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Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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1,076 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,076
Reviews: 534
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 129
Gots: 112 | 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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pwoody11

Delaware

4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one is of the Aphrodite label.

Pours a pitch black with a dark brown head. Not much retention, but a little lace action going on.

Aroma- Chocolate, espresso and vanilla. Almost iced frappuccino-ish.

Taste- Same as it smells for the most part. Bottle says hops are evident, but I'm not picking up anything. Any of the bitterness I'm picking up is coming from the cocoa. Not as sweet as I expected with the vanilla bean in the ingredient list. Some roasted malt is there, but for the most part the cocoa and espresso dominate the beers flavor characteristics.

This is a nice beer. Perfect with a dessert. Vanilla gelato perhaps or even better with some cheesecake. Drinks very smooth. I'm diggin the mouthfeel here. Not the best stout I've ever had, but well above average.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2010 23:45:21 | More by pwoody11
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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.

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Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,076 ratings.