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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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Ratings: 335 | Reviews: 221 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by foogerd:
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foogerd

New York

4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
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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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

O-interesting beer, enjoyed drinking it, but don't feel I would seek it out

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2014 16:25:54 | More by MDDMD
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-10-2014 21:25:29 | More by poskok
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-02-2014 01:21:34 | More by krome
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Maryland

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3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

S: spicy, apple

A: deep orange color with finger hear that quickly dissolves

T: spicy, hay, fruity, some oak notes with mild bitterness

O:though it is a little on the sweet side the bier has a nice medium body for a farmhouse style ale. leaves a nice spice/bitterness on finish.

Serving type: bottle

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3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

The bottle came looking different than in its BA picture with a cork and metal stay. The first pour was fairly carbonated as the bottle condition I'm sure had a lot to do with that. Overall it got better as I got further into the beer and ended very nicely.

A - Amber, 2 finger head

S - Floral

T - Caramel and fruit notes

M - Pleasant and sudsy

O - Good brew!

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 03:08:41 | More by Donis
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Gavroche from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
85 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.