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Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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1,085 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,085
Reviews: 535
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 132
Gots: 115 | 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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peabody

Kentucky

4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a really black liquid with 1/2 finger of tan suds and nice lacing around the glass.
Smell is vanilla bean and coffee with mocha caramel sugars galore. Fig Newtons come to mind here also.
Taste is not as sweet as the aroma would have you believe. Vanilla and coffee and slight caramel. The coffee bitterness is at the end but you still have a vanilla sweet taste in the background as the flavors die.
Mouthfeel is varied here. You start out with a stickyness followed by a bitterness then a dry clean that makes you want another sip.
Pretty balanced beer here. Pretty darn good for a dark Stout.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2009 02:40:32 | More by peabody
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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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Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,085 ratings.