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Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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1,084 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,084
Reviews: 535
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 131
Gots: 113 | FT: 7
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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BedetheVenerable

Missouri

4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12oz brown screw cap, no date, really attractive label, one of the cooler ones from BDDC.

Appearance: Black beer, not much in the way of light getting through; dark sandy cap with good retention and some lace rings.

Smell: Big doses of rich, homemade hot chocolate and tons of vanilla cream. Some light roastiness as well. Quite pleaseant overall.

Taste: Smoky roasted malts, coffee, vanilla cream, ultra-dark, rich Belgian chocolate. The smoky/chocolate flavors go together quite well, actually. Fairly big roasty bitterness, but not over-the-top by any means. Hint of earthy black fruit on the finish as this warms. Really a tasty chocolate stout, one of the better ones I've had.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, not bad for the abv though.

Drinkability: Pretty good, though this tastes a lot richer and more full than the abv would suggest

Conclusion: Glad I got to try this; great stout. Right up there with some of the best chocolate stouts.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2010 02:43:52 | More by BedetheVenerable
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A-Pours nearly black.

S-Dark chocolate and sweet vanilla. Impressive vanilla actually. Roast and java. Bitter cocoa powder.

T-Bitter and sweet chocolate. Makes me think of milk and dark chocolate. Vanilla bean. Vanilla a bit softer here. Medium coffee notes. Finishes sweetly roasty.

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O-I enjoyed this one a bunch and the sample has prompted me to grab a bottle in the near future.

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Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,084 ratings.