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Brewed by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Style: Imperial Stout
Montréal, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 571   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Grande Noirceur is an intensely black and dense beer with pronounced roasted flavours. The bitterness is very imposing but is balanced by a malty-caramel taste. The alcohol content is quite high, but its presence remains discrete in this beer.

ABV initially 8.5%, changed in late 2012 to 9%.

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4.8
ciccio88sr (12) - ITALY - FEB 18, 2018
Tra le migliori stout che io abbia provato...molto forte e amara..decisamente ottima

3.6
Metalchopz (3829) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2018
Almost black colour with dark brown highlights. Mocha-coloured head, good retention and some creamy thick lacing at the base. Roasted malt aromas with a soft mix of well-blended coffee, chocolate and molasses. Hints of nuts. Roasted malt taste with some good bitterness and dryness in the finish. Nicely warming. If you like your stouts without coffee, chocolate added and just tasting the roasted malts, this is for you.

2.9
bjorn77 (1033) - Kraków, POLAND - FEB 9, 2018
Aromat: zbożowy, ma wiele cech wspólnych z aromatem lagera. Dziwne. dużo słodów palonych i kawy. Zapach średni jeśli chodzi o zarówno wrażenia jak i intensywność. Nutki suszonych i ciemnych owoców po chwili w tyle się pojawiają. Wygląd: czarne, bardzo ładna dosyć wysoka, brunatna, drobnopęcherzykowa piana. Piwo ładnie się prezentuje. Smak: dosyć bogate ale strasznie gorzkie i palone, mało tu słodyczy dla zbalansowania całości. Trochę gorzkiej czekolady, melasy, troszkę ciemnych owoców i owoców suszonych. Cała masa nut palonych, popiołowych i kawy. Do tego nie pasujące tu cierpkie świeże owoce- jabłka głównie, wada? aldehyd, chyba za świeże jeszcze. Odczucie: dosyć gładkie i puszyste, ciała nie za dużo, alkoholu nie czuć, długi, zalegający, gorzki, palony finisz Całość: nie jest to dobre piwo, nieprzyjemna palona gorycz kładzie tu wynik, a niepasujące tu cierpkie jabłka, prawdopodobnie aldehyd nie poprawiają sytuacji. Potencjał mimo wszystko jest. Dziwi mnie trochę wysoka ocena tego piwa, nie jest ono jak dla mnie ani smaczne ani udane. 6/4/5/3/11

3.8
melush (5344) - SPAIN - FEB 4, 2018
34,1cl Bottle @ Bier Kraft, Seville, Spain. Black colour with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, toffee, licorice. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, sweet, licorice, mugicha, bitter, alcohol. Full body, soft carbonation.

3.9
malibrat (266) - Pula, CROATIA - JAN 25, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2018 Pivo u flaši. Šta reći za ovakve pive koje ulaze sam vrh. Kratko. Aroma kava, prženi slad. Okus kava, čokolada, ne pregaziran. Odlično!

3.9
KansaiBeerLvrs (5654) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 25, 2018
Having one of those days and so needed a beer. I got a 4 pack of these but just brought one to Japan. I think I have some away to family and have the other(s?) waiting at my folks. Dieu du Ciel Grande Noirceur Imperial Stout 9% Great looking inky black with a thick rusty tan head that leaves copious lacing behind. A fruity cacao and licorice aroma with perhaps hints of toasted oats. Full bodied but the carbonation is scratchy rather than smooth. The taste is bitter dark chocolate, toasted marshmallows coated in toasted oats that were then dipped in dark chocolate. My quibble would be to witch for a smoother body so I’m guessing on nitro this would be amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
ABS (1146) - Stokke, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2018
Bottle from Vinmonopolets BU. Pour close to black. Roasted malt, coffee, caramel, some citrus. Bitter. Full, oily body. Soft to medium carbonation. Very good.

3.7
LouisP (630) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2017
Une bière noire, avec une ligne de carbonatation et un peu d’effervescence. Au nez, chocolat, grain rôti, et impression onctueuse. En bouche, le grain rôti est fort présent, donnant de forte impression de café à ce stout. Rien de spécial, mais pas mauvais.

3
Mindwarp (323) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2017
Pours black with a thin tan head. There isn't much of an aroma maybe a sweet chocolate but really faint. Taste is somewhat boozy which is odd for a 9% stout. At first I thought I tasted a real bitter dark chocolate but that seems to be gone. Overall an ok stout but nothing special.

4.1
patrick767 (4475) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 17, 2017
bottle - Black pour with almost no head. It has a rich, malty, roasty, chocolate aroma. The flavor is sweet with roast malt, chocolate, and coffee with some hops bitterness that balances the finish nicely. Full bodied. Excellent.


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