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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
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outstanding

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 7.96%
Wants: 163
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
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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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

06-15-2014 23:24:13 | More by groleau
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

08-24-2013 00:33:27 | More by belleisa_losteo
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -11.9%
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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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This incarnation is a cherry-flavoured beer (Solstice d'ete cerises).

This beer appears a clear pinkish red hue, with a small amount of soapy light pink head, which leaves no lace as it melts away. It smells like mildly sweet cherry pie - cherries, sugar, and white grain. The taste is tart, tart, tart, tart cherry. Whew! Did I say tart? This is a lip-puckerer, all right. Under the sour cherry assault, there is a mild wheatiness detectable. The carbonation is soft, the body is sugary like fruit juice, and it finishes with sweet and sour cherry, all the way.

A one-sided beverage, in the flavour department, but the balance between the big tartness and the lesser sugar sweetness makes this actually somewhat drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

08-06-2009 23:06:38 | More by biboergosum
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3Vandoo

Quebec (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -7.5%
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

Serving type: on-tap

08-08-2004 06:42:26 | More by 3Vandoo
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-12-2012 15:59:26 | More by chickenm
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2012 17:58:34 | More by KMcG
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 14:17:51 | More by Phyl21ca
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danwho

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-10-2013 16:57:29 | More by Caudalie
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fbc24

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-27-2012 17:03:49 | More by fbc24
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-17-2013 15:34:02 | More by Whatup14
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-16-2013 13:55:27 | More by sweemzander
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mantissa

Oregon

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-09-2013 17:27:49 | More by mantissa
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wildcats10

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Oregon

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-11-2013 18:39:21 | More by oregone
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Noyt

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-05-2013 02:13:40 | More by Noyt
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Hugues77


4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-16-2012 01:36:29 | More by Hugues77
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Aisha

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-25-2013 00:29:30 | More by ThePorterSorter
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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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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-19-2013 17:13:37 | More by tom10101
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reddish with a touch of gold; clear; no lasting head or lace.

Wow, this may be the greatest amount of raspberry aroma I've ever experienced. It's not sweet, more like a fresh raspberry.

Think raspberry tart; this is delicious but relatively one-dimensional. The aftertaste is quite sour. The body is thin but adequate. Lots of carbonation.

This is a refreshing and sour; a step from what I would call a Framboise-it's delightful.

Serving type: on-tap

08-23-2008 21:58:49 | More by smcolw
Solstice D'été Aux Framboises from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
94 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.