Belle Gueule Rousse | Brasseurs R.J.

Belle Gueule RousseBelle Gueule Rousse
BA SCORE
19.6%
Liked This Beer
3.32 w/ 56 ratings
Belle Gueule RousseBelle Gueule Rousse
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasseurs R.J.
Quebec, Canada
brasseursrj.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 01-13-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,549
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
56
Liked:
11
Avg:
3.32/5
pDev:
16.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Photo of StormAles
3.16/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.4/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boo-urns
4.1/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of papat444
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheHammer
3.61/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Poured with a finger of head that did lace decently but didn't retain as well as I would have liked. The body is a light crimson top with an amber bottom and notes of brown.

Smell: Has a dry, almost rye bread note to it as dry yeast seems to drown out a bready caramel malt. A slight orange note of citrus hops comes through. Warming helps it out, but only marginally.

Taste: That dry yeast note permeates though the whole beer, but in a good way as it mostly sticks to the background and seems to help contrast the other flavours. Starts with a mild fruitiness, the barest hints of stawberry comes to mind at which point the caramel malt kicks into higher gear delivering a healthy does before a slight nuttiness followed soon by a dose of mild earth and citrus hops.

Mouthfeel: The beer transistioning is a bti of a rougher ride, but a pleasent one as the carbonation helps out the enitre beer. The aftertaste have a bit of a mineral tasting cling to it where the remaining yeast and malt don't quite do enough here, but it's slight.

Drinkability: The beer is light bodied and the carbonation settles down in the right ways. It's a bit of a rare item for me to see a beer that has a dry note to it and pull it off well, which this one does. Didn't take me long at all to get through the bottle.

Final Thoughts: This is my 5th beer from this brewery and I'm starting to notice a trend. It seems their more basic (and more commonly Macro offered) styles are done well and right, but when the get away from that and brew something a bit more esotetic, it doesn't work out so well. Thankfully, this is one of the more basic styles and I enjoyed it. It's not quite a summer drinker, but certainly great on the porch during the spring and fall. Worthy of a whirl.

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3.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PJT
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VbolieuV
3.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Copper/red in color with a really small head. Smell of caramel, some sweet malts and some grains too. Subtle taste of caramel and sweet malts, not that much flavors though. Nice carbonation in the mouth.

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3.95/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Cycle69
3.55/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.98/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of johnnnniee
3.62/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle at Chez Sophie in Sept Iles Quebec
Bready sweet caramel little to no hops. Middle of the road amber ale.

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Photo of MasterOfArgos39
3.21/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.31/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of kevofficiel
3.7/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One of the most popular beer in Quebec as I see.
Second time that I try a Red Ale. After trying the Boreale my exception is a bit high and the Belle Gueule did pretty well, so well that I give the same mark 3,75.
Same, Nice smell of light caramel. The taste is roasted coffee.
Nice carbonation, and very smooth to drink.
So would I recommend it ? If you find it and its on special, yes why not, give it try. Its not that different from a Blonde beer as it taste. Some extra sweet flavour will come that u will enjoy it.

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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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Beer rating: 19.6% out of 100 with 56 ratings
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