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Brewed by Castelain
Style: Bière de Garde
Benifontaine, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
After brewing and fermentation, Ch'Ti beers is kept for long weeks in storage tanks. In the calm and cool (0°C) environment, the beer matures, develops a finer taste, perfects its aroma and acquires its natural and characteristic sparkles. It is here also that the beer obtains its balance, finesse and gleam.

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2.5
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2015

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Castelain Ch’Ti Triple ].
ABV: 8.5%. Light unclear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate yeasty, fruity, light bubble gum. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, phenol, fruity, yeast. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20151121]

3.5
yespr (47380) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2009
To celebrate my S4aD on RB while being in Bordeaux...A French Tripel (listed as biere de garde....). 25 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a huge, slowly collapsing white head. Aroma is cornish and malty, light sweet note. Sweet caramelish flavoured, light bitterness and vague spice note. Lingering sweet caramelish finish, vague metallic note. Sweet little triple, I don’t get why this is listed as Bière de Garde.

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Ungstrup (38381) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2004
An orange beer with no head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of alcohol and hints of caramel. The flavor is sweet caramel with the alcohol leaving You with a burning in the thoat. Much to my suprise the mouthfeel is thin inspite of the 7.5% ABV and the accented alcohol.

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anders37 (26987) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small longlasting white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak grassy aroma. Sweetish malty spicy grainy weak yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty finish.

2.6
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2005
Bottled. Yellowish golden colour with white foamy head. Halfbitter fruity aroma with soem barnyardish hints. Plummy sweet hayish flavour with hints of raising and rye. Aftertaste is breadish, hayish and hoppy. Quite dry.

3.1
omhper (25713) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2006
[Bottled at Monk’s Café, Stockholm] Pale golden, fairly lively. Almondy yeast aroma dominates the nose. Medium sweet withclean but firm mouthfeel and medium body. Vague estery notes of raspberries, but although pretty good, as a whole it’s like a Bière de Garde light, less extrovert and with less appealing malt character than the top examples of the style.

2.7
Rasmus40 (21822) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. 8.3 % ABV. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and light vegetables. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish with a little warming alcohol. 211115

3.1
fiulijn (21214) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 16, 2002
Golden color. Some malt, hop and cork in the nose (it's a 750ml bottle, corked). Sweet, good body strength, some malt, some cork. Not impressive.

3
Theydon_Bois (20600) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle at Shane’s house, thanks to SC, 19/12/14. Clear golden orange with a decent off white covering that retains well. Nose is biscuit, light soapy notes, caramel,spice, dark fruit rinds. Taste comprises caramel, biscuit, straw, bready notes, lihgt spice, fruit peel. Medium + body, fine carbonation, light booze in the close. So so.

3.2
saxo (19370) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle @ Højbjerg tasting, my house. abv 8.3%. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet fruits, yeast, malt, grass and hops.


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