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Dieu du Ciel Rigor Mortis Blonde
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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Belgian Ale
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blond like a ray of sunlight, crowned by a thick foam and sustained by a pronounced effervescence, this beer is the delight of all our customers! Its bouquet is the result of a large array of floral and fruity esters which is complemented by a light and delicate fragrance of malts and hops. The first draught reveals a fruity sweetness and a warm touch of alcohol. The hops are only delicately unveiled in the aftertaste.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6263) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2008
Draught at Dieu du Ciel! Pours a slightly hazy yellow with an average size lasting creamy / fluffy white head. Aroma’s sweet along with light spices, fruit and yeast. Flavour follows the aroma and is like a light, easy-drinking Belgian Ale with a light hoppy finish. Average bodied. Very good, I enjoyed it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorbalev (2950) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 14, 2008
On tap at DDC. Dark yellow, small white head. Interesting aroma - yeasty, lots of malt, a bit sweet. Really nice taste - Lots of light malt, yeast, and surprising amount of hops. Very flavourful. Great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2910) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 12, 2008
Draught (6 oz. sample) at Dieu du Ciel! Light golden with a small head. Aroma is fruity (orange & apricot) and yeasty - very Belgian. Flavour is full and sweet, with notes of honey and apricot, and a light, herbal finish. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8910) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2007
At the brewpub. A little head and lacey. Smooth easy drinking blond, yeasty aroma. Spicy.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - OCT 18, 2007
10 of 13, tasters @ the source. Pours orange with a yellow cloudy bright white thin head. The nose is crisp, herbal and nice. Overall tasted like a nice sweet light sessioning Belgian.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
probstblueribbon (3053) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2007
Pint at brewpub. SE11/07.

App.: Slightly hazy golden, full white head. Aroma: Yeast/dough/bread, lemony, light spice, coriander, soft sweet malts and light funk. Palate: Medium body, very light effervescence and slightly syrupy. Flav.: Plenty of yeast, some warm spices, some honey and floral notes, lightly fruity and funky; a little sweet and a touch bitter.

A touch cloying, but not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6309) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2007
Thin white head. Light orange body. Spicy, fruity aroma. Sweetish-fruity-dry taste, quity dusty, spicy and grassy. Very balanced and harmonic. Dry, grassy aftertaste. Very nice session beer. (0.275l draft.)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7025) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 3, 2007
On tap at the brewpub, visited June 23 2007 with a big group of friends (no fellow rateberrieans though). Slightly hazy golden yellow, compact head. Aroma of bready yeast with some citrus and floral notes, earthy/woody undertones. Flavours of bready yeast, citrus fruit, and sweet spice. Moderately heavy mouthfeel, sweet. Another great brew from this gem of a pub!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2006
[tap @ the brewpub] Pours a hazy blonde color. Aroma is very fruity, and flavors seem to match. Pear as well as some mild grapefruit sweetness. Some subtle coriander as well. A very nice belgian style brew.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 15, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2006 Draught at brewpub. Almost clear blonde body, small white head, very good lacing. Very yeasty, citrus/lemon, rich body. Dry hops. Light astringency. Dry and salty finish with some traces coriander and some unknown spices. Candied fruits sugar. From the way I describe it, it may not sound all that great but it is actually very good. Very easy (too easy) to drink. One of the very few non-Unibroue quebec beer with a true Belgium Ale feel. A very lively brew named after a post-death medical condition.


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