La Gauloise Blonde | Brasserie Du Bocq

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3.56/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Du Bocq
Belgium
bocq.be

Style: Belgian Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,672
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
58
pDev:
8.71%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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3.45/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rulisekmartin
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dandy14
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PhilHeinricke
3.41/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Meh.

A Lidle store just opened in our community. It's pronounced like "needle". It's a German grocery store, and it's claim to fame is that it has its own store brands that are as good as the real thing. I like Monster Energy, and they have a knock off, Mega Energy, that is better tasting than Monster. They have knock off Budweiser and Heineken if you like sewage. And they import a variety of German beers. This is one of them.

It's ok. It's cheap. It has 6.3S% alcohol in 11 oz. bottles so you can get stoned if you drink enough. I'm not going to sit here and sing alabanzas about it, but it stands up there with any craft ale but at a much, much lower price, if that means anything to you.

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3.23/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

From Alcampo. In Grimbergen glass. Watching MacFarland. Typical notes of a belgian pale ale well balanced, smooth and with the alcohol well hidden. However, ends a bit drier than Id like. Miss sweetness

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Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Bujon
3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Looks great, although a touch tart on the old nasal passages, once in the trap, this blonde is a real goer! A foaming head which sticks, and slightly sweet with a hint of caramel about it, a real thirst quencher at 6.3%. It is definitely a Leffe blonde beater for a lowly priced beverage.

My advice is to stock up on this when you see it, and save for a summers day beer session.......that said I seldom stock up on anything before it gets quaffed!

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a hazy amber with a moderately large head that remains awhile. A bit of yeasty bread in the nose. The flavor is light and bready. Easy drinking Belgian with a bit of a kick.

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3.45/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Wessel
3.26/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.12/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Robertas
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bruno74200
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A typical view of the style. Candi sugar sweetness, malt upfront. A lot of esters coming from the yeast. A light hop character. A bit cloying but drinkable

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3.8/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Dougology
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Purchased at Ipercoop in Italy. Not bad.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of sephyrott
3.8/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of frontalot
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of GRUUMSH
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of NathanJoyce
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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La Gauloise Blonde from Brasserie Du Bocq
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 58 ratings