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


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RATINGS: 1666   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2008
Bottle 341ml. @ home.
Clear medium orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, caramel, fruity, moderate to light light heavy yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (290608)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a lacing white head. Light citrusy aroma. Flavour is sweet and yeasty. Light caramel malt flavour. Goes into a mellow mix of yeast and light citrusy/orange notes. Ends with a light yeasty and spiced flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34658) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2003
The aroma is very sweet with strong notes of peach, oranges, and yeast. The color is a hazy orange and it has a huge but fast disappering head. The flavor is extremely sweet - too sweet for my taste. With strong notes of peaches, apples, oranges, alcohol, and corriander. It ends on a combination of lemon and corriander with the sweetness lingering. An OK beer, but a bit too much alcohol and a little too sweet. The flavors though are magnificent. Thanks to Alex (Fiulijn) for trading this with me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26200) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2005
Bottled. Cloudy yellow coloured with floaties and a white head. Acidic aroma with lots of fruits and spices, notes of alcohol. Sweet flavour dominated by fruits and spices with notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25462) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 8, 2010
Bottled@EBF2008. Orangeish golden colour with mediumsized white head that vanishes quite quickly. Aroma is fruits, some alcohol, mild herbal notes as well as some slight vanillalike notes. Flavour is being quite much the same. A rather bodied beer, which was a bit too sweet for my tastes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2005 (Bottle 75 cl) Another Triple from Unibroue - this time a rather unusual wheat based triple (they label it a "Triple blanche"). Orangey golden, hazy with the typical gigantic Unibroue-carbonation. Usual fruity, citrusy esters from the wheat - perhaps also some banana? Reminds me more of a German than a Belgian wheat. No immediate traces of coriander. 130105

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2002
Yellow-orange coloured. Hazy. Lively, fruity, and surprisingly light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2008 2008-03-22, 6-3-7-3-13=32
Cloudy light amber color; big but fizzy head, that disappears quickly. It’s a common Strong Ale, with some sweetness, light fruitness; but it’s lacking the special character of Belgian Ales. The aroma has also light tomatoes in it. It’s not very bitter; at the end it’s possible to feel some alcohol warmth. Ordinary.

2003-09-02, 8-4-7-3-15=37
Cloudy golden color, creamy head. Very nice aroma, Tripel, candies, fruity (banana, apple). Dry maltiness, spices and oranges, with an ordinary palate. Gets a smoother sensation, sweeter, while oxydizing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18700) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2011
Bottle at home in NH, shared with others. Pours faint yellow-gold with a filmy, white head. Big yeast and Belgian candi aroma. Very sweet flavor, light bubblegum and plenty of yeast, slight white wine. Medium to full in body wtih lively carbonation, faint warmth and a vinous texture. Warm finish, big yeast character, sharpish malt and wheat ntoes, candi sugar. Not bad. Fairly dynamic stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Hazy aple yellow color, white head. Citrus and orange aroma, ueasty and floral notes. Citrus flavor, some malts, some hops, orange and some other fruits, yeasty notes.

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