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L'Herbe à Détourne - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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L'Herbe à DétourneL'Herbe à Détourne

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155 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 15
Gots: 14 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viggo on 06-08-2010)
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jbonapar

Ontario (Canada)

4.73/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dieu Du Ciel never fails to impress me. Even when they dont get it right, you gotta give them credit. But this one, in my opinion is nearly perfect. The BEST "New World" triple i've ever had, hands down.

As expected, pours golden and clear with a clean dense head. The body is PERFECT in this beer, i mean you just take a sit and it coats your mouth just enough but at the same time allows the refreshing flavor to come through.

Smells of lemon, orange/citrus a touch of pine a touch of mandarin with perhaps a little pickled sushi ginger!

Taste is superb, basically all the smells with a nice malty backbone and a wonderfull lingering bitterness. The bitterness reminds of of pickled ginger and hops, its very interesting.

Superb, a new favourite.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 23:04:59 | More by jbonapar
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4.36/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Its body is a rich shade of apricot orange and partially hazed. A healthy two fingers of frothy white head waits patiently to fall. After a few swirls, alcohol film coats the sides of the glass.

Overly ripe, juicy, saliva-inducing pineapple flesh slowly oozes out of the glass. At the edges of this syrupy sweet center are more unrefined green and leafy hop notes. Sweet alcohol pulls through but its weight is masked by its tropical sweetness. Its got that classic Belgian dusty character to the nose with some spice and phenols thrown in as well.

The kick of booziness that hits the back of the palate coincides with long, sweet notes of pineapple and mango skin. The alcohol is warming everywhere it goes but is not overpowering. As it continues into the finish, it becomes more dry, spicy, and phenollic. A hint of warm biscuit closes things out.

With such a full body and high ABV, it's incredible how drinkable this is. Slightly under carbonated with some syrupy stickiness. The alcohol has a great drying effect that gives this a concise close; one of my favorite features of this beer.

Another home run for DDC. I had the privilege of having this on tap at the brewpub last summer and my eyes lit up when I saw this on the shelf. The big syrupy tropical character the citra hops impart plays so well off of the staple characteristics of the Tripel that DDC renders. It's dangerously good.

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04-12-2014 22:11:54 | More by ludachris
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Bottle 2014/03; Poured 2014/04/03

A: Pours a hazy copper color up to 2-3 fingers of creamy, persistent head slowly falling to a thick color and curtains of lace.

S: Big hop nose: tangerines, grapefruit, lemon and spice. Some nice biscuit malt notes. Nice yeast presence. Very floral/herbal. Very intriguing!

T: Very tropical with lots of tangerine, mango, papaya; big malt presence with caramel and toffee. There is lots of yeast dancing around highlighting banana and spice. Floral on the palate as well. Some warm alcohol.

M: Medium + body and nice carbonation yields a creamy, velvety and crisp beer.

O: Just a really interesting beer! There is a lot going on; Herbe highlights the the hops, malts and yeast all i the same beer. I always look forward to this release.

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A: Pours a cloudy golden orange with a creamy, thick white head.

S: Aromas of lemon, tangerine, grapefruit, lime, herbs, minerals, biscuit, caramel, and spicy yeast are present on the nose.

T: Flavors of lemon, lime, kumquats, grapefruit, mandarin orange, tangerine, herbs, cream, caramel, minerals, biscuit, crackers, and funky, spicy yeast fill the mouth. The finish is fruity and warming with grapefruit, mandarin orange, tangerine, and caramel notes gradually subsumed by peppery, prickly alcohol.

M: Fairly full and silky in body, though to me, it seems somewhat thinner than some of the more traditional Belgian takes on the style. Carbonation is active, but delicate. Alcohol is pronounced, but nothing out of the ordinary for the style.

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L'Herbe à Détourne from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
91 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.