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Brewed by Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beer
Style: Bière de Garde
Barongarook, VIC, Australia
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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A French style Biere De Garde with spice and toasted malt flavour and aromas. Amber in colour with hints of liquorice and chocolate compliment this balanced beer which finishes dry with a slight alcoholic warming on the palate. Reserve De Otway is Brewed with Pure Otway Rainwater. This Beer is one of 3 in the Otway Trilogy Series of French and Belgian Farmhouse Ales other in the Range include Saison 2008 and Farmhouse Ale.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2010
Harts pub. pours a dark amber, with a small head. caramel and chocolate and noticable alcohol burn on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dredd (687) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2008
Well this is a break from the standard Otway look and feel. Pours with a deep amber colour with mammoth white head. Aroma is mixed spices and a hint of malt. Flavour is superb, initial bursts of spice, banana and sweet malt, this transitions to a drying finish of dark sugar and almost raisin/molasses finish. Very enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MBison (548) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2009
Bottle (750ml) Cellared for 8 months. Poured hazy burnt copper with a large, dense, foamy, lightly tanned head which lasted well. Aroma was of barnyard hay with green apples, sour dough, prunes, caramelized dates, allspice and light notes of powdered ginger. Flavor was a mild (pleasant) acidic bitterness with straw, caramel, dried pineapple, dry pears, figs, muscatels, allspice, white pepper and a woody finish. Medium bodied with medium carbonation, a lightly acidic mouthfeel and a good length finish. Very well balanced Biere De Garde.


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