Thiriez L'Ambrée d'Esquelbecq

Brewed by Thiriez
Style: Bière de Garde
Esquelbecq, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Bottle: Unfiltered.
The first Christmas beer produced by Thiriez since 1997. Fewer hops than the Blonde; lightly toasted malts for color, and a hint of spice.

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JStax (7309) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2017
Draft sample. The beer is a clear amber with a beige head of foam. Sweet caramel and toffee notes. A little nutty. Some dry nutty notes in the finish as well. Medium body and medium carbonation.

dimeon (500) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 30, 2017
A: Caramel brown with a medium off-white head. N: Medium roast malts and caramel. T: Quite malty. Some spice in the background. P: Thin O: Not bad, but not memorable.

thepatrickman (1503) - Lewes, East Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2017
On tap at York River Landing. Delicious and simple. This showcases the malt profile -- some bread, cereal, and toast, as well as a nice light caramel sweetness -- with a slightly peppery yeast kick. Good and easy drinking.

tderoeck (10617) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2016
24/IX/16 - on tap @ Borefts Bier Festival - BB: n/a (2016-1181) Thanks to the Belgian ratebeer crew for sharing today’s beers!

Clear amber beer, creamy off-white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very malty, some caramel. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bitter, some overripe fruits, unpleasant bitterness, chemical touch. Aftertaste: bit sourish, dirty bitterness, don’t like.

Hopverdju (1645) - BELGIUM - NOV 17, 2016
Donker amberkleurig bier met beige schuim. Geur: moutzoetig, karamel. Smaak: licht zoet, mout, kandij. Lichte koolzuurprikkel. Smaakt eigenlijk als een zoeter tafelbier.

bartlebier (4216) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2016
Tap I believe at Borefts 2016 - Dag 1. Bref: dry autumn leaf caramels and dried stonefruit frame a spicy sessioner between bière de garde, maltier saison and toasty English bitter. Earthy aromas and something like curry or curcuma abound in malt, hop and yeast profile. Will revisit in a saison tasting.

mike_77 (7234) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2016
A nice amber beer. Toasted malt. Some hints of caramel. Has a balanced sweetness.

SinH4 (6568) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2016
Tap. Clear copper color with tan head. Aroma is earthy hops, a bit bubblegum. Taste is spicy, earthy, bubblegum. Low carbonation. Ok.

cgarvieuk (26365) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Keg at at borefts.. Dark copper... Small tan head... Soft sweet bready fruit nose... Soft toffee fruit malts

Mortlach (2532) - Rome, ITALY - APR 26, 2016
330ml bottle bought @Johnny’s Off License (Rome). Pours amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, brown sugar, light roasted notes and ripe fruit. Flavour is unbalanced, very sweet and malty. Medium body, light carbonation. Ok.

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