Rockford Country Ale | Rockford Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Rockford Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
rockfordbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is a malt-accentuated, lagered artisanal French Farmhouse beer. It has a bright, golden colored body that sits under a dense creamy head. The flavor has a toasty malt intricacy with some fruity esters and herbal, grassy-like notes. Malt forward, rustic and unfiltered beer!

28 IBU

Added by jbierling on 03-30-2013

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2
Ratings:
5
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
13.78%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 5
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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, 2016 vintage bottling. Pours lightly hazy deep orange/amber color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big apricot, pear, apple, white grape, peppercorn, clove, light banana, caramel, toasted biscuit, nuttiness, hay, straw, herbal, grass, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast and dark/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big apricot, pear, apple, white grape, peppercorn, clove, light banana, caramel, toasted biscuit, nuttiness, hay, straw, herbal, grass, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Moderate yeast spiciness and herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of apricot, pear, apple, white grape, peppercorn, clove, light banana, caramel, toasted biscuit, nuttiness, herbal, grass, and yeast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast and dark/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitter/spiciness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitter/spiciness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly crisp, and moderately creamy/bready/sticky balanced mouthfeel that is great. Minimal alcohol warming for 7.3%. Overall this is an excellent Biere de Garde! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast and dark/bready malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of jbierling
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a malt-accentuated, lagered artisanal French Farmhouse beer. It has a bright, golden colored body that sits under a dense creamy head. The flavor has a toasty malt complexity with some fruity esters and herbal, grassy-like notes. Malt forward, rustic and unfiltered beer!

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Rockford Country Ale from Rockford Brewing Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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