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Équinoxe Du Printemps - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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very good

391 Ratings
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Ratings: 391
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 23
Gots: 38 | FT: 2
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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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

PappyVans, May 25, 2014
Photo of byronic
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Pours almost opaque brown with hints of amber. A very thin pale head

A nice aroma of malt, toffee and a hint of maple.

Very nice taste, sweet with caramel and some fruit, toasted malt. Really fantastic maple finish that lingers until your next sip.

Smooth and a touch creamy. The alcohol is masked very well

Being a fan of a wee heavy this one took me by surprise. A very nice variation on a wee heavy. The addition of maple really works and the hint of sweet it creates in the finish sets the beer apart. I would definitely like to have a few of these on hand.

byronic, May 16, 2014
Photo of babaracas
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%

Pours a turbid red tinted brown with zero head, and a few small dots on the glass. Smell: sweet, backed apple, maple syrup (I'm primed by the description; not terribly strong), mild earthiness. Taste: soft cooked red apple, tons of caramel, date bread, mild earthiness, syrup sugariness towards the finish. Medium bodied, mild carbonation with a diluted syrupy feel. Sticky finish. Sweet. Enjoyable, but that's about all.

babaracas, May 12, 2014
Photo of rale
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

rale, May 03, 2014
Photo of Trancesexual
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Trancesexual, May 02, 2014
Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
3.04/5  rDev -21.9%

Red brown in color. Very cloudy. Poor head retention. Head is tan in color.

Aroma is of toffee and caramel.

Beer tastes very sweet. A little cloying. Some notes of toast. A little bitter in the finish

Full bodied and thick.

Overall an interesting beer, I do not really pick up any of the maple flavor. A little to bitter in the finish, either from roast or hops.

LeeryLeprechaun, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of MarkJBurch
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

MarkJBurch, Apr 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

jryanj927, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

IanSpindler, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

sunofneurot, Apr 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

VbolieuV, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

gillagorilla, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of polloenfuego
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

From a 12 oz bottle to a snifter.

This beer poured a deep chestnut brown with a thin one finger head that disappeared fast leaving little behind but memories. The smell is toffee and caramels with leather and some spices. The taste is not as aggressive as some wee heavies I've had, and this works. Much of the nose carries over in taste, with maple jumping in and out of the flavor profile. There was a full body and a medium carbonation.

I enjoy a wee heavy. I find them nice sippers and pleasant cold weather beers. I was surprised by this beer and how light it felt compared to others of the style. A nice change. I also like the use of maple in this beer.

polloenfuego, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

DRBiser, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

mattsander, Apr 15, 2014
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1/5  rDev -74.3%

ThatsThatDude, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

QuentinCall, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of groleau
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

groleau, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

tbryan5, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of thegerm87
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

thegerm87, Mar 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

bigred89, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of JIMTRK16
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Lare453, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Eric908, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of mattmarka1
4/5  rDev +2.8%

mattmarka1, Jan 13, 2014
Équinoxe Du Printemps from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
87 out of 100 based on 391 ratings.