Exile on Broad Street (Libertine)

Libertine has given their Biere de Garde a bit of time in brandy barrels, which gives the brew a bit of a bite that has a tendency to take one’s breath away. The beer pours with a light brown to dark tan coloration ad a fair amount of off-white head that is fairly slow to dissipate. The beer’s nose has hints of a farmhouse and hay funk, while the initial sip of Exile on Broad Street has an immediate sweetness from the peaches. The tart twang comes forth pretty immediately after that, which is a bit reminiscent of sweet tarts. There are enough twists and turns to Exile on Broad Street that become more and less prevalent as the beer continues to reach room temperature.  Continue reading “Exile on Broad Street (Libertine)”