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Bière De L'Amitié (Green Flash & Brasserie St. Feuillien) - Brasserie St. Feuillien

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Bière De L'Amitié (Green Flash & Brasserie St. Feuillien)Bière De L'Amitié (Green Flash & Brasserie St. Feuillien)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

214 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 19
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Florida9 on 07-18-2010)
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-16-2011 15:17:59 | More by kjkinsey
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taitlifto

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-14-2011 16:15:59 | More by taitlifto
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy, glowing gold with a pillowy white head that lingers forever. This is one seriously attractive beer, especially if served in a St. Feuillien chalice.

S: Aromas of grass, tart citrus, and spicy yeast are present on the nose. It should be noted that the aromas do not integrate all that well, which becomes increasingly obvious as the beer warms. Perhaps there is a bit too much Amarillo in this one.

T: Opens tart and fruity with notes of lemon, lime, kumquat, bitter orange, grapefruit, herbs, grass, biscuits, and pepper. The finish is dry and robust, yet somewhat mellow, presenting flavors of biscuity malt and spicy, mildly pungent yeast after a surge of lemon and grapefruit.

M: Full bodied, dry, and firm. Carbonation is spritzy. This ale has a bubbly, energetic feel in the mouth coupled with a slight alcohol presence. The balance of this beer is better than some other examples of this style.

O: This is a nice Belgian strong pale ale, though it would have been better if the U.S. hops were toned down just a bit. It is apparent to me that Green Flash's contributions to this ale probably most affected the outcome. Regardless, this is a pretty solid collaborative effort that will be welcomed by fans of strong, hoppy ales.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 20:35:20 | More by mrfrancis
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nunzo

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-04-2011 04:17:44 | More by nunzo
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koolk

Australia

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-27-2011 02:58:36 | More by koolk
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -27.4%

11-25-2011 14:10:44 | More by jenray
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

11-25-2011 06:43:40 | More by AlexChillton
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aepb1

Florida

3.7/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Hazy yellow-orange body with a massive, airy, white head

S- Typical belgian, yeasty, bananas and citrus, inviting clove

T- Citrus up front, clove and banana with a bready malt middle with an alcohol/carbonation bite to finish this

M- Medium/light body with more than average carbonation that bites in the finish

O- A nice beer but not much above average

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2011 20:43:01 | More by aepb1
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9%

11-19-2011 00:49:21 | More by Gatordaddy
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LSUPT

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-17-2011 07:45:24 | More by LSUPT
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jeffthepony

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

11-16-2011 16:51:57 | More by jeffthepony
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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-16-2011 01:02:01 | More by oline73
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

11-14-2011 19:52:06 | More by JAHMUR
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UDbeernut

New York

4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

very active moon crater head placed on top of a hazy golden hue. Gobs of carbonation visible. clean malty nose, hint of light spice. Taste adds biscuit, apple, and pear to round it out. alchohol is well hidden. WOW!!! light to medium body. This is a quite a tasty treat.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2011 01:16:55 | More by UDbeernut
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elNopalero

Texas

4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First thing I noticed was that this has the big aroma reminiscent of a tripel, those heady, estery Belgian beer aromas that we all know and love. When smell trumps sight you know you’re on to something!

There’s a generous layer of foam capping my pour. Clear, golden color. A big spicy, fruity bouquet with lots of citrus and apricot that come through. Very effervescent, with a big finish. It’s chewy but seems lighter on the palate thanks to the carbonation. Did the bittering hops they used turn this into a big, boozy, bitter Belgian blond? Smells fantastic, looks great, tastes good but finishes solid—when what I was expecting was a home run. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good beer. But for the price and the reputation of both brewers this collaboration doesn’t meet expectations.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 21:30:26 | More by elNopalero
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depechemode1983

Texas

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out dark cloudy golden. Head is white and very frothy. Retention is amazing. Lacing is minimal. The Nose is grainy with with a mix of citrus and floral hops. Picking up sweet apricot, sour apple, and candy sugar. Very tropical for the most part. Like the nose. The taste has sweet orange, pineapple, bitter hops. And a slight alcohol warmth. Mouth feel is medium bodied and very soft. Washes over nicely. Carbonation is also excellent. This one is amazing. Complex enough to be enjoyable yet simple enough to relax to.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 03:06:00 | More by depechemode1983
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StoneBrewFanatic

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours hazy straw in color into my snifter with visible sediment and almost two fingers of fluffy white head that has moderate retention and minimal lacing.

S - Sweet malts, mild citrus hops, bread and yeast, a touch of rye and subtle mint notes.

T - Yeasty and malty, nice spice throughout with hints of rye as well, faint hops and little alcohol presence.

M - Perhaps it's the style, but too much carbonation for my liking, especially paired with the natural spiciness of this beer.

