overall
100
94
style
Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Imperial Stout
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 534   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   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%.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.5
dorain (293) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 18, 2017
Aus der Flasche Fass im Muted Horn Berlin 2017-07 getrunken. Im Vergleich zum IS Péché Mortel von Dieu du Ciel ist dieses hier deutlich direkter und wird nicht so harmonisch. Dieses ist deutlich Bitterer wo ich eher auf stärkere Röstnoten als kräftigerer Hopfeneinsatz tippen würde. Dadurch liegt diese hier für mich hinter dem Péché Mortel, aber ist immer noch ein tolles Stout.

3.4
77ships (9827) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2017
Draft glass @ CML Fontainas. Black, soapy mocha head, largely solid. Nose is overly umami, cacao, licorice, mocha. Heavy umami, licorice body with heavy vegetable coffee, bitter roast,.. Body is licorice, umami, cacao,... Interesting to try a Dieu du Ciel classic with a cool name but I found it far too licorice heavy for my preference with strong vegetable coffee,... Not my thing unlike expected.

4
GIJOE (1204) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 12, 2017
Pours black with a monstrous brown head. Nose is char, dark-roasted malt, coffee. Hints of licorice, leather, and tobacco. Taste is quite bitter, although balanced somewhat by a burly malt component. Long bitter chocolate finish. Impressive brew.

3.7
stupre (344) - Nanterre, FRANCE - JUN 10, 2017
33cl bottle purchased @ La caisse de bières. Belle robe noire brillante avec une fine mousse brune. Attaque sur le grain de café avec un final tout en amertume. Sécheresse prononcée sur la fin. DLC dépassée depuis 8 mois.

3.8
rumore (523) - Rimini, ITALY - MAY 10, 2017
From the tap at FOB, Rimini, Italy. Pours black with brownish foam. Aroma is hazelnut, light coffee notes, a fruity note. Body is medium-dense. Taste is predominantly bitter and roasted, though there’s a little of underlying sweetness. Finish is long and roasted/bitter.

3.1
Korcz (3390) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 1, 2017
Mocne zielone jabłko, sporo alkoholu, dość kremowe, dużo winnych klimatów, wysoka paloność, ściągający nieco finisz.

3.2
Mesjasz (1521) - Lodz, POLAND - MAY 1, 2017
Sampel butelki w Chmielarni. Aromat i smak mocno palony, kawowy, dosyć gorzkie, średnio wytrawne.

3.2
rami_pl (3450) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 29, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking a Grande Noirceur by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! at Chmielarnia Marszałkowska Dziwne, zjebane w aromacie (za swieze), bardzo popiolowe w ustach, milo pelne, po wylezakowaniu mogloby byc faktycznie bdb, teraz tylko ciek
Rami Rami: Mocno kawowe i palone

4.2
jksipa (943) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2017
Bottle from the LCBO. Inky black with a small dark mahogany head that fades quickly to a sheet. Nose is lots of roast, molasses, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruit, with notes of licorice, vanilla and minerals. Taste is light sweet molasses with a much more pronounced coffee and chocolate bitterness and a touch of plum tartness. Mouth is medium+ and chewy with soft carbonation and a lingering bitter finish. 8+/4/9/4/17

4.1
carlom (58) - ITALY - APR 11, 2017
Colore nero, schiuma nocciola poco persistente, aromi di caffè e malto tostato. Sapori caffè, vaniglia e cioccolato, finale leggermente amaro e affumicato. Una scout importante.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5