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LA-31 Acadie - Bayou Teche Brewery

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81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 13.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 09-02-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 81 | Reviews: 17 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by JAFoley:
Photo of JAFoley
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

A - Deep hazy amber body with bubbly off-white head. Good retention and lots of nice lacing.

S - Strong sour fruity esters

T - Slight pine hop with nice toasted malt and some sweetness. Tangy fruit notes throughout.

M - Medium/light body with moderate/high carbonation. Slick and very drinkable.

O - Really enjoyable, great summer beer. Glad it made it's way up to New England.

JAFoley, Aug 18, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

tbryan5, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of tigg924
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Really enjoyable. Filled with tropical fruits and apples. Maybe not the truest to the style but certainly one I would revisit.

tigg924, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of Cavanaghty
2.15/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Copper with a thin white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Sweet, with some alcohol.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Alcohol with a bittersweet fruity flavor and some malts.

Overall: Not really a brew I care for, glad to have tried it.

Cavanaghty, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of JamesStreet
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

JamesStreet, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Sammy, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of tetu
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

tetu, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of bsizzle74
3.56/5  rDev +5.3%

bsizzle74, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of russpowell
3.3/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Best by 05/09/14, a little past it; let's see what we have here..

Pours an effervescent amber with a thumb of beige head. Pretty nice lacing & head retention

S: Pears, leafy hops

T: Pears, figs, leafy hops & a little caramel up front. More pears & sweet (too) apple juice & a little bit of leafy hops & dryness as this warms. Finshes dry with a little bit of woody hops & grassiness, plus pears

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation

A training wheels version of the style. Not sure if freshness will really improve this. Alright to drink, but a one & done me thinks

russpowell, May 30, 2014
Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev -11.2%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of tr9871
4/5  rDev +18.3%

tr9871, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
3.99/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours to a rich off white head and copper brown color. Aroma is toasty, biscuits and chocolate malt. Some spicy hops in aroma as well. Flavor is rich and complex with bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, toast, cookies, alcohol and a spicy hop zing. Mouthfeel is light medium. Overall very tasty and technically clean.

EagleTalon, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of puboflyons
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on September 13, 2014.

Handsome enough medium amber pour with a little fog. A short-lived white head.

The aromas are malty, herby, faintly fruity, and basically sour.

Mildly sweet flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Creamy and smooth. Didn't blow me away but I enjoyed it enough.

puboflyons, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Jlog7910
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Jlog7910, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of LJWalker
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

LJWalker, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of EgadBananas
3.55/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark honey/auburn color with an offwhite head of about a finger or so. Dissipates to a foamy ring.

The aroma was biscuity, bready, with some maltiness, touches of caramel and earth.

Flavor profile was earthy, with a touch of mild bitterness, tinges of caramel and honey, some lightly sweet malts and bread crusts.

Slightly lower carbonation, a tad creamy, but smooth. Not bad.

It's pretty drinkable and it's a pretty decent beer all around.

EgadBananas, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bayou Teche Biere Acadie has a thick, creamy, cream-colored head and a clear, bubbly, amber appearance, with a nice amount of lacing left on the chalice. The aroma is of sugary, fruity, buttery smells, and the taste is the same, with a nice hop note to round it out. The mouthfeel is light and fairly watery, and Bayou Teche Biere Acadie finishes refreshing, wet, and very drinkable. I rate this most excellent.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of Bearman13
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Bearman13, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of civicm87
3/5  rDev -11.2%

civicm87, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Shafaegalo
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Shafaegalo, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of Arch-Harris
2.5/5  rDev -26%

Arch-Harris, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of Canada_Dan
3.2/5  rDev -5.3%

Canada_Dan, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.4/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from tap at Bulldog Midcity in New Orleans, LA. Poured a deep amber brown into pint glass. Very malty sweet aromas, with little other personality. Very sweet malty taste, with some aparent mild hop flavor as well...
Here is the thing...if you compare to how a Biere de Garde should be, it svery close to the description of the style; however, its not all that amazing. Maybe its because I havent had many of the style, but its just an ordinary malty brew to me. Drinkable, but not amazing...I guess just slightly above average to me.

DrinkSlurm, Oct 04, 2012
Photo of MrHassellYaHurd
3.3/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass a pale copper. Crystal clear with a creamy cap of white head.

A slightly metallic aroma is in the background. Subtly sweet crystal malts are the prominent smell here.

Peppery sweet, caramel, and toasty roasted malts.

Medium-thick bodied. Viscous.

MrHassellYaHurd, Sep 23, 2012
Photo of PawPawPepperoni
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

PawPawPepperoni, Jul 02, 2014
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LA-31 Acadie from Bayou Teche Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.