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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4603) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2012
On tap at Mayslacks. Light red color. Light yeast aroma. Some metal in the flavor, along with light malt sweetness and sugar.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerKurve (509) - - DEC 4, 2012
Clear Red/Color. The flavor is reminiscent of a Hefeweizen (Cloves, Bananas) but a bit sweeter and spicier flavor, along with Caramel, Malts and Hops. I haven’t had good experiences with the Biere de Garde style in the past, but this was quite good; Good enough to where I will be seeking it out again in the future.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
islay (1245) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2012
12 oz. bottle, consumed on 11-25-12. Juicy, tangy, mineral-y, strong, refreshing, enjoyable aroma features bubblegum, caramel, lemon, peach, raspberry, and whipped cream / cool whip scents. Pours an effervescent, clear brass / light amber color. Large amount of fluffy, uneven, peach / “skin”-colored head. Good, extensive lacing. Nearly worthy of a 4 in appearance. Sweet, sugary, milky, juicy, mineral-y taste features apricot, caramel, and honey elements. Excessively sweet. Mineral-y aftertaste. Light to medium body. Easy to drink. Good enough overall. 8/3/6/3/13=>3.3

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4502) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Copper color with a large head. Aroma of spice, bread and a little yeast. Very grainy flavor. A bit of a buttery grain flavor, like Munich malt. Light berry fruit. Full body.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sarasneer (3) - - NOV 27, 2012 does not count
bread, nuts, toast, roasty, herbs, leather, earthy, woody, amber, clear, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trev (1960) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle: Dark amber brownish pour with a lasting thin head. aroma is bready, light toffee, spice and some dark fruits. floral hoppiness coming through too. Flavour is dark fruits, almost fruit cake bready. Bit of a lingering burnt caramel that detracts a little. Light floral bitterness in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3350) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - NOV 21, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2012 For whatever it’s worth it’s pretty damn amazing to see a Bière de Garde coming from this series. Schell is Schell, but they’re ballsy when it comes to some of their limited release stuff.

Pours a deep brown with a quick rise and fall of the head without leaving much lace to speak of.

The aroma is bready, in almost a slightly burnt toast kind of way. Some green peppercorn, some floral hops, and some nuttiness are they key players in the aroma, but generally that slightly burnt toast is what makes my nose keep coming back to the glass.

The flavor is fruity right up front, admittedly mildly so, but some pear & dark fruit are well placed here. The peppery and floral hops are abound. The whole grain vread is appriciaed and the young man who teached his Math tour. The beer is generally dry. The alcohol is well concealed.

Perfectly enjoyable!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4046) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Aroma is grainy malts and hints of dark fruit and Belgian funk. The flavor is malts, bubblegum, dark fruit and a mildly spicy/tart finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluemooner (639) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Pours a ruby amber with a medium tan head. Aroma is sweet malt and fruits. Flavor is sweet caramal malt, plums, prunes, apples, yeast, and spices. Medium body with medium carbonation. Pretty decent seasonal.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6939) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Bottle. Clear reddish amber pour with a light beige head. Awesome holiday spice, caramel malt, and a bit of evergreen. I think this is a very well done holiday beer - I’m digging it.


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