Le Merle | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Le MerleLe Merle

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

Poured from a 750ml cork and cage bottle into a tulip glass in high elevation Libby, Mont. No brewed or best-by date. Reviewed live.

A- Ridiculous fluffy white head, four fingers in thickness with a retention that lasts for days. Fluffy white lacing and thick, hazy orange color.

S- Tropical fruits and interesting yeast character. Bubblegum, and some noble hops make this fairly attractive.

T- Extremely refreshing, strong hop character and a wet fruity smack to it. Really just a well-balanced, well constructed beer. Yeasty and noble hops.

M- Full-bodied and wet, with a little tangy feel as well.

O- Delightful beer in a style I'm growing to appreciate more and more.

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

375ml Corked bottle...beautiful label and overall design. served in chalice. Significant carbonation and nice head...medium size...lace...lasting.
Aroma of amber malts and wheat.
Mouthfeel is bubbly for several minutes. Flavors of citrus, kiwi, berries, light honey, and a variety of spices. Minimal malts, hops or alcohol.
Ahhh...as a saison, well I'm partial to this style, this one is very nice. Not too sweet or spicy or funky, but full bodied and very tasty. At 7.9 abv it's higher than traditional farm worker saisons by a long shot, but that's fine for today's after work "let's have a few tasty gems" lifestyle. Ayieee!!

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Le Merle from North Coast Brewing Co.
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,353 ratings.
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