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Équinoxe Du Printemps - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

Équinoxe Du PrintempsÉquinoxe Du Printemps

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BA SCORE
87
very good

352 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%


Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: francisweizen on 05-02-2003)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a murky amber with a creamy beige mousse that recedes quickly. Chunks of yeast are noticeable in the liquid even after the beer settles.

S: Aromas of caramel, toffee, leather, nougat, brown sugar, hazelnuts, almonds, maple syrup, and mild, earthy ale hops are present on the nose.

T: Notes of earthy hops, leather, caramel, toffee, heather honey, maple syrup, hazelnuts, almonds, nougat, praline, brown sugar, dark bread, plums, figs, dates, and raisins blossom on the palate. The finish is long and sweet with pronounced flavors of caramel, nougat, maple syrup, and earthy, herbal hops.

M: Full in body and velvety. Carbonation is firm, active, and prickly, avoiding the stickiness of many ales brewed in the Scottish style. Alcohol is incredibly subdued, making this beer very easy to drink despite its formidable strength.

O: A really solid Scotch ale. I was a bit surprised that the maple syrup merged so well with the sweet, nutty malt flavors the brewers presented so well. I also appreciate the fact that the hops were noticeable, but not overpowering. Unfortunately, many North American brewers seem to be under the impression that Scottish ales should be made hoppier. Though this is not exactly a traditional wee heavy, it is a very good example of a North American take on the style that manages to be quirky and individualistic, but does not break entirely with tradition.

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Équinoxe Du Printemps from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
87 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.