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Dernière Volonté - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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very good

507 Ratings

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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 31
Gots: 35 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Brodie, Aug 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

PaleAleWalt, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of EspressoGuy
3.23/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottled on Jan 28 2014
A: golden! Shimmering
A: bread dough, grapefruit, medium intensity, mandarin orange, very well balanced, cohesive
T: hard, grapefruit rind, very bitter, lean, not complex. Bitter finish. As it warms the flavour dissipates.
M: medium low carbonation; medium weight
O: not an easy beer to like. Not complex, leaves a bitter taste...

EspressoGuy, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

muskiesman, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

BrunoPettipas, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Mack, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

leitmotif, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Ciocanelu, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

curlybird, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

cam477, Jul 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

EpicHobo1, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

cbnz, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

erialbill, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of wspscott
3.73/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle in Sam Adams glass
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.

wspscott, Jun 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

wrightst, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

ToddMopps, Jun 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

legrosjf, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

11.5 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

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.

Overall: This beer definitely got better as it warmed up. I feel a road trip to Chambly coming up in the near future.

Flounder57, Jun 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Justinbeerber, Jun 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

mikeburd1128, Jun 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

hopsolutely, Jun 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Kaizoku, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

patre_tim, Jun 04, 2014
Photo of Strix
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Murky orange with a head that fades quickly to a thin film. Considerable yeast in the glass.

Main smell is a complex yeasty note with a bit of citrus.

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

Mouthfeel smooth, tingling carbonated finish.

This was just fine, but didn't really stand out in the style.

Strix, Jun 02, 2014
Dernière Volonté from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.