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Rosée D'hibiscus - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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Rosée D'hibiscusRosée D'hibiscus

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BA SCORE
86
very good

604 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 604
Reviews: 350
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.68%
Wants: 23
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 06-06-2006)
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +25%

01-18-2014 21:34:50 | More by PatGreer
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-17-2014 23:43:54 | More by KeeganRohovich
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

01-17-2014 00:04:28 | More by montrealbcr89
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

01-13-2014 20:51:45 | More by mattmarka1
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-11-2014 10:39:29 | More by Schmoog
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-09-2014 14:30:03 | More by Griffith
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jrempel

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-28-2013 20:35:39 | More by jrempel
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-28-2013 14:39:38 | More by rcjennings
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-27-2013 17:36:05 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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ScottStache

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-27-2013 04:30:21 | More by ScottStache
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-24-2013 12:46:29 | More by Kirk
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-16-2013 15:34:50 | More by williamjbauer
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falloutsnow

Illinois

3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From: Friar Tuck, Savoy, IL
Date: None on bottle
Glass: New Belgium globe glass

Rosee D'hibiscus is an intriguing spiced witbier that, while looking fairly unimpressive, has a pleasant aroma and taste that are reminiscent of a good herbal tea. This was a beer that I could actually drink during the daytime and feel appropriate in doing so. This all being said, I'd probably make my own tea with these flavors rather than purchase a $5 11oz bottle with no bottled-on date.

Pours a 0.5cm tall head of whitish to extremely faint pink foam, which quickly fades (in under thirty seconds) to a thin ring around the perimeter of the glass and a small island of residual lacy foam atop the center of the body of the beer. Lacing is minimal, just a few dots cling to the sides of the glass. The body is a dark reddish brown color, with light bringing out bright brown hues with a minor red tint. Carbonation is moderate, but very active, rising from the center of the glass and visible through the slightly hazy (10% opacity) body.

Aroma is pleasant, tartly floral, of wheat malt, hibiscus flowers (as in tea), light champagne, slightly tart raspberries, some notes of citrus rind.

Flavors are dry tartness, with obvious hibiscus and wheat malt usage, less obvious and unknown sources of raspberries, lemongrass, and ginger. Front of palate experiences some slight berry-like tartness, hibiscus, lemongrass, and dry wheat malt. Mid-palate of increased tartness, hibiscus, coriander, lemongrass, mild raspberry, and ginger: somewhat reminiscent of herbal tea with a heavier body. Back of palate detects tart hibiscus, faint raspberry, ginger, and lemongrass, with slightly smooth, dry wheat malt. Aftertaste is of dry wheat grains with low residual tartness, faint flavors of hibiscus, ginger, raspberry, and lemongrass.

Beer is medium-light to light in body, with carbonation of medium intensity, leading to a slightly fizzy mouthfeel that eventually calms to a light foaminess (2/5) and general smoothness (3/5). Could use a bit more consistent carbonation without the fizziness. Closes dry, with very light stickiness on the palate.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2013 16:35:55 | More by falloutsnow
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thegrimone

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

12-11-2013 07:15:40 | More by thegrimone
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jordanimal

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-10-2013 13:31:31 | More by jordanimal
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oceanside

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-08-2013 21:54:54 | More by oceanside
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-08-2013 15:40:58 | More by discharmingly
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shacawgo24

Illinois

4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A-Pink and orange blend beautifully to give a sunrise hue. Juicy grapefruit meat colored. Silvery starry sudsy bubbles pop up then thin out fairly quick. Not too much head. No lacing at all. My glass was sparkling clear and clean when I finished.

S-Champagne. White Wine. Grape skins. Sour cherry. Fresh wet hibiscus. Grapefruit. What a bouquet of fragrant scents!

T-Low malt backbone juts in with tart hibiscus attached. The medium tastes swim in with: Dark cherry, rosehips, sizzling ginger. A slight bitter touch masked by dominant sweet fruits. Like, sugar-coated grapefruit. All the flavors blend nicely. Refreshing. I wish the taste was more elegant though. The malt should pop up in the middle or finish. Or AFTERTASTE even. Not on initial sips. Like a cheap malt liquor infused with hibiscus the first millisecond tastes like. But it's rescued by the flourishing flood of flavor. Tweaked this could be a classic Hibiscus Ale. When warmed orange bled in.

M-Spritz-y. Light/medium body. Low carbonation that dies quick, giving the feel of a juice. Not bad, it works here, with the taste being so great. Primarily fruit, floral and herbs on the palate give it a cold herbal-fruit tea feel, seasoned well. You can feel swirling ginger/cinnamon type thick sprinkles. But this is beer, it should feel like beer.

O-Will buy again. I'd love to have this on draft. Or have a growler. The color alone will intrigue you and the smell will have you nosing the glass down to the last drop. This brew smells like a perfumed lovely woman. Who's been drinking. Ha.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 01:50:01 | More by shacawgo24
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

11-28-2013 03:10:00 | More by Dcunicelli
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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

11-25-2013 01:48:49 | More by groleau
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Haydn-Juby

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served from a 341ml bottle

A: A rose color. Not much head at all, dissipation was quick and not much lacing either. Very transparent.

S: Flowery and a bit of sweet malt poking its head.

T: Let it be known that I don't really know what a hibiscus plant smells like so I may not be able to give an accurate rating on the beer. Once again i'm getting some kind of flowery smell that's border line rose. Its not overpowering and more or less works in the background but its there, more so in the aroma however. Sweet malt is present and also a bit honey like.

M: Carbonation was very low in my beer. I think this might have been some kind of flaw because it poured next to flat. I pictured it being a bit more spritzey but its okay like this.

O: it was a good beer overall and an interesting venture into gruit ales. Although I didn't find it that much of a stark contrast to a typical beer of the same style without gruit it was interesing.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 21:21:47 | More by Haydn-Juby
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

11-21-2013 03:43:28 | More by ChrisKayler
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Azpittil57

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-18-2013 03:05:42 | More by Azpittil57
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FLima

Brazil

3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice amber pink color with practically no head, which by the way is pink.
Light floral aroma of hibiscus, as promised. Hints of sour strawberries.
Taste follows nose. Slightly sour with notes of Hibiscus flowers and strawberries. Perfect sweet level. Dry aftertaste with a smooth acid sensation.
Medium body with low carbonation.
Creativity that paid off, it is perfectly balanced between all ingredients, very refreshing and harmonic which is hard to accomplish on daring experiments.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 15:45:40 | More by FLima
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

11-14-2013 22:17:18 | More by HabiMendes
Rosée D'hibiscus from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
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