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French Country Christmas Ale (Biere De Garde) - Southampton Publick House

French Country Christmas Ale (Biere De Garde)French Country Christmas Ale (Biere De Garde)

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BA SCORE
90
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80 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.57%


Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-17-2003)
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joefuzz

New York

4.78/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2011 vintage

Super gusher watch out....pours golden orange with a huge white head.

Smells of biscuit malt with a very belgian smell.

Tastes of white grape, apple and peach and a very nice sweet maalt aftertaste with some sort of saison yeast strain

Mouthfeel is light drinking with fairly hight carbonation

Overall another amazing offering from phil-era southampton. I can only hope they can continue this tradition of amazing beers.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2012 07:30:29 | More by joefuzz
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kkipple

South Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bomber courtesy of UncleJedi. 2008 vintage.

Cracked the day after Christmas because I was just too stuffed to drink it yesterday. Into my big goblet it goes!

Try as I might, I just can't get much of a head on this one... there's a slight light brown foam that dies immediately and then retreats to the edges of my glass, leaving just a little bit of lace behind. Pity, because most Biere De Gardes can do better... the beer is a fine Christmassy amber-orange, though.

Aroma is interesting - a decent amount of caramel and sweet, dense malt up front; all kinds of subtleties below, but they're tough to tease out. There is some booze and a hint of sourness. Sort of a wassail-ish apple thing going on, some orange and indeterminate spice, a musty sort of fruitiness that's neither easy to pin down nor unenjoyable (got all that?). The end of the bottle brings some yeasty bits that add even more character and roundness. Overall: Quite nice.

Flavor is a mixed bag, sadly. This has all or most of all the components of a great Biere De Garde but they never coalesce into something wonderful. There's a good amount of layered sweet malt with some toasty and caramel flavor: okay. Fruity esters (dates?) and some spicy notes (booze, pepper) work in here, as does some Belgian-barnhouse flavor, but the whole thing never really comes together for me... it's a bit hard to explain, but it's a bit of a a chore to drink. It's doesn't taste "complete" but rather like flavors are being checked off without any idea as to how they work as a whole, drinkable beer. Try it and see for yourself.

Mouthfeel? Medium. Carbonation seems a bit low for what this is. Finish is dry caramel, spice and warm, soured apple. Odd.

I really wanted to like this one, but (like a lot of Southampton Brews) this just isn't doing it for me. French Country Christmas Ale *seems* like this should work, but ultimately does not. Simply a fair Biere De garde, and that's a pity.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2009 03:52:49 | More by kkipple
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The French are known for having an impeccable taste of fashion - and their beers are no different. This French-inspired bière de garde has a dashing and lustrous amber colour, one readily associated with Egyptian amulets. It is clear and its surface accentuated by a thick white crown and a pond of fizzling bubbles. Christmasy? No. Classy? Yes.

The bière de garde aroma is rarely described as dynamic, so an average example of an average aroma doesn't give a lot to write about. There is some caramelization, a touch of must, but no real hops and only a very low amount of esters. It's a tad spicy and herbal but is really lacking in the richer, deeper aromatics. Still, with warmth it grew on me.

A lot of the distinct charm of this farmhouse French style comes from indigenous yeasts and molds, ones that commercial versions like this simply cannot replicate. There is a notable cork-like, very dry (and almost astringent) character but it's nothing near the must of an antiquated, authentic French example. Think watered-down Armagnac.

The flavour is comprised basically entirely of toasty, toffee-like malts. It is both sweet and dry. The body has a lean, medium-light volume with a slight tartness on the finish. The beer drinks smoothly, with no detectable alcohol what so ever. Its soft water certainly helps to enhance its subtle floral and herbal notes. I like it but have yet to lick my lips.

Southampton Bière de Garde (this brewery's standard release in this style that comes corked and caged) is arguably my favourite example of the style to date; after sitting down to review it last spring it spurred me into a deep, several month long love affair with all things French: their beer, their cuisine, their music, history and literature...

