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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Made with morel mushrooms.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12446) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2012
Medium brown. The aroma is earthy and with sweet dark things. Nice dark malt and earthy character from the mushrooms.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9939) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2009
A clear brown ale with a thin moka head. A nutty malt aroma, caramel.In mouth, a nice nutty brown ale with caramel and light hops. Medium bodied...mmm...not sure what morelle smell or taste like, but this isnt different than a brown ale. On tap at Mondiale 2007.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9467) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 21, 2012
@Mondial de la Bière 2012, Montreal - hazy dark beer with a little beige foam left; nice lace; earthy with fair notes of mushrooms; medium-bodied, earthy tartness and a creamy palate; more notes of mushrooms and a long earthy finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8581) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2012
Tasted stoutish with soupy vegetable mushroom. This would make a good slow cooking stew. Interesting as a beer. On tap at WVRST.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7797) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 2, 2007
My Bottom Line:
Morel mushrooms lace the nutty brown ale base, as a peppery earthiness rounds off the back end. This is another Dieu du Ciel creation which showcases the brewer’s extraordinary talent at integrating exotic ingredients to a very good base beer and making all ingredients shine equally and in unison.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam protects the brown gown.
-Maltiness, as is usual for DDC, is creamy and superbly developed.
-A sweetish candy character seeps into the nuttiness.
-This would be just the perfect accompaniment to a great steak. Some of it reduced into a coulis, and then a pint of it on the side. Mmmmm.

On tap at the Mondial de la Bière.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (7790) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2012
2012-06-09. Black body with a nice tan head and lace. Earthy roasty aroma is pleasant, lightly dusty malt character. 7+ Flavour is interestingly different... Dusty roasty malt, light bitterness throughout, something that I can not quite place that I assume to be the mushrooms. 7+ Average plus bodied palate. 3+ It is quite enjoyable and well made but perhaps not something I would drink every day. My final beer at Mondial 2012! On tap at Mondial, Montreal

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Glouglouburp (6007) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 11, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2009 Clear mahogany body with a small beige head. Well malted beer with a Brown Ale kind of earthy and nutty taste with a nice little touch of smoke. The mushrooms are there but remain discreet camouflaged in the aforementioned flavours. In fact I’m not sure I would have named mushroom as a flavour have I not known it was brewed with it. Once you know it you can taste the mushrooms it but it is so unusual in a beer that I would have not guessed it. Creamy yet silky body. Not something I’d have everyday but it was definitively enjoyable. Certainly the most enjoyable experience I’ve had with legal mushrooms.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5711) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 11, 2007
Verre de dégustation, provenant d’un fût, dégusté au Mondial de la Bière 2007 (Montréal, QC). Arôme: Odeur de champignon et d’épices. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée. Présence d’un moeyn col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de champignons et de noix. Palette: Le corps et la texture sont mince. Faible effervescence en bouche. (Rating #1069)

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2012
[4504-20120609] Bottle. Roasted chocolate-covered coffee beans and burnt dry wood aroma. Black brown body with a quick foamy light brown head. Burnt nutty wood and dry-roasted coffee grind malt flavour. Full body. Great finish to the festival, nice roasted characteristics. (9/3/8/4/16) 4.0
(@ Mondial, Montreal, QC)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4701) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2012
Draft: Poured a clear dark color ale with a small brown color head with minimal retention. Aroma consists of roasted malt which is mostly dry with some notes of morel mushrooms which is almost unreal. Taste is a really good mix between some dry roasted malt notes with some unique notes fm morel mushroom. Body is a bit light with good carbonation. Very unique beer though not sure I need to drink vast amount of that one.


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