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Dernière Volonté - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
89
very good

513 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 513
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 31
Gots: 36 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

Lare453, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Brodie
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Brodie, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of PaleAleWalt
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
Photo of Mack
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Mack, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of Howlader
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
Photo of cam477
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
Dernière Volonté from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 513 ratings.