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Dieu du Ciel Chemin de Croix

Dieu du Ciel Chemin de Croix
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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Old Style India Porter. 14th Anniversary Beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TaktikMTL (5851) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2014
En fût. Verre de dégustation au Vices & Versa (Montréal, QC) au coût de 2,75$. Arôme: Odeur de café avec une pointe de chocolat noir. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un moyen col beige mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de café torréfié avec une pointe de chocolat noir et d’houblons. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est plein avec une texture onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Présence de café en a arrière goût. (Rating #5723)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
[5444-20130531] Tap. Nutty toasted grains aroma has a strong coffee base. Black cola body with a medium-lasting creamy tan head. Burnt coffee malt and charcoal wood flavour. Full body. Bitter and smoky and woody. (7/3/7/3/16) 3.6
(@ brewpub, Montreal, QC)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (462) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2014
(On tap at the DDC tap takeover @ barVolo, Aug 23 2014) Pours a very dark brown with a dark tan bubbly head leaving some lace. Aroma powerfully dark roast coffee, semisweet dark chocolate, vanilla bean, light soy, charred wood. Taste has sweetish dark malt with molasses, slight chocolate, overtaken by dark roast coffee and a restrained pine resin hop bitterness. Finish has roast and a bit of hops giving bitterness, light soy saltiness and coffee beans. Mouthfeel moderate and oily with average carb. Big flavours, great concentration and balance, no booze and so easy to drink. Hops are there for bittering but definitely not a modern black IPA. Fantastic porter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GRM (3019) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 21, 2014
Glass, 4-ounce, draught, during the Mondial de la bière, savoured on June 12 2014; eye: black, opaque, voluminous beige head that turns into a thick sheet, lots of lacing; nose: coffee, dark chocolate, roasted barley, light burnt barley, slight caramel, light acidity; mouth: coffee, dark chocolate, roasted barley, light burnt barley, slight caramel, light acidity, pleasant acridness, finale in coffee with presence of chocolate, full body, average carbonation, mildly bitter, lightly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: quite fine FRANÇAIS Verre, 4 onces, en fût, lors du Mondial de la bière, savourée le 12 juin 2014; œil : noire, opaque, mousse beige volumineuse qui se transforme en une bonne couverture, beaucoup de dentelle; nez : café, chocolat noir, orge torréfiée, léger orge brûlée, très léger caramel, légère acidité; bouche : café, chocolat noir, orge torréfiée, léger orge brûlée, très léger caramel, légère acidité, âcreté plaisante, finale en café avec présence de chocolat, corsée, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement amère, légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : bien bon

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3056) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
On tap at Mondial de la Bière (Montréal, QC). Very dark brown body with average, lasting, beige foamy head. Strong malty/hoppy aroma with roasted coffee hints. Its robust taste is dominated by roasty flavors. It carries yeasty and some subtle chocolate notes. Ends with a long bitter/roasty finish. Well done.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HopsandBolts (86) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 13, 2014
Pours jet black with a few fingers of dense tan head. Lots of moca, coffee and chocolate aromas and flavours. This is an excellent porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlovakSniper (3219) - Out Of This World, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2014
Un verre à Montréal. Version à 6.5%. Un liquide plutôt brun foncé. Un petit col mousseux. Une dentelle assez large. Des parfums presque fabuleux de café, de noix rôties, de chocolat au lait et de houblons en feuilles. Des saveurs intensément noires. Du tabac et des noix. Du chocolat et des houblons ténébreux. Un effet terreux. Un corps soyeux. Des bulles qui connaissent leur rôle. Une finale longue et savoureuse sur des notes terreuses de café, de chocolat et de houblons fumés. Un porter robuste de qualité supérieure. Extrêmement facile à boire. Une très belle création.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6150) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2013
[Cask at ’Cask Days 2013’.] Beer #2 of the fest. Pours black with amber hues with a small long-lasting bubbly light-brown head. Really roasty aroma of malt and coffee along with some lactic notes, chocolate and light leafy hops -- quite nice. Interesting and big flavour, it’s boozy, roasty and quite bitter with a lot of coffee, some chocolate, cream, lots of leafy hops and a finish that is a touch harsh. Medium bodied, almost syrupy mouthfeel. An interesting beer that I wasn’t sure what style it was supposed to be but overall, I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
robinvboyer (3128) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2013
Cask Days 2013. I think this was my highlight beer of the festival. Jet black pour, with a big rocky, mocha head. The aroma is intoxicating! So much roast! roast, roast, and more roast. Bitter burnt, charred espresso malts. A huge dose of solid piney hope. Incredible! Carb and mouth feel as spot on.The finish is just more roast, and kick ass pine hops. Incredible stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2034) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2013
On cask at Beau’s Octoberfest. Light black pour with an off white head. Huge peat and smoke nose that assaults (in a good way) the senses without being meaty, very dry, some ash and tabacco, mild carbonation, moderate body, smooth, bit of chocolate, very dry, bitter and tasty.

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