Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Beer Review - Boxing Rock Brewing - Rive du Sud

The Rive du Sud from Boxing Rock is a bière de Garde style that originated in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. This style beer is a strong beer and staying with tradition this one is 7.5% ABV. 

Appearance - The beer is amber in color and slightly cloudy with a small white foamy head that lasts and slight lacing. 

Aroma - It has a nice sweet aroma with some spiciness.

Taste - The flavor is a wonderful combination of bready notes, sweetness and spiciness. There is a very slight driness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - It is pretty well carbonated with a medium mouth feel. 

Overall - This is a smooth warming beer and very pleasant to drink, well done Boxing Rock. 

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