tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Grainy cereal malts and lightly spicy herbal hops greet the nose. Clear golden blonde with low but lasting white head. Cereal malts with toasty and bready undertones and grassy, spicy hops to counterpoint and restrained finishing bitterness. Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. Sampled at the brewpub with Oakes, Rastacouere and Ungstrup.
Rastacouere (6119) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear shining gold. Very malty aroma boasts a generous saaz identity, very floral and herbal yet somewhat lemony. Great start. Mouthfeel is firm, malty, a bit sweet even. Medium body, perfect light-moderate carbonation seems to lenghten the grassiness. Finish is salty, moderately long. Quaffable. Truly well made. Awesome introductory beer, no doubt that people will venture into more exotic styles after a few pints.
Lubiere (9747) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A golden ale with a thin creamy off white head. In aroma,a grainy malt with German hops, grassy, light lemon. In mouth, a classic pils, grainy malt, mineral notes, nice and smooth. On tap at Bieres et Saveurs, Sept. 3 2012.
Metalchopz (2198) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Originally rated October 2006. Sampled at the pub itself, in Jonquière, Quebec. Poured a golden-blonde colour with good lacing all around, but no carbonation. Mild perfume of fruit as the aroma, with very light farm odour (which are actually not offensive). Slight citrus start with a good cereal taste, a crisp finish and a dry aftertaste. Nice refreshing grainy blond ale.
BiereLuc (859) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Couleur jus de pommes, pâle et invitante. Odeurs fruitées. En bouche, le produit est bien dosé entre le malté et le fruité. Pétillement moyen. Soupçon de sel en post-goût alors que les autres saveurs s’évanouissent. Une belle bière de terrasse.
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A hazy yellow beer with a disappearing white head. The aroma is sweet malty and rather hoppy with some fresh notes of citrus mingling in. The flavor is sweet malty and freshly hoppy. A nice Pils.
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2007 Any first impressions?
-A foam screen dissipates into the very pale, clear golden.
-A vacuous aroma disappoints with its few cereals and absent hopping.
-Tame citrus fruit and basic cereal sweetness make up an unassuming flavor profile.
-Its body is decently constructed and softly carbonated.
What if you dig deeper?
-The nearly-empty finish offers but a few white bread-like, starchy cereals.
-This is definitely lacking in hoppiness (although some grassiness is found), but that is surely intentional; this is the house blond for those uncles who (perhaps unknowingly) dared to enter a brewpub.
-Honeyed sweetness develops some bubblegummy notes.
-This is no Germaine, or Cerna Hora, that’s for sure.
-This was a cleanly-brewed replacement for macro lovers, a boring pint for those looking for crafty lagers. Nothing wrong about it, nothing great about it. I’d also like to know if this is truly a lager. I have a feeling it’s more of a generic blond ale than a helles.
A couple of times, on tap at the brewpub.
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2005
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma:light malty aroma...
Flavor:light malt flavor,light citrus hops.....
Minderbinder (1671) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at La Voie Maltée.
Pours blond with low white head. No lacing. Aroma is of honey, herbs, grain. Taste is of honey, very slight bitterness. A little something weird. Palate: Light body. Overall: Light. Subdued. Not much to say about a beer like this...
Eructoblaster (2949) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at the Chicoutimi brewpub. Pale blond body with a thin white creamy head. Fair malty/hoppy aroma with bready hints. Taste is well balanced but it is rather thin. it carries bready and grassy notes. Ends with a short herbal finish. Refreshing.