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Brewed by Microbrasserie Charlevoix / Le Saint Pub
Style: Saison
Baie-St-Paul, Canada
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radiomgb (2307) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2012
Golden yellow in colour with a long lasting white head, excellent lacing. The aroma is generously spiced, orange peels and some lemon, pepper, herbal. The flavour is herbal, lots of citrus, bready, hoppy. Spicy mouthfeel, medium body, moderate carbonation. Finishes long, herbal, bitter.

Another excellent offering from Charlevoix. Very drinkable and thirst quenching.

750ml bottle from Marche Omni in Gatineau, Quebec.
Opened on July 11, 2012.
No date.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2293) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Poured from a 750ml bottle, thanks to Doug. Lemon rind, dusty, earthy, spicy, rustic, this is a very nice saison. Very high carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2277) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 28, 2013
Thanks, Tommy. Yellow-orange body with loads of white head that looks like meringue. Funky citrus lemon aroma. Taste is slightly citrus acidic, grapefruit, sweet malts, vanilla. Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
matt7215 (2222) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2012
750ml bottle shared by jsprime. slightly hazed golden with a big lasting white head. pils malt and yeasty esters in the nose. simple and elegant. very pure, true to style, old world saison. delightful

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gethinbeer (2189) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2013 Golden pour with a frothy white head and lace. Honey, malt spice aroma. Very sweet honey malt flavour with spice. Smooth texture.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fred82 (2115) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 7, 2012
750ml bottle from Monde des Bières.
Appearance : Clear yellow with rocky white foamy head. Long head retention. Lots of lacing.
Aroma : Lots of saison yeast. Slightly rustic. Crisp floral noble hops. Light fruity notes. Chewy malts. Yeast signature is very present.
Taste : Noble hops with light citrusy notes. Quite yeasty with moderate spices. Finish slightly bitter with noble hops aroma and lots of yeast. Persistent yeast notes accompanied by the hops bitterness.
Palate : Carbonation is rather generous but not aggressive.
Overall : Very nice offering. Very elegant balance between the saison yeast and the noble hops. The yeasty notes could be tuned down a bit. Very drinkable and very refreshing. Reminds me a little bit of the Lupulus... but not as good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle. Thanks to Andrew. Funky earthy aroma lemon. Clean and herbal. Light bitterness. Crisp but a little sweet and not as complex a as I’d hope. 8/3/7/3/15

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pushkinwow (2062) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2012
750ml bottle from Broue Ha Ha. Clear amber with velvet white head. Light hops, pepper, light funk. Light body and moderate carbonation, little sweet, becomes a bit tangy, easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1988) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2013
TAP at Delirium cafe Brussels. Shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, citrus, fruity, fresh. TASTE: hoppy, bitterness which was not expected when just sniffing the beer, but it’s not too much, little dry, quite fruity, some tobacco in the mouth

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1959) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle 750ml. Pours very clear golden/blond, with huge frothy white head. Very nice lacing. (note: second half of bottle poured hazy). Aroma is of citrus, spices, fruits. Taste is of citrus and spices. Fairly bitter. Interesting product, well balanced, refreshing.


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