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LA-31 Acadie - Bayou Teche Brewery

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62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | 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)
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Reviews by gritz147:
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gritz147

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

10-27-2012 01:59:23 | More by gritz147
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

08-06-2013 03:43:30 | More by tbryan5
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Cavanaghty

Maine

2.15/5  rDev -36%

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.

01-29-2014 00:06:40 | More by Cavanaghty
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-19-2013 20:27:40 | More by JamesStreet
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-11-2014 00:04:50 | More by Sammy
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tetu

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-22-2014 18:27:28 | More by tetu
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.3/5  rDev -1.8%

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

05-30-2014 03:45:12 | More by russpowell
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -10.7%

08-12-2014 14:10:02 | More by atlbravsrno1
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tr9871

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +19%

01-22-2014 05:21:17 | More by tr9871
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.99/5  rDev +18.8%

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.

09-01-2013 18:37:30 | More by EagleTalon
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

07-05-2014 05:02:06 | More by LJWalker
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.55/5  rDev +5.7%

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.

09-02-2012 19:17:11 | More by EgadBananas
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +33.9%

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

12-08-2012 17:38:32 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Bearman13

Texas

4/5  rDev +19%

01-20-2013 22:48:05 | More by Bearman13
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civicm87

New York

3/5  rDev -10.7%

06-03-2014 21:57:53 | More by civicm87
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

01-13-2014 00:31:39 | More by Shafaegalo
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Arch-Harris

Mississippi

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

02-28-2014 16:27:43 | More by Arch-Harris
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.4/5  rDev +1.2%

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.

10-04-2012 03:39:04 | More by DrinkSlurm
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MrHassellYaHurd

Louisiana

3.3/5  rDev -1.8%

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.

09-23-2012 06:28:13 | More by MrHassellYaHurd
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PawPawPepperoni

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

07-02-2014 21:19:18 | More by PawPawPepperoni
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-02-2013 13:12:17 | More by rfgetz
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

12-22-2013 14:42:55 | More by BigGold
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KG710

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

08-06-2014 06:29:21 | More by KG710
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.18/5  rDev -5.4%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into standard pint.

A: Golden, amber hue. Lots o' tiny bubbles of effervescence initially cling to sides of the glass, and rise to the surface throughout. Pours about a half finger, bubbly, white head. Disappears quickly leaving little more than a memory of a head. No lacing.

S: Cardboard, paper, with light hints of dish soap, and even lighter hints of citrus.

T: Light, citrussy, pungent white bread.

M: Very light and crisp with a coppery, pungent, and pretty bitter, aftertaste.

D: Goes down without much resistance, but not quite a session.

Atmosphere is okay. Nothing special in terms of appearance, and nose is very light. All flavor components are lightly applied. The bitterness, however, comes out clearly. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

10-07-2012 20:34:15 | More by bmwats
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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -1.8%

Pours a dark amber with an off white head.

Smells slightly sour, but not musty, has a roasted nutty malt smell and a slight herbal bitterness.

Taste is a nice nutty malty punch backed by bitter herb then flowing into a slight sour yeast finish. Finishes dry. This is a good beer - easy drinking and tasty. I did not detect anything that screamed Biere de Garde, drank more like a mild bock.

01-01-2013 16:48:58 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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LA-31 Acadie from Bayou Teche Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.