Herbe à Détourne
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada
4.1 | pDev: 9.27%
Mar 26, 2021
Jun 08, 2010
Herbe à DétourneHerbe à Détourne
Notes: According to legend, Herbe à Détourne makes one lose their way should they happen upon it. This is an ale inspired by the Triples of Belgium with a new world spin by way of the American hop varieties employed. Citra hops are used unabashedly, presenting mango, cantaloupe and citrus essences, accompanied by a seriously hoppy and floral aroma.
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Reviewed by LeBron_James from Canada (ON)

4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours a nice hazy gold with a small head that left quite a bit of lacing.
The aroma on here is a surprisingly high amount of hops, which has me quite excited. Lots of pine and floral character with some nice citrusy and tropical fruit. Some sugar sweetness comes through on the nose.
Tons of hop flavour and some citrus and tropical fruit notes. Some caramelized sugar in the background which balances the hop profile. Some sweet bready character as well.
Nice body on this beer with perfect amount of carbonation.

Overall this beer is an amazing tripel. I prefer it to rigor mortis (Dieu du Ciel’s quad) because the boozyness on this is super toned down and all the hops make it so it’s not overwhelmingly warm. I love this beer, great example of a tripel and great representation for Canadian beer.
Mar 26, 2021
Rated: 4.03 by Antyk from Belgium

Dec 11, 2020
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Reviewed by Bruno74200 from France

4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Nice hoppy triple. The floral and fruity citra workq very well with the estery character of the beer. Quite boozy but not in a bad way. Nice mouthfeel
Jun 30, 2019
Rated: 4.31 by Tivlavrie from Canada (AB)

Jun 30, 2019
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Reviewed by TooManyGlasses from Canada (AB)

4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Cloudy golden pour with short lived white head. Peppery , hoppy aroma - citrus peel, lemon/lemongrass - almost like a hoppy pilsner. Taste crisp citrus, coriander, lemon zest, spicy hops with bright bitterness at the finish. Medium mouthfeel - tangy yet creamy - nice carbonation - lingering spicy hop bitterness.
Jun 05, 2019
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Rated by babbeer44 from Canada (QC)

4.62/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Lots of flavour in it. Good balance or fruit and hop taste. Wow!
May 06, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by GoHabsGo from Canada (ON)

Apr 07, 2019
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Reviewed by lmaduells from Spain

4.63/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
What a good beer! A triple very well made. I have only found one item to highlight and keep in mind: the temperature and evolution in the glass. The beer has improved me a lot with the temperature and with the oxygenation. I'll repeat surely because I liked it a lot.
Oct 22, 2018
Rated: 3.94 by videofrog from Texas

Sep 08, 2018
Rated: 4.31 by Jibs from Canada (QC)

Aug 12, 2018
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Reviewed by Poljazz22 from Canada (QC)

4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From a 12 oz bottle served quite cold. $2.89 can. A bargain! Less than a month old.
L: Quite hazy golden yellow with a fleeting white head.
S: Lots of grapefruit, candy sugar, tropical fruit.
T: Tastes of grapefruit, candied sugar other citrus flavors. There is lots of hops but the bitterness is balanced by the sugar.
F: Active carbonation, quite easy to drink. Mouthfeel is quite complex with the various flavors that sort of stack one after another keeping it interesting.
O: Another winner from DDC.! However it's quite sweet and at 10% abv you have watch out. I'm not sure I would drink it in summer as a thirst quencher!
Feb 04, 2018
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Reviewed by PascalMotard from Canada (QC)

3.58/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
The color is golden with some orange reflections. Aromas are of yeast spicyness, pineapples, peaches and candi sugar. The taste is a bit too much cloying to my taste. I definetely feel apricots, peaches in syrup, mangos, green grapes, but it is not that well balanced. There is an alcohol warmth that is conforting and a subtle bitterness at the end of the sip.
Feb 01, 2018
Rated: 4.08 by Samact from Vermont

Dec 30, 2017
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Reviewed by Beersnake1 from California

4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured from fridge temp. Pours a dark yellow/light orange with tons of head. Nose is piny hops, orange, lemon, and bread. Taste is hoppy, citrus forward, a bit sweet like candy, maybe a syrupy. Very refreshing with some nice bread and yeast notes. Mouthfeel is dry and nice.
Nov 08, 2017
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Reviewed by csmrx7 from Canada (AB)

3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Interesting hoppy tripel hybrid.

