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


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RATINGS: 1629   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2934) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2011 Sampler from bottle at <a href=http://ratebeer.com/Place/illinois/orland-par Orland Park, Well, I will tell you. It pour nice and cloudy, and deep gold. Suitably Belgie taste; touch of bubblegum and pale red wine. But there’s a metallic tang that I don’t quite figure. Guess I’ll have to have another one when I can.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Subliminal64 (62) - London, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
Smells sweet and fruity. Pours a cloudy gold/orange colour. Thick head that disappears quickly. Taste is sweet. Absent of alcohol. Lots of carbonation. No lingering aftertaste. Overall I was very impressed. I purchased as part of a holiday mixer pack, and I will again. Awesome beer. Highly recommend. MB The Beer Bearon

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franckg (645) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2015
Robe dorée légèrement trouble, aucun col de mousse. Dentelle inexistante. Arômes de poire, pomme, levures, coriandre, citron, banane et sucre résiduel. Légèrement épicé, complexité à revoir. Beaucoup d’esters fruités. En bouche, beaucoup de levures, poire, pomme, coriandre, abricot. Alcool un peu trop présent et à la limite désagréable par sa sensation épicé. Carbonatation trop élevé également. Goût intéressant mais malheureusement gâché par ces deux lacunes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jbuskirk (924) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Don de Dieu is French for "Gift of God" and Unibroue is apparently French for "brewer that likes pretentious names but can get away with it because their beers are legitimately great." Er, so that’s a bit of a loose translation. However, Don de Dieu is not a loose translation of the Belgian Abbey ale. It’s golden and effervescent. Sweet bread-like malts, spices, subtle fruitiness, and a bit of earthy hops show up in the smell and taste profiles. Body is silky soft and the 9% ABV is covered nicely. While it’s more simple than you’d expect, the execution is lovely. This is a Unibroue product to the core.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
popkow (303) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Nice hay color with white topper. Aroma of citrus and malt. Taste of barnyard with orange peel. Nice carbonation and short alcohol aroma at end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theOptimator (346) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Aroma is is deep effervescent lemon with sweet malt with some yeasty breadyness. Appearance is hazy dark yelow with large frothy white head. Taste is sweet malt candied sugar, lemon, peach, apricot, yeast. Some spicy hopping. Palate is light but thick on the tongue. Overall an excellent beer. For the price Unibroue can’t be touched. Not your typical Golden Strong but still excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TorbenJensen (1394) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2015
It has a heavy scent of wheat and fruit. The taste is impressively rich and contains orange, freshly cut cereal, pineapple, peach and coriander. A very sweet but never dominant flavor characterizes the mouth feeling until a pleasant citrus / sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bebum (564) - - SEP 26, 2015
Light amber, tall, white and explosive foam (careful opening the bottle). Intense, alcoholic and yeasty nose. Light body, weak flavor, hot mouthfeel, avg length. Sweet balanced somewhat by acidity but low in bitterness. Flavor is alcoholic, malty, slightly citrusy but not hoppy. Unbalanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (4891) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Babyfood banana nose, with peach underneath. Cloudy amber, thick billowy head. Bready peach. Full body, moderate carbonation. Good intensity, nic

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1818) - Røros, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2015
hazy golden with a white head - Wheat and yesty aroma - Wheat malt body with spicy yeasty notes with some hints of citrus - Good malt and spicy yeasty finish - This was good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (294) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle from Harvest Market, Bedford NH. Aroma is Belgian yeast with fruity esters and cheese smell. Appearance is hazy golden yellow with nice sparkle and 2-finger width white head and fair foamy lacing. Taste is lightly sweet and yeasty. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with thin texture and early fizzy carbonation fading to a creamy, foamy feel. The finish is fairly dry and leaves a cool sensation on the tongue almost like a mint. Overall,

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