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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 7.96%
Wants: 164
Gots: 16 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Berliner weiss with raspberries.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-14-2002)
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Rborre321

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-26-2014 23:20:30 | More by Rborre321
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Sampled at VT Brewfest.

A-Awesome! Looks like cranberry juice. a tiny slice of pink froth. Love the looks.

S-Puréed raspberries. Tart, young raspberries. Underlying wheat and non-fruit funk. Natural! Just a bit restrained in the nose but it still smells delectable.

T-Raspberries, both ripe and tart. Natural flavor. Akin to the nose in the best way. I need 40 more samples. The Berliner aspects aren't completely washed away either.

M-Light, quenching, crisp. Very drinkable with a fruit juice feel.

O-One of my most sought-after beers at the festival; actually one of my more sought after beers. Raspberry Berliner Weiss! Oh yes. An absolute stunner. Exceeded rather high expectations.

Serving type: on-tap

07-25-2014 00:07:36 | More by VelvetExtract
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my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18%

07-20-2014 22:14:44 | More by my_knew_craft
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-19-2014 15:57:40 | More by GRG1313
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DantheMan75

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-17-2014 01:18:18 | More by DantheMan75
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jt2488

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-15-2014 20:02:16 | More by jt2488
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Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -18%

07-10-2014 20:31:05 | More by Socialiste
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edugasmtl

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-07-2014 22:31:09 | More by edugasmtl
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MatChar


3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

07-07-2014 17:05:53 | More by MatChar
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-07-2014 12:32:57 | More by Gotti311
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Aisha

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-29-2014 15:37:00 | More by Aisha
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K-Creedon

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

06-25-2014 20:35:43 | More by K-Creedon
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allenson21

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-22-2014 14:14:21 | More by allenson21
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Haydn-Juby

Quebec (Canada)

4.04/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Really raspberry red, even a pink head to boot. Retention is somewhat minimal but lacing isn't bad. High carbonation is visible.

S: REAL raspberries. nothing artificial smelling here. Deliciously tart smelling.

T: Raspberries and more raspberries. Tart even bordering on pretty sour. Good beer base that highlights the fruit. Not overdone and it doesn't taste like a wine cooler as some poorer fruit beers do. No artificial tasting either which is a departure from most of the sub par fruit beers I've had. Hops are minimal as are bitterness letting the fruit really shine and take on it's true fold, unmuddled.

M: Nice carbonation leaning towards the higher side. Moderate to thin body.

O: This is a fruit beer i can get along with. Not that overly chemically, artificial mess that fruit beers usually end up as. Recommend to someone who believes fruit beers are a boring style as i once did.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 23:13:15 | More by Haydn-Juby
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Matt1385


4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-17-2014 00:24:59 | More by Matt1385
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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

06-15-2014 23:24:13 | More by groleau
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-14-2014 23:34:36 | More by BeerForMuscle
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -18%

06-14-2014 19:16:41 | More by LarryAppleton
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-11-2014 14:19:13 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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OkayBrendan

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-10-2014 13:49:54 | More by OkayBrendan
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - ottle (5/13) into tulip with a small head that settled quickly. Beer is a dark purple

S - sweet berries, lactic, grain

T - berries, lemon, wheat, some funk and acidity, good amount of sour on the finish

M - light body and loewer carb

O - awesome Berliner / sour. Great balance between sweet and sour. Got as an extra from franklinn

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 23:28:04 | More by maxcoinage
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-18-2014 07:13:07 | More by YamagamiTravis
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LopeJuice

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-01-2014 01:10:07 | More by LopeJuice
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CrazyDavros

Australia

4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours garnet/ruby with a very quickly fading head.
Nose shows massive raspberry with soft confectionery notes. Lovely stuff despite being so focussed on the one aspect.
Amazing flavours, heaps of tart raspberry with a great acidic hit. Some gooseberry notes too and a port note.
Nice moderately high carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 02:19:19 | More by CrazyDavros
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-08-2014 06:15:27 | More by schnarr84
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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.