Just a bit too boozy, but the hop selection matches the ester profile so much better than most hoppy Belgian hybrids.
Sep 30, 2017
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Reviewed by LampertLand from Canada (BC)

4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Dieu Du Ciel 'Herbe A Detourne' @ 10.02% , served from a 341 ml bottle purchased for $4.75
A-pour is gold from the bottle to glass with a medium white head leaving a spotty lace along the goblet
S-wow , boozey
T-clean , big , strong
MF-ok carbonation , full bodied
Ov-kinda liked it
prost LampertLand
Jul 30, 2017
Rated: 3.8 by StormAles from Canada (ON)

Jun 29, 2017
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Reviewed by Ivanhoes_Backpack from Canada (NB)

4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wicked hybrid. Really juicy, mandarin nose, some apple-y esters. Booze tempered nicely. From a brewery that seems like they can nail anything, this is still surprisingly awesome.
Jun 22, 2017
Rated: 4.14 by JOhn_Molson from Canada (QC)

Apr 22, 2017
Rated: 3.85 by MakeBeerGreatAgain from North Carolina

Mar 09, 2017
Rated: 2.09 by Rifugium from North Dakota

Feb 27, 2017
Rated: 3.82 by AleSan from Italy

Jan 25, 2017
Rated: 4.68 by msquared36 from Ohio

Jan 07, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Dec 25, 2016
Rated: 4.31 by Simon212 from Canada (ON)

Oct 23, 2016
Rated: 4.33 by SmithyAlan from Canada (QC)

Sep 26, 2016
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
On tap at Swillburger/The Playhouse in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a slightly hazed orange-ish color, with a small head, and a bit of lacing.

Smells like lots of tropical fruits, peaches in syrup, apricot, a little clove, and candy sugar.

This is a hoppy tripel- but the Citra hops provide more of an intense fruitiness to complement the usual fruitiness associated with tripels. There's basically no hop bitterness, with syrupy stone fruit, orange peel, clove, and simple syrup.

This is medium bodied, a tiny bit syrupy, with a lower level of carbonation.

This is definitely interesting, but it's a tiny bit too syrupy for me.
Sep 11, 2016
Rated: 3.71 by runeatdrink from New Jersey

Sep 06, 2016
Rated: 3 by aztraz from Sweden

Sep 01, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by jfreeze from Canada (NB)

Aug 24, 2016
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Rated by pathman from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
8/19/16 bottle
Aug 20, 2016
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Reviewed by Ui7y from Canada (ON)

4.36/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Pours a nice hazy yellow colour with medium head and adequate lacing. Smell is of pineapple and white grapes. Taste follows the smell. Reminds me exactly of a Duvel. Overall, a very drinkable beer at 10.2 ABV.
Aug 18, 2016
Rated: 4.46 by Heeenrik from Finland

Jul 28, 2016
Rated: 4.65 by Lodisgrisen from Finland

Jul 23, 2016
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Reviewed by Coronaeus from Canada (ON)

4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
341ml bottle.

Opaque gold with a moderate, quickly dissipating head. Slight funk, broad spectrum of fruit aromas. Spicy on the tongue. Bitter hops. mild tropical fruit. Warming booziness. Medium bodied. Lovely.
Jul 23, 2016
Rated: 3.99 by BrunoPettipas from Canada (QC)

Jun 13, 2016
Rated: 4 by DannyBaldoni from Canada (QC)

Jun 11, 2016
Rated: 4.12 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Jun 07, 2016
Rated: 4.39 by TimWakimika from Canada (QC)

May 26, 2016
Rated: 3.42 by byronic from Canada (ON)

May 25, 2016
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