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Rescousse - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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86
very good

102 Ratings
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Ratings: 102
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 evil_liver
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

evil_liver, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of Nunya
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Nunya, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of jrenihan
3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled July 2013

Beer is reddish-brown in colour, with a small beige head. Head fades but not completely.

Nose is malty, sweet bread scents and caramel. Grassy, earthy scents. A slight bit of dark fruit, perhaps raisin.

Taste is similar. Malt focused, bread and caramel. Mildly sweet. A notable wood flavour, pine. Also some dark fruit, raisin and plum. The fruit is pretty low down. The pine and wood flavours present a bit of spiciness.

Medium bodied, moderately carbonated. Quite chewy.

Overall, not quite my style, but flavourful and enjoyable.

jrenihan, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of Hoptron_3000
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Hoptron_3000, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A bit hard to find altbiers around here, this example from Quebec pours a coppery gold with ample off white foam. Aroma is tangy, fruity, sweet, some peppery coriander and nutmeg like notes although there is no such spice in the beer. Palate starts with pretty big burnt caramel malts, with toast and dark bread crust, fairly impressive bitter spicy hops relative to others of this style. Initially I had a bit of trouble getting past the malts up front to catch other flavor elements but as things progressed I started to get some vinous fruit, sour gummy candy, a bit of yeasty dankness, spicy root cellar and more bitterness at the end, perhaps some metal like sucking on a coin. Its sweet as well but this is less obvious at first. An interesting array of tastes that unfolds as you go: Have two or three and you'll probably notice different things each time, with the malts in control for one bottle and more fruit and hops in the next. Not too shabby and intriguing if you want to pay close attention for a session.

CalgaryFMC, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of KeKeKumba
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

KeKeKumba, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341ml bottle served in a pint glass.

A: Pours a copper red color forming a big creamy, thin bubbled and soapy head. Good retention and tons of soapy lingering lacings left in the glass

S: Roasted malts and caramel, mainly. A little bit metallic. Light notes of bread and flowery hops

T: Sweet upfront. Caramel, caramel, malts, sweet grains, bread and roasted grains. Light metallic notes. Medium and nice hops bitterness in the end. Quite good bittersweet balance

M: Light body. Watery. Medium carbonation and a delicious caramel and malts aftertaste

O: Good drinkability. Great Altbier. Dieu Du Ciel! quality

eduardolinhalis, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of jborg
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

jborg, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of tom10101
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

tom10101, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of rale
4/5  rDev +4.7%

rale, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of VbolieuV
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

VbolieuV, May 31, 2013
Photo of AngusOg
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

AngusOg, May 24, 2013
Photo of GoHabsGo
4/5  rDev +4.7%

GoHabsGo, May 24, 2013
Photo of Kmat10
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Kmat10, May 20, 2013
Photo of yancot
4/5  rDev +4.7%

yancot, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of Krakpoff
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Krakpoff, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of Mack
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Mack, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of endovelico
3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
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.

endovelico, Jan 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

djcira, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Electros
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
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.

Electros, Dec 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

KalanM, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of ujin
4/5  rDev +4.7%

ujin, Oct 01, 2012
Photo of kbrown
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

kbrown, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of leaddog
4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
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.

leaddog, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of pin
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

pin, Sep 08, 2012
Rescousse from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
86 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.