Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada


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RATINGS: 1314   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Black ale with aromas and flavours of vanilla, dark chocolate, bourbon and roasted malt. The vanilla and cocoa marry nicely, without out-competing each other, to produce a surprisingly well balanced beer. This beer is mildly hoppy, but the cocoa introduces a touch of bitterness. Its colour may be intimidating, but it is a very smooth beer within reach of most beer drinkers. This highly appreciated dessert beer is brewed with organic fair-trade cocoa and first rate vanilla beans.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
laurent5345 (52) - CANADA - MAR 26, 2016
Bière avec de beaux arômes de vanille et de cacao. Très liquoreuse. Une valeur sûre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiddleBrau (1168) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Roasty nose and malt. Chocolate, roasty and burnt. Sweetness provides some balance but roast/burnt profile prominent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissAnthropic (42) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 26, 2016
Oil slick thick pouring with not much foam. Nose is a delightful chocolate with hints of cinnamon. The vanilla comes through strong as well, reminding me of Mexican style chocolate. A rich coating on the tongue follows a burst of bitter dark chocolate sweetened by caramel. Toasted walnuts with the skins on. This feels lighter than the color lets on but is a real treat for it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
wombat23 (763) - Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Shared 11.5 oz. bottle. As Aphrodite. Pours almost black with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate and vanilla. Flavor is a nice balance of roasted malts, cocoa, vanilla, and coffee. Medium to full-bodied; has some viscosity. Goes down smooth with a lightly bitter finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
darbeer75 (554) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Aroma: vanilla first, then malt with some chocolate behind it; delicious; Appearance: pitch black with tan head that dissipates pretty quickly; Taste: smooth, chocolatey, vanilla-y, malty -- excellent; Palate: heavy body with long, malty finish; Overall: flavorful without being too sweet; great complexity; will definitely buy again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarpa (1380) - FINLAND - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle 341ml @ O’Hara’s. Pours black, beige head. Vanilla, cocoa in the aroma. Smooth, vanilla, roasted malts flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiereLuc (1259) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 15, 2016
Noire doucereuse aux arômes vanillés persistants (sans être harcelants). Les saveurs chocolatées se mettent rapidement de la partie pour nous offrir un produit à la fois riche et tellement digeste. C’est un dessert qu’on pourrait presque dévorer avant le souper. La réputation de cette bière n’est plus à faire et je comprends très bien pourquoi. Sublime dans son genre!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (1113) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2016
12oz bottle - pours an oily black . Strong vanilla nose . Medium body . Loads of sweet cream , vanilla and milk chocolate . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerplace (909) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2016
Small bottle bought at Bottle Jockey. Chocolate and vanilla aroma. Flavour is the same: vanilla and cocoa. Very soft and delicious. Excellent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
msbernac (1973) - Krakow, POLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle Aroma-caramel, chocolate, vanilla, Appearance-black, cloudy, beige foam, Taste-medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-perfect

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