I don't think this bière de garde, although it was good, will have the same kind of effect (which is just as well, because nothing could possibly make me love Christmas more than I already do). Southampton is a great brewery but the best of their offerings come in the 750ml corked and caged bottles; given the option, grab those over the bombers.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2009 17:15:25 | More by biegaman
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Hojaminbag

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The body is a rich copper color that looks like a nice penny. Not a brand new penny, but one that has been around long enough to be handled, although not long enough to be all nasty looking. An off-whtie head rises up quickly but fades rather quickly also, not leaving behind a whole lot of lace.

The aroma is pretty nice, a big sweet malt bill with notes of bread. A big aroma of dark fruits is in there also, with a spiced character in the background.

The flavor is everything one would expect from the aroma. The malt comes through with a lot of bread, but also a lot of caramelt sweetness that is rather nice. Dark fruit with a touch of apple is in there, and a nice hay-like flavor also. The spice character is noticeable also, but it lingers in the background for the most part. There is just a touch of alcohol warming in the back end of this one.

The mouthfeel is pretty good on this one. It starts out medium bodied, just enough to get the flavors, and then explodes ont he tongue like a good saison would.

Overall, I would say that Southampton's Christmas beer is pretty good, and the drinkability follows suit.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2009 01:17:39 | More by Hojaminbag
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WesWes

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a copper color with a thick frothy offwhite head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a sweet crystal malt scent along with a slight, dry mustiness. The taste is good as well. It has a dry, musty flavor that goes down easy and finishes with some caramel sweetness. It's moderatly bitter with little in the way of yeast esters. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium/full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a good drinking Biere de Garde. It's true to style and full of character. Nice work.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2009 22:04:49 | More by WesWes
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magine

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured this brew into a Duvel glass.

Pours a nice dark amber, with small carbonated head and minimal lacing.

Smells of sweet fruits and yeasts, some floral undertones. Spicy.

Taste sweet and spicy and has a nice balance of malts and yeasts.

This is a good winter beer with good drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2009 14:06:01 | More by magine
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tai4ji2x

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber, no date. poured into tulip.

clear, rich amber, on the darker side. silky off-white head soon fades to wispy layer and ring. lacing soon slides back down after each sip and doesn't stick.

ripe apples and caramel in the aroma, with dried orange peel, and maybe faint clove or anise. hops are mildly herbal.

flavorwise, light apple and malty caramel are met by a quick flash of acidity, then a gentle, herbal hop bitterness, further accentuated by mildly spicy phenols and carbonation. off-dry finish with lingering hints of apple, malts and phenols all together.

pretty smooth, but borders on thin towards the finish. moderate carbonation that doesn't provide much for body, but does accentuate the flavors.

not the most complex or robust, but the gentleness of the phenols and the lack of overly cloying sweetness typical of many bieres de garde, help with this beer's drinkability for sure.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2009 06:33:23 | More by tai4ji2x
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle purchased as a single from Spirit Haus, Amherst, MA.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 3/4" light beige head over the clear copper brew. Head recedes gradually, with heavy coating lace. Aroma is moderately sweet, with spicy yeast character. Taste is sweet upfront, lightly spicy in the middle, which kicks up towards the end. Mouthfeel is clean, and drinkability is good. This one was discounted for being a "leftover" of the Xmas season. I'll a 20% discount on this any day.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2009 23:34:08 | More by ppoitras
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damienblack

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a rich medium brown the shade of dirt, or tree bark. Billowing lace making for a very lively looking beer. Scent is heavy of malts, with traces of tart berry (think raspberry, maybe a bit of strawberry).

