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LA-31 Acadie - Bayou Teche Brewery

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LA-31 AcadieLA-31 Acadie

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BA SCORE
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24 Reviews
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Reviews: 24
Hads: 112
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 19 | 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:
Beer added by: EgadBananas on 09-02-2012

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Reviews: 24 | Hads: 112
Reviews by gritz147:
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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Photo of oberon
3.59/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear brass color with a full half finger head that fades pretty quickly.Some bready malts and grassy/leafy hops in the nose,some mild nuttiness is detected as well.Not a flavor packed beer but there is some lighter yeasty notes along with some bready malts with a light caramel note.Pretty tame but it goes down well with food. (336 characters)

Photo of tbryan5
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tigg924
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Really enjoyable. Pours a clear light amber color with high carbonation. Filled with tropical fruits and apples. Maybe not the truest to the style but certainly one I would revisit. (183 characters)

Photo of Cavanaghty
2.16/5  rDev -36.7%
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. (301 characters)

Photo of chinchill
3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle.
Pours with a large, thick, fothy, durable bone-colored head that leaves globs of lacing on the glass.
Aroma. malty, floral, spicy and yeasty.
Flavor: Malty and spicy with hints of caramel and some mild hop bitterness. Feel: medium body with a fine soft feel. Slightly dry finish.

O: not great but bettter than acceptable. (341 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Suspended
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of bsizzle74
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of russpowell
3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
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 (568 characters)

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3/5  rDev -12%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of trjones13
3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EagleTalon
4/5  rDev +17.3%
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. (310 characters)

Photo of tone77
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy beige color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of dark fruits, malts. Taste is fruity, spices, surprising amount of alcohol considering the abv. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an interesting take on the style, and a good beer. (287 characters)

Photo of puboflyons
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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. (324 characters)

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.88/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jlog7910
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of SPLITGRIN
1.72/5  rDev -49.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Body is the color of apple cider. Head is light tan and jumps to almost an inch before it starts to fade. Scattered dots of lace are left behind. Nose is a weird mix of soured fruit and cleaning solution and fungal rot. Flavor has some vegetative notes and dirty malts. I really won't say much more then this is just a little off overall. (342 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of EgadBananas
3.57/5  rDev +4.7%
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. (464 characters)

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.5/5  rDev +32%
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 (417 characters)

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LA-31 Acadie from Bayou Teche Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.