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Brewed by Duyck
Style: Bière de Garde
Jenlain, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Sebourg beer, this was rebaptized Saint Druon de Sebourg in 2000.
Malted barley and 3 varieties of hops grown in Alsace form the basis of this recipe, which, unlike Duyck’s other beers, also contains wheat from the Beauce region of France, milled in the traditional way by Sebourg’s miller. And to give it an even more distinctive flavour, the Duyck’s use a specific strain of yeast exclusive to the beer.
St. Druon de Sebourg is the French version of a blonde abbey ale, similar in style to those found across the nearby border in Belgium. It is spicy and effervescent, and much hoppier than typical bière de garde.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (11545) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2006
Bottle. Poured hazy orange color with a large frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus and spice aroma. Light to medium body with soft carbonation. Medium fruity sweet flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate duration. Refreshing drinkable beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11335) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2010 11.2oz bottle-pours a rich white head that reduces to a ring that laces and yellow/gold color. Aroma is light malt, spice-coriander, lemon grass, dry, yeast. Taste is smooth, light malt, spice-coriander, lemon grass, dry, yeast. Soft carbonation. Thanks to decaturstevo for sharing. *101216-rerate-750ml bottle Tampa Weekly Gathering @kiefdogs- thanks to kiefdog–pours a white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is light malt, white grape. Taste is light malt-bready, white grape. 3.7

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11334) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2008
Bottle @ Kolding Ølmesse.
Pours a hazy yellow golden. Good frothy white head. Aroma is lightly tart, subdued hops and lots of spices. Fine mouthfeel that is light and round - rather creamy. Balanced flavour, lightly tart spiciness. Some oranges as well - some weak hops. Lovely balance.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2007 Name: St. Druon de Sebourg Blonde
Date: 08/27/2003
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ziggy’s, Chattanooga

yellow with a slight chill haze, big fine white head, candy sweet malt aroma with spicy floral hops, light malt flavor, nice spicy character, light bitter finish
-------- /> Name: St. Druon de Sebourg Blonde
Date: 04/14/2005
Source: tasting

light yellow, whispy white head, light lemony aroma, light spicy malt flavor, touch of sweetness, yeasty bread character

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Score: *4
-------- /> The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10826) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2007
Bottle, corked. 6% ABV. Blonde, hazy, foamy head. Flowery citric aroma with a touch of honey. Malty sweetish, citric, slightly perfumed and flowery flavor. Just a tad thin. Honey. Likeable bière de garde.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (10640) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2008
750 ml green corked and caged bottle poured a lightly hazy golden yellow with a lasting creamy white head. Aromas of straw, fruittiness, lighjt spice and a hint of yeast. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw, apple, pear and light spice with a crisp lingering lightly sweet finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsberg (10595) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2003
Bottled at the Danish Beerfestival 2003: Light yellow. Not much head. Slightly spicy in the nose. A bit alcaholic and fruity flavour. Slightly bitter in the and. Not worht a visit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10496) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 20, 2009
Bottle. Pours hazy dark yellow with a small, frothy, white head, somewhat lasting with spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, meal, straw), light hop (flowers, grass), heavy yeast (dough, horse blanket) with notes of banana, pepper, and butter. Medium bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, and a chalky finish. Average duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 2, 2008
Bottle. Hazy deep golden colour. Yeasty sweetish fruity aroma. Good mouthfeel. Lovely sweet fruity yeasty and malty flavour.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2007
75 cl. It’s stale with a lot of carbonation and a weak aroma. The flavour is stale with weak floral notes of clover and citrus. Boring and I have to give up before the bottle is empty...


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