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Domaine des Salamandres Poiré de Glace

Brewed by Domaine des Salamandres
Style: Ice Cider/Ice Perry
Hemmingford, Canada
Serve in Flute, Stem glass


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 4.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
PEAR ICE WINE Pears are pressed at the beginning of the winter and their juice is stored in containers in the orchard that can withstand the winter. After several weeks, the juice that has been naturally concentrated by the cold is collected gradually over the course of the winter. Melliforous nose with beeswax and floral notes. Subtle mint flavours. The taste is full-bodied and decadent, the balance is perfect, and the sensation is fluid and airy. Perfect over ice after a meal or as an aperitif.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (6003) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 25, 2015
2011 vintage. pours clear copper, orange tint, with some nice leg attributes. banana and pear compote/sauce, caramelized sugars - cloying honey sweetness; spices, wood - some astringency, warming alcohol. flat carbonation, medium-full body - oily; sweet, astringent and spicy finish. a lot better than its édition limitée declension. a very tasty phenolic ice perry with mead qualities.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (4040) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2015
Vintage 2011. Cuivrée est sa couleur. De courtes jambes sont observées. Au nez, alcool floral et épicé légèrement trop bavard et poires confites, caramélisées, mielleuses avec des pommes vertes concentrées, très odorantes. Tout ça est bien appétissant malgré la sensation «éthylique». Au goût, un boisé imbibé de cannelle ou d’une épice du même acabit avec des poires et des pommes chargées par les sucres, des fleurs caramélisées, de l’alcool et possiblement d’autres fruits du verger en compote. Corps bien collant et liquoreux. Finale assez douce avec une pointe d’acidité qui se réchauffe. Très bon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Whatup14 (1165) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2015
Bouteille 200ml. Couleur orangée claire translucide, huileuse. Arôme de poire, sucre d’érable, alcool, tarte aux poires caramélisées. Goût de poire, sucré, alcool, touche d’érable, caramel. Aucune carbonatation, corps dense, collante.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (13757) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Bottle @ 4th of July. Smuggled this back from Montreal, vintage 2012. Rich amber color. Huge maple syrup and apple pie filling on the nose. Some pear tart, a touch of acidity, and a whole lot of brown sugar. There’s a slight spice note on the tongue as well as a very mild almost tannin. Acidity is on the mild side, which makes this come off as very sweet, even for an ice perry. Still, quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (4270) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2015
Bottle shared by Paul or James at Ryans. Dis dat perry yo. Pours orange golden color. Notes are honey crisp, apple, slightly sour pear, and sugar, Medium bodied overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (4097) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle (200 ml). Harvest 2011. From and shared with my brother. Thanks!

Appearance: Deep amber with little alcohol legs.

Aroma: Honey/floral presence, pears, green apples notes, light spiciness and hints of alcohol.

Taste: Moderately sweet with a nice acidic presence, honey/floral notes, pears, light green apples, lighs spiciness and a touch of alcohol.

Palate: Full bodied. Still. Sirupy and liquorous mouthfeel. Warming alcohol/spices finish.

Overall: One of my first Ice Perry and I liked it a lot. There’s many similarities with Ice Cider, but it’s (at least this one) a lot more floral and the pears aren’t showcased as much as the apples in Ice Cider. Delicious sipper. I will definitely buy some more Ice Perry in a near future.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlainG (1610) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 3, 2013
Édition 2010. Doré et limpide, une robe veloutée et liquoreuse glisse sur les parois du verre lorsqu’on remue le tout. Des arômes de poires, forcément, en émanent, accompagnées d’effluves florales et herbeuses, presque médicinales. Un goût, qui encore-là, tourne autour de la poire. C’est légèrement acidulé et ça picote l’intérieur des joues. On perçoit le côté mûr du fruit, dévoilant ainsi toutes les saveurs de sa palette; sucré et suret sur la langue. (600-050313)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (6428) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Small bottle shared by drewbeerme. Thanks, dude. Pours a nicely deep amber rich pour, honey glow with some gentle haze. No head. Aromas are deep pears, kiss of apple, gentle honey, some gentle sweetness grows, kiss of grass, spice, rich fruit presence. Initial is bigger sweetness, pear, touch of spirit, caramelized spirit, oak, apple, oak. Some vanilla tannins, rich pear fruit and sweetness. Middle is sweet, rich, a bit carmelized. Middle is a touch carmelized, sticky, some toffee apple, pear, and firm sweetness. Backend is sweet, sticky, pear and caramel, toffee. Finish is a bit dry and sticky, oaky. Fun and complex but a bit sweet and sticky. Solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle shared by Drew. Thanks! Pours a deep golden near-orange. Still and robust. Nose is subtly spicy. Acid and pear juice, light caramel & honey overall. On tasting, full bodied and rich. Moderate acidity and faint cinnamon spice. Floral notes with honey thoughts as well. Really balanced and decadent. Superb but a notch below the SE.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GRM (3375) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 20, 2012
Sample, 2 ounces, from bottle, at the Bières des neiges et vins d’hiver, savoured on February 18 2012; eye: amber, clear, no effervescence, no head; nose: liqueur-like, fruity, light honey; mouth: liqueur-like, fruity, light honey, Granny Smith apple, intense fruity finale, rather sweet, syrupy texture; overall: quite fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, 2 onces, en bouteille, lors du Bières des neiges et vins d’hiver, savourée le 18 février 2012; œil : ambré, limpide, pas d’effervescence, pas de mousse; nez : liquoreux, fruité, léger miel; bouche : liquoreux, fruité, léger miel, riche, pomme Granny Smith, finale fruitée intense, plutôt sucré, texture sirupeuse; en résumé : très bon

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