LA-31 Bière Noire | Bayou Teche Brewery

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LA-31 Bière NoireLA-31 Bière Noire
BEER INFO

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

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We use specially roasted German malts and select American hops which provide our LA-31 Bière Noire a small bite of noble bitterness and a dry, French roasted coffee flavor.

Added by EgadBananas on 10-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
136
Reviews:
26
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
10.99%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 136 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep dark mahogany with a tan head that leaves a nice trail of lace.

Smells of dark roasted malt sour yeast and musty earth.

A nice toasted malt flavor with coffee notes followed by sour musty yeast notes reminiscent of a Bierre de garde.

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Photo of beaulabauve
3.26/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GFD400
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of g_rat
3.05/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Look: Looks and pours exactly like coca-cola

S: Dried fruit (prunes), root beer, hints of vanilla, lightly toasted bread. Odd new car kind of smell.

T: Very soda like. Milk chocolate, charred wood aftertaste

F: Light bodied, mildly acidic & carbonated, leaves a slick residue on teeth

O: Not very complex, but very smooth, balanced, and satisfying. Similar to a black & tan. As others have said: easily drinkable

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Photo of Tigerbrau
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noooddle
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of madakassal
3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Malacant
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very smooth nice ale. Will be great for winter. Bonus points for being local

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Photo of johnnyd10vt
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Extremely drinkable. Dark like a porter, thick tan head that laces nicely. Smells kind of like a lager, nicely balanced with malt, hops, and yeasty goodness. Sweet malt, slight hop bitterness without much flavor, a slightly carbonated/acidic bite. Not as complex as I normally prefer, but this would be a fantastic beer for the beach where you primarily want cool and wet.

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Photo of TX-Badger
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown color with tan colored head. Roasted malts, some cocoa, and some coffee on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with a lot of roasted malt character.

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Photo of Squire123
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CIBoy10
4.41/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fthegiants
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2GOOFY
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nickfl
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jame515
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MichialTanner1
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cdwil
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTKATL
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Amsterdallas
4.47/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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LA-31 Bière Noire from Bayou Teche Brewery
3.64 out of 5 based on 136 ratings.
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