LA-31 Bière Pâle | Bayou Teche Brewery

LA-31 Bière PâleLA-31 Bière Pâle
BA SCORE
3.43/5
324 Ratings
LA-31 Bière PâleLA-31 Bière Pâle
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery
Louisiana, United States
bayoutechebrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Using Belgian malts and American hops and yeast, LA-31 Bière Pâle is a distinct new style of beer. Traditionally brewed, we classify it as a Bière Pâle, or Louisiana Pale Ale. It is bronze colored with a biscuity malt center, herbal hop flavors and a gentle, mellow bitterness. This beer is crafted to enhance the unique cuisine and lifestyle of South Louisiana.

Added by msubulldog25 on 04-15-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,448
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
324
pDev:
15.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
43
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 324 |  Reviews: 88
Photo of jkermitj
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.94/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Veiled golden color with weak activity. Thick white 2 finger head, lasting around 10 minutes, with some sticky legs.

Aromas of caramel, sweet grains, and a floral bouquet. Flavors of strong roasted grains, caramel, lemon, orange, floral and herbal spices. Nice sweet bready feel with a pleasant sharpness.

Slick medium to heavy body with perfect carbonation. Medium strength finish ending with sugary roasted malt, slightly spicy, lemony and a lingering biscuity feel.

Overall a very good craft offering complex tasty flavors, good freshness, well intensified and balanced. I really enjoyed the malt quality and the nice bread taste it produce.

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Photo of wilmerkatie
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

It was beer

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Photo of Lahoi
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Golden Amber. Minimal head. Minimal lacing.

Smell hints of floral. But not a strong smell overall.

Taste is almost overpoweringly metallic. Almost, but not quite. Finishes well. A complex taste from start to finish.

Feel is good for the style, but not great. A little light.

I like this beer a lot, but I don't love it. Not my favorite APA, but I would still drink it again, and moreover, enjoy it.

Cool label, cool bottle cap. More power to breweries from states like LA. The south needs more craft breweries. Keep up the good work, gents.

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Photo of godawgs
2.82/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jwc215
3.29/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours amber with a thin head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of caramel. A bit of metallic herbal notes.

The taste is of caramel, some candy and a touch of metallic floral/herbal notes. Leans malty. The subtle, floral hops almost clash.

Lighter-side of the APA spectrum.

Something about it almost clashes, as noted above. Mild caramel with some herbal notes. Even if I wanted a malt-leaning APA, I doubt I would choose this one (unless it was a limited selection.) The overall character didn't make me want more than the one.

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Photo of kjkinsey
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jaybirdbrew
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BalancingBrooms
3.65/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hop_God
3.08/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stevotex
4.08/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tiernan
3.42/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nunya
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Socialiste
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jose9e
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matt141
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of h4ger
3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sohearn
3.45/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Azpittil57
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brevbin
3.06/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MattSlem
3.85/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

LA-31 Bière Pâle from Bayou Teche Brewery
Beer rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 324 ratings
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