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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

1,153 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,153
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 35
Gots: 84 | 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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Photo of KickbacksSteve
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. Clear copper body with an off-white head, moderate retention, with mostly clear lacing. Aroma includes a fresh hop blast, slight caramel malts and maybe a saison-like yeastiness. Taste includes a caramel sweetness, some candi sugar, slight hop bitterness and again, a saison-like yeast taste. Overall, a tasty beer, not sure how close to style it is, but not bad at all.

KickbacksSteve, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of Kaars
4/5  rDev +5%

Kaars, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of jplopez21
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

jplopez21, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of JackieAnton
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

JackieAnton, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of mecummins
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

mecummins, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of biblo1979
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

biblo1979, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of Borlando89
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Borlando89, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of Buttermilk
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Buttermilk, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of brbrocc
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

brbrocc, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of elevatedgreens
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

elevatedgreens, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of mdturco
4/5  rDev +5%

mdturco, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of green94
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

green94, Dec 31, 2012
Photo of KingStephenR
4/5  rDev +5%

KingStephenR, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of DMB
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

DMB, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Fuzzycuffs
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Fuzzycuffs, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of kylehay2004
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.

kylehay2004, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of gir02021
4/5  rDev +5%

gir02021, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of jtierney89
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.

jtierney89, Dec 21, 2012
Photo of BlakeAM
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BlakeAM, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of AmitC
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.

AmitC, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of BRD14
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

BRD14, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Lukass
2/5  rDev -47.5%

Lukass, Dec 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

jacothom, Dec 15, 2012
Photo of alehopman
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.

alehopman, Dec 13, 2012
Photo of Stoutlad
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Stoutlad, Dec 11, 2012
Domaine DuPage French Style Country Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,153 ratings.