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La Chouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

La ChouffeLa Chouffe

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,661 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1661
Reviews: 804
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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0.33L bottle poured into a bona fide Brasserie D'Achouffe glass at 1600 Bier Haus in Calgary. A light honey orange color just shy of reddish with a well-formed but quick-breaking creamy white head, this iconic Belgian "special" said to defy style guidelines smells like shortbread cookies, orange rind, and white pepper, along buttery sweet yeast and a vinous tannic note like champagne or boozy white grapes. Palate is similarly citric, fruity, and spicy, with a champagne-like undercurrent propping up some woody nectarine or apricot, pepper, fermented rank pineapple, coriander seed, and faint caramel popcorn, nice complexity but very dry and tart, almost an "imperial witbier" in character. Well-attenuated body adds to the drying effect, rather smooth and the carbonation and alcohol effects are decidedly mellow. I'd go here again although I prefer some other more funky brews. This one might appeal to the wine drinker closeted somewhere deep in us all.

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La Chouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
94 out of 100 based on 1,661 ratings.