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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 1090   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (7976) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2009
bottle. rich dark brown body, small tan head. nose is heavy vanilla flavoring, sweetened (almost minty) chocolate syrup and some sort of chalk or aspirin which shows up on the tongue. chalky, harsh, abrasive texture with the flavor of vanilla flavoring and chewed aspirin. medium to full body, harsh and annoyingly chalky texture. extremely rough and careless flavored stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (3318) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2009
Black pour with a small head that goes down to a rim around the glass. Big chocolatey and vanilla aroma, light bitter roast. The chocolate flavor is huge. Nice vanilla chocolate swirl with a slight bitter finish. SImple, delicious. Well balanced. But, mostly, it tastes great.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - NOV 12, 2009
Bottle from TWCP. Pours pitch black with a brown edge and minimal head. Nose is vanilla and chocolate malt. Taste is like a hersey chocolate candy bar in a glass then infused with vanilla. Smooth and creamy, excellent taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - NOV 11, 2009
Bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is roasty malt, chocolate, and vanilla. Flavor is chocolate, vanilla, light bitterness, with a very clean smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2009
11.5 oz bottle. Pours very deep brown, capped with a moderate sized tan head. Impressive aroma of espresso, tootsie roll, bittersweet chocolate, and vanilla. Flavor begins on the sweet side, with chocolate malt, vanilla, and cocoa, but the flavor soon becomes more bitter, with bittersweet chocolate, hops, and a little smoke. Body is much thinner than I expected. Bittersweet finish, with bakers chocolate, espresso, and vanilla. Not bad, but not as exciting as I expected.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (2672) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 9, 2009
Bottle pours out a dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Aroma was of vanilla, sweet dark roast, and some charcoal. Taste was more of the rich malts, vanilla, and cream. A tasty treat thanks ditmier.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2464) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2009
Small brown head thats short lived. No lace to speak of. Brown/black in color. Nose is light with some vanilla, roast and cocoa. Body is med/light, somewhat chalky on the tongue, sorta thin. Light choco roast flavors, vanilla, coffee maybe some black patent flavors. Dry, chocolatey bitter finish. Musta been a helluva beer in its day!?? Not so much now though. Bottle procured @statelineliquors.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oreogobbler (228) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Vanilla cocoa aroma, roasted chocolate coffee, sweet brown sugar, vanilla. Cake beer!! Pours black with a thin creamy head. It’s very sweet, but not syrupy, bitter but balanced with a roastyness. Very nice. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Bottle. Pours inky black with a swirly brown head, thin but beautiful. Nose is sweet and roasty with strong vanilla character. Opens with an immense impression of vanilla, sweet and delicious. The flavors that follow are nice, but pale in comparison to tat first impression. Slightly roasty without much perceivable bitterness. Palate is slightly thin for a big stout. Overall this a very enjoyable beer but slightly lacking in depth.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baggio (319) - norrtälje, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2009
Bottle@home Apperance: Dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma: Vanilla, Milkchocolate, Coffee latte, Dark caramel. Flavor: Roasted malts, Vanilla, Milkchocolate, Dark caramel, Coffe latte. Palate: Extremely balanced beer with a quite thin body. Nice dessertbeer!


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