Artisan Brasseur Biere Blonde | Brasserie Castelain

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Artisan Brasseur Biere BlondeArtisan Brasseur Biere Blonde

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Brasserie Castelain

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by wl0307 on 04-06-2008

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Photo of joe1956
3.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle which came from a Aldi supermarket in Camberley. Lovely orange colour with a thick white head. The aroma is all malt, however the taste is sweet with a touch of citrus in the mouth which leads to a smooth dry finish. A good beer again from a good french brewery.

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Photo of wl0307
3.46/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at the Aldi supermarket. Coming in a 650ml flip-top brown bottle, BB 12/05/2009, served lightly-chilled in a bulb wine glass.

A: dark golden hue, well-lasting huge white frothy head sits on top of abundant but not fierce fizziness.
S: very light maltiness and mild citrusness approach upfront - not complex; a swirl gives rise to faint musty note, oxidised apples, a faint touch of fruit esters, and floral scent of German hops.
T: clean-palated, lager-malts with toasty note, citrus/lemon drink (mixed with egg white), floral hops, leading fast towards a bone-dry palate and chewy-bitter aftertaste, littered with dried citrus zests, spiciness, faint mustiness, and a dry palate that a good Biere de Garde should demonstrate.
M&D: quite soothing on the mouthfeel, with moderate carbonation and a med-bodied; it drinks absolutely dangerously light for a 6.2%abv. ale, although the overall flavour is not complex. All in all, this is a rather easy-drinking and indeed more-ish sample of Biere de Garde.

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Artisan Brasseur Biere Blonde from Brasserie Castelain
3.37 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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