French Bière de Garde

Light amber to chestnut brown/red
Chill haze is acceptable. These beers are often bottle conditioned so slight yeast haze is acceptable.
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
These beers are characterized by a toasted malt aroma along with a slight malt sweetness and/or toasted malt flavor.
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
Low to medium from noble-type hops
Fermentation Characteristics:
Fruity-estery aromas are medium to high. Fruity-estery flavors can be light to medium. Diacetyl should not be perceived. Bière de Garde may have Brettanomyces yeast-derived flavors that are slightly acidic, fruity, horsey, goaty and/or leather-like. Alcohol may be evident in higher strength beers.
Low to medium
Additional Notes:
Earthy and/or cellar-like aromas are acceptable.
Alcohol by Volume:
4.40% – 8.00%
SRM Color: