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Dieu du Ciel / Trou Du Diable Purgatoire Pils
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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wheat lager strongly hopped with New World cultivars.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2068) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 31, 2014
5.4% bottle from depanneur As. It pours a very pale lightly cloudy straw gold. It has a huge juicy citrusy grapefruit aroma with a bready/crackery pilsner malt. Soft mouthfeel and medium body. Very pleasant bitter citrus grapefruit flavor with a solid malt backbone.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jur (301) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Draught @ BarVolo, Toronto Hazy, bitter, not too heavy. Pretty nice, but nothing spectacular. Also think pilsners should be clear.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (2942) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2013
On tap at DDC, honey gold color, with a white head, mild herbal floral hoppy nose, with some faint fruity notes and light cereal wheat, pale, pilsener malt accent in the aroma folows through on a medium-bodied palate with a crsip flowery leafy, grassy, citrus hop character, no tropical fruit hoppiness here, characteristic of new world cultivars, with some lemon, lime peel, lemon pie, piney flavour, within a faint grainy honeyed pale, wheat, pilsener, toasted malt undertone, leading towards a good leafy, grassy, citrus hop bittering finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2013
My Bottom Line :
Tropical fruit and coniferous hop resins join this IPL’s lush flavor profile, providing plenty of flavors for one to hang onto.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A sheet of foam tops the misty blond.
-A full pint is not necessary. The flavors are quite intense.
-The alcohol might not be that high, but the flavor level is that of an Imperial Pale Ale at times.
-Wheat and barley malt show up here and there.
-The finish is nicely bitter.
-Drinkability could have been higher.

On tap at the brewpub.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2798) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2013
On tap @ DDC. Almost clear golden amber with a medium persistent white head and some lacing. Aroma is of dank hops, cereals, fruity notes and light sweetness. Taste is moderately sweet with cereals, malt, fruits and an hoppy finish. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Clean, crisp and oily mouthfeel. A tad too sweet, but tasty and drinkable aplenty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (3094) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2013
On tap at DDC 15th anniversary. Light haze, amber-gold pour with white head. Nice hoppy aroma, fruity australian hops, quite dank actually. Bitter flavor, crisp maltiness, very hoppy finish, oily. Definitely an IPL, you wouldn’t know it was a lager if they didn’t tell you. Quite tasty though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (3158) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 2, 2013
Bue au pub de la rue Laurier bien entouré. Bière dorée foncée avec une mousse blanche quelque peu collante, je manque d’imagination pour décrire le visuel des bières. Un nez très houblonné avec des notes de miel, d’herbe, de fruits exotiques…Une bouche très houblonnée, agréable. Une bière de luxe à revoir et reboire.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (3171) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2013
Une robe dorée et passablement foncée. Une mousse dense qui ne semble pas vouloir se fissurer. Une dentelle éparpillée s’installe sur la paroi du verre. Le nez me prend par surprise. Il est d’un nouveau monde mais me semble trainer des origines allemandes. Il est houblonné à souhait. Des herbes, des aromates, du gazon frais, des bananes, du miel, des ananas et bien d’autres choses qui relèvent du spectacle. Au goût, cette bière est encore une fois solidement menée par des houblons intensément aromatiques et royalement amérisants. Heureusement, les céréales apportent le nécessaire pour rendre cette expérience agréable. En bouche, je sens un corps dense avec une texture huileuse. Les bulles caressent ma langue avec une certaine douceur. En finale, les notes amères sont intenses et très longues sans jamais être trop agressives ni désagréables. Une bière de blé pour les amateurs de houblons.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
LilBeerDoctor (3463) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2013
On tap at Dieu du Ciel. Pours a cloudy dirty light brown with a thick white head. Aroma of lots of spices, ranch dressing, oregano, peppers, rosemary, others I can’t quite identify. Flavor of bready malt, lots of spices as above, light fruits. Very smooth, creamy palate. Excellent pils, so complex, extremely drinkable. 9/4/8/5/16 (4.2/5)


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