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Rescousse - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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very good

104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Yoonisaykul on 01-27-2011)
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Photo of elecnix
4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

elecnix, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Franck
2/5  rDev -47.4%

Franck, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Mr_Hoptimistic
3.31/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mr_Hoptimistic, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of VirusQc
3.8/5  rDev 0%

VirusQc, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of mick303
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

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.

mick303, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of jcubz
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

jcubz, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of Corson
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Corson, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of videofrog
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

videofrog, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Pier-luc
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%

Pier-luc, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of TheDoctor
3.61/5  rDev -5%

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)

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)

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

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

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)

TheDoctor, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of Georgiabeer
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Georgiabeer, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of DaveR514
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DaveR514, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of DrBier
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

DrBier, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of BrunoPettipas
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

BrunoPettipas, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of cam477
4/5  rDev +5.3%

cam477, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of Socialiste
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Socialiste, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of allenson21
4/5  rDev +5.3%

allenson21, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DrunkinYogi, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of ElGallo
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ElGallo, Apr 09, 2014
Photo of mattmarka1
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

mattmarka1, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of Kirk
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Kirk, Dec 24, 2013
Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: More cloudy then I expected but it does have the right color of an alt. Brownish ruby color with finger of slightly off white head. Decent lacing an retention.

S: Sweet malts come through. Caramel, toast, along the lines of that.

T: Melanoidinesque flavors definitely come through. Caramel, toasted bread, are most prominent. More hops then the aroma would lead one to believe as well. Fairly bitter and a slight bit of noble hop flavor is detectable.

M: Carbonation, like i feel on all of dieu de ciels beers, is perhaps a touch low for my liking but its well done enough.

O: A good beer overall and i'd love to pair some mexican food with it.

Haydn-Juby, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of rogerdandy
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

rogerdandy, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of kabritz
2/5  rDev -47.4%

kabritz, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of mdagnew
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341ml bottle bought from Brewdogs online shop

Poured a nice deep orange brown colour.. Slightly off white head pours thick and foamy then faded slowly to nice thin layer... barely any carbonation... decent amount of sticky lacing...

Aroma - Nice biscuity / toffee malts, juicy fruits (oranges, apples, light raisins), sea salty notes, caramel / honey sweet notes, some light nutmeg / cinnamon traces, maybe the slightest hint of sweetcorn, peppery hops..

Taste– - Strong biscuity malts, caramel / toffee, some creamed corn / grainy notes, light spicy hops, the faintest of smokey traces, earthiness, light nutmeg, some light oakiness...

Feel - Pretty smooth and creamy... medium body... A very drinkable brew

Overall - A very good example of a well balanced Altbier... well worth a try...

mdagnew, Dec 01, 2013
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Rescousse from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
85 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.