Petit Ardennes | Lost Nation Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lost Nation Brewing
Vermont, United States
lostnationbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by liamt07 on 06-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
165
Reviews:
14
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of bobv
4.77/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

8-22-2015
After a recent revisit to this beer at their brewpub what I found totally blew me away. The most flavorful 4.2% beer I have ever had. Simply amazing!!!

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.73/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.62/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

WOW!

I love all the achouffe beers, and yet the high alcohol makes it so I can only have a few...This is the best of both worlds! An amazing interpretation of a Belgian Pale Ale.

I has a great color, blonde is a perfect word for it.

It has great notes of tropical fruit, spice and herbs. The smell is great, combined with the solid carbonation and the wonderful mouth feel. This has easily become my got to draft beer. I just hope more folks start to carry it!

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4.59/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.44/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.39/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at Skinny Pancake in Burlington.
Served in a standard pint glass. A very light honey color with minimal sudsy head.
Smell was pleasant with some good bready background.
Taste was so nice, crisp with a lightly sour finish. Really, really enjoyed the sour finish that Lost Nation is so well known for.
Overall, a delicious, low alcohol beer that was refreshing, crisp and had great flavor.

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4.37/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.32/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Hyptochrons
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

recently got a growler fill of this from the bev. consumed the same day. nice looking brew.

awesome nose on this one - totally unexpected! tropical notes of pineapple, orange, soft peach, dank earthyness, grass, light garlicky/onion spice and slight funk.

palate is citrus up front, bright orange note, followed by bready malt and sweet grains, lemony citrus, grapefruit, grassyness, spicy onion and garlic, and a light hoppy bitterness on the finish.

feel is a little watery but only a minor complaint as its still tasty and highly drinkable.

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4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Very light amber; medium sized white head sticks around. Slight haze.

S: Sweet and toasty malt along with yeasty fruitiness. A slight funky edge.

T: Toasty and sweet malts, very tasty Belgiany yeast notes. Pretty dry finish.

M: Medium light body, no astringency, clean dry finish.

O: Fantastic session beer; hits all the right notes.

edit: After a further few months of drinking this beer, I feel the need to revise my rating upward. It's just an outstanding example of an old school farmhouse ale. Full of flavor and you can still walk away in a straight line after having several. A great match for almost any food. Certainly captures the spirit of beer appreciation better than the many barrel aged, 12% ABV, specially treated whatever beers, though I like a few of those too.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had at Lost Nation on Saturday, 9/26. Pours a cloudy bright gold color with a smaller head that sticks around. Really great aroma on this of grapefruit, lemon, belgian yeast, and malts. Flavor follows the nose, the sweetness is first, not overwhelming, and it's kicked out by a big grapefruit wave. Finishes slightly spicy from the yeast with some residual sweetness. Lighter body but still feels full on the tongue. A lovely beer and easily one of my new favorites from Lost Nation, cheers!

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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Petit Ardennes from Lost Nation Brewing
4.09 out of 5 based on 165 ratings.
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