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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: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Cream Ale: a nitroed version of an IPA.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13597) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010
Draught, 6.8% at the brewpub. Weak caramelly hop aroma. Hazy copper colour. Good stable creamy white head. The flavour has a mild caramelly hoppiness, getting quite bitter towards the finish. Very creamy mouthfeel. Good aroma hop finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (6030) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2010
Draught at Dieu du Ciel. Pours a hazy deep gold with an average size long-lasting creamy off-white head and good lacing on the glass -- looks great! Very mild aroma of fruit, light hops and caramel malt. Flavour’s better, with a decent amount of hops, mostly in the finish, along with fruit and grain. Long bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. Quite good for a ’Cream Ale’, a style I often don’t care for.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
godofsky (274) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2010
on tap at DdC. pours amber orange with a perfect creamy nitro head. aroma is spicy and herbal with some sweet maltiness too. taste is thick caramel with a nice hops bite in the finish. mouthfeel is great. smooth, thick and creamy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9939) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2009
An orange amber ale with a thick off white head. A nice caramel malt aroma with good herbal hops, herbaceous, pleasant. In mouth, a nice nutty malt with light herbal hops, light citrus/grapefruits notes, light bitter chocolate. Medium bodied. On tap at brewpub July 25 2009.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bedainedebiere (501) - Terrebonne, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 16, 2009
On tap at brewpub. Not exactly what you expect from an IPA, this one being quite golden and with a very creamy foam head. Texture is also quite creamy, the aroma and the taste are of citrus hops, slightly peppery with resinous notes. Dry aftertaste, quite lasting. Easy drinking and enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 8, 2009
On a nitro tap at Dieu du Ciel. Pours an orange almost hazy amber with a thick white head that leaves ample lacing on the glass. Hop aromas start off subdued but slowly develop into a big sticky pile of citrus full of pineapple. Smooth, medium bodied and creamy due to the nitro tap. More pineapple hop notes. Soft grapefruit bitter finish. Quite unique due to the nitro tap on here, with the creamy body providing an excellent counterpoint to all of the hops. One of the favorites of the day.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
elihapa (1525) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - APR 5, 2009
On tap, DDC. Pours orange-amber with a nice white head. Aroma is softly floral. Palate is strikingly smooth and creamy, and interesting contrast with the hoppiness of the body. Basically, this beer is a nice smooth IPA with richness in the mouthfeel. An interesting offering.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
josarah (111) - Hinesburg, Vermont, USA - MAR 30, 2009
Draft at Brewpub. Rich amber color, almond long lasting head, nice orange aroma. Taste was very graperfriut with an incredible rich body. Great beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
grandgenie (259) - gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 15, 2009
Dégusté à la brasserie en format de dégustation. Apparence orangé ambré moyennement trouble avec un collet de mousse moyenne. Très houblonné, poivré et résineux. Bonne amertume, menthe poivré et résine. Une bière soyeuse, sec, un peu crémeuse avec une légère paralysie de la langue dû au houblon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2009
On tap. Pours copper with a thin off white head. Aroma is floral, light caramel, grapefruit. Flavor is the same. Palate is medium bodied, medium carbonation, finished bitter. Good stuff.


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