Brewed by Brasserie Saint Germain (Page 24)
Style: Bière de Garde
Aix-Noulette, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
A true amber beer from Nord. It also respects the conditions of Saveurs en or. Its slightly roasty taste is obtained using torrefied malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2010
750 ml bottle. Light copper colour. Crystal clear. Tall fluffy off-white head that clings to the glass. Soapy and peppery aroma with hints of juniper. Rich malty flavours, even though the body leans towards the lighter side. Balances between a rich and soft maltiness and a crisp bite from the carbonation. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sigmund (6745) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2010
750 ml swingtop bottle, from Vinmonopolet, nettbutikken. ABV is 6.9%. Deep golden to amber colour, big to moderate white (or slightly off-white) head. Spicy and herbal aroma, hints of flowers and honey too. The flavour is fairly sweet and malty with caramel and moderate hops, hints of honey, the alcohol is noticeable. Lacks the crisp freshness of the Hildegarde Blonde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (5419) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 24, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber pour, off-white head. Sweet malt, caramel, fruit, and some light hops. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (5468) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2010
Pours a good-looking hazy deep amber body with a finger-width of white foamy retention. Smell is fruity, with some deeper sweet malt tones and hints of Belgian yeast. Taste is well-rounded, with a smooth complexity of red berries, peaches and hints of hay embedded in Belgian-style yeasty molasses and slightly roasted malts. Sweet, yet fresh in every way. A delicious beer; light-bodied and drinkable despite the high ABV - this is what I’d call a good summer beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (15518) - DENMARK - JUL 15, 2010
33 cl bottle. Clear amber/brown with medium off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, toffee and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUL 4, 2010
Bottle. DØE Tasting, French beer. Pours a clear and copper beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is malt, sweetness and fruit. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweet. Overall a beer just above average.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drpimento (3181) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2010
Not bad, not great. Nice label. Swing top opened with a good "pop". Poured with a smallish cream colored head that quickly faded to almost none and no lace. Color is a slightly hazy amber with some sediment bits. Aroma is nice with malt caramel a little fruit and hops. Flavor is not as full of character: malt a bit roasty a bit of acid a bit of fruit. Body is ok with lots of carbonation which, I’m not sure if it helps or not. Finish is like flavor and fairly short.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12953) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2010
Amber with a small off-white head. Malty aroma of biscuit and toffee with a spicy touch of anise. Malty flavour with spice, fruit and an earthy touch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2010
Pours amber with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, fruity notes and light grassy hop. Flavour is caramel, fruity, light acidic and grassy hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2010
Bottle. Amber pour with a soft, white head. Very malty aroma, some spices. Flavor holds more malts, some light fruitiness, sweet caramel, bread and yeast, all-spice, some bitterness towards the end. Medium body, mellow carbonation. Pretty nice.

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