Dieu du Ciel Solstice d’Été aux Cerises

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

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Abv varies from 5% to 6.5%.

German inspired sour wheat beer (based on our Été Indien). The obvious and domineering acidity of this beer is obtained by letting the unboiled wort go sour for several days. The Solstice d’Été is made complete by the addition, during the fermentation process, of a phenomenal quantity of whole fruit (raspberries or cherries) which compensate for the sourness of the beer. The result is a very refreshing beer where both acidity and fruity flavours dominate wholeheartedly.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (5403) - Florida, USA - JAN 6, 2017
Poured a light cherry red color with aromas if light cherry juice, spur wheat, tart hay, and some musk. Flavors aromas the same with tart cherry juice and light wheat, some feint musk, decent beeline with fruit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ComradeK (1181) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 30, 2016
Draught at the brewery. Pours a hazy pink-red, with a large light pink head, which lasts well and leaves good lacing. The aroma has sour cherries and a little light wheat. Strong sour cherry up front leads into a little cleansing wheat in the mid-palate, with tart, sour cherries to finish it off. Super refreshing, and a very fun beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
jcartamdg (3275) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Pours a bright red with no head. Aroma of cherries and sour wheat. Taste is sour wheat, big cherry flavor, this is a sour cherry bomb. Absolutely amazing

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (3199) - DENMARK - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle. Light hazy red with a medium sized good lacing pink head with ok duration and regeneration. Cherries, yoghurt and raspberries in the nose. Flavour is bright with lots of raspberries and cherries. Some darker berries, very mild yoghurt and lemon. Soft carbonation and filling mouthfeel with some sweetness and pleasant sourness to match, although it gets slightly yoghurt lactic in the finish. Long finish with berries. Very enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Matwill (91) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
Bouteille de 341ml datant d’août 2015, donc vieillie 9 mois. Elle a su garder sa forme après tout ce temps, nous rappelant à l’odeur un bonbon surette. Liquide d’un rouge profond, avec une fine mousse rosée, elle n’égale pas sa sœur à la framboise, mais elle se démarque dans le marché des Berliner Weisse au Québec.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimE (5421) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 22, 2016
Deep pink color. Big big cherries in the nose with modest tartness. Big tartness with big marachinno Cherry notes. Tart and refreshing. Excellent lingering cherry in the finish. Outstanding.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (1523) - Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle thanks to oldp0rt! Pours beautiul bright vibrant red with a finger of fizzy pink foam. Nose is massive cherry, juicy berry fruit, soft acidity and light vinous notes. Taste is cherry bomb, juicy fruit, light pie spice, soft wet grain, medium-low acidity. Finishes with soft tartness, lingering cherry, balanced sweetness, some cereal grain. Heavenly.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (2573) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2016
Deep pink with a good white head. Aroma is cherry, strawberry, candy. Light-medium bodied, sweet on the palate with a subtle underlying tartness. Taste is cherry pie, cherry candy, fresh cherries. Yum

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gluepot (558) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2016
A wonderfully refreshing sour wheat beer with cherries. A big fruity punch from the fresh cherries and the high carbonation. A solid sour presence blends well with the fruit and a touch of acidity. Very clean finish. Not cloying at all thanks to a solid tartness. The liquidy body suits the style. Does Dieu du Ciel make a bad beer?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3889) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
Sample, 4-ounce, draught, during the Bières et saveurs, savoured on September 5 2015; eye: pinkish with an orangey hue, hazy, ring of white head, light lacing; nose: fruity, acidity, light caramel, light malt; mouth: fruity, acidity, light caramel, light malt, sourness from small berries, finale in cherry with presence of acidity, medium body, average carbonation, slick texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, 4 onces, en fût, durant le Bières et saveurs, savourée le 5 septembre 2015; œil : rosâtre avec une teinte orangée, voilée, anneau de mousse blanc, légère dentelle; nez : fruité, acidité, léger caramel, léger malt; bouche : fruité, acidité, léger caramel, aigreur de petits fruits, finale en cerise avec présence d’acidité, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, texture coulante; en résumé : bien


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