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Grande Noirceur - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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89
very good

184 Ratings
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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 12
Gots: 30 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Grand Noirceur (Great Darkness). Is a dense black beer with robust roasted flavors. Its imposing bitterness is balanced by the presence of complex malted, caramel notes. It takes its name from the conservative policies of mid-century Quebec. The Grande Noirceur was born at our Montreal brewpub in March of 2004.

(Beer added by: Rastacouere on 03-15-2004)
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4.16/5  rDev +4.5%

geryeb624, Yesterday at 10:56 PM
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3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a 25cL glass at Mikkeller bar. From notes. Reviewed 14 October 2014.

4.75A: Gorgeous dark with slowly rising and falling head. Opaque and creamy.

3.5 Muted. Light roastiness.

3.75T/4.5M: Tasty, creamy, unexceptional. Lightly roasted, milky, more milk stout than RIS. Pleasant smooth and drinkable. What Guinness tasted like in my pre-boozing imagination.

4O: Solid but unremarkable. Glad I tried it, still love Dieu Du Ciel, but probably won't have this particular beer again for a while. Especially if Peche Mortel is anywhere nearby.

AgentMunky, Thursday at 03:05 AM
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Corson, Aug 26, 2014
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4.09/5  rDev +2.8%

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, char, and slight coffee bean and cookie dough aromas. Taste is much the same with dark roasted malt, cocoa, char, and slight smoke flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with rich and tasty roast and cocoa qualities.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Aug 26, 2014
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Grande Noirceur from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.