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

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RATINGS: 661   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dado93 (147) - ITALY - APR 21, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2013 Amber-brown color with fine white head, aroma of sweet roasted malt, the taste is with toffee, sweet malt and light liquorice/chocolate notes, full creamy body... One heavy beer for his body and sweetness

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DwarfeD (1296) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2013
33cl bottle. Dark red/brown with a medium off-white head. Hints of chocolate, caramel, toffee, and dark fruits. Sweet malty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LomYst (566) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2013
Complex medicinal aroma, some peat?!? some wood... finish has hints of candy... simple sweet taste, quite bland... it lacks body though, pretty watery...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1315) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Amber coloured bright beer with white head. Toasty malts, small hint of yeast, bitterness in finish. Quite clean tasting and pleasant enough. I didn’t quite get the point of this beer - if I want a toasty quaffable ale I can get an Alt or Amber at c5%, and if I want something stronger I get more complexity with any Belgian style for 8.5%, this kind of sits in between.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rikstar (1066) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
O,33l fles gedeeld met jeroen op zomervakantie in 2014. Amber licht troebel met crème schuim. Geur rozenbottel en gist. Smaak is een tikkeltje alcoholisch met rum rozijnen. Medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcmisko (352) - New York, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Amber color, foamy white head. Yeasty smell, with notes of toasted bread. Taste of spicy, wood, yeast, caramel, booze. Quite Carbonated. Caramel boozy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Japalo (1321) - DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014
Tap@ruths hotel Skagen. Huge foam. Amber clear. Bread nutty notes. Gentle slight Caramalty. Fine dry finish. Not much sweetness left in a short finish. Straight and very good supplement for a summer lunch on the terasse.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - OCT 1, 2002
Smelled like Belgian sugars... poured a cloudy brown. Maybe it was past the normal date... it tasted somewhat metallic... not that good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2011 Bottled. A mid brown coloured beer with a thick whitish head with an angel delight consistency. The aroma is malty and fruity with light berries (maybe cranberries) noted. The taste shows signs of caramelized fruit, maybe strawberries, whilst the alcohol is well hidden. Score 2.9
Subsequent rating scored 3.2. Average becomes 3.0

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2959) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2006
Aroma:butter,caramel... Appearance:Clear golden-orange,huge head... Flavor:alcohol,spicy,caramel......


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