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Garage Project Mon Pítit Chou

Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Saison
Wellington, New Zealand
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1838) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 22, 2015
Keg. A clear, effervescent copper-Amber with a somewhat lasting and lacing, one finger off-White to beige head. A herbal nose of cloves, basil and spice. Fresh and smashable with crisp, grassy and pithy hops complementing a base of spicy malt. Bready malt and yeast linger into the finish. Light to medium body, medium carbonation ending with moderate intensity and length.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RenNZ (4) - NEW ZEALAND - NOV 4, 2015 does not count
My favourite Garage Project beer. A rich saison flavour, slightly tart and a faint taste of berry. Has a nice weight to it as well, medium bodied. Like nothing else I have ever tasted. Garage Project are one of a few breweries, that I think I could pick their beers out of a blind tasting because they are so unique.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (579) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - OCT 17, 2015
Looks.. Vibrant orange amber, sml head. Smells.. Belgian yeast, sherbet and citrus, some light wafer too. Tastes..farmhouse ale, with fresh stone fruit hop character, fruity orange citrus influence, some belgian yeasty wafer & banana, a little oaky at the end. Great for a warm summer day.. V good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niksko (535) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2015
Pours a golden amber with a foamy off white head. Nose is spicy noble hops, a little bready, a little banana. Flavor is lots of sherbety lemon, a little dough, honey sweetness, dry finish with banana, herbs, crackers. Really refreshing and interesting beer. Medium to light body. Low carbonation. I really like this, itís got great refreshing flavors. Lovely beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bmeup (588) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2015
Archive15.9.15 from the cold room. 650ml bottle bb 9.3.2016 Very hazy orange, lowish carbonation, initial generous white head disappears to not much. Zesty citrus, just enough funky barnyard yeast, fresh home made bread browned on top comes to mind, really good version of this style and very much enjoyed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gam (3738) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 18, 2015
Good size head medium carbonation deep gold pour aromas spice strong yeast note doughy orange clove the flavours clove doughy yeast melon orange lemon white pepper bitter sweet mix balance grain malt good summer ale the finish easy drinking farmhouse ale mild crispness good yeast and spice notes not a big winner but still good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlassBrass440 (309) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 4, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy amber with no head. Delicate spicy yeast phenols very much of Belgian character. Light, refreshing but spicy flavours and a dry finish. Spritzy carbonation and light body. Good table beer with subtle character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trentacle (14) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 19, 2015
Complex, light, delicate, alluring. Another fine concept beer from some new masters. (Able to only communicate experience from devouring a 650mm bottle, doubt the experience would be the same from a can or tap).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DylansDad (481) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 28, 2015
I have to agree with 3fourths (below) with his deScription of this beer, although I do disagree in terms of this beer being a ídudí. Itís not my cup of tea, but it didnít end up stinking up my drains, either, I easily managed to pour it all into my guts.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
3fourths (8801) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 31, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Can from the brewery. Apple sauce, browned bananas, metal and plastic pretty much define the aroma, no true hop or malt presence to be found at all, and the yeast imparts a silt and milk powder staleness. The browned / rotting fruit flavor and aroma are off-putting, and while the malt texture is somewhat soft and the carbonation fine the flavor is so god-awful I canít take more than a few sips. Low bitterness, medium sweetness, low acidity. I canít even guess if this is supposed to be like this, itís "fruity" but doesnít even come close to Saison. No phenols, no esters, amber malt, rotting banana and apple? I donít get it. The only dud from what I had from these guys in Wellington.

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