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Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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Ratings: 1,182
Reviews: 546
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 139
Gots: 129 | FT: 6
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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Poured from bottle into porter glass.

pitch pitch black, a bit of dark chocolate brown reflecting in the stem of the glass. 2 finger coca-cola head which dissipates moderately quick to almost nothing, but incredible lacing, huge rings in the back, but tons of consistent spots on the drinking side.

N: Cocoa and vanilla beans are showing their faces, rich espresso is also very present. Behind it are some sweet, but roast, toasted bread, malts.

T: Mild and delicious. Quite chocolatey at first, double double coffee hitting hard on the aftertaste, with a sweetened coffee bitterness, but not very bitter at all. Well balanced.

M: Not a very thick stout, a little chewy, and nice smooth carbonation. Goes down real well. Cant feel any alcohol.

O: A rather sessionable stout, id maybe go for a second if i had one! I think ill pick this up again. Its a real go-to stout like the st ambroise oatmeal stout, however this is better.

2_Shaynez, Oct 16, 2014
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i've had this beer both at the brewpub on tap and in bottles. i will be reviewing the on-tap version, as it is the freshest i have had this beer.

pours a jet black with creamy brown head. looks almost like a cream ale.

smells of roasted malts, vanilla, milk chocolate, and bitter chocolate. kind of reminiscent of chocolate milk. really nice balance of bitter/sweet notes.

tastes of chocolate (milk/dark), vanilla, sweet and roasty malts with caramel malts. really great interplay between sweet/bitter flavors - probably leaning on the sweeter side of things. full and creamy mouthfeel on this one.

overall, great stout from a great brewery.

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I've had a few stouts and this is one of the best I've ever had. If you add a shot of a good port it would make for a good "Bloody Aphrodisiaque." I'm still debating whether it would make a good Aphrodisiaque float (with a scoop of vanilla ice cream), but I don't see why not since it already has vanilla in it. High five to the brewery :)

mochamattie, Sep 29, 2014
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Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,182 ratings.