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Garage Project Mon Pítit Chou

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


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bmeup (585) - 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 (3677) - 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 (306) - 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 (468) - 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 (8696) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omega (816) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 20, 2013
From a can. Another good showing from GP as this is finely constructed beer and is quite delicate on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beer-yum (930) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 15, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2015 Makes a nice contrast to the regular íangloí pale ales. Enjoyed one at the start of the summer - and will look to have more as the season progresses.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 7, 2013
Imagine my surprise in a bar full of macro-beers a couple of Garage Project taps. Well, this is Wellington and I have charmed by the local attitude to craft beer. This one (a saison? really?) came in a hazy golden pint with little head served just a few points above 0 degrees. Again, you have to sit and wait with your hands clasped around the glass to bring out the faint and delicate aromas. The flavour were of lemon juiciness, some tart sour and bitter and the finish was lingering well until I ruined it by moving on to my next pint.

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