Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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1,257 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,257
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.03%
Wants: 146
Gots: 143 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Also known as Aphrodite or Aphrodisiac in the USA.

(Cacao Et A La Vanille)

(Beer added by: Popsinc on 06-10-2003)
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3.81/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.36/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ken_P
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of italianstallion
3.86/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cpetrone84
3.84/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is black with a small amount of fairly tight beige head. Nose is bitter dark chocolate, faint vanilla, moderate bourbon and some charred barrel notes. The wood gets a little strong in back but fairly rich malt aromas. Flavor is very similar, a fair bit of dark rich malt, bitter chocolate, light vanilla notes. Bourbon mid palate, a little nutty, charred and woody towards the back. Light roasted malts and the char carries through the finish with some bitterness. Extremely full bodied, creamy, soft, and still has a moderate amount of carb to it.

Photo of azkkr
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of flyingpig
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

341ml Bottle from the Brewdog Online Shop (£3.50):
Another Dieu du Ciel beer that I thoroughly enjoyed, it was highly drinkable from the start with a good mix of dark malts, chocolate sweetness and hints of coffee and fruits all combining very well indeed. Whilst not quite a classic it was a very good beer that I wouldn't mind picking up again if it were a little easier to find in the UK; still it's one well worth picking up if you get the chance.

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.08/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of superspak
4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.5 oz bottle into snifter, no bottle dating. Pours fairly pitch black color with a 1 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, vanilla, cream, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt and vanilla/cocoa spicing; with good strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, vanilla, dark bread, cream, light smoke/char, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, vanilla, cream, light smoke/char, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic complexity, balance, and robustness of dark/roasted malt and cocoa/vanilla spice flavors; with a great roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy, and lightly chalky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is an awesome spiced stout style. All around great robustness, balance, and complexity of dark/roasted malt and cocoa/vanilla spice flavors; and very smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

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4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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3.88/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,257 ratings.