Équinoxe Du Printemps - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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88
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415 Ratings
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Ratings: 415
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 23
Gots: 36 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Quebec, Canada

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Équinoxe du Printemps (French for "spring equinox") is the quintessential marriage of two great traditions: beer brewing in Scotland, and maple syrup production in Quebec. At the first draught, the mouth is overcome by woody, malty flavours, sustained by a discrete touch of sweetness. The aftertaste brings about the flavours of maple, which are sufficiently present to be appreciated, but never overwhelming the typical flavours of a Scotch Ale.

Equinoxe du printemps is brewed only once a year in January. It is aged for two months in order to attain a perfect balance in taste. Then, it is sold starting March 21st, until stocks last.

The Equinoxe du printemps was born in our Montreal brewpub in February 1999.

(Beer added by: francisweizen on 05-02-2003)
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4.53/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.72/5  rDev -4.6%

Pours a hazy, dark brown color. 1/3 inch head of an off-tan color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of chocolate, roasted malt, sweet malt, slight cherry, hint of syrup, and alcohol. Fits the style of a Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of alcohol, sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, cherry, slight syrup, and a hint of chocolate. Overall, decent aroma and feel, but too much cherry and syrup in the body.

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Picking up a bunch of the maple syrup. A solid sweetness. Light on the Scotch ale flavor though.

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Équinoxe Du Printemps from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
88 out of 100 based on 415 ratings.