Brewed by Microbrasserie Charlevoix / Le Saint Pub
Style: Imperial IPA
Baie-St-Paul, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
La Vache Folle Ella Double India Pale Ale marque le retour tant attendu de notre édition limitée vedette. L’expérience se dirige pour la première fois vers le Pacifique. Le houblon australien Ella est une vraie bombe de saveurs exotiques et épicées. Bonne découverte! The Vache Folle Ella Double India Pale Ale marks the long-awaited return of our famous limited edition. The experience heading towards the Pacific for the very first time. The Australian hop Ella creates a multitude of spicy and exotic flavours. Pleasant discovery!

Quevillon's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quevillon (2748) - Boisbriand, Quebec, - JUN 24, 2014
500 ml bottle bought at Les Marchants de la Bière in Sainte-Thérèse (Quebec) on June 24, 2014. Clear copper, small head. Fields berry aroma hop, a little sweet. Earthy hop flavor, slightly fruity, aftertaste of bitter herbs. She is ok, but not my kind of hop!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
Rating #1184 - 17.07.2014 On tap @revolutionyeg. I think I annoyed @foxjunk and the bartenders by referring to this as the Rihanna tap. Ella, ella, ella, eh, eh? Pours a golden amber, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is citrusy, melony hops predominant. Taste is extremely hoppy, tempered with a pleasant citrusy sweetness that disguises the higher abv quite well. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eloimv (81) - - APR 30, 2015
IPA efficace surprenament pas trop forte pour le taux d'alcoolémie. Pas une bière finale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6743) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2015
Bouteille de 500 ml achetée chez La Glacière de l’Est (Montréal, QC) au coût de 5.75$. Arôme: Odeur de caramel et d’ananas. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de fruits tropicaux avec une pointe d’agrumes et de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrumes en arrière goût. (Rating #6042)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (3010) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Aroma:pines hops.. Appearance:clear amber,good head... Flavor:pines hops,light caramel...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Metalchopz (2834) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Pours a hazy amber colour with a small bubbly beige head that does not stay long, but a few bubbles remains on brew, with minimal lacing. Aromas of caramel and toffee with some grassy bitterness in the background. Fruity malt taste with the hops showing in the finish. Kind of earthy. Decent bitterness from the hops and alcohol is well-hidden. Not good looking, but goes down nicely. Smell gets better with time.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a clear orangeish pale amber with a short lived white head. Aroma is very floral, fruity, mango and pineapples. Flavor is fruity, mango, pineapple and passionfruit. Finish is herbal, grapefruit, somewhat spicy. Nice punch. Full body, creamy, oily, viscous mouthfeel and average carbonation. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sseb69 (1716) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
Échantillon. Couleur ambrée, mousse blanche-beige. Arôme de caramel et un peu de houblon. En bouche, légèremetn fruitée, caramel et amertume légère. Correct

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rodenbach99 (3775) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 23, 2014
Bouteille de 500ml brassée en juin 2014. Une belle robe cuivrée avec une mousse imposante. Un nez floral simple. Une bouche aux saveurs prononcées, sucrée et amère en même temps. Des goûts poussiéreux, pas pour moi.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pushkinwow (2433) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear light copper with a generous off white head. Not what I was expecting - malt forward with toffee and some caramel, an earthy and slightly aromatic hop but makes me think of an esb more then a dipa, light grass, butter, some juniper, moderate carbonation and mild body, somewhat bitter but balanced, lots of malt throughout this one. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
Pours a fairly clear amber with a small off white head that lasts and leaves moderate amounts of lace on the glass. Aroma is a mix of noble like hop qualities, spicy hops and mildly fruity citrus. Flavour is spicy, earthy, mild citrus, noble like qualities medium lingering bitterness, mild malty sweetness underneath and a bit of a medicinal hop quality. Not a bad beer but not my favourite hop variety.

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