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Schlafly Bière De Garde - The Schlafly Tap Room

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86
very good

216 Ratings
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 19
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Bière de Garde invokes the tradition of the farmhouse ales of Northern France, renowned for their subtle aromas of apricot and allspice. Four different types of malt create a toffee sweetness, while French Strisselspalt hops add a subtle spice flavor. The beer is fermented with a distinct French farmhouse ale strain, then bottle conditioned with extra sugar and yeast for at least two weeks.

Bière de Garde translates to “beer which has been kept or stored”. This traditional, artisan farmhouse ale from Northern France was brewed in early spring and stored in cold cellars for consumption in warmer months. While related to its spicier, tarter Belgian cousin Saison, Bière de Garde is a richer, sweeter beer.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-31-2007)
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30helens

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-26-2014 16:44:40 | More by 30helens
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-24-2014 03:26:09 | More by Ristaccia
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Elicoleman

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-24-2014 02:59:59 | More by Elicoleman
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-13-2014 06:18:36 | More by zestar
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irishpride

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-09-2014 21:14:56 | More by irishpride
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patre_tim

China

3.9/5  rDev +1.3%

A: Copper, cloudy with lots of fine bubbled carbonation. A 3 finger yellowish candy glass looking bubbly head that fades fast. There was an overflow of foamy mass moving upwards, first protruding up the neck of the bottle and then finally out the top after the first pour.

S: An iron like quality, green herbs, a freezer burn like quality, a hint of lemon candy, caramel, crème brule, toffee, nail polish remover, Belgian yeasts, aged musty cellar quality.

T: Crème brule, caramel, toffee, nail polish remover, musty cellar, iron, light sweetness, very little lemony quality, a solid malty backbone, little bittering hops.

M: Medium light syrupy body, lots of fine bubbled carbonation.

O: My first in this style, I am really liking this beer. Got it in St Louis, drinking it in Rolla, MO, Aug 5th, 2014. Visually impressive with the initial overflow of carbonation, the first American Beer I’ve had that has captured that sometimes found Belgian aspect.

08-06-2014 02:21:42 | More by patre_tim
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pschie1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2014 00:26:37 | More by pschie1
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HooRy9er

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-19-2014 19:51:20 | More by HooRy9er
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TaylorSohn

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-16-2014 20:04:14 | More by TaylorSohn
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-07-2014 03:47:05 | More by KAF
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-02-2014 17:13:08 | More by mrfrancis
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zacalabeer76

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

06-27-2014 04:38:45 | More by zacalabeer76
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-25-2014 23:25:25 | More by muskiesman
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Benesi88

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-23-2014 01:25:45 | More by Benesi88
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Ursch79

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-20-2014 22:17:18 | More by Ursch79
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

1.8/5  rDev -53.2%

Bottle: Poured a clear deep orangey color ale with a small foamy head with minimal retention and no lacing. Aroma of grainy cereal notes with quite a bit of residuals sugars. Taste is also a mess with an overload of residual sugars and some grainy cereal notes with some funny ester. Body is semi-full with medium-to-low carbonation. Incredible mess with a definite lack of attenuation.

06-18-2014 02:48:49 | More by Phyl21ca
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WarrenGofstein

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-16-2014 01:32:01 | More by WarrenGofstein
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Mphis

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-09-2014 04:54:08 | More by Mphis
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-08-2014 07:48:19 | More by KevMo84
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-28-2014 02:47:17 | More by BlueMoon10
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alostplot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-01-2014 02:21:05 | More by alostplot
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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-27-2014 00:25:46 | More by cmwilliq
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jakea

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-19-2014 04:52:55 | More by jakea
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Nordbier

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-10-2014 23:14:59 | More by Nordbier
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-11-2014 13:24:17 | More by TriageStat
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Schlafly Bière De Garde from The Schlafly Tap Room
86 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.