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Don De Dieu | Unibroue

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BA SCORE
4.15/5
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2,894 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unibroue
Quebec, Canada
unibroue.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 12-06-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,477
Reviews:
1,314
Ratings:
2,894
pDev:
10.36%
Bros Score:
4.24
 
 
Wants:
175
Gots:
400
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,894 |  Reviews: 1,314
Photo of FrancisM12
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marcoxx626
4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look -- hazy golden color with plentiful lacing. Large white head when poured into a snifter
Smell - yeastry, citrus and hints of apple
Taste - follows the nose pretty well. Very well balanced taste with very little betterness. Has a crisp and almost cidery taste
feel - so smooth...similar to drinking a cider. I'd also say it hides the alcohol pretty well

Overall - Great beer for someone wanting a very well balanced and crisp beer. This is a very easy drinker and could I definitely see this as a daily beer. For myself, I think prefer la fin du monde also made by unibroue, but this is still an excellent beer!

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Photo of Sappyjoker
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BierRunner
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy golden color with bright white head. A malty yeasty funk on the nose. Same on the taste with a little lemon coming through. Well carbonated and refreshing.

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Photo of flyersfan900
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of madelf66
3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bobert84
4.32/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JarMills
4.57/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pundit_of_Potability
4.59/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

What do you say about Unibroue? 95% of what they do is superb and this Don De Dieu is no different....While La Fin Du Monde might be the most popular (so popular, that Trader Joe's worked out a deal to sell their Belgian style ales nationally in a generic Trader Joe's bottle), Don De Dieu is no slouch...Something is going right in Chambly, Canada... Very right. Pours a beautiful looking golden color that is reminiscent of a triple, with a massive puffy head. Mucho lacing, but not all of it sticks. The yeast, sugars and bubble-gum are the star here right off the bat, with the malts hanging in there to provide a tiny bit of bitterness that doesn't linger...There is a hint of white beer acidity, tartness and citrus but everything is so well balanced that the flavor is a wonderful totality of all its parts. It finishes with the classic Unibroue sizzle--that champagne-like dry champagne finish--but not too dry. I could drink this all day, but at 9%ABV, that probably would be a bad idea....Wonderful ale. A must have.

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Photo of BigGruntyThirst
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of valkyre65
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrownBottle
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of grittly
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewsandBlues
3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Commandophile
4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Viaduck
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Once the cork is started, it pretty much uncorks itself. Pours a hazy but pretty shade of golden orange. Pretty white head that is short lived. It's aroma is of Belgium yeast with some banana & other fruity flavors. Nice bready flavor, with some fruity flavors, very slightly sweet. More than enough carbonation. It's 9% is well hidden. An excellent tripel.

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Photo of Max8787
4.51/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of binno
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.77/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of D-HopSupreme
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours an opaque, deep orange body with lots of creamy, pearly white head at the top. The aroma is rich with wheat and soft floral features, a very subtle spice and faint candy-like sweetness can also be detected. The taste is sweet and fruity at the front of the palette with flavours branching out towards spiciness and mildly earthy hop bitterness at the sides and back respectively. Smooth taste with prickly carbonation and an otherwise silky smooth mouthfeel, with a finish that echoes out wonderfully. Unibroue, you're doing my Qu├ębecois heart proud!

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Photo of petewheeler
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of talbotjf99
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SmithyAlan
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Don De Dieu from Unibroue
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 2,894 ratings
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