind. The aroma is of an overriding smokiness with an undercurrent of sweetness and wheat bread. Taste is of wood smoke, caramel, sugar, and a touch of bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Bayou Teche Boucanee’ finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and semi-dry. Overall, it’s very smoky and not like a wheat beer. I think it is good and interesting.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 14:07:36 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Louisiana

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New York

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Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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LA-31 Boucanèe from Bayou Teche Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.