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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 790   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Rosée d’Hibiscus is a soft spoken wheat beer. The rose colour comes from the hibiscus flowers added during the brewing process. The aromas and flavour of this tropical flower are very prominent in the beer, giving it a slight acidity and a very agreeable fragrance. It is the perfect thirst quencher on a hot summer day.
2006 to 2009 vintages 5.9% abv
2010 vintage 5.0%


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep pink red with a small white head. Aroma is very floral, fragrant, fruity, berries, a touch gummy, with some rose water notes. Flavor starts with the flowery character, very forward, picking up some of those gummy notes, more berry, hibiscus. FInishing a touch sharp and fruity. Medium body and sharp carbonation. Interesting beer, perhaps a bit too floral?


2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
agnidesign (1) - - SEP 1, 2014 does not count
O sabor não era ruim, mas lembrava um frisante ou uma keep cooler. queria uma cerveja.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1169) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Relatively clear rose pink with a good pale head. Aroma is rose, hibiscus, pomegranate, honey. Light bodied, slightly syrupy mouthfeel, sweet and floral on the palate with a light finish. Taste is rose water, hibiscus, pomegranate. Quite fruity and floral, not very beer-like but tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (184) - - AUG 30, 2014
Bottles from brewdog bar, Sheffield. Deep amber ale. Rhubarb and custard sweet aroma with sweet, sour and bitter notes. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1978) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
On tap at DDC. A glowing reddish amber pour. Massive fruit and coriander aroma - very spicy, a bit over the top. Very smooth bodied with a round mouthfeel. The taste is coriander, celery salt, peppery - just tons of spice.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stantheman (649) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
On tap at Tangent Cafe on The Drive in Vancouver. A raspberry coloured beer with generous pink head. A delicately fruity, possibly floral summer ale that would never be mistaken for a fruit cooler. Nice. 3.8.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (1811) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
11.5 oz bottle at 5.5% ABV. Lovely clear amber-red body with an average head; some sediment left on the bottom of the bottle. Aroma is quite floral and a bit fruity. Good sweet/tart balance in the flavor where hibiscus is also obvious but not overdone.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LoFi (1592) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle, backlog. Hazy pale red, small beige head. Aroma: marzipan, berries, sweet. Taste: strawberries, sweet cherries, marzipan, wheat, floral. Quite nice.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (901) - California, USA - JUL 31, 2014
A very interesting beer, not our style however. Pours a bright, bright red with almost no head. Smells and tastes like hibiscus soda, rather then beer. Definitely a lambic. Had in the bottle at Rockbottom Brewpub.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flip_soeperman (588) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2014
Aroma of sweet bread and roses. Very creamy palate. Medium sweetness wit little bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pumpkinhead2 (331) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
Bière orangée tirant sur le rose, bien voilée, effervescence moyenne, col constitué d’un simple film blanc à la surface du liquide. Arômes de pain frais et blé, avec quelques effluves acides et fruités rappelant quelque peu la canneberge, peut-être aussi la framboise. On perçoit également quelque chose de plus floral en arrière-plan, probablement l’hibiscus, mais c’est très subtil, et, franchement c’est décevant, je m’attendais à un nez beaucoup plus intense et parfumé. Nez correctement agréable, mais de faible complexité et beaucoup trop timide. En bouche, pétillement moyen-fort sur la langue, onctuosité moyenne au palais, c’est légèrement velouté. Au goût, un peu de pain frais et de blé, levure à pain, acidité dominante, canneberge (vraiment, à l’aveugle j’aurais dit qu’il s’agit d’une bière aux canneberges…), des épices se pointent le nez en fin de bouche (coriandre, menthe, poivre…), et un certain sucré qui fait un peu sucre d’orge est présent comme en trame de fond. Aucune amertume. Bel équilibre entre les saveurs maltées/sucrées et les saveurs acides/épicées, belle intégration des différentes saveurs entre elles. Heureusement plus complexe et intense en bouche qu’au nez, mais ça reste plutôt moyen sur ces deux aspects. Je ne saisis pas vraiment l’apport de l’hibiscus à la bière, je m’attendais véritablement à un produit beaucoup plus floral et parfumé. Bière correcte, sans plus…


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