Rich and malty, billowing to encompass the taste buds. A lot of people taste this as dry, it doesn't seem overly dry to me, but it does seem nice and crisp. Not too overly sweet even though there is a strong malt component, with not a lot of hops on the other end of the spectrum. A little thin in the middle, not much to bridge the gap after the initial malt. Tastes some of strawberry, peach, mild fruit. High drinkability as expected, it all blends together fairly well. I had no expectations going in to this, but now that I've tried it, I'm impressed. It isn't amazing, but what I presume to be a pretty good representation of a dry, yet sweet ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2009 05:28:29 | More by damienblack
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up a few weeks back to have during the holidays. I hadn't felt that well in recent weeks, so it wasn't until last night that I finally got around to having this. I wasn't sure what to expect from this but since it's a Southampton beer, I figured that it would be well-crafted and enjoyable. This was a bit too mellow for my tastes, but there was no doubt that this brew lived up to the aformentioned qualities that I anticpiated from it.

This had a great pour - an opaque, copper hue, rich head, and decent lacing were all seen, along with some sediment at the bottom of the bottle. The smell, taste, mouthfeel, and aftertaste could all be summed up in one word: mellow. I was expecting some heavy alcohol and spice to make themselves felt, but this was not that type of beer. If the beer you're looking for is smooth, malty, leathery, and only has hints of fruit and alcohol in the mouthfeel, then this is up your alley!

I thought the ABV% was a bit higher than the actual 6.60% of this beer. Maybe because it's a holiday beer and I expect them to be a bit stronger and celebratory in nature. No matter...this is very easy to enjoy on a night like this and worth a try once for someone who wants to celebrate the holidays witout overloading on spice or alcohol. A great beer to start the new year off with!

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2009 08:06:48 | More by JerzDevl2000
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gfreed

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Handsome malty-brown color with a bubbly head; quite malty in the nose with definite overtones of peach and strawberry, maybe even raspberry. The taste had less fruit than the aroma but was still very fruity with apples and plenty of malt before a light but sharp hops whack at the end. Decent body with light carbonation; very brisk and tangy. Despite the ABV, I didn't find the alcohol to be particularly present. A decent find, not spectacular but quite nice, especially the berries in the aroma.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2008 21:27:14 | More by gfreed
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Rainintheface

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: mostly clear amber with a short lived 1 finger white head and high carbonation

S: malt, of the faint caramel kind. moderate fruit aromas, twine and some very mild cellar aromas.

T: malty, yeasty fruit, spicy and earthy hops

M: moderate body, crisp, dry and lightly tart

D: quite good. i hope there's some left.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2008 17:37:10 | More by Rainintheface
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DrJay

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Crystal clear copper with a fizzy beige cap that settled into a solid collar and thin skim of bubbles. A bit sticky with decent head retention. Biscuit malt aroma with a hint of caramel, stone fruits, and light hop aroma. Very mellow. Low bitterness with light caramel sweetness and some grain character, less fruitiness than in the aroma but still with a nice peach undertone. Hops and a bit of spice appeared in the finish, perhaps a hint of warmth too. Lingering herbal hop notes. Medium bodied yet just short of a sticky, viscous texture. Ample carbonation gave it a lightness without the fizzy rush of overcarbonation. Very well balanced, quite elegant overall. Very drinkable and quite tasty.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2008 02:15:49 | More by DrJay
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AaronRed

New York

3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The guy at the beer store told me this beer was flying off the shelf. I decided to try it since I like trying local brews. Pours a nice amber in to a tulip glass, shwoing off it's clarity as well. Not much in aroma, mostly bready, but not offensive. Sweetness dominates at first, but becomes more structured after the first few sips. Hints of some kind of herb. Very well made, shows it's a substantial brew by the way it sits on your tounge, with a nice long aftertaste. Highly recommended and a bit different.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2008 00:34:43 | More by AaronRed
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a relatively clear amber color with a decent head that drops to a film and leaves a bit of lacing here and there

Smell: Cereal grains, orange peel and a hint of clove

Taste: Opens with a orange peel and holiday spice flavor that is joined by an herbal bitterness at mid-palate; after the swallow, there is an underlying sweetness that joins the herbal flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Drinkability: The version I am drinking is a contract brewed bomber that says "French Style Christmas Ale" on the label; perhaps the recipe has changed over time but I view this more in the Winter Warmer camp than a Biere de Garde, despite what the label says; having said that, I really enjoyed this beer

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2008 01:55:51 | More by brentk56
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ccrida

Oregon

4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into my large Gulden Draak tulip, Southampton French Christmas is a ruddy bronze, with a large, creamy, auburn tinged off-white head that has long last leaves lighter, foamy lace. Recently received in trade from Beerisheaven (thx again!) and served at cellar temp, I'd planed to bust this out for Thanksgiving, but never got around to it. A few days later, it paired very well with a plate of leftovers.

