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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

206 Ratings
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
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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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

aakerman, Sep 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

tom10101, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Denzo, Jul 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Nichols33, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

GonzoHomebrewer, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of horshack7
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

horshack7, Mar 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

KelsoSaaz, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

josephwa, Jan 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Houser, Jan 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

halo913, Jan 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

mklisz, Jan 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Bjlps, Jan 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

SpasmWaiter, Jan 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

mattmarka1, Jan 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

ThatsThatDude, Jan 06, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear amber with a creamy, off-white cap. Good head retention. Lemony aroma, nutty, toffee, fruity and bready. Lemon bitterness with a spicy finish. Notes of mint, nuts, slight toffee and malt, with lingering herbal hops. Light bodied, slightly slick, creamy carbonation. Very drinkable and quite enjoyable.

DrJay, Jan 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Lebzilla, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of ppoitras
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16.9oz bottle purchased as a single from Yankee Spirits, Sturbridge, MA.

Poured into an imperial pint glass with a 1/2" beige head over the cloudy coppery amber brew. Head fades promptly down to a solid layer of froth, with leggy lasting lace. Aroma is nutty fruity wort.

Taste follows the nose, nutty sweet to start, fruity in the middle, with a balanced close. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is good. Yet another nice brew from these guys.

ppoitras, Dec 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Jsmick, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Hirshi, Nov 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

scoot64, Oct 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

jmmy3, Oct 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

oline73, Oct 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Kmlund, Oct 03, 2013
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Private Rye Bière De Garde from Jack's Abby Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.