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Bierre de Garde

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Bierre de Garde

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Beer Style: Bière de Garde  (16D)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Bière de Garde


This was a recipe from a long, but very good, description of the Bier de Garde style.

Best of Show at SNERHC. Judges comments: Delicious, creamy. You captured the earthiness this style requires. Very bright. Head stays to the end of the beer. 41 points.


  • 9 pounds, Vienna
  • 1/4 pound, Crystal 80
  • 1/2 pound, wheat
  • 1/3 pound, aromatic
  • 1/2 ounce Northern Brewer (8.8%) 60 minutes
  • 1/2 ounce, Northern Brewer 20 minutes
  • 1/2 ounce Hallertau (5.25%) 2 minutes
  • Yeast Labs' Munich Lager

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Infusion mash (RIMS) per Dr. Fix (40-60-70C).

Boil 120 minutes.