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Gavroche - Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

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BA SCORE
85
very good

391 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 391
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 17
Gots: 18 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2001

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Eric_Standard
4.23/5  rDev +11.6%
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.

Photo of illpass78
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.

Photo of Caskaway
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of rxmk
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of T_Hass
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of YeastEnthusiast
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of uturn
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Vanz
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Jordy777
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of ricecracker420
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of JIMTRK16
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Fettpopps
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of MDDMD
3.73/5  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

Photo of poskok
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of MRsojourner
4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of bierdeflanders
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
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.

Photo of LehighAce06
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Gavroche from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
85 out of 100 based on 391 ratings.