Dieu du Ciel! – Solstice d’Hiver Barleywine (341ml)
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Barley WineThese brawny, malt-forward beers are often one of the strongest beer styles on any given beer menu, and showcases a complex melange of toffee and fruit flavours counterbalanced by warming alcohol and sturdy hop bitterness. Learn More
Easily one of the most loved and respected craft breweries in all of Canada. Opening their brewpub in 1998, Dieu du Ciel has gone on to world acclaim for not only their wide range of styles, but the quality and consistency of each beer they make. With a lively, and character filled pub in Montreal’s Plateau neighbourhood, to their list of collaborations with breweries all over the world, DDC has something for everyone.
Pouring a dark ruby brown – this American style Barleywine shows captivating notes dates, figs, raisins, molasses, stewed fruit, vanilla, and a touch of alcohol. It transitions into a full bodied, smooth palate showing notes of pine resin, toffee, molasses, dark country bread, and a touch of chocolate with low carbonation. Supremely balanced, and will age well for several years.
Barley Wines are a style that originated in England, they are strong ales that rival the strength and complexity of some of the world’s most celebrated beverages. These brawny, malt-forward beers are often one of the strongest beer styles on any given beer menu, and showcases a complex melange of toffee and fruit flavours counterbalanced by warming alcohol and sturdy hop bitterness. With a wide colour range and characteristically high in alcohol content, this is a style that is often aged, as it evolves well over time. As barley wine beers advance in age, they develop oxidative characteristics, including honey and toffee flavours as well as aromas, darker colours, lessened bitterness and more depth.