Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
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Reviews by cooch69:
4/5 rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
So I got the Aprodite version of this one. It came in a screw top bottle and poured a deep murky black with the slightest shades of brown on the edges. Small one finger tan head.
Nose is semi-sweet 60% chocolate with some roasty toasty malts. The level of vanilla in the nose and taste comes off as more of a pure vanilla extract rather than anything artificial or fabricated.
Mouthfeel is creamy and velvety. This beer is inbetween a sipper and a session. As the bottle says this should go perfect with deserts of many kinds and I wish that I had a fancy chocolate cake right now.
My first impression on Dieu De Ciel is fairly good and I think I'll be back for some other offerings rather soon. I'm surprised it took me so long to try one of their beer's.
Serving type: bottle
08-24-2011 04:21:32 | More by cooch69
More User Reviews:
4.13/5 rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
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.
M-Medium bodied. Velvety feel. Softer bubbles.
O-I enjoyed this one a bunch and the sample has prompted me to grab a bottle in the near future.
Serving type: on-tap
07-24-2014 23:59:14 | More by VelvetExtract
4.36/5 rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
11.5-ounce bottle poured into a stout glass.
Appearance: Pours a near-black with a short tan head. Lacing minimal.
Aroma: This beer has an attractive set of aromas with black coffee, dark fruit, cocoa, vanilla, coffee beans and dark chocolate all represented.
Taste: This is a tasty, complex beer - the taste is close to the nose, with roasty black coffee accented by cocoa and vanilla the dominant theme.
Mouthfeel: It's also not as thick and sludgy as I had guessed. It's very drinkable.
Overall: A beer to seek out. The complex flavor makes this a unique stout - it's full of flavor, and very distinct. A great beer to dip, savor, and enjoy.
Serving type: bottle
07-16-2014 03:03:42 | More by illpass78
Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.