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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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95
world-class

192 Ratings
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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 cpetrone84
3.3/5  rDev -22.9%

Pour is a dark ruby in color with a light pink head. Nose has a ton of juicy raspberry with notes of lactic acid. Very simple. Taste has a bit more going on. Raspberry's aren't as seedy, some leathery brett, lactic acid mid to back palate and faint tartness in the finish. Softer creamy body, moderate carb and quite a dry finish.

cpetrone84, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of MikeCactusGordon
4/5  rDev -6.5%

MikeCactusGordon, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of KingdomBobcat
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

KingdomBobcat, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of DaveHack
4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

DaveHack, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of Evango
4.04/5  rDev -5.6%

Evango, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of grover37
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%

grover37, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of Texasfan549
4.45/5  rDev +4%

Texasfan549, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of ThirstyInvestor
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

ThirstyInvestor, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of yancot
4/5  rDev -6.5%

yancot, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of DavidHume
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DavidHume, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Proclarush
4.28/5  rDev 0%

Proclarush, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of DrBier
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DrBier, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of apasternak
4/5  rDev -6.5%

apasternak, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of starrdogg
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

starrdogg, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of sclitch
4.56/5  rDev +6.5%

sclitch, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of RKing44
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

RKing44, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Nunya
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Nunya, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of BeerBucks
4/5  rDev -6.5%

BeerBucks, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of NJBeer265
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

NJBeer265, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev -6.5%

oriolesfan4, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of rogerdandy
5/5  rDev +16.8%

rogerdandy, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of eraera1
5/5  rDev +16.8%

eraera1, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of HuntDaddy540
4/5  rDev -6.5%

HuntDaddy540, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of biboergosum
4.23/5  rDev -1.2%

341ml bottle - the summer solstice may be a few months behind us now, but the season isn't done just yet! This incarnation of the series is apparently flavoured with raspberries.

This beer pours a clear, bright medium magenta hue, with two fingers of puffy, loosely foamy, and bubbly cotton candy pink head, which leaves a few instances of ocean spray lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells of semi-sweet (and thus, semi-tart) pureed raspberries, a reserved lactic sourness, gritty, grainy wheat malt, and a faint earthy leafiness. The taste is more zesty raspberries, seeming cut with a bit of sour cream - or at the very least a touch of warmed milk - a still understated musty funk, soft notes of sweet husky wheat, white wine vinegar, a hint of saltine cracker, and a genial leafy, almost floral dryness.

The carbonation is quite involved in its majorly frothy and minorly fizzy manner, the body a sturdy middleweight, and actually somewhat smooth, even with all those acids swirling about. It finishes mostly bereft of any sweetness, save a tiny fruitiness still clinging on to the welcoming and persistent raspberry essence.

A stellar flavoured wheat beer, no matter what world region's style it was going for - tart, wheaty, sour, and fruity, all in admirable balance. Easy to drink, - if you don't mind the stripped-down nature of the titular fruit - each sip daring you to immediately have another go.

biboergosum, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Pier-luc
4.64/5  rDev +8.4%

Pier-luc, Aug 21, 2014
Solstice D'été Aux Framboises from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
95 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.