Brewed by Brasserie de Milly / Cidrerie G. Maeyaert
Style: Bière de Garde
Milly sur Thérain, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Milliacus is available in both bottle and keg.
Milliacus is brewed according to a traditional method of the Bellovaques region, in Milly-sur-Thérain at the heart of Beauvaisis, on land belonging to Louis Bourdon, the Count de Clermont, a descendant of Saint Louis, famed for his bravery and devotion. Louis de Bourdon took part in numerous crusades, from one of which he is reputed to have brought back the recipe for a famous beer. But like his ancestor, Dagobert, a little absent-minded, he must have lost it in his castle's moat...
Medaille de Bronze, Paris 2005.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (5168) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2005
Dark copper-coloured with a big foamy head. Earthy cellar aroma. Flavour starts sweet, but is countered by medium bitterness. Fruity with taste of plums? Well-carbonated, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25110) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2007
Bottle. Clear amber coloured with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits and fruits. Flavour of caramel, fruits and dried fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12265) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2013
A reddish brown ale with a thick mocha head. In aroma, a smooth dark fruit malt with light oxidation, so-so. In mouth, a smooth dark fruits with honey, a bit old but OK. Tasted with GRM March 1 2013.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grovlam (4198) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 25, 2007
Bottle. Small white fizzy head that mostly diminished. Spar lacing. Clear amber color. Fruity, caramel, dusty notes. Medium bodied with an average carbonation. Flavour was sweet with a slightly dry and light bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (9050) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUN 11, 2006
Foxy-chestnut colour; smaller yellowish-creamy head. Heavily oxydized nose. Apparently no BBd, but beer seems to have been bottled March ’04. Hmmm. Nutty, buttery, cooking quality Madeira aromas. Sweet, malty, madeirised, very malty as in Kraftmalz; tastes as some artisanal or homemade cola drink. Bit watery MF, light bodied, but a background slickness, nearly cloying. All consistent with an ungraciously (sorry for the plagiarism, CC) aged. "Bière de Garde" means a beer fit for keeping. If a beer is near exhausted after 2 years, then I won’t call it fit for laying down. Sod it, I’ve berated people for calling every malt drink from Northern Gallia "BdG", but it would seem some brewers aren’t being any wiser.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (38487) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 30, 2007
Sample from 37.5 cL bottle. Pours deep brown. Aroma of malts. Flavour is malty sweet, almost no hops. Finish is malty sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2007
Clear deep reddish colour with a tan head. Malty, light caramel sweet aroma with some fruity notes. Caramel sweet flavor with bread notes. Dry sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 24, 2007
Bottle. Amber with a off-white head. Dusty, malty, fruity aroma and a sweet dusty, malty, fruity taste. Medium body with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (21632) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2009
Bottle. Pours a pale brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy finish with some yeasty hints.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5498) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2006
This is like the same brewery’s Rebelle, but stronger, and with slight but noticable chocolate/licorice notes from a greater amount of amber or crystal malt. Some stale biscuit notes, but less of the damp leaves. Overall, more pleasant and enjoyable than Rebelle.

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