French-Style Biere de Garde Beer
French-Style Biere de Garde is a beer that originates from the French region of Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The style is characterized by a malty, caramel flavour and a somewhat sweet finish. French-Style Biere de Garde is usually amber or copper in colour and has moderate alcohol content.
The beer is typically bottle-conditioned, meaning that it undergoes a second fermentation in the bottle. When pouring the beer, be sure to leave some sediment at the bottom of the bottle. French-Style Biere de Garde pairs well with food and is often served with French cuisine.
French-Style Biere de Garde Details
- Color: 7-16 SRM
- Bitterness: 20-30 IBU
- Alcohol: 4.4-8% ABV
- Glass: Tulip
- Temperature: 7-12°C
- Color: Light Amber to Chestnut Brown or Red
- Clarity: Clear to Slight Haze
- Hop: Low to medium
- Malt: Toast, Caramel, Toffee
French-Style Biere de Garde Pairings
- Food Pairing: Roasted Chicken or Turkey
- Cheese Pairing: Pavin, Munster, and Livarot
- Dessert Pairing: Pecan Pie
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