Volcelest Biere De Printemps | Brasserie De La Vallée De Chevreuse

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Brasserie De La Vallée De Chevreuse

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Première bière da l'annèe est èlaborèe avac les orges rècoltèes au mois d'août, maltèes em novembre et brassèes Durant l'hiver. Le froid hivernal lui assure les meilleures conditions de fermentation."

Added by NCBeernut on 05-17-2010

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4.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours dark hazy golden with orange an hue topped with a light bleached-white towering foamy head. Lacing follows the beer down the glass. Aroma is phenolic and spicy - the signature of yeast from this region. A really nice fruitiness lead by pear and lemony citrus. Delicate floral notes - but vibrant and fresh. Herbal aroma is intertwined within everything. It reminds me of smells from Parisian markets. Very French, and very impressive.

Nice and fruity - fresh orange, lemon and tropical fruits followed by some spiciness in the finish. Very clean and crisp all the way through. Dry, but with some sweetness - it takes you on twists and turns. Slightly prickly refreshing finish. Carbonation is slightly fizzy, but not overly so. Very complex - ever so slight biscuit maltiness at the tail end. Very refreshing. Probably the ultimate summer beer.

This one is a serious gem.

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4.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750 cl bottle: Picked this up at an Auchan. This one pours a somewhat hazy golden color. There was a fair sized white head of made up of tightly packed small bubbles. The aroma is spicy. Citrus notes also. The flavor is very good, and a bit complex. Various citrus married with some spices for a very pleasant brew. Possibly some faint biscuity malts also. The sweetness is very subdued, with just a hint of dryness in the finish. This is just something complex that makes you go: Damn, this is good!

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Volcelest Biere De Printemps from Brasserie De La Vallée De Chevreuse
4.68 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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