Dieu du Ciel! now available at Clive’s

As we step closer to releasing the next edition of our cocktail menu we thought it time to make some changes & additions to our bottled beer selection. Clive’s Classic Lounge has primarily focused on selecting specific, quality, european beer. However, there are times when every rule must be broken… introducing –  Dieu du Ciel! from St-Jérôme, Qc, Canada

Dieu du Ciel! uses “top fermenting” yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), meaning that the fermentation temperature is anywhere between 16 and 24°C. These are the temperatures at which the yeast is active. This type of fermentation produces fruity by-products (called esters) that are mostly responsible for the characteristic flavours found in ales. Ales can be of all colours (from blond to black) and have varying degrees of taste depending on the type of malt and hops that is used in its production. Ales have a wide variety of tastes and flavours due to the wide ranging yeast strains, all having distinctive ferment.

You can find three Dieu du Ciel! products at Clives Classic Lounge.

Aphrodisiaque (Aphrodite)
Cocoa and vanilla stout – 6.5% alc./vol.
341 ml (11.5 fl.oz.)
Black ale with aromas and flavours of vanilla, dark chocolate, bourbon and roasted malt. The vanilla and cocoa marry nicely, without out-competing each other, to produce a surprisingly well balanced beer. This beer is mildly hoppy, but the cocoa introduces a touch of bitterness. Its colour may be intimidating, but it is a very smooth beer within reach of most beer drinkers. This highly appreciated dessert beer is brewed with organic fair-trade cocoa and first rate vanilla beans.

Péché Mortel
Imperial coffee stout “Bottle conditioned” – 9.5% alc./vol.
341 ml (11.5 fl.oz.)
Péché Mortel (French for “Mortal Sin”) is an intensely black and dense beer with very pronounced roasted flavours. Fair trade coffee is infused during the brewing process, intensifying the bitterness of the beer and giving it a powerful coffee taste. Péché mortel is brewed to be savored; we invite you to drink it in moderation. This stout style, high in alcohol and bitterness in order to favour preservation, was historically brewed to support the long and arduous voyage necessary to export the beer from England to Russia. The word Imperial comes from the fact that the beer was specially brewed for the Russian tsar’s court.

Rigor Mortis ABT
Quadrupel – 10.5% alc./vol.
341 ml (11.5 fl.oz.)

Strong brown ale inspired by the beer brewed by Belgian Trappist monks. Very little bitterness, this beer has intense malty and sweet flavours, mixed with the taste of chocolate and caramel. It presents complex red fruit and spice flavours due to the type of yeast that is used during the brewing process. This beer is at its best only after it has aged for six months. The Rigor Mortis are complex beers designed and brewed with patience and care in the tradition of the great Belgian Abbey beers.
Rigor Mortis Abt is brewed only once a year, and is sold in January until stocks last.



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