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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is topped with an eternally compact foam and has a wonderfully intense roasted smell with a hint of chocolate. It’s well-rounded and its taste is dominated by roasted flavours which are in symphony with a choir of hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gramity (1586) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 12, 2013
Aroma is all coffee and roasted barley Has a black black body with a light chocolate head. Flavour is heavy coffee and chocolate. Sweet mouthfeel. It’s a decent stout

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2013 First rating
Draught at Bishops Arms Västra Hamngatan, Göteborg, on April 29, 2013.
Black color, brown head. Sweet, herbal, minty, roasted taste. Roasted aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, roasted scent.
Lovely, just lovely, I really hope I can drink this many times again.
8/4/9/4/18=4.3

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Draught at Bishops Arms Järntorget, on October 24, 2013.
On tap during "Porterveckan 2013".
Black color, smallish dark brown head. Sweet, cocoa powder, stinging nettles, chalk scent. Sweet, smooth, light roasted, raisin, vinous taste. Roasted, light coffee, dry, grainy aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
A lot less impressed by this than earlier this year when I first tasted it.
7/4/7/4/15=3.7

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (10788) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 12, 2013
Draft - So much coffee and chocolate with a hint of sourness. Jet black with a thin brown head. Tastes just like it smells with a hint of anise. Light body very sessionable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5399) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 23, 2013
12oz glass on tap at the Underground Tap and Grill pours black in color with a light brown head that settles to leave some thin spotty lacing behind. Aroma is mild with chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is a chocolate malty sweetness with a subtle roasted grain bitterness. Medium bodied with a mild carbonation. Overall, this is a very nice tasting stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VertBaconStrips (2281) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 22, 2013
On tap at Underground. Creamy, oatish, Smooth choco, something red, flour, roasted marshmallows. T: roasted, leaves watery impressions on occasion, solid choco - smooth creamy and a bit on the dark side, yay. Pretty good and easy drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bretteux (181) - Ste-Julie, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2013
Dégusté sur place à St-Jérome.Le liquide est noir et opaque avec col épais et une dentelle qui persiste à s’accroché aux parois du verre.Au goût grain noir, café .Facile à boire,une bonne stout.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (882) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2013
On draft 01.20.2013 at the brewery with Andy, Ricky, PJ as part of Broquest Montreal 2013. Best feature here is the dark, sizable, hot-chocolate-looking head. A little dry, medium bodied, but not a lot of flavor. Easy drinking, but smells and tastes a lot like a Guinness to be honest.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (3073) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2013
Dark brown with a small brown head. malty and fruity notes. Malt, fruit and coffee. Medium body with a nice balanced bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fred182 (305) - valleyfield, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2012
En fût au pub de mtl, robe noire et riche, collet épais et crémeux, arôme de café et vanille, goût de chocolat et de moka.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rarbring (2145) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2012
Aroma: Smelling of bread crust, dried dates, dark coffee and smoked meat.
Appearance: A dark black beer. A brown head with good lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting sweet dark bread, dark chocolate, coffee, dried figs and some licorice.
Palate: Low carbonation, a soft texture. A good body with a somewhat dry finish.
Overall: Really well done stout, Dieu de Ciel delivers as always.
Note: Reviewed 2012-12-08.


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