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Rescousse - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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very good

100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | 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 mick303

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +2.1%

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.

08-29-2014 22:13:55 | More by mick303
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Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-28-2014 01:51:01 | More by jcubz
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Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-26-2014 18:13:52 | More by Corson
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

08-22-2014 01:52:16 | More by videofrog
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3.6/5  rDev -5.8%

08-21-2014 21:26:09 | More by Pier-luc
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Quebec (Canada)

3.61/5  rDev -5.5%

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)

08-15-2014 22:57:20 | More by TheDoctor
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-09-2014 18:10:01 | More by Georgiabeer
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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-04-2014 17:49:25 | More by DaveR514
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-26-2014 02:39:11 | More by DrBier
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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-19-2014 01:01:34 | More by BrunoPettipas
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Newfoundland (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-13-2014 02:25:01 | More by cam477
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-10-2014 20:30:35 | More by Socialiste
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-22-2014 14:12:08 | More by allenson21
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-17-2014 03:09:13 | More by DrunkinYogi
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-09-2014 03:48:41 | More by ElGallo
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-13-2014 20:49:36 | More by mattmarka1
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United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-24-2013 12:46:19 | More by Kirk
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Quebec (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -5.8%

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.

12-13-2013 21:24:48 | More by Haydn-Juby
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Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

12-10-2013 14:50:40 | More by rogerdandy
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Quebec (Canada)

2/5  rDev -47.6%

12-09-2013 18:35:33 | More by kabritz
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United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

3.83/5  rDev +0.3%

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...

12-01-2013 16:30:15 | More by mdagnew
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-24-2013 07:24:03 | More by mantissa
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Ontario (Canada)

3.79/5  rDev -0.8%

Copper red with half inch of fine beige head that quickly reduced to a slick. Very good lacing.

The aroma of sweetbread and steely caramel.

Strong favour of roasted grains. Woody - oak and birch. Sweet ripe fruit - prunes. Spice - cinnamon. Hop bitterness in the back of the mouth.

A medium unremarkable feel.

A very drinkable altbier. Lots of complexity and very nice roasted malt taste.

10-26-2013 02:04:56 | More by ssmack
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

10-06-2013 04:13:40 | More by evil_liver
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-04-2013 23:53:51 | More by Nunya
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Rescousse from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
86 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.