Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada


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RATINGS: 1216   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melker (244) - Göteborg, - MAR 24, 2013
UPDATED: APR 5, 2013 Kinda dissapointed. Expected a really smooth stout but this wasn’t smooth at all. Bitter coffee, dark chocolate, maybe a touch of vanilla and bourbon. Dry. Well carbonated. ------ drank this again today. Too much licourice but smoother than last time. Roasted, dry, somewhat bitter. Still not that much vanilla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tranquillity (1506) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2015
Tap at barhop, part of a 3-beer blind tasting. Think small bubbled brown head. Slightly transparent but very dark. The aroma is like chocolate milk, slightly too sweet. The taste is very chocolatey. The finish is nice And burnt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeanF (1930) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - OCT 4, 2015
Very perfect head and black body in a glass. Sweet coffee aroma with barley hints and wood. Flavour is Starbucks style frappucino with sweet notes and a chocolatey finish. Very good drinkable stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (5895) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2015
Thanks to GothGargoyle! 341 ml. bottle sampled @ Borefts 2015. Day 2. Black with solid mocha head. Nose is sweet chocolate syrup, sweet thick mocha, luxury, oily, pralines. Taste is sweet syrupy milk chocolate, vanilla, candy, sweet coffee, light roast. Thick chocolate body. Really nice & rich beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Satyroneto (232) - BRAZIL - SEP 28, 2015
Cor negra, com espuma marrom (tipo cappuccino) de alta formação e média persistência com bom lacing. Aroma licoroso de café, cacau e baunilha. Sabor amargo de café e cacau com final alcoólico e levemente amargo; retrogosto alcoólico e de chocolate amargo. Corpo leve e um pouco licoroso com baixa carbonatação.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fkoolen (638) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle at home. Pitch black, creamy beige head. Big dark chocolate/cacao and vanilla tones, creamy malts; lightly bitter, quite complex. Lingering aftertaste. Immensely soft mouthfeel, low carbonation, big body (especially considering 6,5abv).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ColovianTrader (437) - - SEP 20, 2015
Lots of bitter dark chocolate, with roasted malts, toast, coffee, and vanilla as it warms. great velvety feel without being heavy.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BobyFischer (176) - FRANCE - SEP 14, 2015
Noire d’encre, mousse beige, col persistant fin. Nez fantastique : chocolat, cannelle, vanille, caramel, des trucs suréalistes de mon enfance, de la torréfaction noire mais douce, jamais trop amère. En bouche c’est idem, douceur, très peu (ou pas) d’effervescence, des épices, de l’équilibre, chocolat/vanille mais ça va surtout bien au delà. Exceptionnel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fugitive (1704) - Athens, GREECE - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle. Color brown/black with small brown head. Aroma chocolate, coffee, cocoa, roasted, light vanilla. Taste sweet, chocolate, vanilla, cocoa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4204) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle at home from brewdog online, 1yr old
Dark brown black with fluffy dark tan head, shredded wheat, chocolate syrup and latte coffee. Slick, low carbonation, dusty cocoa, sweet, vanilla, coffee grounds. Toasty slightly charred malt, pretty sweet with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopsandBolts (210) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
341 ml bottle from a dépanneur over in Gatineau. Great aromas and flavours. I’m getting marshmallows, toasted dark malt, chocolate and black coffee. Nice finish and just a really nice stout overall.

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