Smell is soft, sweet cereal grains, oranges, cinnamon and mint, with light, clean alcohol vapors.

Taste is very nice, a light caramel / toffee maltiness, citrus esters, herbal hops and a drying, sharp, bitter finish. Wow! At first sip it was a bit underwhelming, but once I had a few more, I was super impressed, and really appreciate it's subtle delicacy. This might be the best BdG I've ever had, out of quite a few!

Mouthfeel is dry and creamy, but with a medium body.

Drinkability is extremely good, with a great taste, lighter and dry, it goes down very easily. Still, it's got enough depth that pondering is rewarded. Refreshing and satisfying, it paired well with the left-over turkey - perhaps not perfect (a bit to brawny), but very tasty. I also tried it in direct comparison to an at least 1.5 year old bottle of Sans Culotte, it was so vastly superior I couldn't have another sip until I had savored the last drop of this.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2008 07:18:05 | More by ccrida
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treyrab

California

3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I was surprised to find this one on my way back to Pittsburgh. Poured into my chalice...

A: Pours a hazy orange copper with very minimal head. There is ample carbonation floating up the glass, but this is nothing special to look at.

S: The smell is rather bland with minor spices. Tons of cinnamon and nutmeg, but really not malt to back it up in the smell. Some clove also comes though...very spicy.

T: The taste is similar to the nose. Very spice, but not much malt to back it up. Reminds me of the Southampton Pumpkin which had the same problem. Not much malt in here at all to balance all the spice.

M/D: The mouthfeel is not too bad, and is adequately carbonated.

Overall, this was an interesting beer that I may just need to get familiarized with the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2008 03:05:12 | More by treyrab
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Gmann

New York

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of the 22oz bomber. Pours an exceptional clear and pretty copper color, nice fluffy egg shell colored head that settled fairly quick into a light ring. The aroma is fairly light, a sweet toasted malt with a touch a hoppy spice. The taste is of a toasted malt with a sprucey hop bite, lemon rind and a tart cranberry like fruitiness. The brew sits well on the palate, slightly chewy, prickly carbonation, finishes with a spicy sweetness. A nice and spicy biere de garde, more of a hoppy spice than yeasty spice.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2008 02:30:36 | More by Gmann
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Lexluthor33

New York

3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Copper color with a golden touch. Medium sized head and thin lace that holds up well.
The aroma of fruits,caramel and malts. The taste is sweet,malts with a spices and apple hints.
The feel was smooth yet crisp in the finish. Creamy going down and medium body with moderate carbonation.Dry finish.

Notes: I got a good beer for my money. No complaints here as it was easy to drink and a pleasure to have. I felt that style wise they got a little creative,but it was done well and I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2008 03:24:00 | More by Lexluthor33
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

They did not nail the style, likely intentionally. A fine Belgian near sticky yeasty ale with good malting and a significant but not bold spiciness. Fairly easy to drink after a warm (finally) day and went well with the food. Lightly orangey with lots of foamed bubbles. In a word, sweetish Belgian yeast.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2008 03:28:06 | More by Sammy
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Wasatch

Utah

4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks goes out to plaid75 for this brew.

750ml Bottle
Caged/Corked

Got a nice POP! on opening.

