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Chauve Souris - Forest & Main Brewing Company

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Chauve Souris
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 4
Avg: 4.17
pDev: 5.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Forest & Main Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: blackie on 10-10-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This Biere de Garde is paradoxically malty and dry; a farmhouse ale that shows an earthy, spicy character, with hints of acidity and oak from the barrel-aged portion of the blend.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 4
Reviews by blackie:
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4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Draft at the brewery in a short chalice. The beer is a deep amber in color with some purplish hues and an off-white head that eventually recedes. An underlying maltiness pervades the beer - but it’s been fully fermented and dried out into something like fruit skin. The nose is particularly funky, providing a sometimes pungent basement cheese-mold alongside spicy, tart notes of oak. The flavor is similar - not quite as funked out, but brett makes a strong mark, with lots of dry oak in the finish. Hay and flirting complexities. Moderate but crisp and dry in body, carbonation low and delicate. Another top notch pour from F&M - thoroughly enjoyed.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Chauve Souris from Forest & Main Brewing Company
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