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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

1,088 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,088
Reviews: 474
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 32
Gots: 55 | FT: 1
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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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-20-2012 01:34:38 | More by DrFunkenstein
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4/5  rDev +5%

11-16-2012 22:15:41 | More by Matthew607
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

11-12-2012 22:55:04 | More by dmheinz57
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4/5  rDev +5%

11-12-2012 00:27:55 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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4/5  rDev +5%

11-10-2012 05:45:44 | More by nkp765
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-09-2012 16:18:45 | More by reedmn
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Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A great craft brew. It went very well with the great burger I had at DMK.
Spicy smell and taste. Hints of carmel. Good mouth feel and very easy to drink.
Very good white head. Reddish carmel clear colour. A gentle hop aroma with a decent bitter finish.

Serving type: on-tap

11-09-2012 03:05:07 | More by jaz58
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-06-2012 18:50:46 | More by Wamba
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District of Columbia

3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My pal, Jeff brought this one back from the Midwest for me. Rock on!

Served in a Delirium Tremens shaped-glass.

A: Two finger, white head on top of a mildly cloudy, gold/red brew. Pretty good so far.

S: Sort of a sandy, brown sugary, hoppy, disposition overall. More sugar than anything.

T: Fairly smooth, a bit sugary (appropriate to style), and kinda bland. However, I guess the style itself is kinda bland. Malt/hop blend was about 50/50.

M: Sugary, but I've experience worse in this realm. Amazingly ridiculous lacing left on the glass.

O: I've had a few in this style in my day, and this is about in the middle.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 02:06:59 | More by Chaney
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3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle dated best by 12/29/12 (I think). Poured into tulip glass.

This is an exceptionally pretty beer. Pours a nice, cloudy amber color with an inch of cream colored head. Very nice lacing as well. On the nose, bready malts with a hint of cherries...cherry coffeecake. Down the hatch, more of the same malty/cherry notes. Light sour notes are detected as well. Mouthfeel is nice: balanced, medium.

I've had this plenty of times, and had some left over from a Halloween party. Good change of pace for my tastes.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2012 02:29:14 | More by ChiPool
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

10-30-2012 03:19:55 | More by Ncpogs
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

10-30-2012 00:36:54 | More by capuchinpilates
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3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a small tumbler. Best by 12/1/2012.

ECE/SAE amber liquid, somewhat cloudy with a dusting of off-white foam up top. Delicate lacing, average retention.

Lovely winter fruit and phenolic yeast notes in the nose, clean with pear skin and pale malt notes coming forward as well.

Nice distinctive yeast "funk" in the palate entry with a distinctive complexity desirable from farmhouse ales. Mildly tart and moderately dry throughout, finishing clean with a floral/earthy bitterness. Hops and yeast both seem to extend their flavors as the ale warms in a lovely synergy.

Soft gentle mouth-feel, though it could use a bit more carbonation perhaps.

A tasty little "farmhouse" ale - with more malt than many saisons and more hops than some biere de gardes; well priced, though further bottle conditioning might improve the affair.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 16:58:01 | More by augustgarage
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3.43/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The appearance overall was what I thought was best, golden/amber color. The taste was awesome and exactly as they described it because you get the sweet taste in the beginning and then the hops kick in and finish the balance. There's not much of a head but there is really good lacing, carbonation is also on the lighter side.

This is a real good ale though and it was really good, good autumn beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 03:46:14 | More by jpbersa
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

10-29-2012 00:47:50 | More by sysean
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

10-28-2012 21:48:57 | More by CounterVulture
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3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Translucent amber, some carbonation, two finger head

S-Wheat, caramel, not much else, mainly malty in the nose.

T-Sweet malt, very heavy on the malt, caramel and toffee. Apples, fruits some candied sugar.

M-Light with some carbonation.

O-A style I think is underrated a solid brew, not great. But gotta give props to people who brew Biere de Gardes.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 16:28:17 | More by rlee1390
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4.15/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a tulip.

Pours a slightly hazy reddish-brown with an off-white one finger head. Head retention is not very good but lacing is excellent.

Caramel immediately jumps out in the aroma along with a little biscuit and toast. I can also detect a little bit of yeast, molasses, and wood.

The flavor really seems to have quite a bit going on. Caramel and molasses are very prominent in the flavor. A bit of roast and biscuit linger in the background with a very assertive bitterness coming in almost immediately and lingering throughout. Oddly enough I can pick up some raspberry and bubblegum notes buried deeply underneath, presumably coming from the yeast. Mouthfeel is quite light but finishes a bit sticky.

Overall, an impressive beer in a style that is not seen too often in the US. There is a lot of depth to this beer and a whole lot going on. Definitely one to pick up if you get the chance.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2012 00:41:36 | More by rangerred
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

10-19-2012 00:43:14 | More by PopnLoads
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4/5  rDev +5%

10-17-2012 04:42:27 | More by CorneliusBunker
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

10-17-2012 00:22:00 | More by Mick-e-d
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

10-16-2012 14:46:34 | More by Hoofbite84
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

10-14-2012 17:14:09 | More by GeoCait
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4/5  rDev +5%

10-12-2012 03:35:02 | More by 3agle87
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1/5  rDev -73.8%

10-09-2012 18:10:28 | More by ph0t0n
Domaine DuPage French Style Country Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
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