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: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2007
Bottled 0.75 ltr (BB 12/2008)
Dark clear amber color, pratically no head. Apple juice and light toffee in the nose. Harsh bitterish beer with salted flavors, apples, grapes and woody hops. Flat mouthfeel. Aftertaste is harsh, alcoholic and hoppy with toffeish notes. Weird but same time has some typical elements of biere de garde style. Not so enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2007 (Bottled, 0.75l) Clear amber with with a small head and some lace. Lightly roasty, grainy-toffee-malty, a bit alcoholic aroma with some dried fruit, yeast and strawberries. Sweet-sourish, a bit vegetably, grainy-malty flavor with hints of licorice roastiness in the finish. Light to medium-bodied with low carbonation. Toffeeish and fruity, but quite thin and dull beer. Now it does form a head, but is still pretty low-carbonated, and could use some more. I find the Blonde much better - especially now that it has some CO2.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2006
London Gathering Nov 05: Malty, grainy a little raw. Fizzy. Amber body with a tight white. Yeasty aftertaste, with a mildly fruity aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4247) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2006
Bottle. Light brown beer with a strong active head. The aroma is fairly cloudy and alcohol based, and the flavour is relatively dull, vinous, slighlty fruity and dry. Overall OK but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7365) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2005
Bottle at the Nov 05 London gathering. Although some were not too complimentary about this beer, I can’t say I had any quarrels with it. Toffee and yeast in a Belgian style. With a little cheesy sharpness from the French farmhouse school. Plus nutty goings on and maybe a bit too much residual sweetness. Quite endearing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2005
Bottle. Deepish amber colour. Yeasty aroma. Mouthfeel is quite fizzy (bbut it does soften a touch as we let it settle). Brown sugar sweetness, yeasty, lemony, with hints of banana. Too much gass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8718) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2005
Bottled at the Chris_O Beer, Cheese and Curry powwow. A fruity slightly vinuous aroma to this amber coloured beer. The taste is a little creamy. It is fruity, peppery and prickly in the mouth. A tasty beer which actually reminded me of Southampton Grand Cru??? Thanks to Ian for providing a new brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2005
An odd cloudy looking beer in a sort of reddish colour. Sweet, malty & fruity with a touch of sourness, the flavours aren’t very cohesive, and the beer is all over the place. Not really unpleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13712) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2005
75cl Bottle at London Gathering Nov 05, originally from Auchan, Calais. Browny russet colour with thick beige head. Slight haze. Toffee, candy sugar and green hop nose on the aroma with some yeast. OK in mouth with more toffee, yeast and hop on finish. Didn’t detect any rotting hedgehog, damp cardboard or maggots as Silk did

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2005
Bottle at London Gathering Nov 05. Musty yeast and caramel with fruity background malts. Although this was OK it was a bit sweet and I wouldnt want much

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