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Goudale - Les Brasseurs de Gayant

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82
good

207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 7
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Les Brasseurs de Gayant visit their website
France

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 12-07-2002)
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Photo of mush
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

mush, Sunday at 08:48 PM
Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.5/5  rDev -3%

A: Golden body. Small diminishing off-white head.
S: A pongy, plasticy smell.
T: Very bready with lots of umami. An unpleasant bitter aftertaste but not too bad. Its fruity, syrupy and also vinous.
O: Not bad.

Hoppsbabo, Nov 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

dryndantheman, Nov 15, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

el_toma, Nov 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

lmaduells, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

BILF, Oct 05, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -11.4%

ThiZequi, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

BKotch, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

NightINgale, Sep 08, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +8.3%

Dec27, Sep 03, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +1.1%

sokol_1993, Aug 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

lgmol, Aug 16, 2014
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2.96/5  rDev -18%

macesq, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Tschnab, Aug 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

MojoIRL, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of Arithmeticus
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer #3 from France
Poured in small wine glass

A: thin head; clear, amber color; seems inert
S: thin aroma; malty, a bit of lager, much like a eurolager
T: sweet, strong malt and yeast presence; esters; a bit of banana and clove; not much hops; very good specimen for the genre; aggressive and complex

Arithmeticus, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

vinicole, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

uturn, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of janubio
3.84/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml. bottle. Amber colour with a persistent head, lace and ring all over. Smell of honey, chocolate, caramel, ripened fruits and brandy. Medium to full body, it pass through your tongue very easily, but leaving an alcohol feeling. Taste is alcoholic, honeoy, fruits, caramel, flowers and some chocolate.

janubio, Apr 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

sbanacho, Apr 14, 2014
Photo of Jeffo
3.15/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got this one in France while on vacation last summer.

From a 750 into a tulip

APPEARANCE: Pours a three finger, medium looking, fluffy, white head with great retention. Perfectly clear amber yellow with lower levels of carbonation. Fades to a splotchy wisp that leaves some lacing down the glass. A slight wisp remains the whole way leaving some nice, chunky lacing down the sides.

SMELL: Toasted malts, caramel, some green fruits, and some earthy, floral hops on the nose. Bold enough.

TASTE: Toasted malts, caramel and green fruits, like apples and pears, much like the nose had indicated. A grainy, toasted finish of bread, earthy hops and some spicy notes from the alcohol. Much like a Belgian strong pale or a lighter triple.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Semi-creamy on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes slightly sticky. Okay here.

OVERALL: A decent beer to be sure. Much like a stronger Belgian pale or a lighter triple, but this one showcased a good array of flavors and drank away quite easily. Must be pretty widely available in France, so a worthy choice if you're in a pinch.

Jeffo, Apr 12, 2014
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2.24/5  rDev -38%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

75cl caged and corked brown bottle purchased from a Carrefour in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. Freshness date of 02/09/2015.

Pours a lovely clear, and bright golden colour with a coarse-bubbled and rather unpersistent head of white. Fair amount of coarse, streaming carbonation. Body is fairly light, but looks okay. Overall, it's certainly got some good characteristic.

Nose is rather unpleasant and a little disappointing. Flabby adjunct grain characters (I thought corn, but the bottle only mentions rice), slight overt sweetness, and a dirty, skunky character like overboiled vegetables. I guess that's the corn-like DMS I was smelling, but it's not quite straight DMS.

Taste is mildly better, because there's a hint of bitterness to ride over some of the rougher edges. Otherwise, that corny thin sweetness does stretch over most of the rest, with a slight vegetative edge. It's fairly clean and light at least for the most part, but there's not much going for it.

Feel is light and clean: if the flavours weren't so offensive, it would match nicely.

Overall, though, I found much that was unpleasant in this beer. There's not a lot of structure or pleasant flavours to it even looking at the positives, and with the nasty characters coming through it verges on genuinely offensive. Not one I'll be picking up again.

lacqueredmouse, Mar 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

tom10101, Mar 23, 2014
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Goudale from Les Brasseurs de Gayant
82 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.