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Don De Dieu | Unibroue

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4.15/5
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2,899 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:
#1,487
Reviews:
1,315
Ratings:
2,899
pDev:
10.36%
Bros Score:
4.24
 
 
Wants:
174
Gots:
402
Trade:
2
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Photo of alysmith4
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Libeertarian
3.97/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Honey-like golden yellow, clear at first but incredibly dulled by last part of pour, giving it marble-like swirls of fine sediment. Fine, whitish head. Small, goes down slowly, and lasts as film and legs. Boozy and peach-like aromas, not much else. Sweet but balanced to the taste, tart along the lines of both fruit and vinegar, spirit-boozy, white wine, bready, yeast-spicy. Peppery retro-olfaction. Medium to full bodied, soft but dense and thick effervescence. Definite alcohol burn on cheeks, sides of tongue, and nostrils.

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Photo of atr2605
4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a cloudy, orange/golden color with a white head that fades rather quickly
S-apricot, honey/brown sugar
T-honey/brown sugar sweetness met with the hop bitterness up front, finishes with apricot sweetness
M-medium bodied. Hides ABV very well
O-Very well balanced, great flavors and very drinkable. Highly recommend

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Photo of SheepNutz
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this brew in a 12oz. bottle poured into my new Unibroue tulip glass. It pours a light orange color with 2 fingers of foam that are gone quickly. There is no lacing left on the glass. The smell is full of fruit, mostly a grape aroma. The smell is very sweet. The taste is also sweet. There is a bit of apple taste and some clove spice. There are a few hops to balance it all out. The mouthfeel is a little light and carbonated. The drinkability is fairly good, even at 9%.

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Photo of sdm9465
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nurt20
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of darcange
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jim_carignan
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Ngntjp
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of CarolinaKev
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of KalanM
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of stewart124
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a highly carbonated golden ale with a an inch of head. This has faded to a whisp of white lace.

Subtle spice and fruit esters in the nose. Some Belgian yeast and phenols present but not overdone.

The first sip is delightful. Beautiful balance of malt and spice. Honey-like characters and a medium mouthfeel that is silky and at the same time chewy enough to keep you interested. It finishes dry as most the breweries beers do. More fruity esters and Belgian spice characters least on the tongue.

Truly a delight to drink. I really enjoy what Unibroue has to offer and need to visit their beers more often

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Photo of ToddThompson
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oelergud
3.77/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Translucent sun golden body with lots of carbonation. White creamy tine bubbled head, low retention and lace.
Strong spiced sweet strong malt with almond and banana.
Taste is sweet almond as well with some citric hop flavors carrying through into the aftertaste.
Medium to full body, buttery and slick with good coating. Finishes slightly dry.
Decent drinkability for just one glass though lacking something more.

-Oelergud

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Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of NumberNone
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jeffjeff1
4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was a christmas present from my fiance's sister.

Appearance- golden color, nice thick head

Smell- fruit, spice

Taste- mostly spices and fruit

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- Excellent, Unibroue always does a great job and they did again.

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Photo of alelover
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of BodiesLexus
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of rale
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of lgmol
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Roberto11232
2.92/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of FreshButterbeer
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of maddogruss
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: pours Amber body with white head with nice retention and lacing
S: yeasty, banana yeasty and toffee notes
T: banana notes with sweet toffee aftertaste
M: medium bodied and smooth as silk
D: great mouthfeel and taste combo; vice drinking beer.

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Photo of hopfacebrew
3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.
Poured from 12oz bottle to globe glass. Bottle marked 12-16-12

A - Pours an opaque golden orange. The 1.5 finger head slowly faded to a 1/4" head that seemed to linger throughout the duration of the beer.

S - Sweet fruity aroma similar to a tart. Hints of banana, citrus, and apples. Slight sour note and a hint of cloves.

T - Tastes very similar to the aroma. Flavor starts with a mild banana flavor though quickly transitions to a citrus tart with a bit of cider noticeable. Mellow spices throughout. Sweet but not overly so. Not much in terms of alcohol warmth.

M - Mouthfeel is thin. It could be a little thicker.

D - Good drinkable beer, though it packs a nice punch.

Overall this is a good beer. A bit sweeter and thin that I would have expected but it is enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 01-19-2011 02:52:05

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Don De Dieu from Unibroue
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 2,899 ratings
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