La Dame De Peronne

22 oz bottle from DrDogBeer as part of Secret Santa 2009. Thanks Tom. Pour gives a chestnut brown color with a vivid, lively look. Good clarity and some decent head, lace and retention. The beer looks inviting. This brew is all about a complicated array of malts with...

French Country Christmas Ale (Biere De Garde)

Very different look to the bottle than the current picture in the BA db; this is a regular, 22 oz bomber with significantly different label but it is definitely the same beer (BdG etc.). Pour is lively with a decent, well formed head. Body has amid-brown pour with...

Gift Of The Magi

2008 vintage. 750 mL corked & caged. ===DISCLAIMER=== OK, right off the top this *could* be an infected bottle so this review is written in that context. Re-reviews to follow when more data is gathered but for now I want to record my thoughts at this stage. Take...

Biere De Garde

750 mL, corked & caged affair. Pop is average and plenty of foam “gushes” in a controlled manner. Not a “gusher” as such but some foam. Poured into the Duvel tulip the pour is not “dark” as such, but is a distinctly, amber...

Bière De Mars

Obviously a relatively new entrant to the GA market, I picked this up at Tower on Piedmont, Atlanta, GA, USA. $10.99 (I think) for the corked & caged, typical Ommegang presentation. Batch #2, October 2008. Nice, reserved gunsmoke on opening. Poured into the...