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Bayou Teche Acadie Bière de Garde

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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As a Bière de Garde, Acadie offers the style’s prominent malty aroma. A freshly poured beer is highly carbonated and bronze colored with a nice, thick off-white head. Malty with an underlying caramel sweetness, Acadie finishes medium-dry. The restrained use of continental hops provides its balanced hop bitterness. The restrained use of elegant Strisselspalt and Saaz hops offer a perfectly balanced bitterness with a very discreet hop aroma. Acadie is our summer/fall seasonal beer.

France’s elegant contribution to the world’s beer styles is Bière de Garde - translated it means “beer for keeping” and has been brewed on farms there for centuries. Just as the French proudly brew their traditional ale, as descendants of survivors of Le Grand Dérangement we brew an artisanal version we call Acadie - in memory of our Acadian homeland. Acadie offers the smooth roundness of artisanal farmhouse ale, thus this French style beer is terrific paired with most any cuisine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinVanBeer (116) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Malty and floral aroma. Nice amber color and lasting white head. Good carbonation. It's very well balanced. There is spice, malt, and a touch of bright hops. It's warming and very pleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2128) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 31, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours with a large, thick, fothy, durable bone-colored head that leaves globs of lacing on the glass. Aroma. malty, floral, spicy and yeasty. Flavor: Malty and spicy with hints of caramel and some mild hop bitterness. Feel: medium body with a fine soft feel. Slightly dry finish. O: not great but bettter than acceptable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
TATE (306) - Lubec, Maine, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle . Pours amber with a slight haze and a thin off white head. Aroma is is molasses and bread. Big malt up front but an off putting finish for me, almost medicinal, maybe an old bottle, there was no date. Not that good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13233) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle from Stein’s Market in Nawlins. Clear deep golden amber color, large white head with good retention. Aroma of caramel, cookie dough. Taste is earthy and lightly spiced. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (2222) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 13, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. It pours medium amber with a quick white head that eventually fades into a ring. Looks alright. The aroma is roasted malts, herbs, vague fruit, and a wrinkle of sour. OK body. Mildly sweet flavor so the sourness fades. Malts and a mildly bitter finale. Drinkable would be the best definition.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Onionkid (370) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. Aroma of caramel and malt, but only slightly. The taste is like a lot of nasty malts and other flavors coming together in some sort of weird, incestuous lovesession. This is godawful. There’s a weird hoppy finish, but it really just tastes watery and bland at the end. Do not recommend. 6% alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nolabrewer (5) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 4, 2014 does not count
Copper color, slightly cloudy, with a marginal white head. Not much of an aroma. Very slight caramel aftertaste, but no other real character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (10438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
A hazed Amber ale with a thick frothy light mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with light mineral notes, grassy hop, ok. In mouth, a rather harsh interpretation of a Bière de garde, with cereals, grassy hop, tart character, a bit off. On tap at Coney Island on tap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (2123) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Pour at the Coney Island beer festival at mcu park. Farmhouse bready style. Very drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1843) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Clear amber, minimal head. Caramel malt, wet grains, slim black pepper, mild herb. Slightly mealy body, chewy.

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