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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Berliner Weisse
Montreal, Canada
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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (397) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 8, 2013
2013 bottle brewed with raspberry’s. Thanks to Seb for the bottle. Bright ruby clear red pour with very little head, looks like cream soda. Smell is tart, with loads of raspberry and wine like notes. Wow, really sour up front, it will make you pucker for sure, dry but not bone dry like a lambic, highly carbonated, one dimensional but in a good way.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (2106) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Huge ruby red Insane framboise nose with tart strawberries Lots of sour cherry. Lovely acetic notes. No vinegar. Clean body lovely all around. This is a great berliner

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8216) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
Tap at BarHop. Pink-red pour with a thin white head. Intensely tart and raspberry seed bitterness. Sour and tart but quite nice. Light bodied and acidic. Okay - but I’d actually prefer some more body in this. Very refreshing though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle split at CBC during the Martin T tasting, thanks to Martin himself, 06/06/13. Lightly hazed crimson with a thin pink head that dissipates edgeward. Nose is tarte raspberries, sugars, light funky notes, lactic, subtle sour notes. Taste comprises stewed raspeberries, tarte berry skins, light sugars. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dryish finale. Easy drinking BW, wuld prefer a little more puckerings at the business end though!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (3868) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle shared @ Craft. Light amber with a small head. The nose is light tart fruits, a bit of bread, citrus. Taste is nicely accented by red berries. Earthy sweetness. Light body, moderately tart. Overall, refreshing stuff.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BoostIPA (1112) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2013
HUGE thanks to mathieuc for this!

So, I’ve had fruit lambics in the past, but never anything that smells or looks like this. This is... surreal.

Pours a clear red with a small head that fades quickly. Aroma of pure, fresh raspberries. Like, you just picked a pint of raspberries and stick your nose in it, and thats exactly what this beer smells like. Unreal. Taste is sour, tangy raspberies with a healthy lactic sourness. Good carbonation, finishes dry with a slight pucker. Pretty fucking outstanding.

This beer is just about perfect.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnsense (705) - - JUN 24, 2013
Pink/Red pour, foamy pink head. Tart, funky aroma of barnyard and raspberry. Fairly sour, funky taste, tart raspberry, barnyard, lemon, brett. Light body with medium carbonation. A good replacement for Raspberry Lemonade. My sister in law (who hated beer) sampled this and wound up taking a bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (983) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle from trade with SlovakSniper - thanks! Pours slightly hazy, colour is a mix between red and hot-pink. Enormous sour/tart raspberry aroma. Taste is again full of sour raspberries, with a very dry finish. Very fruity, and very nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VincentDamon (271) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2013
Couleur rose bonbon qui rappelle le punch aux fruits. Mousse presque inexistante Nez de confitures de framboises maison. EN bouche, énormément d’acidité d’emblée. Le goût de framboises est acide, peut-être trop même... Disons que c’est plus un jus de framboises alcoolisé qu’une bière pour moi. Vraiment pas mon style, mais bon...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
48FanInCali (669) - California, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle received as a bonus. Raspberry colored pour with no head. Nose of raspberry, yeast, funk, brett, and straw. Tastes follows the nose with a great balance of sweet and tart. Not highly acidic but with a semi dry finish. I really enjoyed this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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