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Disco Soleil - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
88
very good

90 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jrenihan on 09-02-2013)
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Reviews by larryi86:
Photo of larryi86
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks BlogueDeBieres for this!
341 ml bottle, dated July 2014, poured into tulip

A- A hazy golden orange color with a three finger white head.

S- Citrus, tropical fruits, some pale malts, some pine.

T- Citrus, some tropical fruits, some sweet fruits, piney finish, nice crisp pale malt backbone.

M- Smooth, medium body, slightly creamy with a crisp finish.

O- A nice IPA, very easy to drink, and very enjoyable. Very happy I am getting to try this, I hope to see this in the US soon!

larryi86, Aug 02, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of biboergosum
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341ml bottle - having a little tropical IPA fun now, are we, DDC?

This beer pours a hazy, bright medium golden yellow colour, with a teeming tower of puffy, frothy, and densely foamy eggshell white head, which leaves some chunky snow rime lace around the glass as it slowly sinks away.

It smells of rather dank piney and leafy hops straight off, musty, fleshy tropical fruit that I'm going to attribute to kumquats (never having knowingly had them myself), bready, grainy pale malt, a bit of dry chalkiness, and further floral, earthy hops. The taste is more fruity at first - generic citrus, muddled kumquat (like I now know what I'm talking about), guava, and peach - some lessened pine, in both intensity and in dankness, a pale malt that seems to have taken on a certain caramelized sweetness, and more late-arriving earthy, slightly perfumed floral hops.

The carbonation is decently sprightly in its moderate bearing, the body a proper medium weight, equal parts malt and fruit, and altogether smooth. It finishes off-dry, the guest fruitiness countering the various lingering hop bitters to a pleasant detente.

An enjoyable IPA, overall, the kumquat sort of blending into the general fruitiness for the most part. Balanced, tasty, and worthy of at least a few rounds on yer favourite summer patio - disco ball optional, of course.

biboergosum, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of mfunk9786
5/5  rDev +26.9%

mfunk9786, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of ZiggyPop
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

ZiggyPop, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Swift989
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Swift989, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of dexterk1
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%

dexterk1, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Dylanjf
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Dylanjf, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: Poured a bright golden/orangey color ale with a rather large white head with good retention and some great lacing. Aroma of huge floral hops notes is quite the treat with nice tangerine and citrus notes. Taste is also dominated by huge flora hoppy notes with some citrus and tangerine flavors and some light residual sugar notes. Kumquats are not as noticeable as I would have expected but than gain not sure I could recognize Kumquats that easily. Body is about average with good carbonation. Great summer IPA and something I would switch back and forth with Moralité.

Phyl21ca, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of psmithmkt
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

psmithmkt, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3/5  rDev -23.9%

TheSevenDuffs, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of VirusQc
4/5  rDev +1.5%

VirusQc, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of smakawhat
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap at Dieu du Ciel brewpub in Montreal. From notes.

Cloudy and slighty hazy body, but a deep aprioct yellow orange body, with a real nice lumpy white top. Supper fluffy and creamy that hangs chunks of lacing and rings. Would be a real looker if it wasnt ao hazy.

Nose is a bit closed but slight citrus juice and zest. A faint lime bitterness in the background. Small but impressive.

Palate really opens up on first sip. Hop juice and hits of apricot, large orange citrus zest with washing sticky pine needless. Incredibly juicy body and faint crisp but dense malt backbone. Oily and hints of resin with balanced fruity character.

There is some degree of one dimensional work to this on the fruit juice angle, but it drinks so well.

smakawhat, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of mtomlins
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 341ml bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.

Pours a hazy, golden cooler with two fingers of sudsy white head that falls quick-ish but leaves great lacing. It has a nice tropical nose, sweet and juicy with an ever so slight mustiness; also some spice and toasted malt. The nose is present, but not full. The taste is hops out of the gate with the tropical notes first (oranges and papaya and a touch musty) followed by dry bittering hops and some white pepper and a bit grassy. The beer has a medium body and good carbonation and is light, bubbly and clean. Overall, it is a nice, clean, fruity patio beer, although a bit to dry on the finish for me.

mtomlins, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

DrBier, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

DaveR514, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of eric_gag76
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

eric_gag76, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of papat444
4/5  rDev +1.5%

papat444, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of Caudalie
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Caudalie, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of FondueVoodoo
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

FondueVoodoo, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of spinrsx
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

spinrsx, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of BrunoPettipas
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

BrunoPettipas, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of liamt07
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

liamt07, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of ludachris
3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Its honey amber body is cloudy with sediment suspended in solution. Two fingers of sticky, dense white head leave sheets of lace as it fades.

The nose is fairly tame for an IPA from DDC. It's bright and zingy with citrus zest and lemon and lime peel. A little peachy with a tropical twist. I'm sure the kumquat has an influence on this I just can't pinpoint it. Light biscuit is off in the distance.

Its center is so juicy and tropical. There's a greater emphasis on the peach and papaya character. Its edges are sharp and grassy with fresh pine mixed in. The bitterness lingers into the finish becoming more raw and unrefined . Chewy biscuit in the end helps to round everything out.

Medium bodied and decently clean with a soft creaminess. Its hop bite is sharp, leaving the finish dry. Its carbonation level is slightly below average.

A solid IPA through and through. Stating it's brewed with kumquats on the label makes it a bit unique but I didn't see this feature pull through in the nose and taste. Moralite is by far my number 1 in this category from DDC. This is a respectable runner up.

ludachris, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of SebD
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice murky golden/orange color to it. It has a nice thick off-white head that dies down moderately slow and leaves some lovely lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, grapefruit, some pine resins and sweet bready malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a some citrus, grapefruit zest (although I'm probably mistaking it for Kumquats), some bitter pine resins, a slight earthiness and some bready malts,

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

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

SebD, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of Whatup14
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Whatup14, Sep 23, 2013
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Disco Soleil from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
88 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.