Writer: Jeff Alworth

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Rustic French Ale

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This recipe will create a French-style ale that is similar to Brasserie Thiriez’s Blonde d’Esquelbecq. Brewer Daniel Thiriez recommends using French Pilsner malt if you can source it.


Brewing Rustic French Ales

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The modern tradition of French bière de garde was a reboot of an older, more rustic beer dating to the early twentieth century, also called, confusingly, bière de garde. That earlier line may have been severed, but memory of it was not. As Belgian saisons — themselves barely rescued from extinction — began to revive


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