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Domaine DuPage French Style Country Ale - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Domaine DuPage French Style Country AleDomaine DuPage French Style Country Ale

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very good

1,202 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,202
Reviews: 481
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 36
Gots: 97 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zerk on 05-15-2002)
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4/5  rDev +5%

ant880, Feb 03, 2013
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Jspriest, Nov 14, 2011
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BillRoth, Oct 11, 2014
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kodt, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured my "French Style Country Ale" into my beer tasting wine glass. I gave it a fairly vigorous pour but did not get much head. Its a slightly cloudy amber, nice color. The nose is malty, a bit of apple. The taste is sweet malt with enough hop bite to give it legs. I detect a bit of flowery flavors and dare I say bubble gum?The mouth feel is sticky enough that it may discourage you from drinking it in the sun, but feels appropriate for shoulder seasons. I purchase a six pack of this beer on occasion, not a standby for me, but one I will continue to revisit. It offers a nice counter point to the stout and ipa that seem to take residence in my fridge.

littlekidlover, Aug 20, 2009
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4/5  rDev +5%

nmeiborg, Jan 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into my Maredsous chalice. This ale appears a mildly cloudy, light chestnut color with about a finger of lively off white foam. Aroma and flavor are of sweet malts, white sugar, nicely toasted grains, fruity, apples, and bread. Medium to moderate carbonation, with a crisp, dry finish. Nice and quenching. Tasty stuff.

ClockworkOrange, May 18, 2009
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KingMe, Mar 06, 2013
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Roxyfire, Jun 23, 2014
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jdhende, Dec 16, 2011
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A -- A copper amber brew that pours into a two finger eggshell head to leave a thin splotchy foam, leaving wispy, broken lacing.

S -- Aromas of caramel apple, spice and hints of dark fruit.

T -- Slightly sweet yet dry malt characteristics with hints of floral notes, somewhat bready, some raisin and prunes in the background.

M -- Smooth and creamy, medium bodied, with moderate carbonation.

D -- Very nice. As this is what I think is my first biere-de-garde, I will consider it a style to look for and will definitely revisit this after trying a few others. Solid brew.

CPeterson, Apr 28, 2011
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Kaars, Jan 12, 2013
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jschott75, Jul 04, 2013
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Rick0685, Nov 23, 2011
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stbo101, Nov 25, 2011
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Malone47, Apr 09, 2014
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Kevin_Young, Nov 19, 2013
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Bill235, Apr 24, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Slightly murky dark amber/brown with a nice off-white head that lasts and lasts. Aromas are different, and very appealing. I smell caramel, nice malts, herbal/floral hops, spices, and a bit of fruit. The taste is very earthy, herbal, malty, and very heavy on the caramel. This is reminiscent of some French Biere De Garde style ales, but to me, this does not have the malt complexities, or spicy hop profile that most French ales of this nature have. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth and the drinkability is good. This is a very good beer from the Two Brothers, but i'm not so sure about this being labelled as a biere de garde.

francisweizen, Jun 23, 2004
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EdFed, May 23, 2014
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mrfrancis, Jun 30, 2013
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Zuidman, Dec 16, 2011
Domaine DuPage French Style Country Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,202 ratings.