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Don De Dieu - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,271 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,271
Reviews: 1,209
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 95
Gots: 130 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-06-2000)
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BucannonXC5

California

4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Trappist Westvleteen glass
From: Trader Joe’s in Goleta, Calif.
Price: $8.99 for a variety 4-pack
Purchased: July 5, 2013
Consumed: July 19, 2013
Misc.: Best before Jan. 30, 2016; Foil wrap on bottle cap

Poured a golden-orange hazy color with 1-2 fingers of off-white head. Average lacing (wet and foamy) along the sides. Above average retention on the top.

Initially smelled sweet fruit, maybe orange zest? Also green apple. Also got some Belgian notes in cloves and spices. Not as flavorful as I’d hoped.

Taste was better than the smell, but still was looking for more. Got dry apricots, orange zest and peach. Very smooth but with a spicy finish. Not overwhelming though. Also honey, grass and wheat. Pretty tasty as I tried more.

Light body. Creamy texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Warming, smooth finish. Alcohol is well-hidden.

This beer really grew on me as it went down. I have it No. 3 of the four Unibroue’s I have tried.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 08:24:06 | More by BucannonXC5
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I love Unibroue beers, every single one of them has left me satisfied. That said, this bottle says triple wheat on the bottle, so I think it is a wheatwine, and it tastes like it if I may. BA says belgian strong pale, but W/E.

Pours a dark yellow, not quite orange, but rather a bold light gold. Aggressive pour yields a 2 finger white head that falls quite fast and leaves a ring and spotty lacing. After 5 minutes there are no bubbles. 3.75

Smell is very fruity and spicy. I smell stuff like coriander, clove, maybe a dash of cinnamon. Also, a strong fruit character, as in concentrated flavor. Its of light fruit, like pears and banana and pineapple, but I guess I could say dried fruit since it is rather decadent than floral.

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Overall I like this beer as a wheatwine, and I guess also as a Belgian pale. Its rather sweet with spice tones that make it unique. Buy this if you like lighter beers but are not afraid to try one at 9%

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Don De Dieu from Unibroue
92 out of 100 based on 2,271 ratings.