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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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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

163 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 17
Gots: 16 | 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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Photo of mrskunk
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

mrskunk, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

greg4579, May 28, 2013
Photo of Nunya
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Nunya, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

acurtis, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

tom10101, May 19, 2013
Photo of BigBry
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

BigBry, May 11, 2013
Photo of Caudalie
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

Caudalie, May 10, 2013
Photo of phirleh
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

phirleh, Apr 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

sirsteve42, Mar 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

asafarc2, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of montrealbcr89
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

montrealbcr89, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of DaPan
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

DaPan, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of Luk13
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

Luk13, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of thagr81us
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks goes out to MSquared2 for sharing this one at a recent Random Sunday Tasting! Served from bottle into a Mikkeller taster flute. Poured a golden yellow-orange with a minimal white head. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, dark fruit, wood, and spice. The flavor was of sweet malt, fruit, banana, wood, and spice. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. I really had no idea at all what to expect going into this one if I am honest. However, having tasted quite a few brews from here that have been good I didn’t hesitate to dive right in. I definitely wasn’t disappointed at all with what I found. However, for the style this one wasn’t a standout unfortunately. It was fairly well balanced, but it just needed to bring a little more to the table to put it on another level for the style. Worth your time trying it, but I wouldn’t go out of my way to do so.

thagr81us, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of JonnyBeers
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

JonnyBeers, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of Kuemmelbrau
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Kuemmelbrau, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of Rutager
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
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.

Rutager, Dec 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -51%

HopFace, Dec 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

NightINgale, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of korguy123
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Super hazy orange juice coloured pour. Half finger, snow white head. Lacing is spotty at best.

Spicy yeast, sweet cookies, oranges, lemon rinds and coriander.

Belgian yeast, slight pepper taste, lemon rind and a bright grapefruit from the citra.

Light body, slightly dry with a lingering finish.

korguy123, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of mmapes
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%
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.

mmapes, Oct 12, 2012
Photo of champ103
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Labeled as a New World Triple with Citra Hops. Awesome.

A: Pours a beautiful hazed, golden/orange. A two finger, finely packed, white head forms with excellent retention. Rings of lace. This is a looker.
S: Big grapefruit in the nose. Slightly soapy, but that does not ruin anything for me. Citrus, floral, grassy. Spicy and herbal aromas. Bread and biscuit malts, and finishes with a sweet touch of honey. This is great.
T: Again, the grapefruity hops are very apparent. Though never over powering. Spicy, floral, herbal notes. Bread, biscuit malts with a nice sweetness to bring everything together.
M/D: A medium body with lively carbonation. Very crisp, and clean. Smooth at the same time. So easy and enjoyable to drink.

This is a great take on a Triple. The sweetness and herbal spice is there, along with the great Citra hop bite. Very well balanced. Highly recommended.

champ103, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of jmdr
5/5  rDev +22.5%

jmdr, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of MasterSki
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from papat444. Shared at Jason's birthday celebration. Served in a Hill Farmstead tulip.

A - White foam settles to a partial cap, thicker collar, and a few specks of lace. Lightly hazed golden body.

S - Lots of citrus and tropical fruit hops, a bit of alcohol, light spicy and estery Belgian yeast. Reminds me a bit of Soma's PATT but with less yeast presence.

T - Taste is quite sweet, with plenty of juicy citrus and stone fruits. Moderately yeasty and bready, with less overt alcohol presence here.

M - Smooth, medium body, lower carbonation, with a touch of grain to the texture. Sticky, lingering finish, and surprisingly little alcohol warmth considering the bite in the aroma.

D - It's a bit boozy, but it's not excessively so considering the 10.2% ABV. I enjoyed my 4-6oz but it's not a beer I could drink in large quantities. A good marriage of American hops to a traditional Belgian style. I'd drink this again if a fresh batch showed up locally.

MasterSki, Sep 24, 2012
Photo of AgentZero
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

AgentZero, Sep 16, 2012
L'Herbe à Détourne from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
91 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.