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Brewed by À l’Abri de la Tempête
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
L’Étang du Nord, Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Canada

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La TerreFerme est une bière bien charpentée qui vous conduit sur des sentiers houblonnés parsemés de riches arômes floraux et d’une amertume à la fois vive et délicate. Une bière reflétant le territoire rustique et bucolique que sont les îles de la Madeleine. Une attitude franche et végétale!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lefossoyeur (490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2009
Golden amber with a nice white lace. Floral notes dominate the nose with a touch of herbs. Medium body with a straightforward herbal astringency. Just like the used some plants or roots to bitter the beer. This said, it’s not really in an unpleasing way, just maybe a little to much in the balance of the beer. Finishes on this veggie bitterness, but quite thirst quenching. Interesting brew!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sammy (9313) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2009
Bottle recent from Peluso. Pours light cloudy colour and abundant initial foam. Aroma is a little cheesy. Mouthfeel is average, basically no taste. A tad of taste, the most minimal of any sign of hops. I found it hard to drink a mouthfeel. This is not an IPA.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2987) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2009
Aroma:cereal,spicy aroma... Appearance:light hazy dark gold,good head.... Flavor:spicy,cereal,wood flavor.. not bad...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (3285) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2009
Bottle - 341ml. Slightly hazy dark gold body with average carbonation and a thin off-white frothy head. Nice malty/hoppy aroma with flowery, grassy, and fruity hints. Its sharp hoppy taste carries grapefruit and woody notes. Alcohol is well hidden and bitter finish is long and robust. Enjoyable Pale Ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2500) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2009
Blond coloured beer with a small white head and only few carbonation.A sweet hoppy aroma. Full palate, a bit sparkling. Finish is rather very bitter with a smokey roased and malty touch. Nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6348) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2009
Bouteille de 341 ml achetée chez Dépanneur Peluso (Montréal, QC). Arôme: Bouteille de 341 ml achetée chez Dépanneur Peluso (Montréal, QC). Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’houblons et de caramel avec une pointe de gingembre. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’amertume d’houblons en arrière goût. (Rating #2670)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3202) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2009
341ml bottle, bright amber color, with a frothy white head, sweet toasty, grainy, biscuity malt, spicy nose of mild gingerbread, nutmeg and cinnamon, with some cookie dough, cereal notes, and some herbal floral hop aromas follow through on a medium-bodied palate with a sweet earthy cereal bar, biscuity, toasted malt character with some cookie dough, bready, grainy, multi-grain, granola bar flavors, with a light flowery hop leafy accent, leading towards a sweet grainy, malty, lingering spiced hop bitterring finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2115) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2009
341ml bottle. Pours peach. Nose of hops, lots of malt, some spices as well. Some sweetness also. Taste is light malt with some herbs. Hints of orange peels and some wet, veggy herbs. Light bitterness, somewhat citrusy. Really refreshing and drinkable. Finish is dry and light bitter. Lots of herbs. Nice beer really. This is original and really interesting. Quite unique.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3485) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 16, 2009
Bouteille de 341ml. 3,99$ chez Peluso. Bière de beau dorée avec une mousse blanche crémeuse. Nez épicée très agréable. Bouche agréable avec des notes florales prononcées, de forte arôme de gingembre sont perceptibles. Finale avec une belle amertume.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rastacouere (6153) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2009
Clear dark golden pour covered by a smallish white head that I’d have prefered taller though it sticks to the glass. Strawy, almost grainy malts hold a certain husky twist and a certain... is that terroir? tang. Herbal, spicy (savory, pepper, SAGE!), wild flowers aroma grow into tea-like territory, developping a certain astringence that I could imagine one would call chalky, but just seems to fit and dry everything out to me. We’re left with a bready, gently toasty malt base that is really just a medium for the other UFO elements to communicate through. Long leafy (borderline vegetal), slightly lemony finish with sharp mineral leanings. Unique recipe that grew on me with every sip. Rediscovering beer, ain’t that what craft beer is all about? And they did push boundaries sideways rather than upwards which makes it hugely drinkable to boot. Two thumbs up. The conservative bastard that I am would be curious to try a version with a wheaty twist. What a fitting name too!


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