La Rullés Cuvée Meilleurs Voeux (Bière De Gaume) | Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL

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La Rullés Cuvée Meilleurs Voeux (Bière De Gaume)La Rullés Cuvée Meilleurs Voeux (Bière De Gaume)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL
Belgium
larulles.be

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 04-16-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
146
Reviews:
79
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
10.39%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
12
For Trade:
1
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2/5  rDev -48.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

Photo of davidw987
2.57/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This was my second beer of the night at The Trappist in Oakland. It was the only dissapointing beer of the night. In fact, I didn't even finish it with so many other great beers to try.

The appearance was encouraging - a rich dark brown with a pale tan head. The head held up for about three or four minutes.

The aroma was virtually non-existant. The taste was very chalky and doughy, little of the more exciting flavors I expect of a Belgian ale.

The beer was smooth and moderately full bodied, but it didn't make up for the lack of flavor.

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of tomordonez
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is less “craft” and more upscale than the normal La Rulles. It has less chunks of raisins. It’s more filtered. The aroma is less strong. The flavor is less strong. The raisin aroma is diminished. It has a floral aroma. More alcohol. A big head becomes a thinner but not flat. Medium to high carbonation. Bitter. I prefer the normal La Rulles.

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of impending
3.05/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

C+

750ml into a tulip. Pours an opaque deep walnut, minor coffee colored head receded rapidly, minor lacing.

Aroma is of lightly charred malts, unsweetened rum cake ingredients sans the rum.

Watered down raisins and plums. Flavor has a nice subtle molasses note plus a hint of char, more would be nice. Thin bodied, feels lowly carbed. Far from bad but nothing stands out, lacks personality.
jd

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.28/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.39/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Deep mahogany bodied ale with a big frothing tan khaki head forming thick rising above the rim of the glass. Aroma has tart fruit with big funky yeast notes, hints of citrus and Christmas spices. Santa is on the label looking pretty deviant without a beard, maybe it's one of the brewers at La Rulles. A deep fruit note pretty non descriptive flavor, big malts, mild spicy yeast notes leaves a dry semi sweet finish. Dark leather notes, medicinal cherry, earthy sprigs from pine trees or oak birch accents, what a beer. The type of Belgian ale only a mother could love big overpowering and a bit of a bully this has no finesse compared to some of my favorite ales out there. Overall I'm waiting to try something excellent in comparison, to this dumbed down and non accentuated notes that I've come to know and adore.

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3.39/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: bottle.

Pours a very dark ruby red/ chestnut brown wth large foamy white head. Aroma of clove, alcohol, cinnamon and spiciness. Taste very similar to aroma dominated by cloves, pepper and other spices. Also, hints of fruit and alcohol.

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3.42/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dedrinker
3.43/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Hazelnut color with off-white head. Aromas of dark fruit and tart cherry. Flavors of sour cherry fruit, and juicy caramel malt. I couldn't tell if this was spoiled, or a Flemish brown type beer, because nobody at the bar new what it was, and had no info. The category it is assigned on BA doesn't shed much light either.

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3.44/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gdogalishus
3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured a deepr red/brown color from the tap into a goblet style glass. The head was very very light, but I noticed that most of the beers poured at this particular event were like this and made me suspect it was some type of glass cleaner that was destroying the head and not the beer. The aroma was a very gentile caramel with an unidentifiable fruit hinden behind. The flavor was malty at first, but changed as it warmed into an ale fruitiness. Light mouthfeel and good flavor left me satisfied that this was a good choice to try something new.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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La Rullés Cuvée Meilleurs Voeux (Bière De Gaume) from Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL
3.85 out of 5 based on 146 ratings.
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