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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   ABV: -
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Biere de Garde is a traditional artisanal farmehouse ale from the northern region of France. The name literally translates to beer which has been kept or lagered, typically brewed in the spring and Guarded for warm weather consumption. Our version is malt focused; bottle conditioned and in the Amber style. Please enjoy Brewmasters Signature Series beer #1.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2009
Name: Michael Lalli Signature Biere de Garde
Date: February 10, 2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: hazy orange, fine beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma with a touch of fruity and a funky spicy earthy quality
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, touch of caramel in the sweetness, earthy spicyness for balance, long light bitter finish rises out of the spicyness and tempered by the fruityness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - AUG 6, 2011
750mL thanks to MrLo. Pours a hazy strawberry gold. Large, yellow head subsides quickly with no lace. Nose is plasticy phenols with soap and air freshener. Slightly more red fruits but still not very appetizing. Taste is oddly minty, watery, very strange. Detergent water, tannic red apple skins. Lots of weird going on here. Thin palate with heavy detergent. Not a fan.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (9376) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2010
22 oz. bottle from Midtown Liquors in Tulsa. Pours a cloudy amber with some orange and red tints and a finger-thick, foamy eggshell white head. Aroma of floral hops, banana, yeast, pepper, clove, sweet malts, pears, and apples. Flavor is also floral, fruity, yeasty, malty, sweet, and spicy. Really nice and complex. Medium-bodied, with a malty mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Alcohol is completely masked. Very cool beer, and the best thing I’ve had yet from the state of Oklahoma.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2009
yikes, weird sugar aftertaste . . light gold .. . medium head .. . interesting stuff, and what a odd name .. . weird interpretation .. . whats with the mexico cream?

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. Pours with a foamy, off-white head and a hazy golden orange body. Aroma of corn, buttered toast, honey, grain, light berries and a banana dessert covered with a bitter butterscotch. A touch of rotten apple as well. Taste is caramel, buttered toast and fruit compote. Lightly fizzy mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (7577) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 10, 2008
22. Clear dark ruddy amber with a surging, fizzy whitish head. Light sugary nose. Medium fizzy body. Light grass and sugary mid-palate. Hay and lemon finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6727) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 15, 2010
hazy orange amber color/ off white head. Nice light pit fruit, melon, spicy aromas. light bodied with soft co2. Sharp, sweet n’ spicy flavor is again light pit fruits, apple, melon, caramel, mild oxidation. Nicely bittersweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6562) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 12, 2013
750 from Ale Yeah in Decatur. Dark for a Biere de Garde. Slight farmhouse aroma, but taste is mostly malt and amber. Not really biere de garde (though not a style...but still) that I would recognize.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 19, 2008
Bottle courtesy of soonah. Pours copper with a white head. Smells citrussy with lots of perfumy wildflower hints and metallic. Tastes earthy with a light fruity character. Mothfeel is peppery with a finish that yields an element of spiciness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5688) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Location: 22 oz bottle from Colonial Wine and Spirits, 6/1/11

Aroma: The nose is fairly sweet, some caramel, and floral and funky notes
Appearance: This one pours a hazy copperish color with a fizzy beige head
Flavor: Fairly sweet, caramel, apple, some spice, earth, lightly floral, very light funk
Palate: The body is medium with a fizzy/tingly mouthfeel and a decent drinkability
Overall Impression: This one is a lot of firsts, my first beer of June, my first Oklahoma rating, and (obviously) my first beer from Petes Place / Krebs Brewing Co. That is a nice collection of fairly meaningless firsts. I guess it makes sense for a first beer from Oklahoma to be a farmhouse style brew. (I kid! I kid!) Anyway, as for the beer, it was alright, fairly sweet, but ultimately pretty drinkable.


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