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Dieu du Ciel Otsukaresama Bi-Ru
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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sour wheat beer with plums and shiso.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7779) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 23, 2011
My Bottom Line :
Lactobacillus and the sweet fruitiness of plums and figs evoke ice cream(!) in the nose, while the flavor profile surprises with its citrusy tartness and apple-like juiciness. This is highly creative and pleasant, but it needs refinement (this was the first batch).

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A creamy head of foam covers the muddy beige.
-The frothy foam and dry, slender mouthfeel are quite unexpected since the aroma recalls mostly a fruit smoothie.
-The herbal shiso character is rather muddled, overtaken by the fruit, yeast and lacto.
-The citrusy tartness is mild, refreshing.
-Lactobacillus galore! A nice brew to discover what lacto can offer for the senses.
-This brew has lots of potential for (Asian) food pairings.

On tap at the brewpub.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (2940) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 22, 2011
Draught at Dieu du Ciel, Montreal. Golden - orange, cloudy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - wheaty and lightly sweetish aroma, sourness and fruitiness with plums, faint spiciness. Body is light to medium, malty - wheaty and dryish flavor, sourness and some fruitiness with plums. Finish is average, malty - lightly wheaty and dry, sourness with some fruitiness - faint plums, faint spiciness. Aroma and flavor are not in balance - flavor/finish lacks the fruitiness and plums - nice one though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3132) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2011
Verre de dégustation sur place lors du 13ème anniversaire. Bière jaune laiteuse avec une belle couche de mousse blanche. Le nez est acide, fruité, les bonbons au raisin et les prunes (fourrage aux prunes des beignes polonais). La bouche est acide, un mélange de pomme et de prune. Très particulier comme produit mais combien intéressant et bon. 7/10


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