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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

Solstice D'été Aux FramboisesSolstice D'été Aux Framboises

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.23%


Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
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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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-06-2013 03:59:18 | More by evil_liver
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CrazyDavros

Australia

4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
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 +4.9%

03-08-2014 06:15:27 | More by schnarr84
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle Date 05/2013

A - pours a bright amber/rose pink color with a finger of somewhat intense pink head. Retention and lacing are relatively decent.

S - Tons of raspberry/tart fruit as you would expect from a framboise.

T - Quite sour! Vinegar, ripe/tart raspberries. Definitely an intensely sour Berliner with some wheaty thickness. When allowing to sit on my palate the vinegar becomes quite intense and pushes the limits a little bit (for the style) but in a very good way. Finish is very tart/sour.

M - Medium bodied+, especially for the style, quite sticky on the tongue, good carbonation but the mouth feel holds strong. Again really liking everything about this beer in a major way

O - Would love to have a few more of these! Really awesome lambic style berliner

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 23:11:21 | More by MacQ32
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Holland

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-06-2014 03:39:02 | More by Holland
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sirsteve42

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

02-05-2014 16:03:26 | More by sirsteve42
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from hoppypocket for CanBIF Fall 2013. Bottled 05/2013.

A - Reddish/pink colour. Bright with intense carbonation that fades to slow later. One finger white head gone fast. For the style, the appearance is OK, just not all that great in general.

S - Raspberries, raspberry juice, sugar, some tartness.

T - Raspberry, some tartness. Lot's of raspberry stuff going on. Tartness is definitely there but it doesn't get too complex. Quite nice though, and fairly tart.

M - Tart raspberry finish. Fairly strong carbonation, medium body.

O/D - Guess what? This is a sour wheat beer brewed with raspberries. Just like the bottle says! This was pretty decent. Can't say it was worthy of the hype and my expectations, but not too shabby at all and seemingly well put together. One and done for me though.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 03:56:25 | More by tbeckett
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-06-2014 16:05:20 | More by lgmol
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IndyDad

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-03-2014 10:27:52 | More by IndyDad
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.6%

01-03-2014 06:45:00 | More by ChrisKayler
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Jones153

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.6%

12-21-2013 17:17:36 | More by Jones153
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danwho

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-17-2013 02:07:44 | More by danwho
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cosmonick

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-05-2013 00:21:44 | More by cosmonick
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-27-2013 02:15:28 | More by DaftCaskBC
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.8%

10-25-2013 00:29:30 | More by ThePorterSorter
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wildcats10

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.8%

10-15-2013 03:20:27 | More by wildcats10
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.8%

10-04-2013 01:50:10 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

10-04-2013 01:15:46 | More by djrn2
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-03-2013 01:06:46 | More by orangesol
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chippo33

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

10-01-2013 05:21:40 | More by chippo33
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-27-2013 00:50:01 | More by jaasen64
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krl2112

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

09-23-2013 00:53:09 | More by krl2112
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MinorThreat

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-22-2013 19:11:06 | More by MinorThreat
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.63/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Bright clear red. Beautiful color. Not much of a head though.

Smell - Tons of raspberries. Acidic raspberries and some grain. As it warms, I get a slightly buttery off aroma.

Taste - Tart raspberries. Almost no sweetness. Grain and a bit of caramel malt. The off flavor from the nose comes out as it warms up. Makes it tastes creamy and a little bitter.

Mouthfeel - Medium light and tart. More of a fruit tartness than a beer sourness though.

Overall - This would be really great if not for that weird flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 00:17:06 | More by Alieniloquium
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-17-2013 18:13:59 | More by Thorpe429
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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.