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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nephilium (1498) - Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2008
Slightly sweet aroma, hints of spice, and a touch of green apple tartness. Pours a clear amber with a cap of tight white head. Touch of tartness, sweeter then I expected. Very drinkable, but nothing extraordinary.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1473) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 30, 2013
750 mL bottle. Dark, orange-brown, hazy pour, with a small, creamy, off-white head. The aroma is anise, apricots, sourdough bread, coriander, and slight apples and caramel. Fairly dry, malty, and lightly spicy. Medium body, a little syrupy, creamy, and slightly acidic. Overall, this is a very interesting, flavorful beer. Darker, thicker, and more flavorful than I expected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (1445) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle from z and z. Pours a translucent amber with thin off white head. Aroma is crisp, fruit and malt. Taste of fruit and malts with a yeast hint

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbutler1 (1377) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a slight off white head that collars arouns the glass. The aroma is very biscuity with some real nice highlights of belgian yeast with spice and banana. Some fruit notes as well. Medim mouthfeel. Sweet type flavor up front with some clove and babana belgian yeast flavors. Slight lingering bitter type flavors. No real lace to speak of. Alcohol is not real evident. Overall, pretty tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JBPortland (1183) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle shared by Lukaduke, thanks! Dark golden toasted yellow with a finger of sudsy head. Nose is pear, apple, fruit. Mouthfeel is low carbonation with a round, medium body. Taste is apple juice, pear, some earthy grass notes. Finish is fruit juice, some grassy notes, little bitterness. OK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 18, 2007
Poured a clear bright copper color with a foamy, off-white head that provided some lacing and collapsed into a galaxy swirl atop the beer that lasted to the bitter end. The aroma was malt, some faint Belgian yeast, caramel and sugary sweetness. The flavor was sweet caramel up front with the Belgian yeast and some mild citrus and peppery spice coming into play. The mouthfeel was nice if slightly on the oily side. Alcohol not noticed at all. Very nice, very easy to drink!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MmmcKay (1052) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - OCT 5, 2011
I just noticed that this is a spring seasonal, so maybe I’m drinking this one a little too late. Nose is surprisingly malty. Some spice. Not heavily malty, but it just stuck out on the aroma. Malt dominates the flavor profile also. Again, it’s not heavy. The weight of the beer is lighter than I originally expected. The fruit comes out to play a bit. There’s notes of fruit rind and skins aplenty. In general, the beer was a bit flat in terms of flavor. Simple. Not much here. Wish I had this fresh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
orangesol (979) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Another bottle busted out by Deuane. A - Pours murky amber brown with a small half finger tall white head leaving light lace down the glass. S - Smells of light spice, graham cracker caramel malt, candied sugar, and some dulled fruit like pears and apples. Not too bad so far. T - Starts off with a bit of candied sugar sweetness quickly giving way to a mix of graham cracker caramel malt, dulled fruit, and some light spice. A bit too thin for my liking. The finish is a mix of sweetness and light fruitiness, lingering for a short period of time. M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. A bit thin in the feel with some lingering sweetness in the finish. O - I am not sure how old this one is but either way it was not too bad but it isn’t something I would go seeking out.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 18, 2013
A - Pours up a clear amber. I finger off white head that sinks into a razor thin island. S - Over ripened pears, sour apple, cider, toffee, spicy Belgian yeast. T - Sour/tart fruit-apples, a moderate spiciness, Belgian yeast, a mild tart cider shows up more and more as it rests. This beer is strange. The longer it sets the worse it gets. Even with different temperatures. It’s great right off the pour. Weird. Serving type: bottle 08-24-2010

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomas15 (689) - USA - MAY 23, 2012
Smells weird, orange with sweet amber malt smells. sweet breads ? I don’t know, unique. Amber with quick to settle head. Sweet malty drink. Nice to an extent.


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