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Saxo - Brasserie Caracole

SaxoSaxo

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BA SCORE
88
very good

313 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 313
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.02%


Brewed by:
Brasserie Caracole 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: kbub6f on 02-21-2002)
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Reviews by raszputini:
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raszputini

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bomber at Bruisin' Ales in Asheville. I was in the mood for something new and Belgian. This brew turned out very much like I expected and that is a pretty good description overall - rock solid, no surprises. Pours a cloudy light bronze with a fizzy white head that dissipates very quickly. Smells of light fruit, telltale Belgian yeast and coriander. Taste is light with non-citrus as well as light non-citrus fruit, also coriander and other "earthy" but light" spice. The elevated ABV is very well buried. Very nice. I will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 02:08:43 | More by raszputini
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Saxo from Brasserie Caracole
88 out of 100 based on 313 ratings.