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Scratch Lotus Seed Biere de Garde

Scratch Lotus Seed Biere de Garde
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83
style
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
amber french farmhouse ale brewed with locally foraged lotus seeds, lightly toasted, which give a distinct nutty character to this smooth farmhouse ale.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Sampled during RBSG. From notes. Caramel and toffee dominate, notes of floral hops and nuts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5213) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Brown pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is toffee and roasted malt. Sweet malt with a very light coffee. Medium/light bodied and a touch watery on the end.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2745) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Sampled at the RBSG 2014. It poured a dark amber color with an off-white head. The aroma was of sweet grains, some bread and a touch of fruit. The taste was of sweet grains, bread and nuts. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (1768) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Growler during RBSG 2014. Dark amber brown with off-white head. Aromas of spices and caramel. Tastes of rye, spices, floral and herbal notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Syrupy mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
Growler. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty spicy caramel chocolate flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6937) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2014
32oz growler tasted during RBSG. Mildly hazy red / brown color. Thin ring of khaki head. Couple ropes and bits of lace. Nutty in the nose, like a brown ale. Light spice, some earthy bitterness. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Solid brown ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9493) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Growler… RBSG 2014… Hazy mahogany pour with flashes of copper and a small, creamy, off-white head. The bouquet is an assortment of figs, dates and other dark, dried, sugary fruits. Full-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor presents a blend of chocolate, caramel and toasted tree nuts, followed by a modest measure of lingering bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11529) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Growler @ Bus. Dark caramel/chestnut colored pour with a khaki head. Lots of licorice and cocoa aromas. A hint of ash, some earthy and floral hops, and caramel malts. Flavor is lightly bitter. Fair amount of molasses and caramel sweetness. Some floral hops, a bit of ash, and a bunch of cocoa. Decent anise character. Just okay.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Growler on bus RBSG. Pours brown with off white head. Nose/taste of molasses, seeds, toast and caramel. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6153) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Howler RBSG 2014: Deep amber hue with a small fading off white head. Very nutty, caramel, floral, malty and a bit minerally. Sweet and malty without being cloy. Faint coffee like bitterness. Smooth soft carbonated mouth feel with a dry finish. Neato to have try once.


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