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French Press - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mjc3151 on 07-15-2013)
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KC9LDB

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-09-2013 02:51:58 | More by KC9LDB
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3.68/5  rDev +3.4%

On tap at Naperville Ale Fest - 3 oz served in the festival branded pint glass. As a big fan of the original Domaine DuPage as well as coffee flavored/infused beers, I might be biased. Perhaps it's the style (as opposed to a porter or stout) but the beer really doesn't hold as much of the coffee flavor as typical coffee-advertised beers usually do. Meaning, it's not overpowering or a caricature of coffee flavors - it's nicely balanced and the Domaine DuPage still comes through plenty. Great beer and would absolutely try it again.

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Illinois

3.73/5  rDev +4.8%

The French Press is a neat beer that blends Dumaine Dupage with Coffee. The beer poured a caramel clear with little to no head and did not lace. The scent carried slight coffee and some maltiness. The taste had a very nice balance of caramel malt and some espresso. The mouthfeel is medium in body with subtle carbonation. Overall the beer was quite nice and easily sessionable.

08-18-2013 01:34:44 | More by WoodBrew
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mjc3151

Illinois

4.64/5  rDev +30.3%

Obtained a 22oz. bomber from Binny's in Naperville, IL.

It is exactly like what the bottle says : a coffee-infused Domaine DuPage. It smells like coffee beans, but the coffee smell is not too overpowering. I taste coffee, but again it is not overpowering. A very good job balancing the coffee with the Domaine DuPage, of which the latter's taste is still very evident in this beer. A solid offering by Two Brothers.

07-15-2013 02:55:28 | More by mjc3151
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Attractive saturated copper color, clarity is bright, a thin layer of soufflé foam on the surface, and a minimal collar around the edges of the glass. Retention is average, the skim breaks after the first couple sips.

Aroma is yeasty and grainy, a little hard pressed to pick up any coffee. >_>

Mild specialty malt grainy sweetness, yeast notes, light coffee lending bitterness in the aftertaste. First sips were a touch metallic, but that seemed to dissipate later on. The yeast and the coffee seem to be at odds. Light to medium bodied with a touch too much carbonation. Not really sure what they were aiming for, i've had solid amber coffee beers before, and this one just is neither here nor there.

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Appearance-
Not too different from a standard Domaine Dupage really.

Smell-
Here is where the maltiness of the principle beer combines wonderfully with the coffee notes. Almost like a heavily tampered with coffee. Ironically, I like my coffee plain black.

Taste-
The coffee notes are demure compared to most coffee stouts, but for this style of ale it makes sense. Stouts are paired with coffees most for a reason, an ale like this would be overpowered if there were more coffee. That being said, it has a sweet malt caramel taste followed by a pepperish coffee taste.

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Good carbonation, taste lingers a little bit thanks to the coffee.

Overall-
A fun beer to have simply because you don't see many non-stout coffee beers. Try it if you can.

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French Press from Two Brothers Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.