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Rescousse - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
85
very good

111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Yoonisaykul on 01-27-2011

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Ratings: 111 | Reviews: 54
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4.28/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Brought back from Montreal and shared with rudzud.

Light fizzy head disappears quickly, very little lacing, clear auburn brown color.

Nose brings sweet candy, toffee candy and reddish candy, malt, little nutty note and smoke, light grassy hop and little fruity note, earthy too.

Taste brings more sweet malt, candy, reddish candy, toffee and nutty notes, light smoky like note. Some grassy earthy spicy hops, weird earthy forest floor like with mild spicy note, toasty and doughy too. Finish is fair bitter, light lingering sweet malts and toffee nutty flavours, lingering earthy hops.

Mouth is med bod, decent carb, little sticky feel.

Overall meh.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to JLindros for sharing. Picked this up in Montreal.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear amber hue with a thin wispy head that fades to a thin halo.

S - Aromas of smoke and caramel malts, light toasty malts. Not much hops.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, fair amount of roast and old caramel malts and hops. Almost stale cardboard.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, medium body.

O - Overall this beer was just okay. A bit too roasty and caramel for my tastes.

Serving type: bottle

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3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Quite good but not as spectacular as other beers from this brewery (Disco Soleil, Rose d'Hisbiscus, Moralité). Still, this is a decent altbier.

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Malty nose, heavy body, hoppy taste, light bitterness.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Enjoyed from bottle into a stem glass, poured a slightly hazy coppery amber brown, with a decent film and lacing.

S - caramel and hazelnuts, a warm toffee nuttiness, with some fresh apple fruits, crisp yeast firmness to it, pick up some mineral aspects behind the malt.

T - malty, caramel toffee, again a crisp minerality slowly develops leading to a crisp dry finish. A quite drinkable altbier which incorporates quite an interesting journey from sweet caramel through firm floral hoppiness and crisp yeast character.

Mouthfeel has a good carbonation and delicate balance, a bit sticky still on the finish with the caramel which was slight hit on the beer.

Quite a tasty alt and quite drinkable, pronounced yeasty character that coats the palate toward the finish. Perhaps the start could be lightened a bit as the caramel gets a bit heavy, otherwise a flavourful session ale, but far short of my favourite from this brewery, still quite tasty and impressive.

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A:
Pours a clear amber with a puffy tan head like beaten egg whites that finally settles from two fingers to a ring around the glass. Okay retention; the lacing consists of little concentric circles of dots around the glass with a looming foam-insulation-looking ring around the top edge of the glass. (3.75)

S:
Sweet woody malt. Pralines, herbs, rubber, black tea, a little astringent, some slightly tart notes as well. Seriously improves if left to warm up a good bit. (4)

T:
Malty and slightly metallic. Nuts, dirty, water from a rusty old can, licorice, medicinal hops at finish. (3.5)

M:
Thin with a coating mouthfeel and a medium finish. The carbonation is nice and prickly and verges on velvet. Real thin though. (3.25)

O:
Pretty tasty Altbier.
LET THIS BEER WARM A BIT! I had had it before and not really liked it, I wasn't sure about it this time either but once it warmed it opened up a whole new world in the nose and taste departments (keeping in mind I still got it out of the fridge 20-30 minutes before pouring it).
Pours okay as far as it goes. The smell and flavor seem really similar with a really dusty brown sugar malt character with some herbal hops. It is pretty thin which isn’t the end of the world, but it could definitely be better palate-wise.
Would have it if offered to me; if you have the chance to choose among their beers, there are better ones, though IMO. (3.5)

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Rescousse from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
85 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.