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La Moneuse - Brasserie de Blaugies

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

216 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.27%
Wants: 25
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Blaugies visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
La Moneuse is named for A. J. Moneuse (b. 1768), a famous local bandit and gang leader, and ancestor of the brewers’ family. It is a classic "saison" beer by virtue of its strength and its earthy, aged quality. It has a hardy, semi-dry malt character, a fresh but not overpowering hoppiness, abundant yeasty, fruity flavors and a fairly strong, but pleasant and enticing mustiness.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 10-04-2002)
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Braz

Washington

3.05/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Purchased at Tacoma Boys. I had to judge this strictly as a farmhouse ale. May have been off. Pours a clear bronze with a head I don't have the room here to describe. Like champagne on roids. Pure white. Then looking back over to the bottle a few seconds later, it was slowly spewing foam like a volcano. And it did not want to stop no matter what I did. Aromas were dark fruit, very yeasty with a bit of dry apple. Beer itself was quite tasteless. Way too much carbonation. Nothing really stood out from the taste. Like I said this was probably old or discounted for some reason. Not undrinkable, but not a saison anymore either.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2013 23:10:50 | More by Braz
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S: Yeasty bread, fresh cut grass, dry crisp pear, light funkiness with some sweet pale malts in the background.

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La Moneuse from Brasserie de Blaugies
91 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.