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Gavroche - Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

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BA SCORE
85
very good

368 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 13
Gots: 14 | 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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Photo of afsdan
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
Photo of bigfnjoe
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

bigfnjoe, May 22, 2014
Photo of epyon396
4/5  rDev +5.5%

epyon396, May 17, 2014
Photo of Eric_Standard
4.26/5  rDev +12.4%

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.

Eric_Standard, May 16, 2014
Photo of illpass78
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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.

illpass78, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Caskaway, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of rxmk
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

rxmk, Apr 19, 2014
Photo of T_Hass
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

T_Hass, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

YeastEnthusiast, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of uturn
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

uturn, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of Braz
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Braz, Apr 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Vanz, Apr 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Jordy777, Apr 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

mikepcarney, Mar 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Ciocanelu, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

ricecracker420, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

JIMTRK16, Mar 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of MDDMD
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%

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

MDDMD, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

poskok, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

krome, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

jgunther71, Mar 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

MRsojourner, Mar 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

MDM, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bigred89, Feb 03, 2014
Gavroche from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
85 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.