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Biere De Garde - Oast House Brewers

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very good

18 Ratings
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 18
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oast House Brewers visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ecoastman on 06-02-2013)
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Bottle at Tequilla Bookworm. Cherry brown coloured body with lace and some head. Above average carbonation. Aroma of malts and mild spice. Belgian yeast, coriander,licorice, chocolate. Only a hint of hops, which is why it was true to style from the sample I have had from the style.

06-09-2013 04:50:10 | More by Sammy
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4.24/5  rDev +10.7%

75 cl pour

Pours a slightly hazy brown, red tint, with a fine off-white head that retains well.

Smells of biscuit malt with a bretty tartness and some grape sweetness.

Flavor is of molasses, fig, wine grapes, esters, and grassy malts.

Full body with a stinging carbonation on the tongue.

A very good Belgian style ale with a lot of complex flavor and a great aroma. Probably the best of my samples at Oast and worth seeking out for my money.

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

600th review!

Appearance - Pours a deep copper brown with two fingers of cream coloured head.

Smell - belgian yeast, clove, peppery spicy hops, bready caramalts, touch of fruity esters

Taste - Starts off with the belgian yeast, clove, and goes into the spicy hops, bready caramalts, and touch of fruity esters.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes clean with a light spiciness as it warms.

Overall - Oast House delivers an excellent representation of the Bière de Garde style. This is by far the best example of the style I have had to date. A must try if you are down in the Niagara area or to take a bottle or two with you back home.

08-23-2014 05:06:34 | More by leaddog
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4.44/5  rDev +15.9%

Well done Oast... well done. I've been waiting for a local Ontario brewery to give a Belgian style beer a try and you've done us proud.

Pours a dark chestnut brown with a decent head and some lacing as the beer goes down.
Aroma is sweet and malty with banana bread and cherries. Tastes of sweet Belgian candy malts, cherry, light rum soaked fruits... great stuff. Easily competes with some of my other favourite Unibroue and Belgian-style beers.

Refreshing considering the 9% abv. Mouthfeel is smooth...Some light bitterness in the dry-like aftertaste.

An excellent beer... I just wish the price also competed with some of my other favourite beers... at $11 for a 750mL bottle, I won't make this my go-to beer, but I'll keep a couple of bottles for special occasions.

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Biere De Garde from Oast House Brewers
85 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.