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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Montreal, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This mahogany coloured beer has a caramel malt bouquet accompanied by the light aroma of hops. The caramel malt taste sails wonderfully into the mouth alongside a fruity taste brought about by a trio of hops.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2011
Tap at the blind tiger. Creamy brown ale.. Earthy and neutral flavors. Bright hops poking through.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and light caramelish. Roasted caramelish malty and a good bitterness coming through. Ends dry. roasted and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2011
On tap at Dieu du Ciel. Poured a hazy mahogany color with an averaged to smaller sized off white head. Aromas of caramel, some toast, and nutty. Tastes of toasted nuts, bread, caramel, and light earth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJester (1777) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2011
On tap at Dieu du Ciel. Minimal bready aroma. Flavour is nutty with some sweetish fruit and caramel. More lingering bitterness than expected. Nice finish. Solid body. Very sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2011
On tap at Dieu du Ciel. Pours a hazed ruby and caramel brown with a medium sized beige head. Toast, malt, faint hops and brewing aromas. Toast, malt and again more warm mash. Soft grapefruit and tannins on the finish. Nice ESB.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kinz (3251) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2010
Medium red, nice slight head, very attractive. Aroma is caramel, lightly spicy hops. Flavor is malt accented, slightly carale, not very full bodied with a complexity. Earthy hops. Balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010
Draught, 5.5% at the brewpub. Cloudy dark amber colour. Roasted and nutty flavour. Hint of cream and aroma hop. Rough bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neuromatt (1097) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2010
Cask at Dieu du Ciel, served in an English pint glass. Pours hazy mahogany with a tall, frothy off-white head. The head remains until the end and leaves a good amount of lace. On the nose, there are aromas of flowers, pine, citrus, caramel, toasted malt and fruit with a hint of licorice. The flavour starts out slightly sweet and light-moderately bitter. The sweetness fades and it becomes moderately bitter towards the finish. The finish is medium in length and hoppy. On the palate, it is medium in body, with an ultra-smooth milky texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is an awesome ESB. It is darker and maltier than is typical, but much more complex. The hops are very English. Another triumph from Dieu du Ciel, great on cask. 2010-09-04

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1482) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2010
Great dark brown look with hints of red and an off white very fine cap. aroma fine and sweet, taste beautifully sculpted malts with some toffee and vanilla, really really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
godofsky (265) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 28, 2010
on tap at Dieu du Ciel. cask conditioned. pours a mahogany colour with a nice frothy white head. aroma is very malty, lots of caramel. i expected more hops in the nose. taste is a bit grassy, with caramel and a bitterness at the end. definately some bread notes in there too. not a bad ESB, but not great either.


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