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LA-31 Boucanèe - Bayou Teche Brewery

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84 Ratings
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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 17.38%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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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3/5  rDev -8.5%

Jlog7910, Sep 09, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -61.9%

ckr1451, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

zeff80, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

tetu, Jul 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

pretext, Jul 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39%

Tim_Dyer, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +29.6%

Cloaked_Phantom, Jul 19, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +6.1%

I don't know about this beer. I have had one bottle of this and don't know if it's just an infected batch I got but I get a lot of Funky smell and taste from it. Tastes like it has lacto bacteria in it to me. I have had some smoked beers before, but this flavor is not the smoked variety to me. Its not bad but not what I was expecting.

jwerner23, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

PawPawPepperoni, Jul 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

tylerstravis, Jun 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

ChrisFurlowLSU, Jun 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

JAHMUR, Jun 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

JLapadura, May 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

JoeMans, Apr 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

braican, Mar 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Karibourgeois, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

BayouBengal1537, Feb 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

paulish, Feb 05, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +13.1%

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.

Cavanaghty, Jan 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Bandi, Jan 19, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev +6.4%

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.

metter98, Jan 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

tobelerone, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Shafaegalo, Jan 12, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +6.1%

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.

garuda, Jan 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

rorjets, Jan 03, 2014
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LA-31 Boucanèe from Bayou Teche Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.