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Déesse Nocturne | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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4.07/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada
dieuduciel.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This black ale has an intense roasted aroma with a hint of chocolate. To taste, it has a nice hoppy bitterness and roasted coffee flavours. It is a dry beer, presenting little sweetness. Its colour may intimidate, but it is an easy drinking beer as long as one enjoys roasted flavours. This beer is pressurized with nitrogen, therefore giving it little effervescence but a compact and durable head.

Added by francisweizen on 05-01-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,676
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
61
pDev:
9.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 61 |  Reviews: 36
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4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Serving: On tap


Pours pitch black with a beautiful brown cascading effect that leaves a perfect two fingers of mocha head in its wake (4.25). Aromas of roast grains, coffee and minerals (4). The flavors are along the same lines with light-medium roast, toasted coffee beans, some chocolate and slight earthy hops (4.25). Soft carbonation (on nitro), substantial-but-light, very drinkable (4). Would definitely have this one again (4.25).

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.92/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.74/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.61/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.37/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The most perfect Stout I've ever drank.

Gorgeous, head like the cream on a good espresso.

Tastes like a velvety chocolate caress with a black glove in the mouth. Coffee and chocolate in perfect balance. No acrid or over roasted flavors

Mouthfeel is perfect, no wateriness. Not thirst quenching at all.

Served just below room temperature and almost flat: perfect

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.6%

Photo of BTVflatlander
4.67/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Reviewed from notes from my most recent trip to DDC's Montréal brewpub.

A: Dark, chocolately, and coffee-esque.

S: Coffee, chocolate, and vanilla with none being overwhelming or dominant.

T: Smooth, rich, and thick. Some say Guinness is a "meal in a glass" but, frankly, compared to Déese Nocturne, Guinness is barely an appetizer.

M: Thick and rich once again, not at all watery.

O: While DDC's other stouts, Aphrodisiaque and Péché Mortel are both better known--likely due to the fact that they are both bottled and exported to the US--Déese Nocturne, in my humble opinion, is DDC's best executed stout. Higher-alcohol imperial stouts are fantastic, for sure, but to come through on a low-alcohol, American stout like this as well as DDC has is all the more impressive. A must try on any visit to either of DDC's brewpups, especially during Montréal's colder season. My favorite Canadian brew and one of my favorites across the board.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of andrenaline
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours pitch black with a thick thumb of creamy head with solid retention and some nice sheeting lacing.

S - Dark cocoa, hints of licorice and toffee, a touch of leafy greens and hints of burnt toast on the finish.

T - The sweetness comes through nicely with creamy milk chocolate with dark cocoa undertones, hints of molasses and espresso with the metallic cocoa coming through on the finish.

M - Silky smooth, creamy and a touch of dryness on the finish.

O - An incredibly sessionable and easy drinking stout that offers up a ton of flavour and doesn't miss a beat on the mouthfeel. Another quality brew on tap at DDC, these guys know their stuff!

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Déesse Nocturne from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 61 ratings
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