Brewed by Grain d’Orge
Style: Bière de Garde
Ronchin, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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The Master-Brewer found a recipie which was elaborated in 1898, the year the brewery was created. On this basis, he elaborated a 8,5° white beer of top fermentation. Mashed from three strictly selected malts, the "Grain d’Orge Cuvée 1898" is to be savoured in good times.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7912) - Down South, - SEP 18, 2012
can from Auchan Illkirch. Clear golden colour, large white head, quickly collapsing. Malty, sweet, biscuity with some nice fruity hints there, also a warming touch of alcohol. Bitter, hoppy finish with more fruit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 3, 2014
Een bier dat er goed uitziet, maar de smaak is niet geweldig. Dan zijn er veel en veel betere

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2302) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Corked bottle from Mam & Dad’s holiday, France. Bright amber coloured with toffee, caramel and burnt currant flavours, red fruit and almond notes followed by a very warming, smooth fruity finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
guzgorog (260) - FRANCE - MAR 30, 2014
Bière blonde ambrée avec peu de mousse. Nez essentiellement sur le malt, léger côté caramel. Faible Amertume, goût sucré, malté et alcoolisé. Pas très subtil ...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2160) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Very malty ale, darker golden, bordering on amber, with fast disappearing head. Aroma is malt, honey and butterscotch. Taste is mostly malt and a hint od cider. Mouthfeel is slick, and palate is smooth and mildly sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits sweetness yeast and spicy flavor malts fruits sweetness spicy citrus and bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJoer (681) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2013 Golden colour, medium white head, fresh fruity sour strawberry smell, sweet soft yet sharp peppery in the aftertaste, a bit creamy, medium carbonation

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JesseM (1151) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2012 750mL bottle from Cellier des Arcades. The weird thing about a lot of French beer is that regardless of the quality or brewery, it comes in multiple, totally different formats. I think I’ve seen homeless guys sitting and chugging cans of this stuff, but the label on the bottle is so different, I would not have guessed a beer in such a bottle could be so sketchy. But here I am with this clear golden brew, with a grassy, somewhat skunky aroma, but it’s not too unpleasant smelling. Unfortunately the flavour is rather awful. It’s a weird boozy mess of incoherent off-flavours and flaws that combine to make a pretty undrinkable beer. The only drain-pour I’ve had so far in France.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
satanda (428) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 5, 2012
Silné francouzké pivo sytější barvy a nasládlejší chuti. Plech, doma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3213) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 24, 2012
Butelka korkowana 75cl. Jasne trochę miedziane piwo z puszystą pianą. W smaku wyczuwalny mocny alkocholowy posmak, ale rekompensuje spora słodowość tego piwa. chmiel niewyczuwalny

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