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La Moneuse - Brasserie de Blaugies

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

224 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.27%
Wants: 28
Gots: 20 | 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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little_star

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

03-27-2014 16:01:33 | More by little_star
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KingdomBobcat

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-23-2014 14:47:49 | More by KingdomBobcat
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Ben7773

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

03-19-2014 07:01:48 | More by Ben7773
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

03-16-2014 16:33:38 | More by 22Blue
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Badger6

Virginia

4.21/5  rDev +2.7%

Poured out of a 750mL bottle into a tulip.

A: Reddish golden body, with very active carbonation. Off white head, massive! Great retention and lots of lacing.

S: Bready and sweet. Spicy. Typical Belgian phenols- wet grass and straw,

T: Flavor follows the aroma. Caramel throughout, with a bread character. Comes in spicy, stays sweet to the end, with a slightly bitter finish.

M: Medium body with lots of carbonation. Slightly dry, more at the end, but not so much to unbalance the sweet flavors.

O: A well made, balanced saison. It is different than the typical saison, while not as light or dry, is still quite enjoyable.

03-15-2014 01:51:41 | More by Badger6
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jculler82

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-02-2014 14:47:21 | More by jculler82
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bouncepass

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-27-2014 05:21:34 | More by bouncepass
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Hoernkeem710

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-26-2014 18:49:33 | More by Hoernkeem710
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dar482

New York

3.91/5  rDev -4.6%

The beer comes in a dark reddish copper with a light white head.

The aroma has caramel sweetness, Saison yeast and breadiness. A good amount of phenolic and spice.

The flavor follows as that caramel flavor drives throughout the beer. There's some spiciness along with the breadiness and yeast character. More towards a sweeter saison than a dry one. Reminded me of some Fantomes I've had.

A well made saison for those interested in something different from a light, refreshing dry versions of the beer.

02-25-2014 21:45:54 | More by dar482
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev +6.1%

On tap at Torst. Nice amber copper color with nice frothy head. Classic farmhouse aromas of rye and wheat with big farmhouse aromas...peppery notes like crazy. Taste is again classic farmhouse. ..peppery rye with some slight wild character. Deff some adjunct like corn in here...
so smooth and a pleasure to drink. Awesome brew. A true whore to the style and this does not disappoint. A near perfect Saison.

02-25-2014 02:30:03 | More by DrinkSlurm
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czillmer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-23-2014 04:29:38 | More by czillmer
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stealth

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-23-2014 02:35:52 | More by stealth
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-17-2014 17:41:44 | More by iL0VEbeer
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mwilbur

Minnesota

4.56/5  rDev +11.2%

Poured from 750 mL bottle into tulip.
A: Pours a clear dark golden yellow with high carbonation producing a massive 4-5 inch light tan head. Excellent retention and lacing.
S: Barnyard funk, citrus, a minerally/musty/earthy note, spicy hops, and smells dry. Quite complex and intriguing.
T: A strong effervescent champagne-like note hits immediately, quickly followed by citrus and clove, then also quickly followed by banana, melon, barnyard funk, hay, spicy hops, soft but sweet caramel malt, and a hint of dry pear. Wow...super complex. Love it.
M: Loads of effervescence from the carbonation. Light-medium body. Smooth, mildly sweet, and with a slightly oily feel up front, turning towards a distinctly and prominently dry finish. Lingers and matures nicely on the palate (more barnyard funk and herbal tea qualities emerge here).
D: Outstanding...what a treat! A superbly complex and interesting brew and yet also highly drinkable. Seek it out!

02-17-2014 06:51:55 | More by mwilbur
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-16-2014 15:10:42 | More by BeerCon5
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-15-2014 20:18:34 | More by Hellpop65
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-09-2014 04:18:10 | More by Krakpoff
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valkyre65

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-05-2014 00:19:55 | More by valkyre65
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Kerne

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-04-2014 01:37:55 | More by Kerne
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LoveStout

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-02-2014 22:42:03 | More by LoveStout
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

02-02-2014 22:40:15 | More by djrn2
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

02-02-2014 22:36:39 | More by acurtis
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BobbyOlson

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

02-02-2014 00:12:28 | More by BobbyOlson
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Giggy

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-02-2014 00:04:18 | More by Giggy
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golf4collet

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-01-2014 04:01:07 | More by golf4collet
La Moneuse from Brasserie de Blaugies
91 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.