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Brewed by À l’Abri de la Tempête
Style: Premium Lager
L’Étang du Nord, Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Canada
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The best barley of all grows on the Magdalen Islands. We harvest the windblown, salt-kissed grains and use them to concoct a malt with a maritime accent that gives our beers their unique character. Come to our microbrewery À l'Abri de la Tempête, relax by the sea shore and dip your lips in a brew as fine as spindrift.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SocietyDweller (5) - CANADA - MAR 11, 2006 does not count
Easy drinking beer. Refreshing. Malt and cereal flaver. Should be good during hot summer day.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quevillon (2448) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2006
Bu au Mondial de la Bière 05. Très légé, un goût de céréal anormal. Probablement c’est le sel de mer qui fait un effect négatif sur cette bière.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
turg (156) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 30, 2006
Bottle 341ml. Appearance: Golden color with a white head. Aroma: sweet malt, hops. Flavor: malt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9747) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2006
Golden lager with a good white head.. Faint sulfur notes over an otherwise crisp malt aroma. Good crisp malt with good clean german hops. Salty notes. Rich bodied for a lager. Quite nice.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Korny (22) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 29, 2005
Jaune doré claire aux arômes de céréale fermentées col moyen qui descend assez rapidement, saveurs de céréales salées douce. Bonne biéere de soif.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2005
Bouteille de 341 ml obtenue par une collègue de travail qui était en vacance aux Iles-de-la-Madeleine. Arôme: Odeur d’agrumes et de céréales. Apparence: La couleur est blonde légèrement pâle ambrée orangée avec une forte densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’ananas et d’houblons. La durée de l’arrière goût est moyenne. Palette: Le corps est mince et la texture sont mince. L’effervescence en bouche est forte. Présence d’amertume en arrière goût. (Rating #349)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6368) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 24, 2005
Aroma full of sweet juicy malts, faint hop character in background. Medium bodied lager with rather decent malt set. Long lasting gentle bitter aftertaste. Nice balanced beer . Refreshing and clean.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
blankboy (5948) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2005
Bottle shared with HogTownHarry, GregClow, tupalev & jerc -- courtesy of jerc. Pours a clear sparkling yellow with a small white head. Aroma of grainy malt, not much else. Flavour of corn and sweet malt -- not much there. This beer is mild and watery yet inoffensive. Ho-hum.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
GregClow (2847) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2005
Bottle shared with blankboy, HogTownHarry, tupalev & jerc - courtesy of jerc. Pale amber-gold colour. Aroma of stale malt and cardboard. Palate and flavour are soapy and unpleasant, with some bland fruitiness trying to come through. Like jerc, I think there may be some q.c. issues at play here. The biggest disappointment of the night.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Gorbalev (2906) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2005
Bottle from Jerc. Very harsh, harsh corn adjunct aroma. Dark yellow appearance, no head. Thin mouthfeel. Sweet malt taste, but also some seriously harsh vibes as well. Truly awful, but redeemed slightly by a cool label.


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