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Don De Dieu - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,267 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,267
Reviews: 1,209
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 94
Gots: 128 | 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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nhindian

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a chalice.

A - Pours from the bottle a straw colored body that culminates in 2-fingered off white head, but it has minimal retention and reduces to mere wisps on the top. Body is cloudy and full of yeast sediment. Absolutely no lacing to be seen on the glass.

S - Smell is strong and sweet. Most noticeable in the nose is grape, apple, Belgian yeast, and honey. Also a presence of breadlike malts and a little bit of alcohol. As it warms the honey really shines and imparts flavors of vanilla as well.

T - The taste is very refreshing. The honey really shines here and the fruits and malts play around it, but there is little discussion as to who's the main protagonist in this beer. Getting some grape bubblegum flavor usual to the pale Belgians. Alcohol is prominent in the finish and aftertaste, but not too distracting at all. Spices are abundant and noticeable throughout.

M - Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with lots of carbonation. The alcohol, spices, and carbonation all come together to tantalize the mouth and keeps everything active.

D - Drinkability is high. The alcohol in this doesn't hinder, and the beer is expertly balanced where the malts, honey, and fruit doesn't overwhelm and the finish is nice, dry, and crisp to keep the mouth from being destroyed.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2010 01:48:48 | More by nhindian
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Fellysmarts

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-10-2014 12:52:45 | More by Fellysmarts
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MaxOhle

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-07-2014 00:04:14 | More by MaxOhle
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BastardKing24

Oregon

4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Taste is the same as the smell with a deep fruity, yeasty flavor that is light yet intense, wheatwine at it's finest. Alot of sweetness going on, and also spices. This beer tastes damn good, I could drink alot of this.

Feel is semi-light, with medium carb. Very nice.

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%

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 01:36:16 | More by BastardKing24
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Dreizhen

France

3/5  rDev -27.5%

07-04-2014 22:54:43 | More by Dreizhen
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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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07-01-2014 03:34:13 | More by TEdubbaD
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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California

4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

There is something special about the Unibroue ales/beers.This one is no exception to the greatness from this Canadian brewery.I wont go through the normal smell taste and what not.Its what a Belgian should be.Bold,Spicy and leaves you satisfied.Just be careful the alcohol is well hidden.Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 03:33:15 | More by Rob23
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Florida

4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- it pours a murky golden color with a coarse white head that fades fast. Runny lacing

S- Caramel, cinnamon, coriander, alcohol, dried pineapple, and a touch of clove.

T- caramel is the first flavor that comes through. Sweet dried fruits follow and eventually a dry funky yeast flavor with a touch of clove.

M- Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation.

O- pretty good. Another solid beer from Unibroue.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 05:12:09 | More by silverking
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Massachusetts

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Pennsylvania

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Michigan

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Don De Dieu from Unibroue
92 out of 100 based on 2,267 ratings.