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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Kumquat IPA. Formerly known as ’Fortunella’.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
electrotype (204) - Montreal, Quebec, - JUN 18, 2014
Je vais vous dire c’est quoi la Disco Soleil : c’est LA bière la plus facile à boire que j’ai essayé de toute ma vie, point. Je crois d’ailleurs qu’elle vise à quelque part ce marché des personnes encore non initiées à la bière, qui aiment au mieux boire une Corona sur une terasse quand il fait chaud l’été... Cette bière pourrait être un point tournant pour elles.

Non seulement la Disco Soleil se boit d’une manière encore jamais vue pour moi, mais elle n’est pas fade pour autant! On goûte définitivement les fruits (agrûmes et Kumquat j’imagine) et il y a une amertûme de houblons bien présente mais qui demeure controllée à la perfection... Bref, rien qui peut choquer un palais non expérimenté d’une côté, mais rien de trop aqueux non plus pouvant faire fuire les beer geeks plus avertis. En fait, ces derniers vont probablement considérer la Disco Soleil comme une "bière de soif". Une christie de bonne bière de soif!

Bon travail DDC!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagerboy (1185) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
341 ml bottle courtesy of The Great Randino. Opaque yellowish orange, firm white foam settles and lasts. Grapefruity hoppy aroma. Taste is mostly floral grapefruity hop, some tangerine and mild pale malt, no bitterness. Average carbonation, light-medium bodied, moderately hopped. Very nice. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
godofsky (267) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
341ml bottle in Dieu Du Ciel tulip. cloudy yellow but slightly orange with a gorgeous, thick creamy head leaving rings of lacing with each sip. a swirl of the glass reveals a citrus dominated aroma. grapefruit and orange peel. i can taste the Kumquats in the beginning, but it finishes off with intense hop bitterness. i really like the mouthfeel of this one. it’s full bodied and thick, not overly carbonated, heavy for its ABV. Another beautiful beer by the guys at DDC, enjoy this one out in the sun.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cfrancis (2259) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2014
Pours cloudy straw yellow and frothy white top. Aroma is citrus, grapefruit and pine hops. Taste is dry, citrus and grapefruit hop bitterness. Well balanced but it’s amazing how it just dries out the palate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (658) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12oz bottle pours hazy pale straw gold with 2 finger head. Nose is tropical fruits, dank herbs, musty citrus, grapefruit. Taste is nice soft palate with tropical fruit, grapefruit, citrus. Finish is dry medium bitterness with lingering herbal tropical fruit. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stef73 (196) - - JUL 4, 2014
de couleur jaune ambre c est un puissant gout de houblon qui fait tres ete comme biere on goute tout le pamplemouuse le citron un acedule en bouche c est tres tranchant au gout cest une tres bonne ipa

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4646) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle: Poured a bright golden/orangey color ale with a rather large white head with good retention and some great lacing. Aroma of huge floral hops notes is quite the treat with nice tangerine and citrus notes. Taste is also dominated by huge flora hoppy notes with some citrus and tangerine flavors and some light residual sugar notes. Kumquats are not as noticeable as I would have expected but than gain not sure I could recognize Kumquats that easily. Body is about average with good carbonation. Great summer IPA and something I would switch back and forth with Moralité.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pumpkinhead2 (301) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 1, 2014
Bière orangée, bien voilée d’une multitude de toutes petites particules en suspension, effervescence moyenne, et surmontée d’un large col blanc cassé, très dense, mousseux, rocailleux, qui se réduit tout doucement en laissant une riche dentelle sur les parois du verre. Arômes surtout fruités, je dirais mélange d’orange, pamplemousse et ananas, mais je présume que ça sent le kumquat. Autrement, léger effluves de pain frais et de levure à pain, avec lointains arômes plus houblonnés rappelant l’herbe et/ou le conifère. Nez agréable, mais faible complexité, et surtout bien trop timide, manque flagrant d’intensité. En bouche, pétillement faible sur la langue, onctuosité intéressante au palais. Au goût, léger pain frais, agrumes dominantes (plus pamplemousse qu’au nez), ananas, houblon herbacé, conifère, légère acidité agréable, finale à l’amertume modérément élevée. Complexité un peu faible, heureusement plus intense en bouche qu’au nez, mais ça reste assez timide, surtout pour une IPA. Bière correcte sans plus, mais il faut dire que ça ne tombe pas vraiment dans mes cordes…

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
punkska101 (852) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle from iga A: earthy notes, with some fruits, citrusy, orange marmalade. App: hazy golden white head. T/p: thin to med body moderate bitter finish with a touch of acidity. O: great. Not a big fan of fruit addition in beer but got to admit I enjoyed this fine brew. Don’t expect an in your face ipa more a sessionable one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerGolem (660) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle 341 ml. Bought at Grange du marché (Montréal). Pours beautiful golden with medium white head (nearly fully diminishing) and some lacing. Aroma is mostly about citrus (kumquat?), plus hops, herbal notes and malt. Taste is the same. Very fruity at first, but strong bitterness in the end. Refreshing and drinkable. A very good summer IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2045) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Pours a orange golden color with a finger of white gaseous foam. Lots of earthy fruit on the nose with light toasted malts and some complex citrusy notes. The palate follows with lots of strange fruit, citrus rind and clean malts playing the leading roll. Linger tannic tea like flavors linger with hints of tangerine and floral grass.


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