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Gavroche - Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

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BA SCORE
85
very good

335 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 335
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.49%


Brewed by:
Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre visit their website
France

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2001)
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Reviews by Bisho:
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Bisho

Australia

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great beer this one, a nice surprise! I was curious to try it after being aquainted with its French stablemate 3 Monts.

Dark red/brown beer which produces lots of carbonation as it pours. Settles with a massive creamy eggwhite head.

Very earthy smell with a tartiness and sweet overtones of malt.

Very big maltiness taste to it which is good because it rounds out the bitter tartiness of the flavour. I can really feel the malty caramel milk overtones which make this drop rather unique!

Very bubbly and the malt lingers on nicely in the mouth well after it's gone. The high ABV is barely noticable to mine (although I know it's there because it is still rather warming) and I find myself reaching for the next one with ease!

This brew should be served at room temperature or if you must, ever so slightly chilled.

Good drop!

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2010 07:01:53 | More by Bisho
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A-orange amber color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-bready malt, light caramel, hint of fruit and yeast

T-light tropical fruit, bready malt, slight caramel, slight yeast-like funk, slight bitter hop finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

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S: spicy, apple

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For December, my beer club decided to have us try a bottle of Gavroche French Red Ale. I usually have some idea of how a beer will taste prior to opening the bottle but I usually try to avoid having a preconceived notion and go in with an open mind. I'm glad I avoided thinking about what this beer was supposed to taste like because if I had it would have been off by plenty.

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A - Amber, 2 finger head

S - Floral

T - Caramel and fruit notes

M - Pleasant and sudsy

O - Good brew!

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Gavroche from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
85 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.