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Brewed by St. Sylvestre
Style: Bière de Garde
St. Sylvestre-Cappel, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 726   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Unfiltered.
Gavroche was a generous and rebellious Paris urchin and a character in the Victor Hugo (1802-1885) novel “Les Misérables.” It is also a strong, amber beer, where the flavour of its top-fermentation yeast combines perfectly with the taste of the special malts. Fermented again in the bottle, the Gavroche beer should be served with care between 10 and 12°C.

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JulienHuxley (5979) - Sherbrooke, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2012
750 ml bottle. Pours a dark amber almost brown color - not what I was expecting. Aroma is heavily laden with wild honey, some grain, light grassy hops, but it is really the honey character that comes through. Taste is sweet honey, some cereal and very light hoppiness, especially sweet though. Palate is not sticky despite the very sweet flavor, pretty dry although not really relatively to other examples of this style. Not bad but a bit too heavy for me.

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stouby (4859) - Holbæk, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle at home. Hazy, orange with a large off-white head leaving quite some lacework. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted, fruity). Flavor medium sweet, light bitter and acidic. Quite a full body.

3.2
Ontbeertaster (3208) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2012
Bottle, thanks to scott via chris, interesting stuff, it was quite dry, off brown pour, the flavour had a light funk a bit of herb flavour, this one was all over the place

3.2
Borup (15940) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle from Superbest, Rødovre. Amber oclour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, yeast, caramel and grains.

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SuzyGreenberg (1604) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 15, 2012
750 ml corked bottle with that nifty french BdG metal clasp; clear, dark amber with thick light tan head; aroma mix of sweet honey and lemons mixed with an almost light cherry syrup and stale malt; first sip has an off-putting bitterness and astringency; crisp mouthfeel with some mild fruity and stale hay flavors; stale raspberry honey with sole husky grain notes; not digging this BdG interpretation too much

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northropfrye (3731) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 1, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2013 Amber colour with white head. I had this quite young, so maybe it needs to age. Flavour is bready, yeasty, some fruit, kind of metallic, though. Okay.

3.2
Fatehunter (2640) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Poured into a pint glass. Two fingers of head, a hazy red/amber color body. It has a rich malty smell. Not much else though. Tastes of sweet malt, wet barley, mild bitterness. Tasty and hardy. Lots of carbonation, medium body. An enjoyable beer. Maybe a bit too much carbonation.

3.2
dandeman (1102) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Évaluation no. 104 - Juillet 2011. Au nez, de légers houblons et de subtils caramels. La couleur est cuivrée et floue. La mousse est abondante et très persistante. L’attaque est assez houblonnée avec des notes légères de caramel. Combinaison alcool et acidité très défini. Rappelle les lambics.

3.2
NikkTwist (3403) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2014
Draft at Eulogy. Difficult end of the keg pour that ultimately became a clear amber with a large lasting off-white foam. Soapy lace. Amber brown fruits. Lightly toasted caramel. Feels like a mild Trippel. Does not stand out for me.

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Beerhunter111 (23265) - Beerland, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, würzig, hefig. Geschmack fruchtig süß, würzig malzig.


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