Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Chambly, Canada


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RATINGS: 1592   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Don de Dieu means "Gift of God". The Don de Dieu was the ship of Samuel de Champlain as he was commissioned by the King of France to explore the vast and inhospitable land called America.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (987) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle served in a Duvel tulip glass. A: Pours a dark orange color. Bit cloudy. Forms a solid thin bubbled white head that dissipates quickly leaving very few spotty lacings S: Very fruity and nutty. Strong notes of grapes, vanilla, toffee, caramel malts and nuts. Spicy and a bit peppery too: Unibroue trademark. Flowery hops in the end which is also a bit booze T: Sweet upfront. Strong Belgian character. Very spice and complex. As suggested by the nose, strong notes of grapes, vanilla, toffee, caramel malts and nuts. In overall, a sweet and malty beer. Yeasts profile is Belgian, as expected. Mild hoppy bitterness in the very end M: Heavy, creamy and molasses body. Medium to low carbonation. Malty, fruity and nutty aftertaste O: Great drinkability. Just another Unibroue masterpiece. No mistake! [ BA Review @ 11/3/2013 ]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
matbigrey (74) - Mascouche, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
This beer is one of my favorites but never had time to review it..hazy, straw golden color. very thick long lasting head with good lacing. this smells very fruity : oranges and pear with some caramel malts and spices like coriander, maybe some fresh bread to it ! taste must be balanced by a mad scientist! very mellow, high carbonation, very delicate, floral and sweet from the fruits. Spicy in the aftertaste. this beer looks like La Fin Du Monde but much more complex that her acolyte !!! I would go out and say it’s a whitbier on steroids but this is just how I feel about it. very enjoyable! cheers!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (452) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle purchased at Haskells. Snifter glass. Hazy gold leaning towards orange with a nice even frothy head. Unibroue emphasizes the aroma well on this beer with a strong yeast and tropical smell. Very fresh tasting ale. Mouthfeel really asserts itself right off the bat. Spice plays well with a decent amount of sugar sweetness. Alcohol is extremely well hidden. Impressive in general. I would highly recommend seeking it out.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
commonshawn (480) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2014
small bottle from haskells. light orange, with some haziness. white head. Alcohol, orange peel, spice nose - potent citrus. Very nice aroma. Nice yeast funk to go with slight spiciness and orange peel. Some clove spice. Very crisp, very fresh tasting, Tough style to master, but this is a very solid effort. Spicy for a belgian strong, but it totally works. Nice beer. Certainly a gift to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuedmaster (270) - Vista, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
750 ml bottle from La Vista Liquor. Pours clear orange-gold with a slight white head that doesn’t retain. Aroma of peaches, honey, pineapple, bread, and straw. Has a well balanced taste focused on sweet, fruity flavors and warming alcohol. I can taste the coriander and orange peel, kind of like a super strong witbier. I think I got a fairly flat one, soft carbonation, medium to full bodied, creamy texture, long, sweet, boozy finish. Good for the price ($8.99), has a unique flavor, I would get this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RhetoricalAns (421) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. Hazy straw pour with a couple fingers of white head after and aggressive pour. Yeast and tropical aroma, banana. Taste is heavy on the orange with spice, coriander, as well. Light body, but still a better sipper than gulper. Another good one from Unibroue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gschrade (778) - Collinsville, USA - SEP 23, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours gold with a white head. Taste sweet, Belgian yeast, coriander, fruit. I thought this was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
annunz123 (893) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Coffee cake, banana, and citrus in the aroma. More of the same in the flavor--sweet, bready, and fruity. Fruit bitterness, candy sugar, and some alcohol in the finish. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
akoeninger (503) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Yellow with white head. Aroma of wheat, spice, banana. Flavorful spicy fruit, wheat. Belgian spiced flavor, sort of like a maltier hefeweizen. Quite good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamhorror (84) - USA - SEP 2, 2014
Pours golden straw, champagne like carbonation aggressively rising and keeping a two finger thick head present. Aroma is yeast, banana, white grape, sour apple. Taste is wheat, grape, banana and Spices such as orange vest and ginger. Mouthfeel is light, champagne like. Will drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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