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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Berliner Weisse
Montreal, Canada
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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   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.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BoostIPA (1201) - 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 (758) - - 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 (1032) - 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 (308) - 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 (706) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (678) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
Bouteille 341ml. Couleur rouge-rosée, mousse rose légère disparaissant rapidement en laissant un anneau. Arome de confiture aux framboises, blé, légère acidité. Goût de framboise, bonne acidité, blé, légère astringence. Carbonation moyenne, corps moyen-faible. Grande buvabilité.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pfleonard (5) - - JUN 16, 2013 does not count
Here goes, really liked this a lot, but have some scoring challenges. Beautiful crystal clear fire engine red, and intensely bright raspberry aromas. Lacks complexity. Very sweet attack but then finishes excessively tart, almost mouth-burning. Almost reminded me of that cheap Wild Vines Raspberry "Wine", which is not really a compliment. I would gladly have another bottle, and likely will but can't help thinking something is missing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SuperTiti33 (456) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 13, 2013
En fût au bistro L’Autre Œil 5.9%. Mauve, rose, violet, belle effervescent, bonne acidité, framboise au max, surette, "blanche", sèche, compote (pas sucré), miel, fine amertume, floral, pomme verte. Absolument génial!!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lesifflebiere (1207) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 5, 2013
Robe bien rouge bonbon, avec une effervescence contenue et une apparence mince et légère ; odeurs de petits fruits rouges et d’acidulé. En bouche, l’attaque est instantanée et surprend le buveur par sa puissance ; après la vague sûrette, les douces framboises prennent le dessus et nous amènent lentement à une discrète finale de céréales blondes. Un délice estival, qui surprend d’abord, puis charme et envoûte.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1234) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2014 Pours ruby red with no head or lacing. Lots of sweet and tart raspberries and the tart seems to grow in the finish. Really nice and refreshing and great mouthfeel.


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