Dernière Volonté | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

BA SCORE
89
very good
614 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada
dieuduciel.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Last Will is born from a meeting between the Belgian and British brewing traditions. It has a complex nose of flowers and alcohol, supported by slightly fruity and malty flavors, all topped by a strong hop bouquet. In the mouth it is spicy and fruity hints and a discrete touch of alcohol. In the final, hops up the rear with force.

Added by francisweizen on 06-23-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
614
Reviews:
333
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
10.53%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 614 |  Reviews: 333
Photo of shelby415
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MSandahl23
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsshuck
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InfernoBoss
4.01/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mconner666
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZEB89
4.07/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mtomlins
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LampertLand
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel 'Derniere Volonte'(Last Will) @ 7.0% , served from a 341 ml bottle purchased for $2.70
A-pour is a light gold from the bottle to a slightly hazey gold in the glass with a medium size white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint
S-Belgian yeast , wheat
T-true tasting Belgian IPA , wheat
MF-ok/moderate carbonation , feels full bodied
Ov-ok beer , good Belgian IPA
prost LampertLand

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Photo of J-Rye
4.91/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Couldn't garher the bottling date from the label, which did not look like the label pictured. Poured into a tulip glass an opaque light brown, which is an odd color, but I guess that's due to the Belgian/french style mash-up. I'm not sure how to score it. A one finger head dissipated quickly. The Belgian candy and yeasts came through the nose all while smelling like a cigar shop: horse blanket, apple, overripe pear, chocolate, tobacco. Wow, wow, wow. The taste is amazing, molasses, vanilla, black cherry, (tart?) berries, raisin, plum, tobacco, mocha, caramel. Still, wow for a long while after swallowing. Mouth feel is tremendous: frothy, a little sticky sweet, carbonation leaves the tongue tingling for a while. Wow!

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Photo of nrbw23
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of f3el
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Spicy taste I wasn't expecting but fits quite well overall.

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Photo of BAsbill
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmoen
3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rifugium
2.94/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Cloudy yellow, nice head. Lots of bitterness throughout, not very appropriate for the style, pepper and yeast, hints of dried citrus zest, herbs, farmhouse. Rough mouthfeel. I'd have to pass on more than a sample of this.

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Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edugasmtl
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rudzud
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to JLindros for sharing this from our Montreal trip.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear golden hue with a thin head that fades to leave light wisps.

S - Aromas of light floral hops, faint Belgian esters, lightly fruity.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, nice Belgian notes, great esters, faint floral fruity hops.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, clean.

O - Overall this beer was tasty, very nice Belgian notes. Tasty.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of gingerbread
4.49/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rugene
3.35/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MarkKochert
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought at The Beer Cellar in Glen Ellyn as a roadie for the train to Chicago. Wish I had 2! Very tasty.

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Photo of CurtisD
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of enelson
4.57/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erik-P
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dernière Volonté from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
3.99 out of 5 based on 614 ratings.
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