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Dieu du Ciel Fumée de Chanvre
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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Smoked
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A smoked hemp beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (2896) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 3, 2005
Ambebrown hue, with a white head, floral hops, caramel malt, shy smoked malt, aroma follows through on a medium-bodied smoked palate, flowery hops, here with hamp, with a nice smoked flavor coming in second, with a earthy smoked malt accent, leading towards a dry hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - NOV 7, 2005
Pint at the brewpub in the company of Olivier_MTL and ClarkVV. Clear amber, smooth-creamy moderately lasting head...sedate smoky-herbal character in the nose, lightly sweet and malty with little hop presence, a bit floral...body is lightly sweet, creamy and luscious with hints of bitterness late, touch oily and the smokiness is very restrained throughout. Very much a session smoked, quite enjoyable but not really mindblowing as I’d hoped.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (3891) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 14, 2005
On draught at DdC, 11/5/05 with Muzzlehatch and Olivier. Clear, but with just a slight waviness to the liquid, as most DdC draught beers have. Amber-beige, with no visible carbonation and a neatly retained, off-white colored head. Aroma of light toffee, soft yeast and a bit raisins and light date notes. Don’t get much, if any, smoke from the nose at this point. The flavor, however, brings smoke right away. Full and flavorful, but not your salty, bacon fat sort of smoke. Rather, a dry wood smoke with some nutty hemp and light yeast hanging on the edges. Quite fruity, with a chewy raisin-toffee flavor in the background. As it warms, I do pick up some soft, sweet smoke in the aroma. In the flavor, the palate adjusts quickly to the smoke, and supported by a truly smooth, fluid texture, the beer goes down easily and flavorfully. Light tanginess from the smoke, on the fnish, after warming, along with some earthy notes and more sweet toffee lingering. No alcohol apparency, moderately acidic and a gentle carbonation. Yes, can you believe it, DdC has done a session smoked beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2005
The Lure:
Minutious smoke lifts from the earth. Alt-like caramel maltiness joins pomegranate fruitiness. Subtle, well-made, not too threatening.

The Festivities:
Smoking earth and caramel dew. Tiny, prickly bubbles pinch the palate through the fruity, peachy maltiness. Faint wooden dryness appears in the end. This is so approachable and well-made, it could replace their regular hemp ale, Fumisterie.

Transcendence:
Applying the first colours on your painting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2321) - California, USA - JAN 1, 2008
Black pour. Aroma is moderate smoke, porter notes. Chocolate, caramel, light roast and hops. Rich smoke flavor, well balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6119) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 24, 2005
Orange-amber pour mounted by a lacing white head. A spicy (mint) and fruity, bready nose, supremely clean and diplomatic. Herbal weeds remind of a shaken earthy flower field. Gentle spicy hopping keeps the focus on soft herbal character, procuring a gentle drying out finish. The smoke remains more of a hint than a possessing aspect. From most other brewpubs, we’d have called it too subtle, but DDC has a sense of balance that makes it all come through as a session smoked. Light-medium bodied, rather crisp malty body. Short finish appears kinda rye-ish (hemp I guess) and ponctuated with greatly exacted malty notes.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2005
Aroma:light smoke,herbal.... Appearance:clear amber,good head... Flavor:light smoke,herbal,malt....

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3013) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 22, 2012
En fût sur la rue Laurier. Une robe lourdement cuivrée. Des notes de saumon fraîchement pêché et délicatement fumé sur un fond de malts caramélisés. Des saveurs chargées par la douceur des céréales et bien enveloppées par une fumée savoureuse qui n’agresse jamais les papilles. Un corps de moyenne densité avec des bulles qui travaillent avec modération. Une texture presque huileuse. Une finale sur de faibles notes amères et sur des notes asséchantes de fumée. Un bon petit plaisir.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (2949) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 23, 2005
Amber body with light carbonation and an average off-white foamy head. Fair malty/hempy aroma with subtle caramel and fruity notes. Nice hoppy taste with woody and smokey hints. It ends with a sharp dry/bitter finish. Pretty well made Smoked.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2005
Clear orange amber pour with a thin white head. Mild aroma of smoked malt and hemp. Good flavor of smoked malt, hemp and caramel. The body is light with a dry texture and lively carbonation.


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