Au Courant

A lot of sweetness is the abiding memory imparted by this brew.

Pours a lovely, attractive golden color with a decent head, but one that disappears very quickly. The slickness in the mouthfeel is not unpleasant but really is true to form for beer that has a much higher ABV. This has the mouthfeel of a Barleywine, but lacks the kick. In some respects that’s not at all bad, since you get the sweetness and the feel without the “kick in the ass” alcohol.

Currants? Au Courant? I have no idea about that or its relevance, but it tastes good to me.

I’d like to try more of this to see how it really sits in a longer session, but for now I enjoyed it, even if it fell between two stools for me.

Thanks meathookjones.

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12/17/2004
Format:
bottle
ABV: 7.0 %
Appearance: 4
Taste: 4
Mouthfeel: 4
Smell: 3.5
Overall: 4
Total: 3.9
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