Winter Garde | Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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4.17/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
California, United States
santeadairius.com

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barrel-aged Biere de Garde - Amber in color with our signature tartness.

Added by CheapBeerBuzz on 01-30-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,959
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
62
pDev:
6.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by Alieniloquium:
Photo of Alieniloquium
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy copper body. Big white head. Some lacing and a nice collar.

Smell - Lemony and yeasty. Some oak and acidity. Some faint unsweet caramel.

Taste - Lemon again and very yeasty. Oak and caramel, but not sweet. Pleasantly tart.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated. Light. Tart.

Overall - It's got that standard Sante Adairius yeast character that overwhelms any subtlety, but that yeast character is nice.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of huddyball
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Reviewing batch 2 poured from a bottle into a HF stemmed glass.

Pours a dark, ice tea color with a light tan head that fades quickly leaving a nice ring, which in turns leaves a decent lacing.

Smells quite sour and acidic with oak and lemon.

While the taste follows the aroma, it doesn't quite meet the expectations that was set up by the nose. Slightly tart with a bit of caramel and yeast.

Feel is good. Brew has a good amount of carb and is quite dry.

Overall this is quite nice.

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Photo of tectactoe
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of lateralundertow
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mctizzz
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of obiwan_k3n00bi
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of acurtis
3.67/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blabaer
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Fogindex
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shescrafty831
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of bccocx
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of EliotRosewater
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of largadeer
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.74/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of oline73
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml capped bottle a very dark amber with crimson edges under a half-inch thick off-white head which fades to the rim leaving semi-rings and splotches of lace. Aroma is acetic, dark fruits and wet wood. Flavor is sour, grainy, fruity, tannic, with some mild yeasty funk. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Finishes crisp with an acetic/tannic snap.

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Photo of aasher
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pisano
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of random846
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scotv
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Marco_Gtz
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jhfinn
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Winter Garde from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 62 ratings