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


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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
This "Imperial Dark Saison" is a collaboration between DDC and Shiga Kogen. It has the grain bill of an Imperial Stout, hops grown at Shiga Kogen and is fermented with Saison yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
armando629 (2451) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 4, 2014
0,341 l bottle, Brewdog Online Store.
Poured dark brown with a small creamy beige head. Roasted grainy aroma with a freaky fresh fruity character. Sweet based, roasted flavor, fruity yeasts with some tarty wood. Burnt aftertaste with some spicy-salty mouthfeel. Interesting, fruity, exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogreface (1390) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 4, 2014
Brutal fekete szine van, habja off head. Illata fekete csokis, alkoholos, elesztos. Ize konnyu, szinte habos, csokis, kaves, porkolt malatas, kicsit sos, olajos es nagyon szaraz. Utoize is rendkivul szaraz.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beerjoe777 (15) - - JAN 4, 2014
Imperial stout hybrid with a spicy Saison yeast finish. Really cool beer. Picked it up at BiŤres Du Monde in Aylmer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (4804) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Aroma is dark fruit, malts, mild spices and a mild hint of sourness. The flavor is dark fruit/berries, malts and a long and sour/very tangy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13757) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 1, 2014
On tap @ The Trappist. Black pour with a tall tan/khaki head. Aromas of roasted malt, pepper, chocolate, and a slight yeasty funk. Fair amount of coffee and citrus peel, too. Very dry on the tongue. Some slight acidity and a mild bitterness. Fair amount of sweetness, maybe molasses. Roasted malt, coffee, pepper, and citrus peel. Notes of chocolate and grass. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (9737) - Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2014
The saison element thankfully sticks in the background. Huge imperial stout notes, coffee, cacao, dark fruits. Only a hint of spice form the yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 30, 2013
341ml bottle. Kind of a Belgian stout. Very dark colour. Good balance of funk, fruitiness and coffee stout. Something a little different. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ernesto987 (4866) - Arizona, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Old bottle, metallic and some Belgian flavors, very roasty, itís pretty bad, metal and soap oddly sour

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7644) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle. Black beer with a tan head. Rich malt and light roast aroma with yeast. Chocolate and toffee flavor with yeast. Medium bodied. Toffee and chocolate linger with yeast and light spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Palme (3603) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 26, 2013
0.341l (why) bottle brought home from BrewDog Camden. Looks really nice in the glass this. It has a huge almost 3D looking super lacing deep chocolate brown colored head on top of a deep dark brown body. On the nose this is really different. Didnít really know what I was expecting a imperial dark saison to smell, but I really like what Iím nosing here. Itís ally hoppy, thatís a easy one, but all the other things going on is hard to our words on. It has a saison yeasty zesty zing with lots of wet leafs, sold amounts if silo grass and some lime peel. It smells really different and really good. Itís quite high on the bubbles but they are so small that itís almost giving a creamy feeling in the mouth. The taste is just as weird as the nose. Itís first of all really salty this and I get lots of lingon and cow berries in the taste. Soft cocoa also here and it has tones of acidic wood as well before it ends with a rush of Belgian yeast in the finish. Lots and lots of things going on in this strange but flavorful creation. 26.12.2013

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