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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Belgian Ale
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 742   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Dernière volonté (French for "Last Will") is a mix of Belgian and English brewing traditions. Complex flavours of hop flowers and spicy, fruity esters from our belgian yeast are perfectly balanced with the robust flavours and aromas of malt. The finish is commandeered by an assertive aroma from dry-hopping.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sudomorph (383) - Barrie, Ontario, - JUL 9, 2013
341ml bottle. Pours a nearly clear pale yellow with a white, frothy, four finger head that sticks to the glass. Carbonation can be seen rising from the bottom. Aroma is floral and citrus with yeast notes. Taste is moderately bitter with a touch of sweet. Floral and citrus notes. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Crisp with a dry, hop aftertaste that fades. Very nice. Smell reminds me of a wit beer or saison but the texture isn’t as watery. Well worth a try!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ametras (221) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 23, 2014
341ml bottle. Cloudy golden yellow with a frothy white head. Flavors are apricot, grapefruit, banana, vanilla, dough, ginger, cloves and wheat with floral notes. Medium body, moderate carbonation, creamy texture.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (7128) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - APR 22, 2014
Hazy, blond with white & creamy head. Spicy nose. Medium body. Hops & bitteron palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Deu (668) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 20, 2014
341ml bottle at 7% alc./vol. Pours a pale amber colour with a small white head. Pretty decent classic Belgian style IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fhoublon (92) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - APR 17, 2014
Bouteille de 341 ml. Dégustée le 3 janvier 2009. Bière trouble blonde dorée. Mousse beaucoup, col très épais, crémeux et persistant. Peu effervescente, bulles moyennes. Odeur de levure marquée, de miel. Douce, assez sucrée, peu amère. Goût un peu âcre, assez épicé, de miel. Très bonne mais manque un peu de raffinement comparé aux autres DDC.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3077) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
341ml bottle from Saveur-Biere

Bottled 09/2013 - Pours golden orange with a smooth white head. Aroma of spicy yeastiness, earthy floral notes and citrus. Taste is stingy, earthy and spicy with some Belgian yeastiness, floral hops and grass. Finish is bitter, sweetish and earthy with some tartish fruitness and yeastiness. Pretty good hoppy Belgian ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cattaneopapa (102) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
341ml bottle from LCBO. (Suggested by my cousin, David.) Toronto, ON. 7% alc./vol. Pours an opaqe pale amber colour with one finger of white which settles to a light ring shaped film with lacing clinging to the side of the glass. It has a complex fruity aroma but banana, apricot, and Belgian malt are pronounced. Taste follows the aroma in the beginning then finishes up acutely hoppy and leaves a dry, spicy palate. This was my first Belgian IPA. I think the interplay between the Belgian malt and IPA hops is tilted too much to the bitter hoppy side. Overall: Great beer for hoppy beer lovers. "Hát nem egy K?bányai! "

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickTheRick (202) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 7, 2014
Un collet de mousse généreux s’installe à long terme sur une robe orangée assez trouble. Un bouquet très fruité gracieuseté des houblons aromatiques et de la levure qui apporte une bonne dose d’oranges émane du verre. En bouche, tout est en douceur, c’est toujours aussi fruité grâce aux mêmes composantes que l’on retrouve au nez.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fugitive (1234) - Athens, GREECE - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Color orange with big white head. Aroma malt, yeast, hop, coriader, apricot. Taste sweet, yeast, bitterness, spicy, fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (2182) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 5, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear golden with a small, white head. Aroma of fruit, caramel and yeast. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and with bitter notes. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A nice Belgian.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarinEvelyn (471) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 30, 2014
yeasty, citrus-lemon aroma. A little malty, a little spices. Strong, interesting, bold taste. Malt, yeast, bitter citrus. Fruity. some floral. A sweet bitter finish.


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