The Duo | de Garde Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
de Garde Brewing
Oregon, United States
degardebrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A golden wild ale from our Lambic inspired program. This blend consisted of one 18 month aged and one 24 month aged second use Gin barrels. A bold Brett presence with a moderate acidity, nuanced oak, and subtle herbal hints.

Added by anteater on 05-19-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#809
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
51
pDev:
7%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 51 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of stevoj
3.63/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle thanks to Rick. Pale golden, slight orange hue, fizzy head fades to skin. Aroma is lime, juniper. Taste comes on like a tart gin and tonic,

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Photo of johnny_chimpo
4.68/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bouncepass
4.38/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xdtfx
4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emerge077
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.96/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This was something of a gusher, so that takes away a little of the look and feel for me. After cleaning up the slow creep of bubbly that came out of the bottle - poured into a tulip.
L: Golden color with significant head (again, some gushing that made it hard to get over).
S: Smells great. Juniper, which I associate with the gin.
T: I generally don't like gin, so it's generally saying something for me to give this a 4. The barrel presence works really well with this sour ale. I liked it better cold than as it warmed, because the gin becomes a little more overpowering as it warms.
F: Again - a ton of foam burst through when I got the cork out, and while that didn't completely take away from the body of the beer, it was noticeable.
O: Overall it was refreshing and enjoyable. I have a second bottle that I'm curious to see what happens with it.

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Photo of Futbolmanby
4.57/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bunuelian
4.41/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WTKeene
4.64/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IrishColonial
4.46/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of South2NW
4.63/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EB1
4.41/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4.38/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Raziel313
4.44/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sarge3130
4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mportnoy
4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMFP
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattreitz49
4.59/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of w5baron
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kamikazeokami
4.6/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SocalKicks
4.36/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Guzzle_McBrew
4.94/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.42/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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The Duo from de Garde Brewing
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 51 ratings