Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Sour wheat beer with yuzu.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (9765) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2012
My Bottom Line :
This most elegant Wild Ale displays shiny yuzu fruitiness and tartness through slick honeyed cereals for a compelling drinking experience.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A veil of foam decorates the clear blond shine.
-The yuzu character is redolent of key lime at times.
-The mouthfeel is simply perfect; slender, polished, maybe even aerodynamic.
-Tartness is not as intense as most DDC Wild Ales. However, drinkability is sky high.

On tap at the brewpub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (16927) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2012
On tap at the Dieu du Ciel 14th anniversary party, pours an opaque dark orange with a medium head. Aroma of spicy citrus fruits and lots of zest the spicy citrus dominates. Flavour of intense citrus fruits (oranges, lemon; not really sure how to describe yuzu), wheat, slight spiciness, and some mild tartness. Quite complex and refreshing, with a unique flavour profile due to the yuzu. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3984) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2012
Sample, draught, Mondial de la bire, savoured on June 8 2012; eye: straw, clear, no effervescence, tiny sheet of off-white head; nose: floral, light sourness, slight fruity, unknown aroma; mouth: floral, light sourness, slight fruity, unknown taste, slight lime, light, refreshing, lightly floral finale, medium-light body, average carbonation, slightly bitter, slick texture; overall: different and interesting FRANAIS chantillon, en ft, Mondial de la Bire, savoure le 8 juin 2012; il : paille, limpide, pas deffervescence, petite couverture de mousse blanc cass; nez : floral, lgre aigreur, trs lger fruit, odeur inconnue; bouche : floral, lgre aigreur, trs lger fruit, got inconnu, trs lger lime, lger, rafrachissant, finale lgrement florale, corps moyen-lger, carbonatation moyenne, trs lgrement amre, texture coulante; en rsum : diffrente et intressante

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13656) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2012
A lightly hazed golden ale with a thin lacing off white head. In aroma, an interesting lactic and herbaceous malt with light funky notes. In mouth, a lightly sour weisse bier, fruity beer, nice and refreshing. On tap at Mondiale 2012, June 8 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (7637) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2012
Draught at Mondial de la Bire 2012, June 8. Pours a hazy golden-peach with a small semi-lasting creamy off-white head. Aroma is fruity with a light funky sourness and some berries. Flavours more sour then expected based on the aroma, its also fruity and refreshing. Average bodied. Good stuff, a unique and enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (9160) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2012
[4466-20120608] Tap. Honey lemon yeast aroma. Clear, orange body with a medium-lasting creamy white head. Lemon peel yeast and tangy sour honey notes in the flavour. Light-medium body. Weird funkiness, cant decide if its a good weird or not. (5/3/5/3-/12) 2.8
(@ Mondial, Montreal, QC)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (12637) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 21, 2012
@Mondial de la Bire 2012, Montreal - hazy blond beer with a little foam left; strong nose of acidic yellow fruits; fresh lively and acidic palate; subtle carbonation; quite dry; bitter/acidic with a long fruity finish - very fresh and drinkable; original

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (10302) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 14, 2012
2012-06-08. Lightly hazy yellow, small white head. 3+ Modest aroma is funky in a way that is different from what I am used to in a sour, interesting fruit character is vaguely grape like? 7+ Flavour is similar, refreshingly sour throughout, mild fruity character, sort of grape like as in the aroma. Pleasant modest sourness lingers in the finish and aftertaste. 7+ Smooth average palate is softly carbonated. 3+ I found the more subtle aspects struggled a bit to define themselves against the sourness, but I expect that might develop more in a larger sample. Enjoyable. On tap at Mondial, Montreal

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sseb69 (1883) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 11, 2012
Mondial de la bire Montral 2012. Couleur jaune assez neutre, mousse blanche. Arme de malt, levure et fracheur. Amre, un peu sre. Bonne beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3335) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2012
Honey gold color, with a white head, mild juicy lemony, zesty lime, yuzu peel, musty, acidic nose with a light wheaten malty sourness accent, with a starfruit sharpness, lactic tart, sweet note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice mild lemon juice,acidic lime, yuzu rind, lactic sour yeastiness character with a wet wheat malt sourness, musty white grape backbone, leading towards a zesty yuzu rind, juicy lemon citrus acidic, sour,light sweet maltiness finish.

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