Enlightenment Brut (Bière De Champagne) | Enlightenment Ales

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Enlightenment Brut (Bière De Champagne)Enlightenment Brut (Bière De Champagne)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Enlightenment Ales
Massachusetts, United States
enlightenmentales.com

Style: Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 04-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
117
Reviews:
10
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
11.33%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
15
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of millerbuffoon
3.77/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.22/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JakerLou
4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Johnct
4.54/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ohiovania
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shockey
4.57/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Prost76
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4.11/5  rDev -1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours clear, bright yellow in color with one inch head and high carbonation. Taste is honeysuckle, sugar, Belgian yeast, vanilla, and light hops. Makes for a beer that is somewhere between a saison and a Belgian Pale ale. There is a really good mix of sweet and slightly bitter. Makes for a nice celebration beer. Tasty and high quality. I can totally appreciate all the hard work that goes into producing this beer and why it is priced high. That said, its price would most likely deter me from getting this more than once a year.

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Photo of heerboth
4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of American_Hawk
4.16/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750mL bottle poured into a stemless wine glass.

Huge foaminess. Spritely carbonation that surges like champagne. Golden and copper body. Clear and elegant. 5

Dark fruit and bright floral nose. Peppery yeastiness. Sweet caramel/honey. 4

Plum and dark fruit join peppery yeast and floral notes with a current of sweet honey and touches of wheat. White wine and champagne notes are in the mix and lovely. Sweet lager malt sort of flavor lingers. 4.25

Not as light as I would expect from a "champagne" beer, but has the yeastiness and wine-like qualities. Sweet and floral with mellow bitterness close to the finish. Lingers like white wine with a touch of tartness. 4.25

First bier de champagne and I'm impressed. Tasty and a perfect beer for Thanksgiving.

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4.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PHBoiler
4.42/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Cork pops just like champagne. Lovely carb in the pour and nice presentation. Nose presents a bit more Belgian yeast than the taste. Taste is loads of vanilla, white wine, green grapes, and just some hints of flowery esters. Great drinking experience.

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Photo of LeeEvolved
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of liamt07
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhartley
3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikeymcglynnigan
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jzeilinger
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of braican
3.87/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Resuin
3.73/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nmann08
3.81/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Enlightenment Brut (Bière De Champagne) from Enlightenment Ales
4.15 out of 5 based on 117 ratings.
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