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Dieu du Ciel Dernière Volonté en fût de Pinot Noir

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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Belgian Ale
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This special release is aged in an oak barrel that was previously used to mature a pinot noir.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (16796) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle at brewdog.. Golden amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft fruits.. Soft zezty fruits.. Juicy lemon nose... Soft floral fruit.. Zezty lemon fruits.. Juicy fruits... Big soft floral fruit zezty lime fruit

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1469) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours hazy orange. Nose is red wine, light sour, wood, fruits. Taste is Vineous, fruits, yeast, oak, grapes. Quite interesting and nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5876) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle at brewdog Edinburgh. Pours hazy orange, nose is grape, toffee, fruity, taste is juicy, fruity, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (3107) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2015
Bottle, 2013 vintage. Pours a hazy golden beer with a big white head on top. Aroma is vineous, oaky, yeasty, white fruits and a hint of Brett. Flavor is slightly acidic, vineous, tarty with a touch of oak. A bit strange overall, with a light stringent sourness in the aftertaste and also some bitter touches. Hard to place this one, but I rather like it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (3791) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2015
12oz bottle pour at Lakehouse for sunday breakfast. Golden orange and cloudy. Ripe peach and grapefruit aroma. Super fruity beer. Flowers and banana. Interesting. Good for the style

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6730) - Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle sample from tasting. Pours hazy golden straw color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is an inviting mix of fruits, citrus, spicy yeast, pale malt, oak, vinous character and light floral hops and grass. The flavor begins on a smooth note with lemon zest, yeast, pale malt, plum, vinous notes, oak, tannins, good, not great.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hammy78 (841) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
2011 bottle that I can’t remember if it was from a trade or not, but if it was thank you very much. Pours a little copperish like. White head that dissapates quickly, but not completely. Nose is a touch sour, and sweet. Tastes immediately of barrell vanilla, then fruit like pear andesite wine grapes. Just great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (1160) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
bottle from local IGA A: vanilla/coconut, pinnaple/peach, coriander, spicy. app: hazy pale tick white head with excellent lacing t/p: med body with a moderate long bitter finish with a touch of acidity. o: great. the wood adds a great depth /roundness. would definitely buy next year edition.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (728) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2014
(2013 bottle at the DDC tap takeover @ barVolo, Aug 23 2014) Pours a deep orange gold with a small white head and no lace. Aroma prominently oaky pinot noir barrel and light Belgian yeast with grapefruit juice. Palate sweetish pale malts, grapefruit flesh, slightly herbal hops, a bit of wood and wine towards the finish, ends dry and herbal with moderate hop bitterness and lingering oak. Mouthfeel average with fairly high carb. The hops have faded a bit as expected but the effect is surprisingly nice, they integrate well with the quite strong barrel character and supporting yeast. Vinous and delicious sipper, better than I expected and better than the base beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2867) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 27, 2014
On tap at Hopfenstark Ho.st. A complete dense opaque honey gold pour with a thick solid milky cream head. A big thick boozy Pinot noir aroma - solid. Very full bodied, velvety with a huge barrel quality - oaky, vanilla, Pinot noir, tart vinous flavor. Very nice, very tart oaky sour Belgian goodness. This is all about the barrel...


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