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À l’Abri de la Tempête Vieux Couvent

À l’Abri de la Tempête Vieux Couvent
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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: 18   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
A wheat beer brewed with herbs.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
On tap at Tête d’allumette brewpub. A veiled whitish straw with a short lived white head. Aroma is flour and phenol. Flavor is wheat, tropical fruit. Finish is herbal, spicy, bubble gum. Lingering mineral. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (1289) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2014
Couleur blonde légèrement trouble avec un beau col mousseux. Nez de céréales d’épices et d’agrumes. En bouche beaucoup de céréales et d’épices surtout du gingembre accompagné d’agrumes. C’est bien balancé. Corps moyen, carbonation moyenne. Bonne bière.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - JAN 8, 2012
#1115 draught; nose is sweet apple, hay, weak sweet banana, feel is broad, carb is medium, taste is sour lemon, hay, weak barn yard, pear, late weak hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (7723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2011
on tap at bateau de nuit, qc. hazy pale yellow with a nice frothy white head. light wheat, soft malts, lemony, and that saline distinctive taste. herbalness but mainly coming from hops. light body - lacks. average carbonation, a certain belgiumness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2011
On tap at Vice et Versa. Pours a clear lemon gold with a thin white head. Light grain. Clean, but empty. No big flaws, but nothing memorable either. Light grain on the finish. Quite easy drinking at least.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (4165) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 24, 2010
On tap at Birch & Barley. Hazy yellow in color with a one finger white head. The aroma is wheaty with citrus and big spiced and floral notes. Good if bordering on a bit much. The flavor is heavily spiced: lavender, sage, coriander, and others. Wheat, lemon, and honey besides that. Decently tasty. Medium-light bodied and fairly tingly from the spices with average carbonation. A successful experiment I think, if a bit overdone in some ways.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21440) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2010
Draft at Churchkey, courtesy of Nahem, Jordan and company. Cloudy golden color, huge white head. Aroma of orange peel, taste is very smooth, soft, bready with light spice. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13235) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Draft. Small off-white head with hazy apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, lavender, rose hips, some flower, light grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, tea, orange, bread, some wheat, light lavender. Soft light-medium body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2008
Dégustée en fût au Vices & Versa à Montréal. De couleur jaune dorée et semi-voilée. Nez de levures fruitées (agrumes), épicé (gingembre, traces de coriandre), léger de blé et avec des notes de houblon floral et herbeux. Moyenne-mince en bouche avec un pétillement moyen-élevé ainsi qu’une texture légèrement crémeuse. Goût épicé (gingembre présent en arrière-goût durant toute la gorgée, traces de coriandre) acccompagné d’un moyen goût fruité (agrumes, surtout citron) et de traces de vanille lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un moyen goût de blé aux notes asséchantes et un léger goût malté de grains de céréales avec des petites notes mielleuses puis en finale l’on retrouve une légère-moyenne amertume de houblon herbeux (herbe fraîches) aux petites notes florales. Post-goût moyen, léger de blé avec une légère amertume de houblon herbeux, des notes de levures fruitées (zest d’agrumes) et d’épices (gingembre).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2007
Cloudy yellow pour with a thin white head. Decent aroma and flavor of wheat, lemon and grassy hops. The body is light to medium with creamy texture and moderate carbonation.

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