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Courir De Mardi Gras - Bayou Teche Brewery

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43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.15%
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:
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(Beer added by: Francepants06 on 01-13-2012)
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5/5  rDev +37%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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4.36/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip glass. Pours slightly hazy golden with a thick white head and some visible bubbles rising in the beer. The aroma is grainy and sweet. There's some mild citrus in the smell and a faint hint of spice. The flavor is sweet and bready and there's some mild back end hop bitterness. There's some of that citrus as well as some banana and very little spiciness. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. The finish is dry and the beer drinks in a very refreshing manner. This is an excellent beer.

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.23/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of SMortiL987
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Photo of brewskifan55
3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a plastic cup before the Iris parade on St. Charles St.

A: Hazy brownish/gold with a frothy one finger head that almost stayed for the parade. Lots of lacing and bubbles.

S: Picking up maple syrup, leather and some orangy citrus.

T: Really surprised in a good way! A hearty, robust taste with smokey malts, light citrus and a sweet attitude. Bready with some clove action. A slight hoppy finish.

M: Medium to heavy with chewy carbonation.

O: Glad I got more than one. This is a unique taste that I can get used to.
Let's ride out that Mardi Gras, cher.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of russpowell
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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...

Photo of JamesStreet
3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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!

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Courir De Mardi Gras from Bayou Teche Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.