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Dominus Vobiscum Lupulus - Microbrasserie Charlevoix

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

218 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 218
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 93
Gots: 35 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Charlevoix visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beersignal on 01-06-2008)
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

09-01-2014 22:53:48 | More by starrdogg
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%

Unreadable date on bottle at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma initially a burst of hops which fades into a weak yeast phenolic
Head large (6 cm), white, creamy, slowly diminishing to 3 mm layer
Lacing excellent – virtually covers the inside of the glass with dense foam
Body light golden yellow, hazy
Flavor of yeast phenolics, very light, attenuates the hop bitterness; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light to medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.5, flavor 4.5, Palate 4, Overall 4. Final weighted score: 4.125
This is a very good beer with a slightly weak aroma; otherwise it is a flavorful version on a Belgium IPA. The yeast phenolics do not overpower the hops, but instead blend to create a well-balanced taste bud stimulation. A 10.5% abv is hard to hide but the balance between the phenolics and hop terpenes ties the ethanol up nicely – it is only hinted at by flavor and not noticeable in the aroma. The heavy lacing and golden body make this an attractive pour as well. Overall, if you like the style, you’d be well-advised to buy as many bottles as you can find. If you don’t like the style, it is definitely worth your time and money to buy one bottle and try it – it may change your mind.

09-01-2014 14:26:15 | More by Ozzylizard
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Konkretek

Belgium

3.8/5  rDev -10.6%

08-31-2014 16:57:34 | More by Konkretek
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-25-2014 03:10:02 | More by MNBeerGeek
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Quafftastic

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-23-2014 00:20:26 | More by Quafftastic
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BrunoPettipas

Quebec (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -4%

08-22-2014 23:52:25 | More by BrunoPettipas
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qpaladeau

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-19-2014 18:00:17 | More by qpaladeau
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-17-2014 22:21:30 | More by muskiesman
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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev -1.2%

Purchased at the LCBO for around $12.00 for a 750ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a tulip

A- Opens well and pours a high white head that lasts and lasts. Unfiltered. Good gold color

S- This is the only place that I find lacking an excellent beer. Very light. Yeast is really good. No hops at all.

T- Very yeasty. Tart. Hidden alcohol. A bit sour. Don't know why you call this an IPA when there are next to no hops.

M- Creamy. Low alcohol in the mouth

O- Very good. Will not buy again due to price point but it is a good beer. Well rounded and good balance. Overall a nice beer

Food Pairing

This wonderful little beer went well with... Pepper encrusted pork loin with asparagus and carrots.

Enjoy

08-08-2014 23:11:42 | More by DaveBar
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patre_tim

China

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-22-2014 01:22:43 | More by patre_tim
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EpicHobo1

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-10-2014 01:11:32 | More by EpicHobo1
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

07-07-2014 03:06:05 | More by KAF
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Cadbury

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-03-2014 16:34:48 | More by Cadbury
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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%

A:
Pours a lovely straw that is almost gold with an enormous, prefect pristine white head that pours at three or four fingers and very slowly and clumpily settles to two.
Excellent retention; lots of sticky lacing.

S:
Doughy with quite a bit of citrus. Lots of sweet, spicy yeast aromas, orange, herbs, nutmeg. Very nice.

T:
Sweet, spicy, and hoppy. Lime rind, soap, pine, dirt, candi sugar, fresh grass, herbs.

M:
Lovely. Creamy, velvety, coating feel with a medium body and a lingering herbal hoppy tingle.

O:
Fabulous Belgian IPA.
This is a fine beer in general and would rank up with Houblon Chouffe in my book as far as this style goes. Pours gorgeous and is about as close to perfect as you can get in every way visually, it is very Belgian smelling and only hints at being hoppy. The taste is far more bitter than the nose but it still isn't super dry. It has a very herbal, medicinal European hop profile to it, though since the bottle lists American varieties maybe this is partially due to its being past its prime. Either way, I have never gotten to try a really fresh one but hope to someday.
Will have again; worth making an effort to try.

06-22-2014 21:49:28 | More by TheDoctor
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

05-25-2014 07:04:44 | More by schnarr84
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DreamDeath

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

05-18-2014 07:54:17 | More by DreamDeath
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WCW

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-14-2014 03:27:32 | More by WCW
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Beervana

Denmark

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-09-2014 04:17:14 | More by Beervana
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mtomlins

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

05-05-2014 18:51:43 | More by mtomlins
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StomachUlcers

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-27-2014 22:06:59 | More by StomachUlcers
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22Blue

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-06-2014 14:42:39 | More by 22Blue
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-26-2014 18:32:00 | More by LarryAppleton
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-24-2014 12:37:31 | More by lgmol
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

12-10-2013 19:08:25 | More by byronic
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rogerdandy

Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

12-10-2013 14:46:28 | More by rogerdandy
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Dominus Vobiscum Lupulus from Microbrasserie Charlevoix
94 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.