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


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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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6th Anniversary Imperial Pilsner

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dandeman (622) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2012
Aroma: Alcohol is sticking out at first with notes of cereal. After we get the malted notes of sugar cane, caramel and cherry and blackcurrant that are coating it all. Kind of a good complex nose that is sticking out just right. Appearance: Creamy average head, sticking to glass and leaving a fair lacing. Gold color and average sparkling. Taste: Delicacy and ’’finesse’’ would be the words to describe the attack, with notes of caramel, cherry and blackcurrant. Very malty attack. This would be the perfect example of a full creamy body. Notes of cereal like barley and oatmeal are also present. Finish is subtly hoppy which makes it a characteristic superior quality pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChazyRPh (583) - Chazy, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2005
2005 RBSG - Malty aroma with a hint of hops. Chewy malt with nice balance of hops. Sweet, sticky, and a little musty, Decent, and balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2004
Beautiful. I don’t know what the hell is going on with this Imperial Pilsener business.....and I don’t care. Copper gold orange amber - it’s getting dark and the smoke is insidiously interfering so i can’t be totally sure what colour it is - body with a thin but pervasive head and nice lacing. Peppery with lots of citrus and hoppy hoppy hoppy. Pretty full-bodied with a slightly bitter refreshing lingering finish. Happy birthday Dieu du Ciel - what a great place.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bedainedebiere (505) - Terrebonne, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2011
Bottle, 4x341ml for 9,99$, this is so cheap the massive malted barley attack and deep herbal hoppiness in this beer. A little harsh and pretty alchoolic, even boozy, but with a lot of pleasant fruity and slightly citrusy flavors, with hints of sweetness and honey. Long dry and warming aftertaste. Another mostly pleasant offering in that momentum serie. Without the help of god, it is call magic. With Its help, as this brewer name suggests, it’s called a miracle, and here’s yet another small one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lefossoyeur (490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2010
Clear blonde with a thin white head. Some herbal hops on the nose but it’s dominated by warm alcoholic notes. Medium to thin body, very warm, almost burning alcohool mouthfeel, slight bitterness in the mid palate that quickly dissapear behind the heavy alcoholic notes again. Unbalanced to me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
darrennelson12 (455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
Draft at Brewhouse; color was orange/amber with a white head. Aroma of spice and citrus. I am not a pale lager fan though this was quite easy drinking considering. I find most PA’s quite bitter and dry. This had some bitterness but much less than usual

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beanmedic (347) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2005
looks nice in the glass. large frothy head. strong alcohol aroma. pretty complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UM02 (329) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2012
Smooth tasting strong beer. The malt has a bit of sweetness and heaviness but is contrasted with a hop bitterness that comes out in the aftertaste. The aftertaste leaves a nice tingle on the tongue and the high alcohol content is well hidden. I am not tasting some of the complexity that others are though. It is very pleasant and smooth but for me lacks the complexity to give it top marks. It is mostly a contrast between the initial heavy malt flavour and a delicate bitter aftertaste. The contrast is quite pleasant though and this is one of the easiest drinking strong beers I have tasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred182 (305) - valleyfield, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2012
Bouteille de 341ml, robe cuivrée translucide, arôme de houblons, goût de houblons également et de caramel amère. Beau style du nouveau monde.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MXD (304) - Gatineau/St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2011
Pours clear, dark golden/pale amber. Smallish white head. Aroma is surprisingly biscuity and fruity, with some floral and pepper notes. Taste is rather spicy and floral, with some touches of citrus and caramel as well. Good carbonation, somewhat sweet. Awesome pils with just a touch of IPA (really, it made me think of a way boozier St-Ambroise India Pale Ale) in mouth, but obviously without the finish. Awesome, really. Terrific Pils.

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