Petit Blanc | de Garde Brewing

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47 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
de Garde Brewing
Oregon, United States
degardebrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Tart farmhouse ale with late harvest Riesling grapes aged in oak barrels


Added by sfsea on 01-28-2017

BEER STATS
Ratings:
47
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
11
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.85/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sample at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017, blue session. Aroma is floral with light funk and farmhouse notes. Taste is tart with light aspirin notes and some yeast funk. Body is light and dry.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.32/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.41/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shelby415
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Grizzarky
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DefenCorps
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from Belmont Station.

A clear copper with a dense, white head that falls off rapidly, this looks solid. The nose is solid, with a blend of the classic deGarde notes of strong lactic acid, mild funk and a bright and confident fruit expression. Sweet grapes, vinous and dessert-like as opposed to some of the drier, more summery stone fruit notes that other dG grape beers have had. Mild tannins are present. The palate opens with a mildly jammy grape character, mildly oxidized (is that what late harvest grapes taste like? intensely fruity and mildly overripe?). Moderate lactic sourness is present. Rather surprisingly, this feel rather thin on the palate and even a little watery on the finish. Grape flavor lingers on in the finish. Medium-light in body and initially a little overcarbonated, this dies down to a more appropriate level. Sourness is also less than typical for de Garde.

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Photo of Marco_Gtz
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nataku00
3.73/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJNAPS
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chossboss
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of crob3888
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tyecko
4.33/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Taybeh
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a crowler picked up at Chuck's, into a tulip. Pours a burnished glowering amber with a little head and dissipates quickly. Nose is oak, white grapes, fairly subtle and nice...not a lot of layers, but still some depth. More interesting on tongue, where I'm getting more grape that almost heads in the direction of apple cider, but there really is a lot of depth of flavor and oak, tarted up with a little lemon, a little bretty funk and hay, some faint salt at the end...everything works together really well. A good hearty feel to this one: good woody feel, quite dry and tart. This is minimally "wild" but it is quite well constructed and tasty.

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Photo of malfunxion
4.6/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 81tillinfinity
4.43/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A dry tart farmhouse ale mellow enough to let the grapes shine and the oak to follow. A near perfect marriage between wine and beer. The tartness hits you up front but vanishes behind the wine characteristics. A little sweetness sneaks in from the over ripe grapes and is greatly appreciated. Finish is wear the oak finds you.

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Photo of IrishColonial
3.6/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bouncepass
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rab53
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chcshammonde
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
4.28/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MarshallBirdhouse
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Petit Blanc from de Garde Brewing
3.96 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.
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