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Brewed by Brasserie Saint Germain (Page 24)
Style: Bière de Garde
Aix-Noulette, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It respects the conditions of the regional collective appelation "Saveurs en or".For its manufacture, we use hops from Flandres, and local barley malts. Gold medal holder at the Salon Agricole de Paris in 2006 in the category of blonde beers of high fermentation.

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3.4
deanso (10128) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - AUG 14, 2011
75cl bottle shared with Kermis @ other friends. Creamy white head. Clear blond pour. Pretty nice

3.6
GT (10000) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 23, 2011
750mL flip top at Shenandoah Throwdown. The pour is a hazy golden with a healthy off-white head. Nose is fresh yellow apple, cinnamon pie, sweet cherry pie. Taste is very malt forward as expected with cinnamon apple oatmeal, huge honey malt, brown sugar, and wheat bread. Very good.

3
JorisPPattyn (9981) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 7, 2010
Slight gushing to huge, very dense white head, over chromate yellow beer, lively carbonated. Grassy, herbal at first, CO² and malt-determined nose, pretty fresh-smelling. In the taste however, oxydized malts and cookies, as "Petit Beurre" dominate, the hops being conspiciously absent. Flavourprofile gets a bit earthy, after a while. MF is also very influenced by the heavy carbonation; quite slick. Average at best. Thanks to fonefan!

3.5
MartinT (9880) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 30, 2008
My Bottom Line:
This amenable Bière de Garde proposes honeyed biscuits and herbal, peppery hops in a refreshing show of balance and quaffability.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the clear dark golden.
-The body is quite round for its size, but it’s never too sweet, which is appreciated.
-The finish is rather subtle; I would have preferred a slightly firmer hop grip.
-This is very easy to drink and it is quite hard to say it’s near 7% abv.

Bottle.

2.5
tderoeck (9656) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2012
15/VIII/2012 on tap @ Internationaal Streekbierenfestival (Zwevegem) - BB: n/a (2012-937) Thanks to Erwin for sharing all the beers together!

Clear deep orange beer, big creamy white head, pretty stable, little adhesive. Aroma: lots of cabbages! Citrus, pretty spicy, bit herbal, some overripe fruits, grassy. Taste: more cabbages, yuk!, Brussel sprouts, bitter hops, bit grassy, liquorish. Aftertaste: bit off, cabbages again, bitter touch, vegetables.

3.4
Skinnyviking (9569) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2010
Bottle. Medium high long lasting white head. Hazy yellow green body. Banana apple aroma and flavor with a spicy note. Low carbonation. Long sweet aftertaste.

3.4
Quack-Duck (9484) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2011
bottle from Village de la Bière. Hazy golden colour, large white head. Fruity nose. Fruity, malty, pleasantly dry hop profile.

3.7
3fourths (9341) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 17, 2012
bottle-conditioned 750ml. first shed rating of the winter. hazed gold body with a white head. both sweet smelling and more estery than the Printemps, less grassy and more fruit jelly / honey-like. the sugar suggests higher alcohol and thicker mouthfeel and it delivers the same. tropical and banana-like yeast, very Belgian-like, so I would probably say it was abbey tripel if blinded, though it seems a little more chunky, pasty and muddy like hefeweizen can be. thick finish of oily spice, sweet bread and simple syrup with banana / pear / tropical ester touches. delicate carbonation, bright flavors and light acidity / tartness play nice together, but it’s a little too sweet for my tastes.

3.7
bb (9268) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Draft. Amber beer with an off-white head. Earth and light citrus aroma with light spice. Light caramel and earth flavor with hay, light citrus, and light spice. Medium bodied. Light citrus and light spice lingers with earthiness and light caramel.

3.3
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2008
[1485-20080601] Bottle. Lemon aroma has a bit of grainy toasted yeast. Slightly hazy, medium orange light brown body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Wheat flavour has a slice of lemon accent. Medium body. Refreshing.
(@ Mondial; Montreal, QC)


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