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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 1161   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
polin55 (1) - Brussels, - FEB 18, 2014
Me vendieron esta cerveza como una black ipa y en realidad no la veo tan lupulada como para ser considerada una black ipa. Si, es amarga, pero no por estar lupulizada sino por el tostado de sus maltas. Ademas le falta un poco de gas. La considero una buena stout con notas de café y chocolate, persistente en amargor.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Speedy_Charly (108) - Plaisance, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Bouteille de 341ml au Marché des Brasseurs. Brune très opaque, presque noire, avec un mince, mais très mince, col de mousse mocha qui réussit tout de même à laisser une fine dentelle sur le verre. Nez de chocolat, sucre d’orge et vanille. Très ronde en bouche, la langue ne démentis pas le nez, c’est chocolat noir, vanille/caramel, avec notes de café et malt torréfié, le tout finissant sur une bonne amertume houblonnée et des effluves d’alcool qui viennent balancer le tout en fin de bouche.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nicocanta (57) - - FEB 28, 2015
Tres bonne stout. Bons parfums de cacao, saveur de vanille intéressante. Fort sympathique.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MunBro (619) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
Dark brown, almost black pour. Foamy tan head. Delicious. Rich, velvety beer with roasted malts, chocolates, coffee, vanilla, cocoa, etc.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GIJOE (730) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Pours dark brown - almost black. Pillowy brown head that stays awhile before giving way to a thin film. Moderate lacing. Nose is vanilla and cocoa predominately. A bit of boozyness. Hint of pipe tobacco. Taste is on the sweet side with a nice hop bite, especially in the aftertaste. Medium to full body. Lively carbonation. Very tasty, delicious desert beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2814) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Black with a tan head. The aroma has coffee, chocolate, vanilla. The flavor is the same with a nice roastiness. It’s well balanced and warming. A good cold weather brew.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerathon (1390) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Very complex stout, especially for the ABV. Burnt brown color with mocha head and lacing. Big roasted malts, faint coffee, some chocolate, vanilla, bitterness, booze. Yum.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3448) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Black pour from 12oz bottle. Half went in my mouth. The other half from my wife's glass got hit off the table and landed on our white dog and yellow rug. So 20 minutes later after a lot of cleaning - it's great. Vanilla and cocoa nib aroma. Dry chocolate and milky taste. Awesome beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (248) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle at home. Last beer of 2014. Strong roasted malt, dark chocolate, bitter coffee, rich vanilla. Full, dark and rich with flavour. I enjoyed every sip. Utterly good :P

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_Fellini (677) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep brown to black color with a creamy medium brown head. Aroma is a wonderful mix of light roasted malts, creamy chocolate and vanilla. Flavor has a bit more on the burnt roasted malts, which overpowers the sweetness of the cocoa and vanilla in the finish. Overall a delicious stout!


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