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

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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It respects the conditions of the regional collective appelation "Saveurs en or".For its manufacture, we use hops from Flandres, and local barley malts. Gold medal holder at the Salon Agricole de Paris in 2006 in the category of blonde beers of high fermentation.


3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (3651) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2012
Fransk blondine, Biere de garde. 0,75 flaske 6,9% fra polet. Smaksrik og ganske lettdrikkelig, men litt for tørr og med skarp bitterhet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (2143) - Ghent, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2012
Very good beer. Tastes like a saison, dry and bitter. Herbs and grass. Nice exemple of this beerstyle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 16, 2012
Botella. Unclear golden. White big head. Fruit, yeast and malt in the aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Flavour is fruity malty with some citrus, bit spice too, medium bitterness. Dry.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4891) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 13, 2012
750ml swingtop bottle pours a hazy blonde color with a 2 finger white head tht leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruits and yeast with some spicy notes. Taste is fruity and grainy malt sweetness with some yeasty notes and a mild citrus bitterness. Light to medium body with abundant carbonation. A very nicely balanced brew that is quite refreshing and tasty. Highly recommended.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Geironimo (1) - NORWAY - AUG 13, 2012 does not count
This beer is a pleasure from when you see it in the shelf till you empty the bottle. I have to say this is one of the most balanced beers i have tasted.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfredvik (1435) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2012
Hazy, medium golden body with a small, frothy, white head that is quite short-lived and leaves a decent amount of lacing on my plastic cup(!). I find rating aroma outdoors extremely difficult, but it would be impolite to go indoors and leave my BBQ guests in the garden, so I remain seated and try to catch some scents from the before mentioned plastic cup, while the wind blows and the fumes from the grill try to trick my nose. The aroma is moderate to light (but then again, the lack of intensity might be due to outdoor rating), with pale malts, fruits and yeast. Moderate to light sweet taste with some acidity and a moderate bitter finish. The flavours are far more complex than the aroma, confirming that I shouldn’t be allowed to judge the aroma outdoors: Fruits (with faint banana), spices, yeast, perfume, herbs, resin, honey and some alcohol in the form of white wine notes. The finish is quite alcoholic, but it still feels fairly well integrated. Medium body, dry to oily texture, soft carbonation. A good one!
[75 cl bottle, shared with Rikke, Tor, Gunnvor, Anders and the Missus, enjoyed after the palate has taken some serious beating by several drinks and various BBQ dishes]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (4154) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 7, 2012
a fair amount of marmalade, lemon zest, dry, fair amount of hoppiness. Well put together. A touch of white wine note. Very dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (16423) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Came to Norway to try this one. Fliptop. Hazy golden yellow color, large white head. Aroma of barnyard straw and citrus with light spice. Taste is mildly funky hay, lemonpeel, spice, rising white bread dough. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (1138) - Lille, FRANCE - APR 25, 2012
A good blond beer from France. The colour is blond and light gold, with a very nice big white head. You really whant to taste it. Smell as hops and orange. First taste, simple beer with hops and orange taste. Aftertaste you will feel the complexity of the beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3683) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 17, 2012
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of fruit, Belgian yeast, malt and a hint of alcohol. Nice and fruity Belgian ale. Quite refreshing. (2012-04-14)


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