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Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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Reviews: 528
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%


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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Shadman

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thrilled to see this brewer available here in Budlitelimeville...

Used Diesel motor oil has nothing on the inky blackness of this stout. Nice tan head and huge gobs of lacing.

Dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, hint of vanilla...nice

Very smooth balance between the dark chocolate and the hint of vanilla. Smooth beyond my wildest expectations for a strong stout. Gets a wee bit bitter and chalky in the back end, but this only encourages you to take amother sip.

Nice medium to full body. Incredibly smooth & creamy until the dry aftertaste kicks in.

Expensive but very nice.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2009 21:18:58 | More by Shadman
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Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,011 ratings.