Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Imperial Porter
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Momentum de October
India Porter
Chemin de Croix’s rich roasted and chocolate flavours, made evident by its dark mocha colour, are accompanied by fruity esters resulting from the yeast. A resinous bitterness contributes to the overall dryness. Brown malt – rather than roasted malt – invokes the typical signature of the first Porters, often generously hopped for exportation to India.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (12105) - Toronto, Ontario, - JUN 27, 2013
A heck of a porter, on tap a Bar Hop 2nd day late on tap. Black, head, great roast and hops aroma and delivers on taste.

cglans (214) - - JUN 22, 2017
34.1cl bottle. dark brown/black color. small dark brown head. malts, hops, chocolate, coffee, raisins, medium to high bitterness. medium carbonation.

Samuel214 (1089) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2017
Flaska från SB. En Old Style India Porter. Svart i glaset men fina toner av mörk brun/kastanj när jag håller det mot ljuset. Tjusigt fingerhögt beiget skum. Välrostade och brända toner i doften av kola, toffee, läder, aska, tobak, rostade ekflis, mörkt socker, mörk torkad frukt, mörka bär och bitter mörk choklad. Mellanstor, fyllig o härligt rund och len kropp. Även i smaken brända och torra toner av kola, aska, bränd malt. Lätt syrlig. Medium beska. Riktigt trevlig!

jobe977 (62) - SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2017
Bottle from Systembolaget (6,3%). Black with beige head. Aroma is roasted coffee. Taste is chocolate and roasted coffee. Gives a somewhat bitter tail.

Drake (13662) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 16, 2017
Bottle from John’s Grocery, which was my 10000th place rating, and this, rating #20,000,000. [alternative facts] Dark brown, large foamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, leather, caramel, tobacco. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate, tobacco. Medium bodied, chewy, mild lingering bitterness. Nice. Bet this is amazing on tap. Too bad I’m only having it from my own kegerator on the top of Sears Tower. [more alternative facts] 100th imperial porter! [not an alternative fact].

SvanteL (509) - SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2017
Mörkt rödbrun med brunt skum. Kraftig doft med charkuterier, kaffe och aska. Kraftig smak med mycket kaffe, lakrits och charkuterier plus en rejäl beska. Jag tycker att beskan tog överhanden; det rör sig om en svart IPA och jag har lite svårt för den ölstilen, den blir sällan helt lyckad.

Pedro_Pinho (237) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2017
Really pleasent aroma. Roasted malt with hints of coffee and rather smoky. Dark brown with a light brown head. Smooth and balanced taste. Great stuff!

stantheman (1036) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2017
On tap at St Augustine’s in Vancouver. A black beer with a faint malted nose. Big coffee and chocolate notes to be had here. Moderately sweet. Big roasted aftertaste. 3.9

bb (9241) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 17, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown beer with a tan head. Roast and light chocolate aroma with light grapefruit. Roast and light toasty flavor with light marshmallow ad light grapefruit. Medium bodied. Roast and light cocoa lingers with light marshmallow and light grapefruit.

VDuquerroux (1652) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2017
Bottle, 341mL. Home. 6.3% (bottled 01/2016). A sparkling very dark brown beer, nearly black, with a medium beige "oily" head ; ok retention ; good lacing. Roast, coffee, black chocolate cream, cereal, caramel note. Light to medium sweet, quite round, light to medium dry bitter ; nice balance. Medium good body, light to medium oily texture, average to soft carbonation, coffee dry lasting finish. Overall, awesome. Utterly delicious :)

nickd717 (4648) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Bottle, 33cl. ABV listed as 6.3%. Darkest brown color with a large, lasting khaki head. Aroma is very nice, roasty, dark chocolate, coffee, molasses piney hops. Full flavor, somewhat sweet and also bitter, chocolate and pine. Medium full body, smooth yet with fairly high carbonation. Enjoyable black IPA or hoppy porter or what have you.

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