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La Chouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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94
outstanding

1,813 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,813
Reviews: 808
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.48%
Wants: 122
Gots: 151 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie d'Achouffe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-24-2001)
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Reviews by jakester:
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jakester

Pennsylvania

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

I had this on tap at Union Jack's on the Manatawny. It came in a tulip glass.

Arrives a hazy gold with a 1-1/2 finger head of beautiful white foam. Carbonation appears pretty high. The head falls to islands and a ring, with pretty good lacing.

Aroma is spicy and fruity, with notes of pears, golden raisins, pepper and nutmeg. There is a light yeast smell, along with some of that Belgian funky shit going on! Smells good!

Flavor is malty sweet, slightly bready, with notes of pears, golden raisins, and spices like above. Residual sweetness is fairly high. Hop character is low. Aftertaste is sweet, spicy, warm, and slightly yeasty.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, pretty sweet, with medium carbonation. Finish is sweet and mellow.

This, to me, is your average sweet Belgian pale ale stuff. It's good, very tasty, good aroma, nice Belgian funkiness, pretty well balanced. Nothing over the top, but I'd drink it anytime.

Serving type: on-tap

01-24-2006 16:12:12 | More by jakester
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La Chouffe is a very refreshing, sweet yet interesting beer.

I like it's color, which is a bit hazy.

The smell ain't spectacular, but the taste is very good and typical 'Ardennen taste'. A bit banana sweet perhaps, but overall very nice.

I would serve it at 8-10 C, or maybe even warmer. It gets smoother that way.

Ideal for Summer. Very 'easy drink'.

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La Chouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
94 out of 100 based on 1,813 ratings.