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Dieu du Ciel Solstice d’Été aux Framboises

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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Berliner Weisse
Montreal, Canada
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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gramity (1440) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Reddish salmon colored hazy pour with a pink head. Funky raspberry aroma. Very fresh and fruity. Notes of candy. Flavor is lightly sweet with lots of raspberry. Moderate sour finish. Lots of barnyard funk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stoned99 (106) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle shared with wife. Thanks jo for the gift. Aroma: raspberry jam, sugar App: Unfiltered hazy red/pinkish with tiny pink head and with lees in suspension. Taste and palate: thin body, medium sweetness with long medium sour finish. Carbonation is fizzy. Overall: Wow! Although this beer is quite sour it is so refreshing and easy to drink.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1135) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 3, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Reddisch colour with pink head. Fruity, raspberry, tart aroma. Sweet, fruity, raspberry, acidic taste. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle @ SBWF 2014. Pours a reddish color with a small pinkish white head. Has a fruity weak tart raspberry aroma. Fruity tart fresh raspberry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart raspberry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou (811) - - NOV 11, 2014
Very elegant pour, fresh rasberries and nice tartness with a touch of lemon, fizzy carbonation, dry finish. Well-balanced and delicious fruit beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (4155) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 10, 2014
12oz bottle in a teku. Pours deep ruby/amber with an off-white head. Aroma of earthiness and plants, raspberries, some light tartness, some pale malts and wheat, and medicinal notes. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer but was expecting better.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (1713) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
(#1500). October 4, 2014. Bottle at SBWF. Pours red with a small pinkish head. Aroma is lots of fresh wild raspberries and light citrusy notes. Taste is tart and light sweet raspberries. Dry tart fruity finish, light bodied and average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (5092) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear ruby body under a fizzy pink tinged head that faded to a thin ring. The nose is bursting with tons and tons of juicy raspberries. Slightly tart, but it smells slightly sweet as well. The flavor is decidedly tart though, it’s like chewing on a mouthful of raspberries. A fairly heavy malt base. Lots of fizzy active carbonation. Lingering tart finish. Pretty good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2014
341 ml bottle at Bishops Arms Järntorget, on Ocotber 26, 2014.
Bottle July -14.
Hazy pink to light cherry red color, smallish pink head. Light tart, raspberry jam, sugary,s weet, fresh berries scent, nice! Light, acidic, berries, raspberry pips taste. Acidic to sour aftertaste. Fizzy light mouthfeel, very low bitterness.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cool_Bond (1567) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2014
Raspberry beer and for me it’s pleasure to the max. Wonderful bitterness that fills the mouth for a long while. I really love this beer. Easy to drink. But it does not feel like a beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.


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