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Gavroche - Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

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BA SCORE
86
very good

380 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 380
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 13
Gots: 15 | 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 mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

mikepcarney, Mar 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Ciocanelu, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

ricecracker420, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JIMTRK16, Mar 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of MDDMD
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
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

MDDMD, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

poskok, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

krome, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jgunther71, Mar 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

MRsojourner, Mar 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

MDM, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

bigred89, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of bierdeflanders
3.86/5  rDev +1.6%
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.

bierdeflanders, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Lehighace06, Jan 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DamageCase76, Jan 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

jucifer1818, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of Donis
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
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!

Donis, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Lukass, Dec 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

UncleJimbo, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of scottford
4.31/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found a bottle at a Cora in Strasbourg. Best by date: 12.11.15

Pours a hazy copper - almost hazelnut - shade of brown with 2-3 fingers of an off white head.

Smells similar to that of a Belgian tripel, just toned down. Those spices do tend to stick out though.

There's barely any taste on the front of the tongue. The most predominant taste in this beer is a slight "twang" in the back of your mouth. It's not unpleasant... just different. It's more malt-forward, with those spice notes being downplayed significantly.

Feels very smooth on the palate.

Overall, this is a very good beer and at 8.5% alcohol I really have no idea where they're putting it. This is a good and filling beer.

scottford, Nov 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

IPAIsaac, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

ummswimmin, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

dcmchew, Nov 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

zbooks, Oct 28, 2013
Gavroche from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
86 out of 100 based on 380 ratings.