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Castelain Blond Biere De Garde - Brasserie Castelain

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BA SCORE
87
very good

188 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 188
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Castelain visit their website
France

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 12-26-2001)
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Falcone, Oct 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

mmario, Oct 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bnes09, Oct 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

StrayteEDGE, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Georgiabeer, Aug 30, 2014
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coolandy007, Jul 26, 2014
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MystikCelt, Jul 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

HuntDaddy540, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

marmstrong1212, Jul 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

DrewSnyc667, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear medium orange with sediment, fluffy off white head, clumpy rings down the glass. smell: fruity (apple, pear) with soft graininess, floral, buttery note. Taste: juicy nectarine, almost ripe pear, grapeskin, biscuit and honey, mildly spicy middle, then finishing dry with just slightly tart nectarine. Lots of pale malt sweetness throughout. Not the most complex, but tasty. 12/19/13 bottling noted on the back of the label.

babaracas, Jun 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Latarnik, May 31, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

nice fizz on pour. smell is bland, old-ish. slight acidic fruits. taste is non-existent. which is quite a feat for a 6.4% brew. slightly sour, but not much. not offensive. not exciting. slight cherry as I take a few more sips.... still fizzy like a champagne... and overall pretty neutral. which is not a bad thing. Four Loco tastes like CRAP and gives hang overs; i'm sure this is much more tolerable!

pkalix, May 24, 2014
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afsdan, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Fitze, May 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Keith_R, May 02, 2014
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uturn, Apr 17, 2014
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threedaggers, Feb 06, 2014
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VinoGuy, Feb 03, 2014
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vinny21bal, Jan 24, 2014
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JRod1969, Jan 16, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 330mL bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: rich golden hue with a haze-free body and a light effervescence. Head is two fingers of creamy white foam with good retention. Quite attractive!

Smell: lightly toasty malt with hints of caramel, breadiness and a little graininess. Not at all funky but well-balanced and delightfully autumnal. I quite like this brew's aroma.

Taste: nutty, bready and even a little bit floral. Kind of a combination between a Belgian pale ale and a nut brown. It's got a bit of biscuitiness, which isn't my bag, but overall it's quite good.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a good carbonation and a rocky creaminess. Not bad!

Overall: pretty tasty and quite drinkable. This would make a fantastic leaf-raking beer, or perhaps an accompaniment to pumpkin pie. Did I mention autumnal?

flagmantho, Jan 03, 2014
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Bubbles, Dec 28, 2013
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jkermitj, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

BillRoth, Nov 29, 2013
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Castelain Blond Biere De Garde from Brasserie Castelain
87 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.