Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
From the French word "Garde" meaning something worth keeping, this Farmhouse Styled Ale is a most delicious companion to a loaf of freshly baked bread from the oven. Grab a seat on the porch, some soft cheese and a tree ripened apple from your grandmother's old orchard. Relax and watch the evening arrive as the afternoon sun is consumed by the illuminating moon over the gardens. We brewed Avant Garde for you, our friends and families. Here's to things worth guarding over. http://www.lostabbey.com

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9224) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 5, 2016
On tap @ Sheraton Quinn’s Alehouse. Very hazy deep gold, creamy white head. Sweet pale malts, cooked pears, light florals. The palate delivers the same, quite estery and sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (863) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Clear golden, white head. Some slight cloves and spices, very resinous. Bitter, dry. Slightly oily , medium body. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1686) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
Rating #1508 - 16.03.2015 - On tap @ Moray’s Lounge in the Catamaran Hotel. Pours a hazy straw colour with a frothy white head, not much lacing. Aroma is of citrus, bread dough, yeast. Clean mouthfeel, medium carbonation, mild alcohol warmth. Taste is a crisp sweetness, tempered with herbal wheaty notes, and beautifully balanced. Mild funk, medium bodied. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (17301) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2015
Draught at Lost Abbey/Port Brewing, San Marcos, California. Clear golden beer with a small head. Malty grassy aroma, fruity, caramel, perfume notes, some grass. Malty bready flavor, grassy, hay, floral, herbal notes, some perfume. Quite ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (2624) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - NOV 3, 2015
75cl bottle from cervezalandia maybe. Color is orange and light hazy. Head is thin and white. Body is medium. Finish is long. Taste is light sour, light sweet. Aroma is super fruity, light wood, light cellar, light malt. Super good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1750) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Bottle from Julio’s. Poured into a tulip. A clear light golden amber with a frothy off-white head that settles to a medium lace. Spicy-malt aromas and flavor. Well rounded and balanced. Peppery in the middle. Yeasty dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (7432) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2015
750 ml. bottle split by 3 @ Delirium Hoppy Loft. Presumably some years on the bottle but I cannot find any date so… Amber orange, small white head. Nose is oddly some Sprite (also got this in the presumably old bottle of Red Barn Ale which I had prior to this one, odd), sugary, light iron, candy, yeasty. Taste is light iron, sugar, caramel, candy, sugar, dough, some dull BE qualities, lemon & caramel. Substantial body with some light iron. Rather dull but decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2015
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille. Mondial de la bière 2007.
Visuel : Couleur : dorée-ambrée. Apparence : claire.
Arôme : Grains de malt sucrés, léger houblon herbeux, léger de fruits (agrumes) et d’épices
Goût : Entrée de bouche : légèrement fruitée (agrumes) et notes épicées (poivrées). Un support de grains de céréales avec des notes amères de houblon floral et herbeux ainsi que des traces de caramel sucré.
En bouche : Corps : moyen. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : légèrement crémeuse. Finale : moyenne et sèche, très légèrement amère de houblon herbeux et d’épices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12688) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2015
A golden ale with a thin white head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with grainy character, light nutty notes, light mineral character, Bière de garde classique. In mouth, a sweet biscuit malt with light fruity esters, light mineral notes, chalky, pleasant. On tap at San Marcos Taproom.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tightslice (848) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle from BevMo! in Redwood City, CA. Some spicy yeasts, hay... not much fruit. A bit underwhelming.

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