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Chez Monieux - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
84
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178 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 178
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 19.03%
Wants: 65
Gots: 38 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 04-13-2008)
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California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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California

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Mopps

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-27-2013 14:51:05 | More by Mopps
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moonknight31

California

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

05-21-2013 21:13:19 | More by moonknight31
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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California

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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vitese

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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California

2.5/5  rDev -33%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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California

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California

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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.48/5  rDev -6.7%

On tap at the brewery last month. Light brown, gold, light purple(?) and light red. For a lambic, this looks hella dark. A little thin tan cap of head on it. Nothing in terms of lacing or whatnot. Had a tart aroma, dark cherry, but damn if that ain't a funk reminiscient of diapers, cheese and sweaty socks. I guess to some, they're going for that, but I like some really well respected lambics, and they don't smell like shit.

Taste, thankfully, does not encompass any sweat or dirty diaper like flavor. Its cherry, its tart, its kind of boozy for the style especially. A good amount of wet oak type of flavors. Red wine like notes, but not really the tannin aspect. Definitely some vinegar in there.

For me, this would need to be a little more dry and sour for it to be a very good kriek. I've definitely had a lot worse (NB, Timmermans, Big Sky) but I've definitely had a lot better too. Mouthfeel seemed a little too thick. Sweetness is probably the right amount, but tastes a tad high, prolly because I wanted more acidic, tart, sour and dry notes coming out of it. Definitely the darker cherry variety.

04-03-2013 22:57:36 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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California

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Chez Monieux from Alpine Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.