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La Chouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

La ChouffeLa Chouffe

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,653 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1653
Reviews: 802
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.48%


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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monkjuice

Ontario (Canada)

4.22/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle, poured into my Duvel Tulip.

A: A gorgeous hazy amber orange hybrid that has a generous pillowy white head with sticky lacing down the side of the glass until every drop is gone.

S: Belgian yeast, candied citrus peel, honey, some tree fruit, with a little bit of baking spice lurking in the background. Nice.

T: Much like the nose with the yeast and citrus playing leading rolls, banana presents itself as well, and the spiciness gives me wonderful breath (I think so at least, my companions can decide for themselves). Good balance of sweet and tart, with a bit of bitterness to smooth things out.

M: As expected, medium density for a beer with this alcohol content. Nice light carbonation adds to the pleasantness.

D: Really good for an 8% sleeper. Nothing overpowering to turn this in to a one-and-done for the evening.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2010 21:22:44 | More by monkjuice
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La Chouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
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