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Rescousse - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 8.09%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-24-2013 01:38:47 | More by GoHabsGo
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-20-2013 04:59:25 | More by Kmat10
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-16-2013 05:39:27 | More by yancot
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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-01-2013 20:58:32 | More by Krakpoff
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-07-2013 00:16:03 | More by Mack
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3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Taken from notes.

Appearance: Muddy mahogany color with little head or effervescence.

Smell: Aroma is of medium intensity. Caramel, toffee, dried fruit, candy sugar, faint alcohol and faint woody notes as well.

Taste: Medium high in intensity. Dominant caramel, malty profile with burnt flavors and protuberant vegetable like notes. Decent.

Mouthfeel: Medium light body. Medium bitterness. Medium low carbonation. Watery texture. Dry finish with short-lasting earthy aftertaste.

Overall: An interesting brew that just doesn't cut for me. As a whole it's pretty average. I think this would work a lot better if it was a bit fuller.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 11:08:35 | More by endovelico
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-16-2012 14:12:42 | More by djcira
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Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyable session ale. Mild malt, hops, flavour. Neat label on bottles as per, price point for the style great. Nice head retention as will most of there beers most likely a torrified wheat added to the malt. Goes down very easy, hop note on initial tastes as well as after finish. Would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 01:03:54 | More by cattersley
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11%

11-29-2012 00:01:32 | More by KalanM
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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-01-2012 02:45:51 | More by ujin
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-27-2012 01:12:53 | More by kbrown
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Alberta (Canada)

4.23/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled February 2012.

Appearance- Pours a dark amber with a 1/4 width of bubbly head.

Smell- Plum, cherry, caramel malts, slight herbal hops.

Taste- The plum, cherry, and caramel malts come through nicely followed by a nice punch of the herbal hops.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with light carbonation. Finishes a tad bitter.

Overall- A nice altbier by DDC. I enjoyed the dark fruit flavours with the punch of herbal hops. I find this quite sessionable. Again, DDC doesn't disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 03:12:23 | More by leaddog
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

09-08-2012 00:51:18 | More by pin
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Smuggled into the country by a friend of a friend, thanks for sharing Rob!
Pours a deep reddish brown color with a thick off white head that quickly dissipates to stray bubbles on the top. The aroma is very malty with lots of dark sugars and caramel. Sweet candy hints of light sweet fruit and some earthy and herbal hops round out the nose nicely. The flavor is malty up front with a lot of the sweetness from the aroma. The sweet is cut with a spicy earthy hop bite as well as a bit of a mineral type flavor. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet bubbly sharp mineral mouthfeel. This smells great! The flavor is a bit harsher with a mineral water thing going on that is slightly unpleasant.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2012 23:23:18 | More by johnnnniee
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Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice deep copper/amber color to it. It has a nice thick off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitly give out hints of sweet roasted malts , caramel, some fruitiness and earthy hops.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a some sweet roasted/bready malts along with some caramel, some nuts and a nice earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 20:30:34 | More by SebD
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Quebec (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint,
Its a deep amber color, active carbonation,
small abd tigh foam head,

It smells like cereal and bread, in a soft way.

IT Taste like the color. Intense amber brew, very tasty and a bit bitter, kind of a rough edge,
feel the old recipe of the altbier.

mouthfeel is round and smooth, with the bitterness
all around,

overall i appreciate this intense amber,
DDC GIVES a part of profits for société de la faune du Québec.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 00:50:58 | More by Otterburn
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Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-24-2012 20:58:23 | More by schnarr84
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-10-2012 13:21:01 | More by aztraz
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4.03/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into my hotel glass. Eek Bottled Jan 2012.

A real gorgeous amber red body, clear and crystal with minimal carbonation. Fluffy white with hints of tan, settling slowly with a large puck. Spotted ring lacing throughout. Real sexy color and attractive here.

Nose hits with classic mix of toasty malts and yeast. Dense malt body with an almost chewy sense coming. Real nice.

Body hits with a nice dense malt. Bready hop and malt backbone with a pine like finish. Toasty brown crust bread in the aftertaste. Spice brown with a sticky classic finish. Chewy and dense but without a thickness that still manages to be sticky.

Overall a real solid altbier here. Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2012 04:09:39 | More by smakawhat
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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-03-2012 23:27:26 | More by wizo
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Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep copper color with a mini off white head. It quickly recedes to a foam ring and leaves little lace behind. Biscuits and barley grain fill the nose. Sticky, chewy malts and caramel flavors contrast a healthy dose of piney, mildy citric hops in the flavor. The mouthfeel is lightbodied with actove carbonation. Bitterness and herbal notes make up the long finish.

This is a great Altbier from a great brewery. Hoppier than I was expecting.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 01:29:04 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-11-2012 22:45:21 | More by jbowes
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Russian Federation

4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Reddish-amber in colour, with a nice, lasting white head and impressive lacing. It even looks better than some authentic German examples of this style.

S - Mostly toasted malt, with a hint of citrus, apples, and toffee.

T - Wow, it looks like the brewers at Dieu du Ciel had managed to make a fairly interesting German beer style even more interesting! This tastes toasty, with a pronounced bread and toffee taste, some light fruitiness, and a surprisingly solid hop bitterness. I'm also getting an almost ice-tea-like flavour (weird but pleasant). Unlike in the real German altbiers, here the bitterness is backed up by some slight grapefruit flavours.

M - Light-to-medium bodied. Low level of carbonation. Very smooth, almost creamy texture, despite the fairly strong bitterness. Not very sweet. No hint of alcohol.

O - This was a very pleasant surprise, as I was not expecting much from it (despite it being brewed by DDC). Certainly very sessionable! This beer isn't too crazy, not boring - just good!

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2012 02:31:59 | More by NightINgale
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Rescousse from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
86 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.