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Caracole Ambrée - Brasserie Caracole

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BA SCORE
88
very good

196 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 196
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | 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 10-06-2002)
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

afsdan, Aug 27, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +4.3%

mattfancett, Aug 27, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - amber colour with generous head. Great retention leaving loads of lacing

S - strawberries, Belgian fruity yeast, some citrus hops with a sweet malt backbone

T - starts with a bit of an alcohol kick with lots of Belgian yeast flavours some citrusy fruity hops on the finish with sweet malts

M - great body, so smooth. Finishes very sweet.

Sam-VW, Aug 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

texasspottedcow, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Hazee, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

malaki3386, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

steverx8, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Blumstein, May 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

byronic, Apr 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30%

GRUUMSH, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

raulazzer, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

andy1701, Apr 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

vhmf1978, Jan 26, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice amber orange color with a huge thick head with great retention and leaving some laces.
Aroma of orange flavored effervescent vitamin C with some banana and strawberries.
Pleasant flavor with slightly fruity sour notes, a bit of toasted malts, orange skin, strawberry juice, cloves, a touch of banana, figs and green apples and finishing with a hint of pine. Dry aftertaste with a relative to style decent bitterness.
Light to medium body with effervescent carbonation. Alcohol of 7.5% abv is well hidden.
Very good Belgian ale with a unique taste but also pleasant and easy to drink.

FLima, Jan 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

aszatk01, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

saeh, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

WOLFGANG, Jul 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

2GOOFY, Jun 05, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -61.8%

kvnstfrd, May 23, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've had this one on tap in Bruges a couple years ago and remember liking it so brought a bottle back with me from latest trip.

33 cl bottle marked as lot F with a BB date of 12/2013. Poured into a pokal glass this beer is lively with a couple thick fingers of a white bubbly head that recedes to a thin layer that laces the glass a bit. A hazy amber with orange hues.

Aromas of spicy phenols, floral honey, and orange peel on top of a grainy malt character. Very nice.

Taste is clean malt with a very slight toastiness, heavy on spicy phenols with just a hint of typical Belgian yeast esters that reminds me of bitter orange. A slight hop linger that is mostly spicy with a little bitter oily bite.

Mouthfeel is on the high end of carbonation which works well in this beer to carry all the flavors. A soft finish with a bit of zing and just a hint of bitterness. Moderate malt mouthfeel with little alcohol bite.

Overall this is a refreshing and very enjoyable Belgian brew. I'd be glad to drink this one regularly. Nice beer.

deebo, May 05, 2013
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mkennedy119, Apr 24, 2013
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Hellpop65, Apr 23, 2013
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nrb1, Apr 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Janeinma, Mar 13, 2013
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Caracole Ambrée from Brasserie Caracole
88 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.