Poured into a chalice a very nice cloudy golden orange/mahongny color, high carbonation, nice one-finger plus creamy tan head, you are left with some nice small islands and sticky lacing. The nose is malty, slightly yeast, spicy, apples, blueberries, and some caramel. The taste is tangy/sweet, malty, fruity, with some caramel. The finish is dry, with a nice bitter finish. Medium body, a very nice well rounded/complex brew. Very drinkable, this is an awesome brew, I'm starting to really like this style. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2007 18:36:19 | More by Wasatch
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Foxman

New Jersey

4.47/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It pours a clear and vivid coppery amber, with Alka-Seltzer in a hot tub carbonation madness. Four fingers of light tan head swell even more to an ice cream cone dome. True Belgian lace gracefully adorns the inside of the glass.

The aroma is chiefly yeast, initially at least, and it's tangy and slightly doughy, and there's also tart apple, nutmeg, and clove. Underneath is a husky malt character, full with toffee and dark berry and alluding to a fine malted sweetness. A mere feather of alcohol tickles the nose.

Upon sipping, with a connoisseur's emphasis on sipping, the malt is mildly sweet but flush with caramel and toffee, as well as dark cherry and earthy beery maltfruit. A soft, grapish vinous touch slides in, complete with a low buzz of alcohol. Slices of green apple and a clove/nutmeg duo play off a low-key biscuit grain visit, reminding again of the beer's malty character. The finish slopes slowly from subdued sweetness to a crisp, dry, and refreshing finish. It's simply complex and and craftily wonderful.

Medium bodied, it starts creamily, coating and swirling, then leaves a glimmering crisp glow in its wake.

This just may be the prettiest beer I've laid eyes on. And the better news is that laying my mouth on it was quite a pleasure as well. It has mellow twists and turns, an intriguing yet innocent complexity, and a cozily manageable ABV that makes drinking it damn near an Elysian dream. Words can't thank The Man adequately, so I'll let my actions speak volumes and try to get my tongue to the bottom of the glass.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2007 16:29:37 | More by Foxman
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Lnedrive14

Massachusetts

3.45/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

I keep trying these Saison-type rustic ales, and I keep not liking them. I guess I'm just not a fan of the style, so take the review with a grain of salt, I suppose.

A: The most beautiful beer I have ever seen. Amazingly fluffy white head that sticks around for the perfect amount of time. A hazy copper color with maybe the smallest hint of cranberry.

S/T: Very fruity - even has that sort of fruity "bite" that you get after a crisp granny smith apple. I found the taste to be a bit harsh - not inviting like I like my beer. Medium body, low hop bitterness. Not sure what I felt this brew was missing.

M/D: Mouthfeel was great - medium to high levels of carbonation. I could feel the brew on my tongue for quite a while after swallowing, a sensation I rather enjoyed. Drinkability was very low - I enjoyed the brew a bit at the beginning, but the beer was just way too harsh on the palate. Stinging.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2006 03:54:33 | More by Lnedrive14
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 750ml bottle(room temp) a very bubbly medium gold with a large head of foam that grew as the beer was sitting in my New Belgium goblet.

The smell is very fruity and sugary sweet, with notes of, and I'm serious here, blueberry? One of the best aromas I've ever encountered in a brew.

The taste is *so* different....I'm sensing a candy bar with nougat flavour, like a milky way bar, only in liquid form. I know that it's the malts used in this ale that are creating this most unique sensation but I have to shake my head as to how the brewers accomplished it!

Oh yeah, btw, there *are* some hops flavours present and they're doing a fine job but..what the malt is doing in this brew is simply amazing. I just might sip on this 750 all day long!

Bottom line: Here's a brew that's so different from anything I've tasted before, it's scary but...don't be afraid to try it. The adventure is worth it!

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2006 18:24:10 | More by Bitterbill
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lou91

California

4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2005 –750ml bottle. Damn that was one of the loudest pops of a champagne cork I have ever heard. Needless to say, it left a mighty noisy and active head. It took a while to settle down. Surprise to see it so clear. Nice amber color. Pleasant nose of caramel and sour cherries/cranberries. Subtle but obvious spices – white pepper, nutmeg maybe ginger. All of this is very light but not impossible to taste- better as it warms. A good interpretation of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2006 05:36:23 | More by lou91
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French Country Christmas Ale (Biere De Garde) from Southampton Publick House
90 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.