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LA-31 Bière Noire - Bayou Teche Brewery

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 12.46%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: EgadBananas on 10-08-2011

We use specially roasted German malts and select American hops which provide our LA-31 Bière Noire a small bite of noble bitterness and a dry, French roasted coffee flavor.
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Photo of MJ64
2.89/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Westyn
3.01/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some roasted malts. Taste is smooth, roasted malts, some hints of chocolate. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall an easy drinking and solid beer.

Photo of Modernrickk
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JuliusCaesar
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of olafphysics
3.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WholeLottaTricks
4.02/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Probably my favorite from Bayou Teche. Tasty, roasty brew.

Photo of Kleffel1
4.13/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A pleasantly, very solid Porter.

Photo of BYOFB
3.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KWolf
3.44/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of xdtfx
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of jmryan8
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of JScoot
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of brandon911
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of abex44
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.66/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of frlrv1020
3.96/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Wando52
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of lovindahops
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of jmdrpi
3.9/5  rDev +10.5%

Served from the tap in shaker pint glass.

Black with ruby in the corners of the glass., foamy off white head. Mild toasty roasty aroma - a bit of coffee and chocolate. Slick oily mouthful, moderate carbonation.
Overall a nice balance of flavor and easy drinkability.

Photo of BowmanR
1.75/5  rDev -50.4%

Photo of smakawhat
4.01/5  rDev +13.6%

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A big sudsy and froth tan head, growing to an easy fistfull big size, and slowly settling. Give to ring lacing, and foamy rivers when tipped. Body color is a classic dark walnut brown and nearly black with some clarity through the head. Really nice looking.

Good light roasted dark grains on the nose. Some faint milk chocolate, almost a clean mineral finish but with a bigger malt sensing depth coming. Some powdery quality of light cocoa as well and dried nuts.

Very nice light bodied, with a good finish. Light roast turns more towards coffee and chocolate, with a good thick quenching palate. Some nice yeast and malt thickness here for the body as well, with an almost crackly taste.

Overall a real nice refresher. Doesn't quite remind me of schwarzbier, but a solid dark ale if there was one.

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LA-31 Bière Noire from Bayou Teche Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.