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Free State Savoir-Faire


Formerly brewed at Free State Brewing Company
Lawrence, Kansas USA
Style: Bière de Garde | Ratings: 4 | Alcohol: -
The name biere de garde literally means "beer which has been kept or lagered." A traditional artisanal farmhouse ale from Northern France brewed in early spring and kept in cold cellars for consumption in warmer weather. The Savoir-Fare is a deep golden hued interpretation of this classic style, employing pale and wheat malts and a smattering of Perle and Mt. Hood hops.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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