St Rieul Blonde | Ferme-Brasserie Saint Rieul

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3.82/5
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4 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ferme-Brasserie Saint Rieul
France
st-rieul.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tjd25 on 10-16-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
4
pDev:
6.54%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by sfprint:
Photo of sfprint
3.47/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Notes from July 24th 2011. exp Feb 2012

A: Opaque apricot/sandalwood marmalade, 1 finger soapy micro head, No visible rising carbonation through the density, Excellent head retention, beautiful slippery motion of the lacing.
S: Pungent cutting yeast, apricot jam, lumber.
T: Strong wood character, apricot, seaweed, but overall almost mild in flavor, slightly creamy.
M: Very light, smooth carbonation and a hair astringent
O: Has some beautiful properties but is overal between good and ok.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Savaseri
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tjd25
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful appearance: dense and velvety head, reminding me of tiny glass splinters, lasting on a voluptuous hazy golden orange color body. The smell is round and enjoyable, but not overly pronounced: a certain yeastiness with fruity notes of orange and grapefruit. The taste features the same fruity character, showing maybe more notes of grapefruit. Malty and grainy, with a wheaty aspect. The finish has more a spicy bite of pepper. Mouthfeel is round without being overwhelming. A slightly bready aspect gives the beer a consistency that doesn’t reduce the beer’s drinkability. An interesting offering by this brewery from Picardie, from a place where not even a frog dared to go a while back (that’s the claim made on the label).

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Photo of thierrynantes
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer bottle (33cl, 75 cl.), tasted in 2005.

Appearance : yellow-orange color (veiled), with a white and fine foam head (persistent).
Smell : yeast and malts notes, complex fruity aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : ample, with many roundness, and a beautiful richness. Long finale, marked by a small point of bitterness.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian blond ale.

Review translated from french 6-29-2008.

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St Rieul Blonde from Ferme-Brasserie Saint Rieul
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 4 ratings