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Humphrey Biere De Garde - Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

14 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 7.43%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaftCaskBC on 05-15-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of leaddog
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Pours a copper colour with half a finger of bubbly white head.

Smell- Biscuity malts, toasted grains, raisin, plum.

Taste- Hit right away with the biscuity malts then the toasted grains, raisin, and plum. There is a nice cohesiveness with the flavours.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall- A enjoyable brew with nice cohesive flavours. Another winner from Parallel 49.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of FondueVoodoo
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear deep caramel with 2-3 fingers of white head which quickly dissipates leaving a singular row of bubbles around the ring of the glass with no lacing.

S: Sweet malts and rock candy supported by mild hops. Notes of grapefruit, grass and cucumber. Slightly creamy floral notes in the background.

T: Upfront notes of sweet malts and toasted brioche together with midrange hoppy bitterness, clean earthyness and mild alcohol esters.

M: Light to medium light mouthfeel with low carbonation. Alcohol is fairly well hidden.

O: This is a extremely approachable, inviting and sessionable beer that will easily pair with many meals. Straightforward in its approach without taxing the palate this is an easy drinker.

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a very smooth version of the style though not the most nuanced version . The nose is quite fruity with the rose coming through a bit. There is a bit of a lager flavour to the beer mostly due to use of a lager yeast. This beer finishes a little sweet which is ok for the style but I would have liked a little more funkiness in the beer.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Label: "This effervescent ale is a complex, malty style traditionally brewed in the Nor-Pas-De-Calais region in Northern France. We've combined it with subtle rose water for one dashing beer. This looks like the beginning of a beautiful friendship."

21.5 IBUs.

A: Amber liquid with excellent clarity topped by 1/4" cream coloured head that dissipated quickly and settled to the edges of the glass.

S: Flowers (yes the roses do come through), grass, cereal, and biscuit.

T: Cereal, biscuit, digestive cookies, grass. Quite sweet. Some floral presence near the end.

M: Very smooth. Medium to low level of fine carbonation and a somewhat syrupy medium viscosity.

O: Very drinkable and tasty. More smooth and less sharp than some others of the style.

Humphrey Biere De Garde from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.