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Brewed by Brasseurs du Monde / Le Picoleur
Style: American Pale Ale
Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Du houblon. Du houblon. Encore plus de houblon. C’est beau... nous vous avons entendu... et nous répondons à vos attentes! Voici La Houblonnière. C’est essentiellement une intense tisane de houblon... déguisé en bière blonde. Nous avons gardé les saveurs maltées et le taux d’alcool sous contrôle pour que vous puissiez expérimenter une explosion de houblon dans votre bouche. Boum! Hops. Hops. Even more hops. Alright... we got it... and we deliver. Here is La Houblonière. It is essentially an intense hop infusion... disguised as a blond ale. We kept the malt flavors as well as the alcohol content under control so you could experience an explosion of hops in your mouth. Boum!


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RogertheKid (90) - Quebec, - FEB 4, 2013
A well done APA. Lively carbonation from the start (while pouring the beer) to the finish. Very Hoppy (mostly citrus and spruce). Did I say very hoppy? Very nice looking beer, golden/orange honey color, very cloudy, with a nice thick but medium lasting white/yellow head. Medium sweet taste with a hanging bitter, but like the head, not over lasting. A nice creamy ale with lively carbonation with a bitter finish. I’ve enjoyed it.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (2930) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Glass, 4-ounce, draught, during the Festibière de Gatineau, savoured on June 1 2014; eye: coppery, tiny ring of beige head, slight lacing; nose: resinous hops, pine, light malt, light fruity; mouth: resinous hops, pine, light malt, light fruity, light caramel, dry finale in resinous hops with light fruity presence, medium body, light astringency, mildly bitter, harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Verre, 4 onces, en fût, lors du Festibière de Gatineau, savourée le 1 juin 2014; œil : cuivrée, petit anneau de mousse beige, très légère dentelle; nez : houblon résineux, pin, léger malt, léger fruité; bouche : houblon résineux, pin, léger malt, léger fruité, léger caramel, finale sèche en houblon résineux avec légère présence fruitée, corps moyen, légère astringence, moyennement amère, texture rugueuse; en résumé : bien

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Randy4Beer (127) - - MAY 11, 2014
Pours very dark gold. Steady carbonation. Frothy white head that leaves behind considerable lacing. Aromas of citrus, pine, and a smidgen of marmalade. Tastes more bitter than the aromas. Grapefruit, malts and grains. Dry finish. Overall, a bit different than the standard hoppy beers out there right now, and while not my favourite of beers brewed in this fashion, it is a solid, enjoyable pour.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (6873) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2014
Orangegoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig hopfig, fruchtig herb. Geschmack hopfig bitter, exotische Früchte, fruchtig malzig.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
YanIpa (144) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Arôme est fruité houblonné et résineux. Saveur houblonné a l’ américaine- cascade et amarillo. Malt assez doux, citron, agrume en arrière goût avec pointe de levure. Très bonne

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2214) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle. Moderate grain for the malt, moderate to heavy herbs and grapefruit peel, light dough for the yeast, with a hint of pepper. Head is average size, between frothy and creamy, slightly off-white with good thick lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is slightly hazy light amber. Flavor starts faintly sweet and moderately acidic, then the long finish is moderately to heavily bitter. Palate is medium, oily with a carbonation between lively and fizzy. Nothing complex about this American Pale Ale, but it’s IPA attributes are bold and dominant.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (3658) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 7, 2014
A little hoppy. Pours a little red and orange. Soft carbonation. Some citrus - not sure how fresh this is but not as hoppy as the name suggests. Bottle from Bieres du Monde.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (508) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2014
Sample from 500ml bottle. Pours a nearly clean light copper with a film of a off-white head. Aroma has bright notes of bread, citrus, and yeast. Taste is a balanced bitter with a slight sweetness. A touch of fruity notes on the finish. Medium body and carbonation. Pretty clean and refreshing. Overall tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (534) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 1, 2013
De couleur cuivrée avec un col mousseux blanc. Nez de houblon intense et de fruit. En bouche c’est assez classique fruit , houblon avec une tranchante amertume. Une bonne Pale Ale qui ne révolutionne rien.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
electrotype (203) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2013
Un peu trop retenue au niveau de l’arôrme, cette bière se reprend bien au niveau visuel : elle est trouble et ambrée comme je les aime. En bouche, l’amertume des houblon dicte la dance. Une bonne bière, riche en houblon, mais qui manque un peu de subtilité.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11127) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle, bought @ Beer City, Belgium. Pours clear orange with a small, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has sweet resiny hops, grapefruit, green grapes. Medium carbonation, very dry and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has resin, grapefruit, hops oil. Quite bitter finish. Nice.


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