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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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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,093 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,093
Reviews: 474
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 32
Gots: 58 | 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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mdturco


4/5  rDev +5%

01-01-2013 01:01:18 | More by mdturco
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green94


4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

12-31-2012 21:37:24 | More by green94
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KingStephenR

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

12-30-2012 05:07:31 | More by KingStephenR
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DMB

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-29-2012 19:39:24 | More by DMB
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-29-2012 03:30:12 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: single finger head on a clear, copper amber body and excellent lacing.

S: caramel malts, nutmeg, cinnamon... with these also reproduced in the flavor. Almost no hops by my nose.

T: caramel and toasted malts, nutmeg, cinnamon but these spices are light with subtle earthy hop character.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: nice spicy brew which nicely follows the style and isnt over carbonated like I feel many of these are.

Serving type: on-tap

12-27-2012 14:47:04 | More by kylehay2004
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gir02021

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

12-26-2012 03:42:48 | More by gir02021
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Faintly hazed bright reddish coppery hue with a thin bubbly head. Candies fruit nose with a mild earthiness. Thin up front but oddly the body gets bigger on the finish. Rolling smooth medium body but close to flat. Sweet fruitiness with a coarse grainy flavor. Finishes with mild alcohol heat and faint woodiness. Long lingering Fruity finish. Balance is there somewhat leaning on the sweet side. Interesting and good beer but definitely something odd about it. Not as clean as id like with a very strange mouth presence.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2012 02:14:56 | More by jtierney89
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BlakeAM

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-19-2012 23:04:42 | More by BlakeAM
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AmitC

New York

4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Trying some new beer styles. This one is my first Biere-De-Garde.

Amber color inside the glass. Hazy appearance. Heard that it is often unfiltered, so not uncommon. Less than a finger thick head of off-white color, that persists for some time but then recedes. Very good and sticky lacing. Some bubbles.

Aroma: Very prominent malts and some sweetness in the nose. Caramel, some toasty aroma. A little of yeast aroma came at first but then disappeared very quickly. Not the best and strongest of aroma since i am consuming near the best by date. Some very very subdued noble hops.

Taste: Sweet, malty, toasty and caramel like. some very mild fruitiness. May be some balancing hops that prevent it from being overly sweet. Semi-dry finish.

Mouth feel: Medium bodied feel. Moderate carbonation. No astringency whatsoever.

Style Rate: 4
Personal Rate: 3.5

Nothing really wrong with this beer but nothing going on as well. Style wise - very mellow and semi sweet type of style. I can drink it, but won't seek this style out.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 02:16:52 | More by AmitC
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BRD14

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-16-2012 17:55:21 | More by BRD14
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Lukass

Ohio

2/5  rDev -47.5%

12-16-2012 16:08:59 | More by Lukass
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jacothom

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

12-15-2012 05:12:35 | More by jacothom
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alehopman

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Appearance: Spot on amber in color. Two finger, persistent head. Massive lacing. Fine beaded, medium carbonation.

Smell: A lot going on here. Very yeasty, sweet caramel malt and a touch of noble hop (something like Golding/Hallertauer/Saaz etc).

Taste: Very sweet/malty/bready. Great malt/hop balance. Finish is in form of nice lingering hop bitterness.

Mouth Feel: Full bodied, somewhat cloying.

Drinkability: At 5.9% abv, this is not quite a session ale but on a given night would be tempted to try more than a few of these, however.

Overall: If this is what they serve in the French countryside, l wouldn't mind spending some time there.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2012 14:47:35 | More by alehopman
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Stoutlad

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-11-2012 22:18:50 | More by Stoutlad
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Torch20


4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-11-2012 20:15:17 | More by Torch20
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brauseboof

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

12-10-2012 23:45:35 | More by brauseboof
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Imacopyouidiot

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

12-07-2012 02:38:17 | More by Imacopyouidiot
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from tap into pint at tap42 in ft Lauderdale. Pours a syrup amber brown with slight head. Smell is malty sweet ....bleh
Taste is exactly the same. Malty bready sweet. Maybe some peppery notes but otherwise very macro trying to hard kind of thing...
Its a bit heavy but the flavor is easy.
Its a step above macro...meh. I will never have again.

Serving type: on-tap

12-07-2012 00:11:25 | More by DrinkSlurm
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-04-2012 00:11:59 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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JVan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-03-2012 14:40:08 | More by JVan
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mikekydd


5/5  rDev +31.2%

12-02-2012 22:59:10 | More by mikekydd
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-30-2012 13:33:45 | More by mychalg9
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johunnic

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

11-27-2012 22:31:23 | More by johunnic
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ajkiser12

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.3%

11-27-2012 20:20:24 | More by ajkiser12
Domaine DuPage French Style Country Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,093 ratings.