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Aphrodisiaque - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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1,218 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,218
Reviews: 548
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 143
Gots: 133 | 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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Ratings: 1,218 | Reviews: 548 | Display Reviews Only:
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

paulys55, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of JerseyKirk
3.4/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Jet black. Deep chocolate colored 1 finger head.

S: Rich espresso and milk chocolate. Slight maple syrup vibe.

T: Coffee, Espresso, slight dark chocolate finish. No Vanilla taste what so ever.

M: Thick but as thick as it should be for the style. Dry like an Irish dry stout.

O: Its just an ok coffee stout without any vanilla flavor. Sad that they advertise something one can't taste. Good beer would rate higher but must deduct due to lack of vanilla flavor.

JerseyKirk, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of waiting4lunch
5/5  rDev +18.8%

waiting4lunch, Nov 18, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

JAHMUR, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5%

ej285701, Nov 18, 2011
Photo of Coriander
5/5  rDev +18.8%

Coriander, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

jamesgaither, Nov 18, 2011
Photo of CHADMC3
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an almost opaque black body with deep ruby hues beneath the two-inch, foamy, mocha head. The head patiently dissolves to leave a thin lacing clinging to the glass.

Delicious aromas of bitter dark chocolate, vanilla, and coffee float from the glass.

Roasted malt aromas start this beer off followed by the bitter dark chocolate. Coffee, vanilla, and cocoa nibs are all present with a return to the roasted malt mid-palate and a chocolaty finish.

Medium in body and carbonation; this beer leaves a fantastic coating of chocolate and coffee for the palate to enjoy.

This is a great stout with tons of flavors without diverting from the tradition of the style.

CHADMC3, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

jimctin, Nov 17, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

azureoval, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5%

richbrew, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5%

Pellinore1, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

vince4953529, Nov 15, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

oline73, Nov 15, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Exiled, Nov 15, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 14, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

nanobrew, Nov 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

justintcoons, Nov 14, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

sbricker, Nov 14, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

bbadger, Nov 14, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Jspriest, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of taigor
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into snifter glass.

A - Poured non-transparent black with big mocha head that slowly dissipated leaving lots of lacing around the glass.

S - Mostly malts with dark chocolate and coffee with slight vanilla scent.

T - Bitter dark chocolate and coffee dominate with slight caramel and vanilla sweetness. Has a nice roasted malts dry finish.

M - Full bodied with high carbonation.

O - Very enjoyable, creamy stout with ABV well hidden. I would highly recommend it.

taigor, Nov 08, 2011
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4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Black pour with about a finger of light brown head. Beautiful thick lacing and great retention.

S: Smooth, velvety chocolate, vanilla, coffee all the way. Delicious, blended, thick, just a wonderful smell. I cant stop myself from taking 5 smells for every taste.

T: The taste is no where near as big as I was thinking it would be, but it works. Chocolate takes the forefront. Smooth, creamy, decadent chocolate, vanilla works its way in, and you get the coffee on the backend. Balanced and not overbearing.

MF: Heavy body, good amount of carbonation, creamy.

O: Insanely drinkable, once you start, you just can't put it down.

russwbeck, Nov 06, 2011
Photo of LiquidCucumber
4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours black as any stout with a small tan head that doesn't stick around too long.

S - Tons of bittersweet chocolate and a touch of sweet malt.

T - Lots of cocoa and vanilla as well as a bit of fruity malt. Tastes like I should drizzle this on ice cream.

M - Smooth and rather thick, not cloying in the least.

O - A very good dessert brew. I would recommend trying, but too expensive for all the time.

LiquidCucumber, Nov 02, 2011
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4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- pours a beautiful silky looking black with two fingers of healthy tan head. Very good head retention with some great lacing.

S- the aroma is killer on this brew. Starts out with lucious decadent semsweet chocolate, fresh cocoa and lovely vanilla bean that play of each other beautifully. Subtle roasted malt with the slightest kiss of herbal hop... Bella!

T-begins with slightly sweetened chocolate with delicate note of cocoa and vanilla bean. Roasted malt and a touch herbal hop bring superb balance to the flavor. Finish with a lingering roared flavor and soft cocoa like bitterness.

MF- velvet mouthfeel with an elevated medium body and fine soft carbonation.

D- very drinkable each sip is like having a beautiful woman whisper sweet nothings into your ear.

Overall a delicious stout with great complexity.

Viciousknishs, Oct 27, 2011
Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 1,218 ratings.