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Schlafly Bière De Garde | The Schlafly Tap Room

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States
schlafly.com

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-31-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,817
Reviews:
107
Ratings:
251
pDev:
12.27%
Bros Score:
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Brown to copper in color with exceptional clarity. There's a fingernail of tan around the rim and covering over three fourths of the top. Light lacing. The aroma is earthy and also reminiscent of toasted oats. The taste is along the line of toasted oats and lightly sweet bready malt. The mouth is moderately carbonated, dry, and dense.

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Schlafly Bière De Garde from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 251 ratings
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