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Dieu du Ciel Solstice d’Été aux Framboises

Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Berliner Weisse
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Bowl


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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
This beer is an adaptation of a wheat beer brewed in Berlin known as a Berliner weiss. This is a cloudy blond coloured beer lightly tinted by the fruits which are steeped in it: either strawberry, raspberry or blueberry depending on the time of year. It is a highly acidic beer due to the lactic fermentation which takes place. Its aromas are acid, tart, and fruity.A light tasting beer, its acidity is quickly felt on each side of the tongue before leaving all the room for the wonderful fruity taste. 5.9% ABV on bottled version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerstore (13) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 24, 2016
C’est un plaisir de voir cette bière évolué d’été en été. Tantdis que j’ai parfois trouvé que le côté sûre et acidulé de cette bière était parfois trop puissant lors des été passés, la version de cette année est succulente et très bien balancé. Elle nous laisse découvrir son goût de framboise de façon franche tout en tranchant avec une acidité raffraîchissante !

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turboninja (476) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2016
Bottle@O’Hara’s, Tampere, Finland. Dry, refreshing and balanced with a lots of organic rasberries, sour malts and a hint of wheat. Quite light body but carbonation light also.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kavu (4020) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2016
0,355l bottle shared with wiosna @ One Pint Pub. Pours deep red with some flotsam. Aroma is sour malts and raspberries. Flavor is sour malts with loads of raspberries. Awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olio (9188) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2016
341 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori. BBE 29.04.2016.
Pours cloudy dark rose red color with no head, some sediment floats around. Very strong raspberry smacks you right to your face, hides all the wheat notes, some gooseberry bush and grapefruits follow. Flavor is also mostly tart raspberries, some grapefruits, mild rose hip and some faint blood orange. Tasty fruity palate, short dry finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClubGonzo (5399) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2016
Sample from bottle, shared with X random people in the Cantillon Blåbær 2016 line in Copenhagen. :-) Pours a hazy pinkish red body with a medium white head. Nose is bold raspberry notes, lemon juice, sawdust, wheat and hints of cherries, rose petals and pale malts. Taste is raspberries, lactic yogurt-like tones, lemon juice, red berries and hints of rose petals, wheat and tart cherries. Very refreshing and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flanfl (613) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - AUG 7, 2016
Reb body, tint white head, chunk of yeast moving around. Aroma of fresh raspberries, sour fruits, yeast.Flavours of fresh raspberries, sour fruits, slightly yeasty. Medium raspberry dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k0mpsa (2423) - Tuusula, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Bottle at konttori, tampere. Red color, white head. Aroma has lots of raspberries, sour notes, some sweet notes. Nice sour taste, pure raspberries, some sweet notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Adamsville (196) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 25, 2016
Apparence : Rouge, semi-limpide, effervescence assez élevée, col blanc moyen, rétention faible. Nez : Framboises fraîches… et framboises! Goût : Framboises, acidité moyenne. Sensation : Effervescence moyenne-faible, corps moyen, petite chaleur, longueur moyenne (acidité de framboises). Bref : Bien bon breuvage aux framboises, difficile de détecter l’aspect bière en arrière-plan, extrêmement rafraîchissante, c’est une bière parfaite d’été! Plus ou moins complexe, son aspect intéressant est que les framboises ne sont pas du tout artificielles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (5433) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle 341ml, a cloudy red beer with pink head. Nose is on strawberries and raspberries with the typical fresh yogurt touch in the background. Taste is quite acid, the acidity we can have in the skin of small berries, light sourness. Aroma is on red fruits, lactic, metallic, cooked vegetables. Very long acid / red berries aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (5962) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2016
Pours clear, yet deep red. No head. Smell is very intense fruity. Taste is strong and sharp sour, with a very very dry mouthfeel, yet a bomb of fruityness. Talk about an explosive taste ! the beer ain’t balanced by far , as it builds up between extremes that are not extreme in a good way ( too sharp sourness, too dry, probably not that natural as I’d like to think it is ) yet the taste itself aint bad !

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