Two Brothers Domaine Dupage – Beer Review

I would like to highlight a recent gold medal winner in the World Beer Cup. The beer is Domaine Dupage French Style Country Ale and the brewery is Two Brothers. Two Brothers Brewing Company of Warrenville, IL was founded by Jim and Jason Ebel in late 1996.They originally started their entrepreneurship as The Brewer’s Coop,

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National Beer Day Staring Frank the Tank Day !?

Pre-game indicators:  Frank the Tank goes old school on Coach K! Although National Beer Day is today (April 6) in the UK, it is recognized nationwide among beer enthusiasts as an unofficial holiday in the USA on April 7, thanks to FDR. For those of us in the Midwest, it may be a chance to celebrate early, on New Beer’s Eve, while

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Beer Drinking Styles Guide – A beer for every season

When to drink certain beers…Beer Drinking Styles Guide So far we here at HomeBrewRockStars have been highlighting commercial beers that we thought were worthy of attention. These have been based somewhat on randomness, but did you know that beer styles are relative to the seasons and holidays? In the days before controlled refrigeration, brewing schedules

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Great Lakes Brewery Conway’s Irish Ale perfect for St. Paddy’s Day

Seeing as St. Patrick’s Day is Tuesday, March 17, I would like to highlight an Irish Red Ale from Great Lakes Brewery. Most people think of Guinness when celebrating St. Paddy’s Day … my favorite is an Irish Red. The red ales of Ireland have a smooth maltiness and caramel flavor with earthy and restrained hop

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