Domaine DuPage French Style Country Ale | Two Brothers Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,514 Ratings
Domaine DuPage French Style Country AleDomaine DuPage French Style Country Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by zerk on 05-15-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,514
Reviews:
530
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
12.17%
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
253
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,514 |  Reviews: 530
Photo of jimmygord
5/5  rDev +32.3%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

Photo of Pomchuk
4.9/5  rDev +29.6%

Photo of GossageBrewery
4.89/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured this French Country Ale into a pint glass from a 12 oz bottle. This is the first time I have tried this style. The beer poured a clear, slightly amber straw color. It produced a nice white head and had average lacing. The aroma of the beer was sweet, smelled of fresh baked bread and had a hint of spice that I can't put my finger on. The aroma was wonderful. One of the best smelling beers that I have ever had. The taste was malty, a little bready, slightly dry and had notes of raisins and pear. There was some bitterness from hops that melded with the other flavors. Very complex beer. Awesome, I will be looking for this again. In fact a road trip might be in order.

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Photo of misterlimey
4.84/5  rDev +28%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Bought a single bottle on a whim, and I'm very impressed. This is a brown ale done right.

Serving type: Admittedly I drank this straight from the bottle, and this beer genuinely deserves to be poured and savored.

Appearance: Looks reddish through the bottle, somewhat opaque.

Smell: Enticing! The slightest hints of coffee and chocolate and a very drinkable hop aroma. Also something fruity, with a bit of the characteristic citrus of an American pale ale.

Taste: Extremely clean and rather refreshing for such a hearty breed of beer. Satisfying hop taste, might overpower certain delicate flavors in food. A touch of bitterness, though the aftertaste is quite sweet.

Mouth: Pleasant carbonation, just the right amount to pair with food and expect to clear the palette. Progresses into a nice foam finish.

Overall: This is truly a winning beer. I've been an IPA drinker for a while and I've recently discovered my passion for stouts and porters- I would recommend this to absolutely anyone remotely interested in beer.

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Photo of ChrisOS
4.8/5  rDev +27%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Wetenkamp
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Markhirsch91
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of envinoveri
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of IorekKatze
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of ffshore545
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of JackieAnton
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Dapperticus
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of BeerHistoryGuy
4.74/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A light amber beer with incredible amounts of flavors - all well balanced. I was surprised at the myriad of flavors, from spices to fruits to caramel, but it all works so well. And, somehow, the beer goes down easy and is very light. It is a sweet beer, but nothing over the top. All in all, this is a great beer for sitting around a porch, chatting, and just having a high quality crafted beer.

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Photo of Gidyup
4.72/5  rDev +24.9%

Photo of arboristfish
4.72/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

The beer pours a coppery amber color. Has some yeast floating in it. The head on this beer is a frothy white color. The aroma smells of bread, biscuits, and malt. The taste is of caramel, baking bread, and biscuits. The lingering taste is of biscuits. The hops arent really noticeable, but there is a hint of noble hops. The mouthfeel is in between light and medium. Not as thick as a brown ale. With this being a malty sweet beer, it is very drinkable.

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Photo of andycorns13
4.7/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Arsenal11
4.7/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap right at the awesome on site brew pub.

The beer looks great deep brassy color

Smells of caramel, dark fruit, and toast

The taste is great starts malty and than the caramel, dark fruit and a slight sweetness hits aftertaste is a nice balance of malt and light hops.

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Photo of Hackattack
4.67/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Look is deceivingly light copper in color compared to the deeply sweet/rich dark toffee taste. I LOVE these malty with the light hops on the end ales. I wish I had bought a 6-pack of these instead of 1 in a sampler 6 pack.

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Domaine DuPage French Style Country Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
3.78 out of 5 based on 1,514 ratings.
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