de Garde Ivy

Brewery: de Garde Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 6%
Style: American Wild Ale

Brewer Description: (from bottle) A spontaneous Wild Ale aged in oak barrels for two years.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.31
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2

Intro: A 1 pint 9.4 fl. oz. corked and capped bottle, with no clear bottled on or best before date. Poured into an Alvinne teku glass.
Appearance: A very slightly hazy golden orange colour with a big two finger white head that had good retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Lightly tart, funky, musty, damp wood, citrus, lemon zest, lime, wet straw.
Taste: Sour, lightly tart, funky, hay, oak, grapefruit, honey, stone fruit, peach, lime, citrus peel, light bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Balanced and enjoyable with good aroma and flavours.

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