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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

205 Ratings
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Ratings: 205
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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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -47.1%

09-26-2013 00:26:35 | More by Mikeypnh
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14%

09-17-2013 00:29:43 | More by rusty3335
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Lambocalrisien

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-11-2013 01:10:15 | More by Lambocalrisien
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Chris00710

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-09-2013 21:12:37 | More by Chris00710
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

09-08-2013 18:12:44 | More by ILiveOffHops
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AdamElb

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-05-2013 23:00:58 | More by AdamElb
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diverite

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-01-2013 00:01:00 | More by diverite
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Mulder531

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14%

08-29-2013 13:25:48 | More by Mulder531
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-25-2013 03:30:52 | More by bootdown21
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-24-2013 22:23:22 | More by bigred89
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-14-2013 06:49:46 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev +3.4%

A-light amber color with an off-white head and decent lacing

S-bready malt, citrus, slight caramel, rye, little spice

T-malt, citrus, little orange, cramel, rye, hint of pepper, mild to moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-this was a pretty good beer, interesting flavor and easy drinking

08-13-2013 23:17:08 | More by MDDMD
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nootch23

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-13-2013 10:56:19 | More by nootch23
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nh2032

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-03-2013 22:24:42 | More by nh2032
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jkeefe1800

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-01-2013 10:51:51 | More by jkeefe1800
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-31-2013 00:40:18 | More by montrealbcr89
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bum732

Lesotho

4.28/5  rDev +13.2%

S: Rich, grainy maltiness, some black pepper, earthiness, slight papery notes, perhaps a touch musty.

L: Amber with a light tan head with decent retention. Ok lacing.

T: Slight fruity malt up front, estery. Medium low earthy bitterness, with a crackery rich maltiness. Finishes slightly spicy with white pepper notes. Rye graininess comes through more as it warms.

M: Medium bodied, medium carbonation.

Great beer with nice complexity. Love what this brewery is doing.

07-30-2013 23:58:31 | More by bum732
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bruindre

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-28-2013 18:44:59 | More by bruindre
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jbeervt

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-27-2013 23:15:00 | More by jbeervt
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NK__

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-26-2013 17:58:00 | More by NK__
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-26-2013 16:35:25 | More by rowingbrewer
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Bottle: Poured an amber color lager with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light caramel malt with light spicy rye notes with light rustic cereal notes. Taste is also a mix between some cereal notes with some light spicy rye notes and some chewy light caramel malt notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Interesting experiment from a brewery that I would wish to know more about.

07-17-2013 02:29:34 | More by Phyl21ca
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14%

07-09-2013 23:33:07 | More by DonFrap
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kjfinnerty

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-04-2013 22:44:26 | More by kjfinnerty
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-04-2013 06:23:16 | More by bobv
Private Rye Bière De Garde from Jack's Abby Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.