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Death Valley - Brasseurs R.J.

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84
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27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasseurs R.J. visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jrenihan on 10-20-2012)
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Photo of Ryry10
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zweird
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of elecnix
3.96/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Mack
2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of DaveR514
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of MightBeADog
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of Lelampp
3.16/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Robbieqsauce
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of McBraniel
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: A light orangish color topped with a roughly two fingers of head. Nice lacing and retention in my tulip.

S: Belgian yeast is definitely evident as is a slight citrus from an american hop variety, I would assume.

T: A decent bit more fruit in the taste then I could detect in the aroma. On the bottle it said Amarillo and that seems entirely believable as I'm getting a lot of citrusy perhaps a bit tropical fruits. Some spicy hops , probably the saaz. They blend nicely with the phenols of the yeast strain which imparts a nice clove flavor. Sweet malts and perhaps some candi sugar also come through.

M: Nice heavy carbonation typical of a Belgian. Refreshing and palate cleansing. Alcohol is barely noticeable.

O: I pretty good beer. I could picture myself buying this in the future and sharing a 750ml. The hops blend quiet nicely with the Belgian yeast and I would never thought of throwing something like Amarillo into a Belgian.

Photo of ZorPrime
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The color is dark yellow, some orange color in there. The head is nice looking. Cloudy looking head, white. Very sticky. I would say that there is some copper color in there too.

The smell is belgian yeast with fruity hops. The yeast smells like their Hefeweizen. On the taste, its very fruity with a very dry finish. Bitter with some spiciness too. Very tasty for RJ. I love it. It drink quite easily. I dig this one. Its not the perfect beer, but its well done at a very affordable price. The distribution is heavy too... so its easy to find it.

If you want to try a belgian IPA, go for it. Its one of the good ones.

Cheers!

Photo of Krakpoff
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of SebD
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of evil_liver
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of SSS
3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Golden yellow with a pure white head
S- Hoppy, sweet smell
T- Unfortunately the alcohol taste is quite pronounced and overpowering
M- Nice carbonation
O- I wanted to like it more than I did, alcohol content too high, not enough flavor to back it up.

Photo of liamt07
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of decimator
3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a goblet. ABV 8%.

A - Poured a hazy gold with a 1cm white bubbly head. Head reduces to an everlasting thin cap. Not much lacing.

S - Bread, candy, spices, citrus, grass.

T - Sweet, some citrus, hint of banana, spices, bitter finish, hint of booze.

M - Medium-heavy carbonation, medium-heavy body, some stickiness, some heat, crisp finish.

O - Pretty good beer. Basically a Belgian Pale Ale with a good dose of hops. Reminded me somewhat of Christoffel Bier too.

Photo of Molson2000
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of wizo
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of oldp0rt
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of spinrsx
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml Bottle from Marche Omni QC for 5.39$+tax

Appearance - Hazy dark gold colour with a large size fizzy white head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, yeast, apples, clove

Taste & Mouth - There is a high amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, apples, and yeast. There is also some dry hoppy notes and a touch of bubblegum/banana. It ends with a fairly dry bitter aftertaste.

Overall - Pretty good.. essentially what I expected from this brewer. An above average beer, but not something I'd rush out and stock up on. There is a little bit of a aspirin/astringent flavour that kind of ruins it. Worth a shot if you see it on the shelves.

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a hazy bright hay color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of floral hops with nice rustic malt profile. Taste is a great mix between some floral hops with some rustic malt notes and light lingering sweetness notes. Body is quite full with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Solid mix between a Belgian ale and a IIPA though a touch more of hops would have provided further enjoyment.

Photo of NightINgale
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of djcreepshow
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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Death Valley from Brasseurs R.J.
84 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.