Brewed by Microbrasserie Archibald (AB InBev)
Style: Pilsener
Lac Beauport, Canada


on tap

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
100% malt d’origine allemande, bien houblonnée, arôme très floral, légèrement mielleuse, fabriquée à partir d’eau de source Perle (source du mont Tourbillon)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dandeman (799) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 14, 2012
Tasted on tap at the brewery’s pub in Lac Beauport, Québec on August 9th 2012. Aromas are light floral. Head is perfect with exceptional lacing. Color is dark straw and very sparkling. Flavors are sweet and malty with notes of honey to start with. Then hops are taking over with floral and grassy notes. The balance hop / malt is almost perfect. Sweet accents of malt are making a good job on the body. A high quality pilsner. The second best one I tasted after L’Amère à boire’s Cërna.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9191) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2015 The Lure:
Bread crusts and fresh herbs. This smells quite clean and crisp.

The Festivities:
Affable yet delicate herbal hops and their firm green peppery bitterness. A little hay and a few grass blades are scattered all around, drying in the sun. Indeed, pretty dry in the end, with that forced carbonation intensity peering through intensely.

Loud laughter and spilled glasses. Simple merriment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - AUG 8, 2010
Golden yellow and clear with a very tall white head. Aroma is very soft and hopy. The flavour is very crisp and clean with lots of saaz hops. The finish is very fresh and citrus. This is a great pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sseb69 (1766) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 10, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2010 Canette 473 ml. 5.3%. Couleur jaune paille. Arôme de céréale assez présent. Douce en bouche, elle coule bien. Belle mousse blanche. Légèrement sucrée, mielleuse et sans arrière goût. Une bière d’été de qualité.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boutip (5795) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 17, 2010
Bottle: Poured a yellow color lager with a quite big pure white foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of light floral malt with sweet undertones is pretty tames though exclusion of any adjunct notes is welcome. Taste is also a refreshing mix between some light floral notes with a lightly sweet tone and some light dry hops. Again, no adjunct were detected which is quite satisfying. Additional hops presence would have been welcome though still a refreshing drink overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oqnid (131) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
11 août '14 -->Pilsner blonde, 4.8%, 473ml -blonde/or pur; mousse mince -nez sucré (sirop de maïs), malté, fraîche -rafraîchissante dès son entrée, sucrée (maïs) -l'amertume bas sont plein dans l'étalement (persistante) -ronde -finale miel, céréales (sécheresse); amère Co=3 Arô=2.5 Am=3.5 Su=3 Arr-g=2.5 Ac=1 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiereLuc (1259) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
Blonde scintillante, claire, limpide et effervescente. Le nez est sec, frais, léger, vêtu d’une pincette de houblons herbacés / épicés. En bouche, une amertume brève, mais croustillante, nous saisit avant de nous abandonner à une trame de fond plus céréalière. Le produit est relativement mince, mais savoureux. La Brise du Lac est une bière sous-estimée, certes, mais aussi une bière qui fait briller son style lorsque bue fraîche. Mais croyez-en mon expérience, elle n’est pas toujours bue fraîche puisque la rotation de ce produit n’est pas toujours exécutée avec soin chez les détaillants qui tiennent ce produit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2138) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 11, 2011
500ml can from Grand Duc and on tap at brewery.
Appearance : Clear pale yellow with small head.
Aroma : Nice malt and citrusy hops with grainy notes and light honey.
Taste : Nice malt with citrusy hops and grain. Finish grainy with light citrusy notes. Faint bitterness. Nice herbal notes on finish.
Overall : Fairly good. Tap was much better than that. I guess the grainy notes don’t come out that much when it’s fresh. Tap was also much more maltier. Feels like that basics are there but it would still need a little work to get truly good. Tap would be more around 3.5 and can 3.2 so I avg to 3.3.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joebudzjoe (672) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bought a 4-pack from a random small grocery store in Montreal. Pricy $19 for a four-pack, I feel like I was gipped from the grocer who swindled me for my Americanness. This is on the breadier side for a pilsener, but still tasty. Notes of honey, lemon and a nice peppery sizzle as the end. Muddier than most pilseners that I like, but very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Whatup14 (1529) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2015 En fût à l’aéroport. Couleur paille translucide, mousse blanche laissant une belle dentelle. Arôme de houblon herbal, malt, céréales. Goût de houblon herbal, malt, légère amertume. Carbonatation moyenne-faible, corps moyen.

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