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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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91
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151 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.27%
Wants: 15
Gots: 13 | 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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Ratings: 151 | Reviews: 64 | Display Reviews Only:
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

09-26-2013 07:49:52 | More by crbnfbr
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-09-2012 04:50:10 | More by ygtbsm94
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

11-30-2013 23:17:57 | More by vermilcj
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

12-11-2013 02:43:36 | More by lgmol
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-24-2014 20:53:47 | More by kaelingirl
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-25-2012 00:01:56 | More by JAHMUR
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

05-28-2013 16:54:01 | More by greg4579
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

03-02-2014 22:30:59 | More by ryanpj
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: light golden glow to this beer very different from other tripels. Low head on the pour and retained while drinking. Medium amounts of active carbonation.

Smell: nice subtle fruity citra hop tones. Medium to light yeast backbone. Buttery and doughy bread also present. Definitely a hop dominated aroma which is unique but very enjoyable.

Taste: the front is a combination of traditional tripel characteristics and bright citra hops. The body continues to showcase earthy hops. The finish is slightly dry with plenty of yeasty creaminess.

Mouthfeel: a unique combination of bright hops and tripel characteristics.

Overall: interesting and tasty brew. A pretty rare beer to find in the states. Incredibly easy drinking for 10.2% abv.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 05:05:21 | More by KFBR392
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mmapes

Colorado

3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Traded from Andrew in Ontario (thanks!). Bottle date looks like April of this year (6 months cellar).

Poured into tulip glasses. Tried not to disturb the yeast layer. Smells of apple/pear, and a bready note, and alcohol. Long lasting wet layer of foam. Mostly clear golden orange color.

A little hot (alcoholic) on the first taste. Not as sweet as it smells. Very hop forward for a Belgian. Subsequent sips are still hot and sharp, especially for the style, but the balance works pretty well.

Agitated the yeast and poured into the glasses. With the yeast it's a smoother beer, the hops fade back. An improvement over the "clean" pour, in my opinion.

Depending on the price, I'd buy a little more, or order it on tap, but wouldn't seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 23:30:15 | More by mmapes
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

very good, on tap at WVRST. Really hoppy and drinkable, the combination making for a great Belgian IPA. Funky aroma. Orange colour. Thick lace sheet.Above average mouthfeel from the significnat yeast, that adds sweetness and does not track from the edgy citrus hops.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2012 13:24:10 | More by Sammy
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks papat444 and Jayhoop!!

Appearance. Pours a hazy gold amber with a finger of thick, almost white head that leaves some great lacing.

Smell. Awesome. Candied fruits, mainly citrus, papaya, and other tropicals. Some nice spicy and fruity belgian yeast and citrusy hops. Yum.

Taste. Spicy Belgian yeast, some citrus fruit, mainly lemons and oranges, sweet light malts, grassy hops and booze. Doesn't live up to the smell, but not bad.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body, a little sticky, medium amount of smooth carbonation.

Overall. Someone told me this was one amazing smelling beer and they were right. The taste didn't quite live up, but still an interesting and flavourful beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 06:04:38 | More by Rutager
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. I have been wanting this beer for AGES, and strangely found it not at the brewpub in Montreal no... not even in bottle shops there.. no.. but where... at State Line of course! What an irony, I didn't even have to leave my state to get this dang beer!

A nice tangerine and bright shiny but dark orange color. Head barely forms with one finger forced on an aggressive pour providing and off white colored head which manages to stay populated and settle to a half finger collar. Some large amounts of very small microscopic rising carbonation can just barely be seen. Faint spider legs of lace a well.

Nose is interesting. Quite juicy smelling and fruity for a tripel, some mellow floral earthy qualities but not much else, and an almost soapy perfume like quality but with more soap than beautiful aromatics.

Palate is quite interesting. Good juicy tropical body with a very noticeable boozy quality which is luckily not too untolerable. Hints of peach and mango, with a large stomach warming swallow. Hints of pear and apple manage to appear also. Nice depth but nothing really coating, and definitely not big on sucrose.

Overall glad to have tried this, pretty good, and definitely a non traditional spin on the style which is interesting and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2014 02:08:09 | More by smakawhat
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Shadman

Alberta (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Spotted this in the singles section of Trackside's beer fridge here in The 'Hat. Poured into chalice. Nice apricot colour, cloudy, with a rich head that only settles into a nice cap.

Can definitely smell the advertised citric hops. Definite pale malts and some spiciness as the beer warms.

Lot's of flavours goin' on here. Citrus hops in front followed by a major pale malt bombshell...alcohol warms up the palate before this finishes dry with some serious lingering hop bitterness.

Medium to full mouthfeel..somewhat sticky

A very good "New World" tripel...

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 03:36:14 | More by Shadman
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-25-2013 02:54:37 | More by acurtis
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KMcG

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-14-2012 02:39:05 | More by KMcG
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-21-2013 00:09:27 | More by Kegatron
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-20-2014 06:56:05 | More by gillagorilla
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Mattgruv

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-01-2013 00:15:51 | More by Mattgruv
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jsh420

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-28-2014 04:15:51 | More by jsh420
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap at Winter Warmer: Poured a cloudy dirty beige color ale with a large foamy head. Aroma of pungent hops and semi-sweet Belgian-style malt is quite interesting. Taste is a nice mix between some pungent herbal hops with nice floral notes which are well balanced against some semi-sweet Belgian-style malt with light residual sugar notes. Body was quite full with limited filtration and good carbonation with no apparent alcohol. This was quite a treat and something I would buy often if it was to be bottled.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 18:28:18 | More by Phyl21ca
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-26-2014 02:20:31 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-08-2013 18:58:40 | More by Whatup14
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Azpittil57

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-16-2013 01:24:22 | More by Azpittil57
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mantissa

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-17-2013 01:22:18 | More by mantissa
L'Herbe à Détourne from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
91 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.