Dalva | Brasserie Thiriez

DalvaDalva
BA SCORE
3.93/5
24 Ratings
DalvaDalva
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Thiriez
France
brasseriethiriez.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by uturn on 07-03-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,270
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
24
pDev:
9.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.33/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bruno74200
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

L - Amber colour with a big white head that lasts

S - Biscuit and floral hops mainly

T - Good complexity, earthy notes and good malt presence

F - Ok mouthfeel

O - A good French DIPA

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4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Trubie
4.32/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Holden Amber color, not much head, dissipates quickly. Slightly sweet at first but a bit funky saison after, tastes like a Belgian crisp yeast with slight banana esters. Alcoholic l comes through, but not the hops.

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Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.59/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled and possibly bottle conditioned
American-inspired Double IPA with three American hops (Nugget, Simcoe and Citra), and an Alsatian hop (Aramis).

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of uturn
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

How served: 750ml capped bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada 30th anniversary tulip.

Notes: This beer gets its name from the book Dalva written by Jim Harrison.

This is a Bottle conditioned beer which is best consumed by August 2013.
Tasted on: Tuesday April 30, 2013

A: The beer poured a clear golden color with a 3 finger white head which left a mild lacing on the glass.

N: The nose was of citrus and floral hops along with a mild sweetness and hints of pepper, cloves and yeast.

T: The taste started off slightly sweet from the malts followed with a mild bitterness from the hops which contained mild notes of citrus, grapefruit and piney resin also in the background was a spicy/peppery taste. The beer finished dry.

M: This beer had a medium body with a medium level of carbonation and only a mild hint of the alcohol level.

O: Overall this was a very good and complex brew. Would I have considered it to be a double IPA it I did not know what I was drinking? I would say no, it tasted to me like a very hoppy farmhouse ale/saison. I also regret not drinking this brew fresh, after I purchased it in October 2012 at the brewery, even though the label said best by August 2013.

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Dalva from Brasserie Thiriez
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 24 ratings
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