Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Pale Lager
Montreal, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rodenbach99 (4260) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 26, 2007
bouteille brune de 341ml. bière blonde claire avec une petite touche ambrée, mousse épaisse, presque crémeuse, elle est longue. elle possède des odeurs de malt, de houblon frais, d’herbe, très vert comme nez. en bouche elle est piquante, belle longueur, et elle goute le houblon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Quevillon (2928) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2007
Bouteille de 341 ml. Jaune dorée, petit collet avec un peu de denteille. Arome typique de son style, malte végétal et des céréals économiques. Goût de légumes amères et coupé d’eau. Pourquoi c’est une lager d’hiver??

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HogTownHarry (6376) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - NOV 18, 2006
Bottle (341ml). Via trade with my good Montréal friend Viper666. Poured clear pale gold, very small frothy white head. Typical grainy, horse-sweat-y pale lager aroma, a little stale and vegetal with honeyish overtones. Tastes the same - somewhat harsh, papery and stale in the finish, seems stronger than 5.2% somehow. Watery body, harshly fizzy mouthfeel, gritty, bitter/stale aftertaste - ehh, pretty much like all the other B-Gs - maybe a little more assertive, but is that a GOOD thing?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kosovar (48) - repentigny, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2006
Plus qu’une simple bière, cette nouvelle Lager d’hiver est singulière et rafraichissante. Elle puise là toute sa quintessence.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 11, 2006
Aroma:light malt,light hops aroma... appearance:yellow fizzy beer... Flavor:comercial beer with more flavor....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rederic (3257) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2005
Bright yellow gold color, with a nice white head, floral hops, pale malt aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a bready, pale malt, grainy and juicy hops flavors, and a subtle grassy note, leading towards a zesty bittering hops finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2005
Amber lager with a thin off-white head. Sweet caramel aroma with fruity pear notes. Fairly clean malt taste with nice nuttyness, and nice lingering german hops in finish. Medium bodied. Considering this is 9 month olds, it is quite a resilient beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Eructoblaster (3891) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 29, 2004
Nice pale amber body topped with an average off-white frothy head. Malty/hoppy aroma with bready notes (smells like a polish lager). Taste is unexciting without being bad: it is well-balanced but lacks strenght and complexity. Above all, it is characterized with an agressive carbonation. Leaves a short bitter aftertaste. This has nothing to do with winter beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2004
Caramel malt balances nicely with lightly spicy hops in the nose. Clear golden-copper with decent and lasting, pillowy, white head. Some lacing. Light sweet caramel malts balance well with spicy hop flavour and decent balancing bitterness. Medium-light body and strong, effervescent carbonation. Sure, it’s pretty conservative for a winter seasonal and doesn’t exactly push the envelope, but really, for a pale lager, it’s fairly good. Bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2004
Amber color, medium white head. Sweet and malty aroma and flavor. Light body. How the hell is this supposed to be a winter lager ? It’s just another ordinary brew from RJ ... now, a doppelbock, that would be a nice winter lager.

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