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Saxo - Brasserie Caracole

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SaxoSaxo

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BA SCORE
88
very good

331 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 331
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
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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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-19-2013 15:59:19 | More by mrfrancis
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-11-2013 22:26:01 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Ant4711

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-06-2013 15:54:53 | More by Ant4711
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-03-2013 19:25:36 | More by GrindFatherBob
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metter98

New York

3.91/5  rDev 0%

On-tap at Thirsty Monk, Asheville, NC

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down and left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and the sides of the glass.
S: Aromas of fruity yeast and pale malts are present in the nose along with some hints of white wine.
T: The taste follows the smell and also has notes of Belgian and fruity yeasts.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little thick on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. Notes of dryness are perceptible.
O: This beer has a nice amount of dryness and complex flavors from the yeast.

06-02-2013 20:45:18 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-01-2013 21:13:00 | More by smithj4
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theleechster

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +27.9%

05-25-2013 02:00:16 | More by theleechster
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civicm87

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-14-2013 23:19:32 | More by civicm87
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BDstripp

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-08-2013 03:09:45 | More by BDstripp
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bruindre

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.3%

05-04-2013 18:03:23 | More by bruindre
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-26-2013 22:26:07 | More by randylangford
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-24-2013 15:55:41 | More by Jason1337
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tazzman

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-21-2013 20:31:05 | More by tazzman
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-24-2013 18:48:27 | More by Lare453
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

3.2/5  rDev -18.2%

Poured this Belgian Strong Pale Ale from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Poured a hazy pale yellow color, produced a nice white head, nice retention and left nice lacing on the glass. The aroma consisted of citric lemons, semi-sweet pale malt and floral hops. Medium bodied, a foundation of pale malt, lemon citric hop bitterness and eastery yeast. Finishes dry. Overall, nice version of the style, aggressively hopped and full of malt backbone. Nice session beer.

03-24-2013 18:33:23 | More by GossageBrewery
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Em30

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.3%

03-20-2013 00:16:01 | More by Em30
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

03-19-2013 20:21:05 | More by harpus
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nuclearmeg

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

03-14-2013 02:05:33 | More by nuclearmeg
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darky

South Dakota

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%

Bottle, poured into a Saxo tulip

A: Pours a golden honey-amber with a persistent thick white head and lively carbonation,

S: Not extremely fragrant on first impression. Slightly citrusy with some grapes mixed in at first, transitioning to fresh baked bread as it warms.

T: All the usual Belgian hallmarks of sour yeast, breads, grape/raisin along with a very sophisticated hop character and an almost nutty finish. The character of the yeast becomes more apparent as you go. Highly drinkable and very pleasant.

M: Possibly the weakest aspect of this beer. While not too thin, just nothing to get excited about here, but this is really just nitpicking.

O: This would be a fantastic first round in a Belgian tasting. This beer would set the stage beautifully to be followed by a dubbel, tripel...quad. This beer is like Belgians - 101. Overall, I really enjoyed this, and I think it's a really good value. If you've never tried it, there is no reason to hesitate.

03-02-2013 04:10:40 | More by darky
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

02-28-2013 23:33:46 | More by djrn2
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-28-2013 14:35:12 | More by Seaba
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

02-20-2013 04:03:39 | More by Immortale25
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RealBirkoff


3/5  rDev -23.3%

02-11-2013 20:44:48 | More by RealBirkoff
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

02-08-2013 01:59:16 | More by aszatk01
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.3%

02-03-2013 22:21:57 | More by ejimhof
Saxo from Brasserie Caracole
88 out of 100 based on 331 ratings.