Aphrodisiaque | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada
dieuduciel.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Aphrodite.

Black ale with aromas and flavours of vanilla, dark chocolate, bourbon and roasted malt. The vanilla and cocoa marry nicely, without out-competing each other, to produce a surprisingly well balanced beer. This beer is mildly hoppy, but the cocoa introduces a touch of bitterness. Its colour may be intimidating, but it is a very smooth beer within reach of most beer drinkers. This highly appreciated dessert beer is brewed with organic fair-trade cocoa and first rate vanilla beans.

Added by Popsinc on 06-10-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,194
Reviews:
637
Ratings:
1,676
pDev:
8.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of MonkeyBread
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of steverx8
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigox420
3.99/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmilyko
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopSavant
3.26/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Virby44
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours opaque and pitch black with a lazy but persistent dark tan head. A few suspended particles floating around in there, but that never hurt anyone.

A: A perfect blend of equal parts chocolate and vanilla, followed by roasted hazelnuts, then molasses lingers in the background.

F: Chocolate and vanilla again leading the way with a bit of burnt toast and nuttines, and the slightest sense of dark cherries. Almost like a perfect and classic ice cream sundae: one scoop vanilla, one scoop chocolate, and a cherry on top! (Hold the whipped cream please.)

F: Wonderful feel. Creamy almost velvety, coats the roof of your mouth and tongue, finishes dry and surprisingly balanced despite what its flavor and aroma would suggest.

O: An amazing stout overall. I would love to have this every night for dessert! I couldn't think of changing a thing.

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Photo of unclekeith
4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle (12/21/15) into a snifter

L: Black with a billowing khaki head, settling to a collar leaving nice lacing
S: Coffee, Vanilla, Roasted malt
T: Follows the nose, big vanilla in the back, no hops, not much in the way of bitterness
M: A tad thin, nice carb
O: Great easy drinking, complex stout - very nice!

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Photo of liquorpig
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamLand
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of M_chav
3.07/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of senglish7
4.17/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice hint of vanilla on the nose. Taste was sweet, somewhat crisp with a clean finish. Not super boozy at all. Overall a good stout that I enjoyed drinking.

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Photo of SebLego_MTL
4.72/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AlarmClock314
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

11.5oz bottle, US date of 4/28/16, labeled "Aphrodite." Pours black with a larger sized light khaki head; lots of small carbonation bubbles. Smells of cocoa, vanilla, earthy hops, licorice, roasted malt, and caramel. The taste follows with roasted malt, cocoa, licorice, earthy hops, vanilla, and caramel. Medium bitterness, medium dryness, and light sweetness. Average carbonation and body for the style. Overall, nothing really stands out in this one, but it's tasty with some unique notes of licorice and caramel.

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Photo of Electros
4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.98/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GJKerr
4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jonbonfondle
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hunterjames
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SmithyAlan
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of patre_tim
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark brown, almost black, with a finger of foamy beige head. Too dark to see any carbonation.

Smells of chocolate, milk chocolate, vanilla, and cream.

Tastes of chocolate, milk chocolate, light berry notes. Deep and rich for the style.

Medium body, smooth, foamy carbonation.

Got at the brewery, Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! near Montreal, St Jerome, tonight, Sept 25th, 2016. Nice experience, crowded bar, delicious brew!

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Photo of Jotora
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tyecko
4.47/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrutisDestructus
3.84/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PugsandBeer
4.27/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aphrodisiaque from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 1,676 ratings