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LA-31 Bière Joi - Bayou Teche Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 02-03-2012)
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3.9/5  rDev +8.9%

wesley777, Sep 08, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -51.1%

AlaskanYoung, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Evango, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

moarmare, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

vermilcj, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

tetu, Jul 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Tilley4, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

magnusdave, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of cfaulman
4/5  rDev +11.7%

cfaulman, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of cvm4
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Besides the obvious coffee that is on the label, not much going on to tell a buyer what kind of style beer is within the bottle. Basically a beer with Primo's Peppers and Mello Joy coffee.

A - Pours a dark amber brown body with laces of light brown amber around the edges. Has a one finger khaki head.

S - Sweet caramel with milk chocolate and light coffee.

T - Light dark chocolate (may'be 70% cocoa?) developing into weak (watered down?) coffee notes and finishing with some pepper heat. The peppers aren't overwhelmingly hot and add a nice element to the beer.

M - Light body with medium carbonation. Prickly on the mouth, not smooth.

O - A dubbel can be a boring style to me. This puts an interesting twist on it.

cvm4, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

kkmiller76, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

DaveHack, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

jzeilinger, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

millerbuffoon, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Knapp85, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Haybeerman, Mar 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

JISurfer, Feb 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

tbryan5, Nov 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

mattviator, Sep 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

HowlingTurkey, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of Greywulfken
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: into a goblet, deep opaque brown beer with a slim head of tan foam that slipped away into a filmy collar with a little island of bubbles in the middle

S: oaky whiskey and coffee dominate, roasted hazelnut and dried herbs

T: darkly roasted coffee is immediate, with peppery heat following up; hints of whiskey barrel wood mingle effortlessly into the mix; earthy, dusky, mildly bittersweet, almost smoky; suggestions of dried fruit and cocoa powder in the background.

M: thin and light, smooth, tingle from arbol peppers; it slides across the palate

O: not a traditional dubbel, so that may throw some folks off - this Lagniappe version, by definition/translation, has a little extra in it by way of French roasted coffee, arbol peppers, and cacao nibs - as if that weren't enough, it is racked into Jack Daniels barrels for part of the maturation process. Surely a must try for the adventurous; understandably a hit-or-miss proposition based on your palate. I found it quite enjoyable and engagingly complex.

Greywulfken, Jul 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

metter98, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of TrappistJohnMD
4.15/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled at a beer tasting at Weidmanns in Meridian. Pours dark amber brown with off-white head.

Smell is sweet with chocolate and coffee.

Taste follows well with lots of dark chocolate sweetness and coffee notes. Slight fruit notes. Light bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with average carbonation.

Overall this was good.

TrappistJohnMD, May 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

WDJersey, May 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

douginromeo, May 22, 2013
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LA-31 Bière Joi from Bayou Teche Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.