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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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161 Ratings
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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.93%
Wants: 166
Gots: 19 | 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 CrazyDavros
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.

CrazyDavros, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of schnarr84
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

schnarr84, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of MacQ32
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

MacQ32, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of Holland
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Holland, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of sirsteve42
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

sirsteve42, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of tbeckett
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.

tbeckett, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of lgmol
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

lgmol, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of IndyDad
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

IndyDad, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of ChrisKayler
5/5  rDev +16.6%

ChrisKayler, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of Jones153
5/5  rDev +16.6%

Jones153, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of danwho
4/5  rDev -6.8%

danwho, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of cosmonick
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

cosmonick, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

DaftCaskBC, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of ThePorterSorter
4/5  rDev -6.8%

ThePorterSorter, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of wildcats10
4/5  rDev -6.8%

wildcats10, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of evil_liver
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

evil_liver, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev -6.8%

acurtis, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

djrn2, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of orangesol
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

orangesol, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of chippo33
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

chippo33, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of jaasen64
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

jaasen64, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of krl2112
5/5  rDev +16.6%

krl2112, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of MinorThreat
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

MinorThreat, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
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.

Alieniloquium, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Thorpe429, Sep 17, 2013
Solstice D'été Aux Framboises from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
95 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.