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Private Rye Bière De Garde - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Private Rye Bière De GardePrivate Rye Bière De Garde

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BA SCORE
85
very good

204 Ratings
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Ratings: 204
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This lager is brewed in the French farmhouse style. We add our own twist by adding 30% Rye Malt, locally grown Triticale from MA and amber Belgian candy sugar. We leave this beer slightly hazy to accentuate the mild fruity yeasty character. Copper in color, a spicy Rye flavor emerges in a dry yet malty finish after lagering for five weeks near freezing.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: taez555 on 03-16-2012)
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Appearance: Clear amber red with a head off white in color around an inch in height.

Aroma: Golden raisins, pear, dates, faint notes of white grapes, apple.

Taste: Very crisp mouthfeel. Pear, dried fruits, apple, white grape, apricot. The finish is nice and dry with lots of yeasty notes.

Notes: The dryness is great and very good example of the style. Cheers.

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Private Rye Bière De Garde from Jack's Abby Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.