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La Chouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,811 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,811
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 pbrian:
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pbrian

Connecticut

4.95/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Truly amazing. Spicy, yeasty, hoppy. Awesome interpretation of style. Seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2001 15:48:35 | More by pbrian
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arthurspoor

Belgium

3.89/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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'.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 17:29:54 | More by arthurspoor
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4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Nice thick head on initial pour into a tulip glass , fine white foam with good lacing. Almost cream like in texture

S: Hint of hay, barn, champagne(?)

T: A tad malty without being too sweet, hint of peppercorn, clove, bread and only the slightest astringency from hops. Hint of apple or pear

M: Finely effervescent (like champagne) without being to gassy

Great beer, excellent price point at less than $3/bottle. Would definitely purchase again.

Serving type: bottle

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La Chouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
94 out of 100 based on 1,811 ratings.