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Brewed by St. Sylvestre
Style: Bière de Garde
St. Sylvestre-Cappel, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 699   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Unfiltered.
Gavroche was a generous and rebellious Paris urchin and a character in the Victor Hugo (1802-1885) novel “Les Misérables.” It is also a strong, amber beer, where the flavour of its top-fermentation yeast combines perfectly with the taste of the special malts. Fermented again in the bottle, the Gavroche beer should be served with care between 10 and 12°C.


3sheets2wind's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
3sheets2wind (78) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Average beer. Good- looking dark amber with fine carbonation and thick beige head, but not much depth of flavor. Too sweet to be sessionable. Better to share a 750mL than to drink solo.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (303) - - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle - pours clear browny orange with off white head. Decent aroma. Strong tasting beer 8.5%, ok mouthfeel, lasting taste in mouth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (344) - Soria, SPAIN - APR 20, 2016
Vierte ámbar oscuro ligeramente turbio con abundante cabeza de espuma beige que perdura largo rato en la copa, aromas a caramelo, frutos secos, licor y azúcar Candy; en boca entrada media, maltosa con ligero y equilibrado amargor, cuerpo medio pleno y carbónico medio, largo pos gusto, maltoso y dulce, el alcohol está bien integrado, similar a estilos belgas, balanceada hacia la malta.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (3747) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 19, 2016
bottle @ Vino Bellissimo / Lima OH --- Aroma of malt and yeast. Hazy rich amber brown color, beige head, waves of lace. Taste is malt with a little sour mixed in that moves through a carbonated swallow to light hops and a hint of fruit. Pretty strong, and pretty heavy, but I don’t detect the alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
felip989 (167) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 24, 2016
Deep amber with a big beige head. Aroma is caramel, biscuit, wood, some chocolate and floral notes. Same in taste with some toffee. Light sweet aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
RaijinSen (312) - POLAND - MAR 11, 2016
Pours clear, mahogany colour with a decent head. Aroma of caramel, ripe apples and some spices. Malty in the taste with caramel and fruits (strawberries), quite sweet with a short, earthly bitterness and spicy finish. Quite good.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlueGaljoen (87) - FRANCE - MAR 6, 2016
Très belle bière couleur rouge, Du dépôt, Forte, Amertume prononcée. Caramel Bonne découverte

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle in LA. INtensely malty, some caramel, but not sweet. finishes medium dry, very clean, I was expecting something more like a saison but the yeast has a very clean finish. Big malty beer - pretty good.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
susonagger (171) - spain, - JAN 10, 2016
NOTA DE CATA: - Vista: Gavroche presenta un profundo color ámbar con ligeros reflejos naranjas, translúcidos. - Nariz: Notas afrutadas, melocotón, albaricoque, fruta de la pasión, notas melosas y tostadas. - Boca: Sabor afrutado y dulzón, final bayas y frutos rojos.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7088) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle from somewhere in France. Poured a clear medium amber with a frothy white head and some clingy lace. The aroma is yeast, sweet malt. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich smooth fruity, light alcohol bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
prawlie (1468) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2016
Bottle. Malty, caramel and spice aroma. Strong malt body with a touch of sweetness and a fine but not heavy handed hop bite.


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