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Courir De Mardi Gras - Bayou Teche Brewery

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Courir De Mardi GrasCourir De Mardi Gras

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38 Ratings
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Francepants06 on 01-13-2012)
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Reviews by SMortiL987:
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SMortiL987

Louisiana

3.85/5  rDev +3.8%

A - Golden yellow with a touch of red. Nice head at first which quickly fades but a persistent thin layer of head as the beer is drunk. Slight haze.

S - Bready, touch of sweetness. Something floral in the background (my current sinus issues aren't helping). Little hop aroma.

T - Malty sweetness immediately gives way to hop bitterness (some American hop best I can tell, but again, sinuses), but still malty sweetness is there. Fairly smooth and well rounded; lager like character.

M - Medium body, high carbonation.

O - Nice malty beer rounded out by the use of the hops. I would've have liked to see a hops with a little less residual bitterness, but still a very nice example.

01-30-2012 06:56:40 | More by SMortiL987
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-05-2014 19:01:21 | More by tbryan5
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jmbraxton

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-19-2012 01:19:58 | More by jmbraxton
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.63/5  rDev -2.2%

Poured from 12 oz into nonic pt glass
Best by: 05/08/14

A - poured orange-yellow, slightly cloudy. Not much head but substantial lace down glass
S - earthy breadiness but somewhat tame maltiness. A little hint of citrus (maybe even strawberries), yeasty.
T - really get a wheaty, straw-like presence with the citrus (mostly orange zest) coming through. Not much hoppiness except for a slight bitterness as it rolls down your throat.
M - excellent light-bodied mouthfeel. It almost "rushes" down your palate.
O - fairly solid beer for what it is. As someone who has (and still) participated in the real "courir de mardi gras", this would be a very solid option on a hayride or horseback. While the taste lacks any "wow factor", this beer is super easy to drink and would go great for a day of reveling the countryside and chasing chickens. Pleasant surprise!

02-09-2014 17:27:27 | More by JamesStreet
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tetu

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-22-2014 18:29:43 | More by tetu
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McNealc31

Ohio

3.43/5  rDev -7.5%

Poured with overwhelming carbonation. Actually took two pours to get the 12 oz bottle into a 16 oz glass. Clean white and fluffy head. Looks cloudy and light yellow. In fact, at first glance it looks like a hefe. Citrus sweetness and some grassiness in the aroma. The flavor is lead by sweet and slightly toasted malt, herbs, touch of grassy biterness from the hops. Banana in the finish, too.

Interesting flavors and really smooth. Worth a shot.

08-16-2012 02:25:45 | More by McNealc31
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.65/5  rDev -1.6%

Pours an effervescent honey/gold color with a sliver of pearl colored head. Stays effervescent throughout, minimal lacing & no head retention

S: Pears & a little bit of perfumy hops,

T: Pears, woody hops, white grapes up front. More pears, white grapes, a little leafy hop & dryness as this warms. Finishes crisp, dry with winesap apples & pears

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation, pretty slick as this warms

Not bad, but after trying 3 from these guys, I'm not too thrilled either. Will try more if I can something more interesting from these guys. So far, I could take or leave these guys, but they are good introductions to the styles they are doing...

06-21-2014 19:18:03 | More by russpowell
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.23/5  rDev +14%

Bayou Teche Courir de Mardi Gras has a think, soapy, white head and a very hazy orange appearance, with a whole lot of little particles floating about (yeast?). The aroma is faint, but one detects a bit of sweetness. Taste, however, is relatively bold, with sweet malts, bread, hop bitterness, and (I think) a touch of citrus. Mouthfeel is at least medium bodied, and Courir de Mardi Gras finishes dry and very refreshing. Overall, this is another wonderful beer from Bayou Teche Brewing.

RJT

02-21-2012 01:06:29 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Bearman13

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

01-20-2013 22:48:38 | More by Bearman13
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-05-2012 04:26:49 | More by injuredreserve
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PawPawPepperoni

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

07-02-2014 21:20:33 | More by PawPawPepperoni
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-20-2014 22:12:09 | More by Karibourgeois
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-04-2014 14:02:46 | More by BigGold
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beaulabauve

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7.8%

04-29-2012 20:49:42 | More by beaulabauve
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.45/5  rDev -7%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip.

A: Golden hue. Pours a quarter finger, bubbly, white head. Settles quickly, leaving just a dusting of foam. Effervescence continues to rise throughout. Sporadic beer ring lacing.

S: Pale grainy tone, with hints of blueberry, cherry, and raspberry.

T: Slightly bitter malt tone that presents with a surprising heartiness. Nicely balanced with a berry 'medley'.

M: Again, bitterness cuts through the palette, and lingers throughout. Light body.

D: Drink in sips, as the bitterness will dictate.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Slight head with a little lacing, and plenty of effervescence. Nose is a nice compliment of grains and mixed berry. Flavor is a bitter grain, with hints of raspberry, blueberry, and cherry. Overall, this is a good quaff.

01-22-2012 03:22:58 | More by bmwats
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JoeyBrightside

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-07-2014 17:17:02 | More by JoeyBrightside
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Francepants06

Louisiana

3.43/5  rDev -7.5%

It is pale and yellow in color, with an average size head. It smells of yeast, bread, slight caramel. It taste of bread, wheat, slight slight citrus in the finish. It is a easy drinking beer. In my amateur opinion, it is too refreshing for a beer when it's still winter.

01-13-2012 19:35:04 | More by Francepants06
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sd123

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-25-2014 18:55:12 | More by sd123
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-02-2014 17:45:00 | More by Jame515
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-13-2014 22:57:02 | More by Dicers
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-16-2012 15:52:32 | More by harpus
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theboozecruise

Louisiana

3.33/5  rDev -10.2%

Poured into a Chimay goblet, it's a golden orange color with minimal head. Not much retention or lacing at all.

The aroma is biscuity, malty with a little funk to it. I don't pick up any real hop presence.

The taste is more of the same, except it gets a little bitter hop note at the end of the sip. That adds a nice dimension that was missing on the nose.

Really easy to drink, it's a little thin and the bitterness lingers on the finish.

It's enjoyable but I won't be rushing out for another.

02-18-2012 22:46:25 | More by theboozecruise
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-31-2013 13:08:33 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-20-2013 22:37:27 | More by kingmaker
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mdfb79

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-03-2014 16:06:13 | More by mdfb79
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Courir De Mardi Gras from Bayou Teche Brewery
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