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Dernière Volonté - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
89
very good

483 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 483
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 30
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: francisweizen on 06-23-2004)
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bottled on 3/14 purchased at La Duchesse in Quebec City

A: Very hazy light gold color with a creamy white head, lots of lacing.
S: Obvious Belgian yeast, not much else
T: The Belgian is here, but I am not sure about the IPA, there are obviously hops here, a nice bitterness, but not as much flavor/aroma hops as I would prefer. The malts are awesome, makes me think of a nice pils base with a little bit of light caramel malt. The yeast has produced a lot of spiciness, very Belgian.
M: Very prickly carbonation, crisp, a little on the dry side
O: A very good beer, but I would like more late addition hops, very easy to drink, I could easily reach for a second one. Definitely worth trying, would buy again at the right price.

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Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale yellow with some vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Tropical, grassy, vanilla, floral, tangerine, grapefruit, apple, bready malts, and spiciness.

Taste: A nice blend of aromas. Some mild tingly bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, tasty, medium bodied, tingly bitterness, and low to medium carbonation.

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A: Honey yellow with a great sandstorm of swirling yeasts and hazy all round, a little carbonation, 3 fingers of slightly yellow head rising like ice cream and later leaving a nice lace.

S: Floral and fruity, citrus like grapefruit, and floral like perfume, yeasty like a Belgian reminiscent of Duvel, light musty quality, lemony and lemon zest as well. Complex and compelling.

T: Totally follows the nose with a light sweetness leaving it not as dry as expected. I get the grapefruit, perfume, musty Belgian quality, lemon and lemon zest bitterness, light bitterness near the end.

M: Medium lightly syrupy body, medium low carbonation.

O: Excellent beer. Would like it a few shades cooler as I had it at room temperature. Complex and unique, more floral than others in this style I remember and slightly sweeter.

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Yeast, pineapple, pear, and a slight boozy note.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy golden orange with a thin white head. Head dissipates quickly leaving very minimal lacing.

Very yeasty up front almost overwhelming. There may be hints of malt but they are hard to make out.

Tastes predominately how it smells. Lots of yeast with some herbs very bitter in the finish, the hops really stand out.

Big on hops and yeast with well hidden alcohol. Fairly well carbonated with a dry bitter finish.

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A: A hazy orange color topped with about a finger of clean white head. Lacing is great as well as retention.

S: A little bit of citrus and some belgian/ bready yeast notes.

T: Not as bitter as I thought it would be, being an IPA and all. It highlights both characteristics of a stronger belgian and IPA. It doesn't do either to one extreme though. By that I mean its a pretty mild blend of both styles. You get a bit of citrusy grape fruit and some slightly pepper phenols. Some pale fruit maybe along the lines of pear are also there but minimal. There really isn't that much depth to the beer IMO.

M: Easy drinking and even somewhat creamy. Perfect carbonation for a belgian in my opinion. Heavy carbonation but not prickly and stingy as some thinner bodied examples can be.

O:It as a good beer overall. It was pretty solid but it wasn't really as outstanding as some of DDC's other beers are.

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Dernière Volonté from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 483 ratings.