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

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RATINGS: 1600   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2005
Golden yeasty. Bubbly mouthfeel, sweet too. Spice, malt and yeast. Good.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoned99 (321) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
750ml bottle shared with wife and bought from Pasquier. Aroma: lemon, abricot, wheat, spices. App: cloudy pale, medium head no retention. Taste and palate: medium body, oily, average carbonation, light acidity and warming alcohol finish. Overall: this is like the hundred times I drink this beer and I still think it?s still a really good beer. Really enjoy the finish. Drink really cold, not that good when it gets warmer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onionkid (371) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is peachy and boozy. The taste is similar, very fruity and plenty of alcohol in it. I like the flavor overall, but it’s actually kinda sweet. Maybe a bit too much. Overall, I recommend it! 9% alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swillguzzler99 (134) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - MAR 16, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Opaque brown amber with yeast particles. Light head. Nutty nose. Sweet taste that hides the alcohol well. Canada has a winner!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6808) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, wheat, fruit, apples. Flavor is light malt, rather sweet, fruity, pear and apples. Medium body, average carbonation. 230910

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (112) - ITALY - FEB 13, 2015
La definirei la mamma della Blonde de Chambly già provata, visto che è sicuramente superiore. Un’ottima strong ale da 9% dal colore arancio, frizzantina e dal sapore di malto e agrumi, direi soprattutto arance. In generale dolce ma non marcatamente, davvero molto godibile.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deepeary (245) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 12, 2015
10-month old bottle from the LCBO. Cloudy apricot colour with white soapy head. Nose is Belgian yeast, banana, pears, some spices. Taste fresh and yeasty with fruit esters, some bitterness and tart notes. Drinks like a tripel. Pretty good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beardbeerman (213) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
Pours a cloudy golden amber topped by a generous frothy off-white head showing moderate retention and fine lacing. Some very vivid carbonation is spotted during the first few minutes after cracking it open. The nose has the Unibroue signature yeasts with spicy and herbal notes and a touch of apple. You also get awesome fresh lemon peel and some caramel sweetness. The taste is caramel paired with some butter notes where the yeasts add their spicy and earthy touch though a full body. The brew offers a lingering pillowy fruity finish. Cheers!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2651) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle from Harvest Market. Lightly hazy deep golden color with a huge frothy white head and a huge amount of stickies and carb bubbles.Fruity spicy earthy yeasty, has that Unibroue sameness but it just works, nice brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frothmeister (613) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
341ml bottle. Pours a light hazy pale gold with an off-white head. Right out of the bottle the nose lets you know this is very much a member the Unibroue family. Yup. There’s the yeast, with very prominent green apple/apple juice, cloves, spice, doughy notes and light sultana raisin. Tangy apple, spice, mineral notes, light white grape notes, and yeast up front that leads into more spice, some definitely alcohol burn, with light malt and citrus in the finish. Honestly, this tastes VERY similar to what my brain remembers La Fin Du Monde being (with the additional apple notes), and that’s definitely a compliment. Another solid beer from Unibroue that I would buy again in a second.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
rob6239 (661) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2015
From bottle. Maybe mine had sat a while. Poured fizzy white head like champagne but completely dissipated without a trace in a minute. Oily, no lacing on glass. Coloru is apple juice just a slight haze. Aroma is alcohol and fruit. Taste is medium to strong sweet. Some peach and apple.


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