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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1365   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black ale with aromas and flavours of vanilla, dark chocolate, bourbon and roasted malt. The vanilla and cocoa marry nicely, without out-competing each other, to produce a surprisingly well balanced beer. This beer is mildly hoppy, but the cocoa introduces a touch of bitterness. Its colour may be intimidating, but it is a very smooth beer within reach of most beer drinkers. This highly appreciated dessert beer is brewed with organic fair-trade cocoa and first rate vanilla beans.

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Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2010
Bottle Pours a good black with a small tan head. The head last okay and produces spotty lacing. Aroma is vanilla, cocoa, and coffee. Has a light carbonation. The flavor is good. Nice amount of coffee. A solid bitterness of dark chocolate. The body is medium. A slick texture. Real good mouthfeel. A strong finish and a real oleasing aftertaste. I touch light on ABV but very easy drinking and just real good.

4.3
MJGG (952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 1, 2009
Verre de 20 oz, à la brasserie de Montréal. Arômes merveilleux de vanille et de chocolat au lait. Robe noire et opaque, belle mousse beige crémeuse, faible effervescence. Extrêmement douce et veloutée en bouche, le chocolat, la vanille et le malt torréfié sont très bien équilibrés. Finale très légèrement amère de cacao. Une stout exceptionnelle !

3.9
Tognetta (951) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - DEC 19, 2015
Totalmente negra, espuma marrom de boa formação e persistência, aspecto cremoso. Aroma carregado de baunilha, chocolate, licor. Paladar tras mais cacau, baunilha, amargor levemente torrado, bem balanceado com o dulçor licoroso. Corpo denso, média carbonatação. Aftertaste prevalesce o torrado doce. Esperava um pouco mais de potência no sabor, mas não tem como não gostar, fácil de beber.

4.1
Deu (948) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Dark brown color, medium frothy off white head. Roasted malt, chocolate, coffee. Light smooth creamy delicious roasted chocolate, vanilla, malt flavor. Medium finish. Nice.

4.1
jksipa (945) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle from the LCBO. Opaque black pour with a small short lived mocha head. Great noses of chocolate, vanilla, coffee, roasted nuts and a smoky woodiness.Light milky sweetness with a more prominent chocolate bitterness. Mouth is full and creamy with a lingering finish. Well balanced stout with lots of character.

4.1
MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
Dark brown, almost black pour. Foamy tan head. Delicious. Rich, velvety beer with roasted malts, chocolates, coffee, vanilla, cocoa, etc.

4.1
Bierridder_S (940) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2016
06/08/2016 - bottle from Malt Attacks, Brussels. Dark brown colour with small dark beige head. Nose is mocha, chocolate, caramel. Taste is light roasted, nice mocha, some licorice, light vanilla. Nice scent and flavours but somehow it didn’t reallyvtouch me. Way from bad or dissapointing but had expected more.

3.7
nolankowal (938) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2010
Bottle. black pour with a cocoa head. Aroma of light boozey fruits, dark chocolate, a bit of smoke and roast with some vanilla as well. Flavors of milk chocolate, vanilla, light roasted malt, a bit of ash. Medium-ish body, roasty, bitter/sour, pleasantly sweet, ashy,...lingering finish. Not bad, but not worth all the hype it’s gotten, nor it’s price tag. Peche is far and away the superior stout they brew.

3.9
xmarcnolanx (937) - Kirkwood, Missouri, USA - OCT 20, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2009 Aroma is coffee, milky, vanilla, and bitter cocoa. Taste is astringent, sour coffee, and bitter cocoa- vanilla sweetness. Mouthfeel is full, and bitter. Finish is astringent, slightly bitter, and amazingly, not cloying in any way. Coffee, vanilla, and cocoa dominate this brew, obviously. Very nice. 748415

4.4
GandGKevin (934) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Labeled as Aphordite. Wonderful roasted chocolate and vanilla aromas. Sweet dark chocolate, vanilla and molassas flavors. Overall an awesome stout for chilly fall night.


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