The Madam | Societe Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
73.6%
Liked This Beer
3.83 w/ 72 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Societe Brewing Co.
California, United States
societebrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SocalKicks on 07-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,328
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
72
Liked:
53
Avg:
3.83/5
pDev:
10.18%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

Photo of Nfkraemer
2.53/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Focused on strong over taste.

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2.92/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Honeybourne
3.08/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of corby112
3.16/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a slightly cloudy, pale golden yellow color with bright straw colored edges and a two finger frothy white head that very slowly settles into a lasting ring. Excellent retention with streaks of soapy lacing coating the glass on the way down.

The aroma of this beer is very odd. I'm picking up a strange mustard like character along with odd metallic astringency and peppery spice. Some coriander an white pepper along with sunflower seed and subtle floral hops. Bready yeast and light fruit esters with biscuit, bread apple and pear. Slightly off-putting but the oddness of the aroma has me intrigued.

On the lighter end of medium body with delicate grassy hops and peppery spice countered by bread/yeast, biscuity malt and light fruit flavors. Grassy with some dank pine character followed by faint citrus, zesty white pepper and coriander. Slight buttery flavor with strong pear/cider-like flavors. Some vinous light grape as well along with biscuit malts and banana. Really weird but somehow still appealing.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap for The Bruery Sucreversary held at The Phoenix Club in Anaheim, CA.

Pours a clear yellow with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, spice, and Belgian yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, spice, and Belgian yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.52/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.57/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.6/5  rDev -6%

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The Madam from Societe Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 73.6% out of 100 with 72 ratings
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