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Gavroche - Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

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BA SCORE
85
very good

359 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 13
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
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 foogerd:
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foogerd

New York

4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A- Dark amber/peach colored body, some light orange hues in the middle. Small eggshell head with nice lacing.

S- Sweet nutty flavor with malts, some booze. Subdued nose.

T- Light fruits with nuts, some yeast, lots of stuff happening, tastes lively.

M- Creamy, thick, and full of carbonation.

D- Very tasty and the alcohol is expertly intergrated. Would love to try more examples of the style from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2011 01:33:59 | More by foogerd
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RazorX67

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

07-30-2014 22:39:44 | More by RazorX67
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-23-2014 15:51:03 | More by Chuffbomb
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B_B

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

07-20-2014 04:55:28 | More by B_B
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-17-2014 22:07:45 | More by micropale
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nikigava

Germany

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-15-2014 13:33:43 | More by nikigava
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Romania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

07-11-2014 20:38:10 | More by leitmotif
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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-09-2014 01:37:21 | More by KAF
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Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-29-2014 13:47:03 | More by groleau
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-26-2014 13:45:11 | More by JoeMans
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-25-2014 05:45:49 | More by oriolesfan4
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-19-2014 06:51:33 | More by Budinetz
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-14-2014 13:22:52 | More by kingjohnh
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sunshinethewolf

California

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

06-09-2014 01:45:17 | More by sunshinethewolf
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parintele

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-01-2014 19:09:14 | More by parintele
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.49/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dark unfiltered amber with white head. Delectable fruity aroma of apricot, pear and apple. The taste is slightly sweet, yeasty with a tart cherry finish. Very easy, smooth drinking. Sort of like a cross between a saison and a Belgian pale ale, it was very enjoyable. Thankfully, on draft at Capone's so I didn't have to travel to France.

Serving type: on-tap

05-30-2014 20:11:40 | More by wattoclone
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-26-2014 15:02:57 | More by Latarnik
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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

05-22-2014 18:46:24 | More by afsdan
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Pennsylvania

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05-22-2014 18:35:05 | More by bigfnjoe
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epyon396

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-17-2014 05:18:34 | More by epyon396
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Eric_Standard

British Columbia (Canada)

4.26/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: A lovely and deep reddish brown topped with a creamy off-white head. Active carbonation and a heavy head.

Smell: Honey scents, maltiness, a bit earthy, but rather clean and simple.

Taste: Earthy and musty yet crisp and fresh at the same time. Some sweet undernotes, but rather dry with a nice, balanced bitterness. A hint of a muted, barely there fruitiness, like dried berries. Toasted/roasted notes throughout. A bit of malty and yeasts flavours bouncing around. Alcohol flavours are prominent, lingering on the tongue along with a pleasant herbal spiciness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and creamy, really quite good.

Overall: Very very good, quite complex and interesting. My first Bière de Garde (or any French beer for that matter), and if this beer is in any way representative of the style, it's going to quickly become one of my favourite varieties.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2014 11:01:31 | More by Eric_Standard
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illpass78

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into a glass.

Appearance: Pours a reddish brown with a huge white-ish head. Wasn't expecting all this carbonation or foam.

Aroma: Smells of toffee, booze, some dark fruit and toast.

Taste: The taste follows the nose. Maltier than I expected. Not particularly sour or tart. Pretty boozy.

Mouthfeel: Medium depth of body. Pretty well balanced.

Overall: I expected to be wowed by this, but it's pretty decent as opposed to transcendent. I'm not super familiar with the style, but this seems like a workmanlike example of it.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2014 01:19:13 | More by illpass78
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04-19-2014 02:58:47 | More by rxmk
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Gavroche from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
85 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.