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Le Merle | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BeerBeing on 06-03-2007

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the 750mL bottle into a tulip glass

Appearance: Golden, close to the color of apple juice, with a lemony white head.

Smell: Hint of citrus with a bit of spice to it, very pleasant

Taste: Begins tart, but finishes with a nice but brief sweetness. Citrus very present throughout.

Overal: A beer I keep going back to, especially in the summer months. It has complex flavor that can repeatedly be enjoyed. Highly recommended for a refreshing beer before or during dinner.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

North Coast Brewing Co. - Le Merle, poured into a Lawson's tulip.

Look - Pours a hazy golden orange with a thin bubbly head that runs away quickly and leaves brief bubbly sliding lacing.

Smell - Aroma is fruity white grapes, very wine-like with a slight hint of brett.

Taste - Carbonated champagne-like bite with a sugary sweet after affect of Belgian sour yeast. Definite sweet caramel sugar.

Mouthfeel - Sticky and sweet, medium to heavy bodied. Not boozy and good drinkability.

Overall - Not bad, but a bit bland overall. More like a just OK Belgian Tripel and along those lines it is a little one-dimensional. It's not terrible, but it's barely above average.

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Le Merle from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 1,371 ratings
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