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Paienne - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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82
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77 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.26%


Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-03-2002)
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Ratings: 77 | Reviews: 51 | Show All Ratings:
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zachariaIPA

Ontario (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The Pagan.

Pours an apple-juice yellow with an inch of pearl-white head. American-clear. Nice lacing.

Very light malt aroma and taste. Pleasant mouthfeel with just a hint of hop-bitterness. Almost deliberately devoid of flavor, juxtaposed against other DDC beers but.

It's not my favorite style of beer, but I'd take this any day over a domestic Blonde.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2011 02:56:52 | More by zachariaIPA
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-14-2013 22:47:20 | More by GoHabsGo
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-16-2013 20:22:11 | More by wizo
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vielma

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

09-03-2013 00:52:16 | More by vielma
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled May 2013

Beer is clear golden. Small white head, gone very quickly. Some lace.

Smell is pleasant but faint. Sweet malt and honey. Clean.

Flavour is pretty basic. Some sweet bready malt, biscuit. A bit of honey, slight spicy flavours. A bit of fruity hop flavours, but not strong.

Light to medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Chewy. Refreshing.

Overall, this is a nice rendition of a style that I do not have much of a taste for. Pleasant and refreshing, not exciting. Strikes me as a great beer to introduce people to tastier beers to!

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 01:09:33 | More by jrenihan
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-09-2013 17:30:10 | More by mantissa
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

07-01-2013 21:40:36 | More by Kegatron
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -17.1%

06-26-2013 00:29:51 | More by tom10101
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -17.1%

06-24-2013 00:25:56 | More by cfalovo97
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap @ Dieu Du Ciel in Montreal, Quebec on 5/30/2013.

Cloudy yellow ale with a medium white head. Biscuit malt aroma with some slight spice infused into it. No lacing on the glass and not much retention but a quick swirl revived it. Slightly bitter with some yeast lingering in the aftertaste. Fairly drinkable but nothing outstanding about it. A good option if you like blonde ales.

Serving type: on-tap

06-12-2013 14:28:49 | More by Jacobob10
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.5%

05-25-2013 12:16:47 | More by Nunya
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-10-2013 01:03:11 | More by NightINgale
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ssmack

Ontario (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A creamy, hazy golden sunshine. A thin white head with no lacing.

Aroma of biscuit with pepper.

A complex taste that is oaky, grassy and peppery. A rich maltiness integrated with the bitterness of the hops under the delicious taste of Belgian yeast.

A slightly chaulky and oil feel but smooth and rich.

Very flavourful for a blonde ale. Smooth and drinkable

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 01:17:05 | More by ssmack
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: It has a nice cloudy golden/yellow color to it. It has a thin white head that dies down somewhat fast and leaves some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of bready and buscuity malts, crackers, some citrus, grains and some honey.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a some sweet bready malts, crackers, honey, light citrus and some graininess.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2013 00:07:45 | More by SebD
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juliendesrochers

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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nquigley16

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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kbrown

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-09-2012 02:23:37 | More by kbrown
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

09-13-2012 20:58:39 | More by Molson2000
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden yellow with a nice looking bone white head that shows great retention and lace. The aroma off of this is kind of funky, like play doh or something like that. Sweet honey and bread mixed with a a hop cone or two. The flavor is light sweet and refreshing. Light sweet malts with a hint of honey and light sugar as well as some hops if I squint a bit. Medium to light body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel.
Nice approachable blond ale that's easy to drink. Luckily the offensive odor seemed to go away the longer the glass was sitting.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2012 23:45:08 | More by johnnnniee
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 341ml. bottle, bottled 04/12.

Appearance: A hazy, dirty blonde body with a thick bumpy white head that clings all around.

Smell: Nice aroma of citrus fruit, notably papaya, lemon and mineral overtones.

Taste: Sharp spices, mineral salt and finishes with a good dose if citrus fruit. Biscuity a bit.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, low carbonation and easy to drink with a bitterness that tags along at the end. Finish not as strong as start.

Overall: Proof that DDC can brew quality beers within an average style. When fresh, very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 18:07:41 | More by papat444
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CliffBrake

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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

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Paienne from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
82 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.