Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Game Day Beer Review: Bayou Teche Brewery LA-31 Bière Pâle American Pale Ale
Drunk on a gloriously beautiful Thanksgiving Day in Northwest Florida. Sunny skies, a cool breeze and 70 degree sunshine deserve a national holiday in their own right, so it made the day doubly special.
There is little to report on the sight or smell of the beer as it was drunk directly from the bottle with the intriguing Louisiana logo. LA-31 Bière Pâle displayed an aggressive bitterness upfront, followed by a malty, bready finish. It was cool, crisp and refreshing, and a perfect match for the weather. The beer had a thinnish mouthfeel, and a steady hoppiness that lingered from first impression to the final exhale. The only down note was a slightly metallic aftertaste. B