O - A nice beer for the most part. Just really, REALLY fizzy.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2011 00:22:28 | More by StoneBrewFanatic
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draheim

Washington

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750mL bottle (best by 1/13/2013) poured into a tulip. Hazy straw color, thick fluffy white head leaves nice sticky lacing.

Aroma is Belgian yeast, spices (pepper, coriander), lemons, flowers.

Taste is bright, peppery, floral, and fruity. Nice balance with the hops. Crisp, sharp mouthfeel, semi-dry finish. A little mustiness from the yeast but not overpowering.

Overall this is really good. Kind of a cross between a Belgian strong ale and a saison.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2011 03:30:06 | More by draheim
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

(Served in a chalice)

22/04/12 on the bottle

A- This beer pours a clear yellow body that becomes a bit murkier with each pour. There is a thin white film that breaks up and is supported by a gentle carbonation of microbubbles.

S- The perfumed yeast has a nice bright natural mint note to it with a soft citrus hops finish that is a bit soft.

T- The taste of green mint jelly is dry and blends with wheat bread note as the beer warms. There is the distinctive St. Feuillien yeast character that comes through with a fullness from the yeast in the finish. A woody bready quality blends with some pale malt notes.

M- This beer has a light mouthfeel with a great big fizz that grows as the beer opens up. It scrubs the tongue and almost has a burning quality to it that is not the alcohol but the fizz.

O- There is a nice beer under there but much of it is hid buy the fizz. The mint is nice and crisp and balances with the other flavor well. There are some nice saison yeast notes but they soon become hidden aswell. It is a bit more dry than most of St. Feuillien's beers but that is a pleasant compromise.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2011 21:28:44 | More by rhoadsrage
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DenverLogan

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear yellow gold, lingering small head with lace, big horse blanket, light malt and anise aroma. Flavors of bubblegum, sweet malt, pineapple, some light bitterness. Signification carbonation and a full body, though I'm not sure I'd call it easily quaffable. Interesting overall, but not what I'd call delicious compared to most of their other beers that I love...can be a very cool brewery to visit.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2011 01:17:19 | More by DenverLogan
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nickhiller

Texas

4.83/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: crazy 4 finger head with streams of champagne bubbles, coating the glass in foam. Great head retention.

S: citrus, lemon, florals, cider, nutmeg, amarillo hops, Slight Belgian yeast smell but not overwhelming

T: sour and bready yeast, sharp lemon zest, candy sugar

M: medium body, sweet syrupy at first, dry finish, strong and sharp carbonation, slightly spicy finish (combination of carbonation, high alcohol, and dryness)

O: Delicious! Refreshing and drinkable but with plenty of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 22:20:51 | More by nickhiller
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TCMike

Minnesota

4.47/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours, a hazy golden color. It produced a long lasting fluffy white head.
The aroma was of honey, banana, citrus.
The taste was slightly sweet, honey, spices, citrus, bready. The alcohol is barely noticeable. The carbonation is high, and has a sticky medium mouth-feel.
Fairly easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 01:26:09 | More by TCMike
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THECPJ

Delaware

4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: golden copper yellow with a 2 finger white head nice lacing

smell: citrus, green apples, spices

taste: citrus, spices, malts, sweet

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body, crisp, refreshing

overall: a very nice and refreshing beer. would love to have again. highly recommend.

Cheers,
the CPJ

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 02:41:06 | More by THECPJ
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metter98

New York

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy light golden yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured into a snifter glass with a two finger high bright white head that slowly died down yet consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of spices in the nose along with hints of floral and citrusy hops.
T: Like the smell, the overall taste is quite spicy (likely due to the combination of rye, spices and yeast), which lingers into the aftertaste.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and rather dry on the palate with a high amount of carbonation.
O: This beer shares a lot of similarities with a tripel given its relatively light body and hides the alcohol well from both the smell and the state, making it a very easy beer to sip.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2011 00:29:08 | More by metter98
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daveytheformer

Oregon

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from notes.

I untied the wire and put my thumb on the cork and it shot off with a huge pop and exploded onto my cieling.

Pours a nice light golden straw color. Huge fluffy white head that is not fading to lots of sticky lacing all too quickly. In fact very slowly.

Smells like cloves, bubblegum, a little anise maybe and a light citrus aroma.

Tastes are more bubblegum sweetness, spicy with a large wheat flavor and a nice dry earthy finish.

Mouthfeel is light to medium and very well carbonated. Smooth and crisp.

Overall is really good. Glad this finally made it to Oregon even if it is a year after the release.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2011 19:42:15 | More by daveytheformer
Bière De L'Amitié (Green Flash & Brasserie St. Feuillien) from Brasserie St. Feuillien
92 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.