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

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RATINGS: 1582   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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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOLTZ7555 (2823) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 2, 2008
Spicy, fruity, and yeasty...this beer pours a yellow gold with a huge white head that diminishes quickly into a minimal ring. Minimal aroma given the flavor. Not the best by Unibroue.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
whitehotg8 (55) - Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Shared with my wife. Beautiful golden hazy color with a frothy white head. Aromas of sweet fruits, belgian yeast, white sugar and mild spiciness. Taste is heavenly with wheat, grass, yeast, sweet malt and mild spice. This is honestly one of the best Belgians I have had. Try it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba (1484) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Total Wine, Chesapeake, VA. Hazy, yellowish-orange pour with a frothy white head. Aroma of tangerine, lemon zest, and ginger. Taste is lightly tart with notes of lemon and orange zest and is complimented with Belgian yeast, ginger, and white pepper. The clean citrus lifts any lingering bitterness from the palate. Very nicely done.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rayaron (300) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond, Tel Aviv. Hazy light yellowish-golden with quickly diminishing small white head. The aroma is soapy, sweet fruitiness (peach, banana), yeasty. Medium sweet flavor, fruity (banana, some cherry, apricot), very spicy, yeasty, light alcohol note, sour-sweet finish. Medium carbonation, medium-bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cousin_Larry (371) - - NOV 5, 2014
Pours with an enormous head that dissipates quickly. No lacing. Flavor is sweet brandy. Only knock is the metallic aftertaste. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maximet (84) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 4, 2014
Cloudy dark yellow with a small white head. Honey, cereal sweetness, herbal, very complex. Taste is very sweet, a little light. Slick texture with a lively carbonation, a little abrupt finish. High drinkability.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NoDirection (20) - - OCT 28, 2014
An incredibly strong ABV beer for its light, fruity taste. As an IPA drinker, this beer provides the buzz without the heavy taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
remice2 (123) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2014
bière légèrement orangée,arômes de banane, pain , pomme verte et d’épices. En bouche c’est bien malté,levure typique d’Unibroue notes de bananes levure et de poivre, légé aspect d’acidité rappelant la pomme verte.Peut pétillante mais très facile a boire, belle chaleur d’alcool en final. belle bière très efficace.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"the nose and flavor are dominated by a soft yeastiness, and a not so soft spice & clove presence. tight carbonation, nice mouthfeel, slightly alcoholic finish. overall, it’s another good, but not great entry. worth a try. comparable to a strong weizen or good dunkelwizen minus the maltiness."

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beachmaster (164) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bomber into a tulip glass. Pours a hazy light orange, with a medium fluffy white head that fades quickly, leaving good lacing. Nose is fruit, cloves, bananas. Taste is typical Belgian-fruit, malt, and that peppery Unibroue finish. Delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (925) - 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 ]


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