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Solstice D'été Aux Framboises - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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95
world-class

153 Ratings
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.93%
Wants: 165
Gots: 20 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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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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Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

07-10-2014 20:31:05 | More by Socialiste
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edugasmtl

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

07-07-2014 22:31:09 | More by edugasmtl
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MatChar


3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

07-07-2014 17:05:53 | More by MatChar
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-07-2014 12:32:57 | More by Gotti311
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Aisha

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.8%

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

06-25-2014 20:35:43 | More by K-Creedon
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allenson21

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-22-2014 14:14:21 | More by allenson21
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Haydn-Juby

Quebec (Canada)

4.04/5  rDev -5.8%

A: Really raspberry red, even a pink head to boot. Retention is somewhat minimal but lacing isn't bad. High carbonation is visible.

S: REAL raspberries. nothing artificial smelling here. Deliciously tart smelling.

T: Raspberries and more raspberries. Tart even bordering on pretty sour. Good beer base that highlights the fruit. Not overdone and it doesn't taste like a wine cooler as some poorer fruit beers do. No artificial tasting either which is a departure from most of the sub par fruit beers I've had. Hops are minimal as are bitterness letting the fruit really shine and take on it's true fold, unmuddled.

M: Nice carbonation leaning towards the higher side. Moderate to thin body.

O: This is a fruit beer i can get along with. Not that overly chemically, artificial mess that fruit beers usually end up as. Recommend to someone who believes fruit beers are a boring style as i once did.

06-21-2014 23:13:15 | More by Haydn-Juby
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Matt1385


4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

06-17-2014 00:24:59 | More by Matt1385
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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.8%

06-14-2014 23:34:36 | More by BeerForMuscle
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

06-14-2014 19:16:41 | More by LarryAppleton
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

06-11-2014 14:19:13 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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OkayBrendan

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

06-10-2014 13:49:54 | More by OkayBrendan
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +0.5%

A - ottle (5/13) into tulip with a small head that settled quickly. Beer is a dark purple

S - sweet berries, lactic, grain

T - berries, lemon, wheat, some funk and acidity, good amount of sour on the finish

M - light body and loewer carb

O - awesome Berliner / sour. Great balance between sweet and sour. Got as an extra from franklinn

05-29-2014 23:28:04 | More by maxcoinage
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-18-2014 07:13:07 | More by YamagamiTravis
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LopeJuice

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-01-2014 01:10:07 | More by LopeJuice
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CrazyDavros

Australia

4.33/5  rDev +0.9%

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.

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%

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

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%

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.

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
Solstice D'été Aux Framboises from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
95 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.