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Bayou Teche Acadie Bière de Garde

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   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 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 (9865) - 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 (1964) - 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 (1652) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Clear amber, minimal head. Caramel malt, wet grains, slim black pepper, mild herb. Slightly mealy body, chewy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8520) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2014
On tap at Pizza Plant Transit. OK drinkability, golden colour. Little in the way of spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jezmez68 (395) - Chesterton, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Decent Biere de Garde. Nice aroma - the yeast shines. Golden Blonde in color. Smooth flavor, nice sipper with a decent alcohol punch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
govtmulefan (10) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Pretty smooth drink, got it on tap at Pizza Plant on Transit in Williamsville. Pretty good drink, would have another.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1581) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Had at Foamfest in Fayetteville. Pours amber with caramel and malt on the nose. Somewhat sweet. Some floral. Decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6568) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a white head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has lots of bread and grass notes with just a hint of grassy bitterness backing. Flavor has some light sweet grains with a good amount of bread and underlying light fruit and grass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 11, 2014
draft at Coles/Blue Monk, caramel colored, medium bodied. caramel malts, fruity/berry notes, fruity yeastiness. decent

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