La Guillotine | Brouwerij Huyghe

La GuillotineLa Guillotine
BA SCORE
74.5%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 381 ratings
La GuillotineLa Guillotine
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe
Belgium
delirium.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,702
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
381
Liked:
284
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
11.17%
Alströms:
4.22
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
97
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 381 |  Reviews: 117
Photo of kindacold
2.84/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours pale amber with a thick white head. Smells neutral. Tastes slightly sweet and citrusy with a bitter finish. Very weak and shallow in flavor.

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Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.76/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 1 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bjd88
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justme
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just plain good. Very drinkable. I agree maybe a tad sweet but not overly. It supports the fruit notes.

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Photo of Neorebel
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

La Guillotine appears to be a carbonated golden ale with an appropriate billowy head of white foam. With lots of fruit esters, Belgian yeast, spices, a honeyed aspect, and a bready mouthfeel, it's a delicious Pale. My only criticisms are that it might be a tad too sweet and that it's not terribly unique.

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Photo of RyanByorick
4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, honey, fruit, spice, and yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with honey, fruit, spice, and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with great aromas, but unfortunately the flavors just aren't quite as good to me.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of jazztoloc
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RMentair
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RoyFokker
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sendbeer
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mozartandmadnes
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zknight
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kamilgracki
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.73/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Fruit and malt on the nose. Pours brilliant orange tinted amber with a vigorous, long lasting, 3” white rocky foam cap. A fruity palate starts with orange, peach, and a hint of banana, spice, light caramel, a touch of bread, pepper and a light bitterness on the finish. Medium body and medium high carbonation. A delight to drink.

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Photo of Yogiibear
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice strong blonde, hops, caramel and some yeasty banana notes.

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Photo of JaimeLondon
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ColSanders123
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JackieKu
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ayricton
4.72/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

lets party! Possibly the bast name in beer

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Photo of coltonbrimhall
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

- Golden brown very nice head retention
-smell of fresh bread or pleasant warm smooth
-smooth, with a slight citrus lingering,
- more bubbly than i prefer, with a pleasant warmth to it.
- very refreshing and drinkable overall

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Photo of BAsbill
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

La Guillotine from Brouwerij Huyghe
Beer rating: 74.5% out of 100 with 381 ratings
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