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Thornbridge Bière de Garde

Thornbridge Bière de Garde
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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Bière de Garde
Bakewell, England
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (6249) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 18, 2015
Tap at Salon piva. Amber golden colour with medium white head. Sweet malty, caramel lay aroma. Taste, sweet malt, caramel, dried fruits. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (3337) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 18, 2015
Tap at Salon piva. Clear golden to amber colour. Rich sweet caramelly aroma and flavour. Strength apparent but not disturbingly so. Dried fruits. Rather straightforward but intense and good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12949) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
Haand 2014. Deep golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop, yeast, pine. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, yeast, alcohol, caramel. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3603) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2014
On tap @ Haandfest 2014. A really deep and dark orange looking one. Almost a little amber and definitely glowing. A head is also present that’s small and beige in color. On the nose this is mild. Caramellish with hints of nuts, something floral and human skin. A bit strange the last part, but it smells nice enough. Slightly grainy flavors at first. It has a light oily feeling in the mouth and it’s about average on the bubbles. A faint but pleasant sweetness combined with something grain sour. Very subtle of course but present. Malty caramel finishes this one off. It grows on you. 24.05.2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (2765) - NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
Sample at Haand Festival 2014. Cludy amber body with a creamy light beige head. Aroma of caramel and perfume. Not the strong nauseating perfume smell in your face when entering a perfume store, more the subtle minimally used perfume you have to get your nose really close to a girls neck to notice. Dry yeasty and citric taste with a solid biscuit note, earthy bitter and flowery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39785) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014

Draught @ Earl of Essex, 25 Danbury Street, Islington, Greater London, England N1 8LE.

[ As Thornbridge Biere de Garde ].
Unclear medium amber orange color with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, wheat, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, fruity, bubble gum, yeast. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, yeast, fruity, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140415]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (1766) - Røros, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
Deep golden with a white head - Nice hoppy aroma with some spicy notes - Good malt body with some fruity hop flavours - Malt finish with some sweeetness - This was good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (9823) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2014
Draught @ Haand Ølfestival 2014
Pours hazy deep golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, caramel, dried fruits and hint of alcohol. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with a long fruity and yeasty finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Inbreak (3111) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2014
24.05.2014, tap @ HaandFestival:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is kind of strange, wet dog, wet grain, yeast, weeds, hay, grass, minerals, almond essence, flowers. Taste is slightly sweet and harsh floral, wet grain, almond essence, flowers, yeast, hay, harsh grass, cardboard, sugar. Medium bitterness, harsh dry mouthfeel. Meh!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esp0r (2390) - NORWAY - JUN 1, 2014
Sample at Haand 2014
Golden, white head. Smell of light hops, some yeast esters, fruity malts and hints of spices. Moderate sweet, hints of barnyard, some fruity notes. Moderate bitter finish. Quite enjoyable; very drinkable. Maybe not the most exciting example of the style, but it’s still quite tasty

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