Brewery – Brasserie de Sources, St. Amand les Eaux, France
Beer – Bellerose
Style – Biere de Garde crossed with a Belgian IPA
ABV – 6.5%
Color – Light copper with long-lasting bright white head
Aroma – Lemon, ginger, herbal spice, cotton candy, chamomile
Flavor – Bready malt, honey, hard to describe strong floral character, green tea, gentle bitterness
Verdict – Wow. This beer’s flavors are hard for me to describe, but I know I like them. It’s the first time I think I’ve had a beer that tasted this “floral” and I’m really enjoying it. I will officially be dubbing this beer my favorite brew to come out of France. Delicious.