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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: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional Belgian Farmhouse Ale


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - - OCT 10, 2012
Botella. Hazy ddep golden orange like colour, small white like head. Aroma is fruity with yeast spice and some citrus. Flavour same, but more fruity and more citrus. Pleasant indeed.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (940) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 8, 2016
Bottle- pours brown with a small off white head. Aroma is oaky, bit of funk and sweet malt. Taste is sweet up front then developing into a tart dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (14074) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2016
On tap at Bridge Road, pours a dark reddish brown with a small beige head. Aroma brings out toasted oak upfront, with and earthiness, and rustic notes. Flavour is earthy, with lots of toasted oak, and even a touch of fruitiness. Really nice stuff. Quite authentic for the style. Very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kurtos (182) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2015
Purchased as part of bridge roads 24 beers till Christmas countdown Bottle. Pours black with a earthy red hue. Aroma. quite a complex nose, of currant, bubblegum, cinnamon, a general spiciness and caramelized/burnt toffee. Taste. On entry i get a very malt forward beer, consisting of deep and dark fruit flavours such as cherries, currants and a slight sourness. Overall. quite a decadent and very hard for me to describe, as ive tested very few of its kind.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (8390) - 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 (6109) - 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 (13090) - 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 (3852) - 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 (2624) - 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 (210) - 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 (1297) - 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.


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