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Chevalier Biere de Garde

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Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: Bière de Garde
Beechworth, Australia
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional Belgian Farmhouse Ale


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (7652) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2015
Amber coloured and hazy. Has a white head, diminishing. Acidic aroma, fruity, toasted malts.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (5601) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2015
light sour aroma,brown, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly sour, light body, sour fresh finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11674) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2015
Botl´tle Frothy White good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hopy slightly sour aroma. Moderate bitter nice sour flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. More sour/red than B de garde.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2952) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 8, 2015
750 ml bottle at Print Hall. Pours out a cola brown, darker than expected, and the aroma of pit fruits brings to mind an abbey dubbel. Thin silly beige head, fruity wine-like nose. Taste is cherries, apricots, flowers, meadow, which should improve as the beer warms. Lingering plum sweetness, bubbly effervescence leaves the mouth tingling.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2316) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Deep reddish with a white head. Dark, malty sweetness, chocolate, funky fruit notes, clove, zesty sourness. Full bodied. Interesting take. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jmar33 (208) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle. Very different to what I was expecting. Much darker for starters, but the funkyness was much stronger than anticipated as well. This was an old bottle, so I would like to try it again, but based on what I had I’m not sure this beer is for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (876) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 2, 2014
An unusual version of the style as it was way darker than expected. The flavour was unusual too - a delicious combination of Belgian beer and French wine. I can live with both.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (403) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Cellared for 2 1/2 years. Murky brown, mahogany with virtually no head. Sour aromas, funk, plenty of malt and stewed stone fruit. A lively sour element to the front and finish, but a strong caramel malt middle. The alcohol presents itself but is well balanced and appropriate. Very enjoyable

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3474) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2014
Not sure on the low ratings of this. Thought it was pretty good. From the bottle cheers to the boob at good food and wine show. Pours dirty amber with a khaki head. Nose is full of spice, mild banana and a whopping amount of christmas cake fruits and sweetness. Absolutely chock full of raisin sweetness, plums and dates while brown sugar overlaps between them. Fair kick of spice too including liquorice and mild cinnamon. Quite tasty stuff

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2014
Pours a cloudy bright yellow with a small white head. Yeasty, spicy aroma that is reflected in the taste. Light bodied with high carbonation. Not much to this in terms of complexity, which is uncommon for a Beire de Garde. However is it refreshing and enjoyable, which makes it a nice alternative to some of the heavier of the style.


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