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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

192 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 7.94%
Wants: 172
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
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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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.63/5  rDev -15.2%
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.

Alieniloquium, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of Sammy
3.73/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Bar Volo DDC tap takeover, this is the
Raspberry version had, not as good. synthetic (and natural) aroma. Pinkish colour. Minimum head. Still Nice tanginess.Too candy raspberry taste and aroma. Cherry much better.Average mouthfeel with appropriate carbonation.

Sammy, Sep 25, 2011
Photo of lgmol
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

lgmol, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of seeswo
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

seeswo, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of groleau
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

groleau, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of bellbw
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

bellbw, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

djrn2, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of belleisa_losteo
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

belleisa_losteo, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
3.76/5  rDev -12.1%
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.

tbeckett, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of 3Vandoo
3.95/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Okay, I don't know where to start with this beer! Can I say a beer? Or maybe some fruit alcoholic juice, this is a weird freaky beer, not for my tastes but very interesting and fun too.

Appearance, is bright red, like you would have a strawberry juice, very nice color. The head dissapeard very quicky, too quicky as the white of the head and the bright red of the beer were beautiful when teamed together.

Smells like cherry, not too strong, not to shy, a balanced smell.

Taste, oh my, here we go... SOUR, VERY SOUR! The first sip I can assure you, you will go funny faces. It very acid and sour, reminding me of some gueuze/lambic /fruit. Then, you get curious and the taste get better.

It is quite an experience to try

3Vandoo, Aug 08, 2004
Photo of chickenm
4/5  rDev -6.5%

chickenm, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev -6.5%

acurtis, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of HuntDaddy540
4/5  rDev -6.5%

HuntDaddy540, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of KMcG
4/5  rDev -6.5%

KMcG, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of apasternak
4/5  rDev -6.5%

apasternak, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a light pinkish color beer with a large pure white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of tart raspberries with some light brett notes. Taste is also a mix between some tart notes with fresh raspberries and light residual sugar. Body is about average with good carbonation. Well brewed with right mix between fresh raspberries, tart and funky notes. I wish this would be available on a more regular basis.

Phyl21ca, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of danwho
4/5  rDev -6.5%

danwho, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of Caudalie
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Caudalie, May 10, 2013
Photo of fbc24
4/5  rDev -6.5%

fbc24, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of Whatup14
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Whatup14, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of BeerBucks
4/5  rDev -6.5%

BeerBucks, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of sweemzander
4/5  rDev -6.5%

sweemzander, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of mantissa
4/5  rDev -6.5%

mantissa, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of wildcats10
4/5  rDev -6.5%

wildcats10, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of oregone
4/5  rDev -6.5%

oregone, Jun 11, 2013
Solstice D'été Aux Framboises from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
95 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.