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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Shawinigan, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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White IPA


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Hazy blonde, slightly catty aroma, maybe orchard fruit hops, a touch of yeasty esters. Has a fresh fruity character, the usual dry, assertive "pale hoppy" that TdD does so well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tryonqc (21) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. Nice interpretation of the style. Very hazy. Good balance between hops & the white beer. Dryness and lively carbonation are welcome. Very good drinkability.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2358) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
Pours cloudy light straw yellow with a big frothy white top. Aroma is intense citrus and light corriander. Taste is light corriander, intense citrus hops and light wheat. Pretty awesome beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dandeman (505) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Olfactif: Effluves intenses de résine de sapin avec notes de poivre. Nez intense à longue persistance. Quelques notes de gazon frais également. Visuel: Jaune / doré, claire, mousse généreuse, dense, au maintient éternel qui colle bien au verre en y laissant de belles traces. Gustatif: Les notes de poivre, de muscade, les épices piquantes, se transforment en résine intense en fin de bouche. Les sucres développent de la mangue, du miel, des poires et des fruits tropicaux. Excellente complexité. Excellent équilibre fruits / sucre / amertume. En bouche, la texture est généreuse et les saveurs restent longtemps. Belle complexité. Une bière dont l’olfactif n’annonce en rien l’explosion de saveurs qu’elle développe. Quel mélange parfait de résine et de fruits. Par contre, je ne vois pas beaucoup d’éléments représentant une blanche comme le prétend la description sur l’étiquette. C’est sans contredit une IPA pure laine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (6439) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
650mL bottle, pours a cloudy golden blonde with a small white head. Nose brings out floral hops, light Belgian yeast and crackery malt. Flavour is along the same lines, with a nice dry palate, including dry crackery malt, a touch of Belgian yeast and floral hops. Very well-balanced, dry and drinkable. Decent stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (1780) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
600 ml bottle. Pours a hazy yellow/gold with huge head. Aromas of citrus, yeast, grapes, and melons. Flavors of tropical fruit, pine, lemons and toasted malts. Truly fruity. Very nice. Easy to drink on a summer aft.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (208) - CANADA - JUL 27, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy straw with two fingers of light fluffy head diminishing gradually to a thin cap and moderate lacing. Nose is piney hops and a little tropical fruit, light malt. Taste is balanced, medium sweet and bitter. Medium to full body, slightly sticky, with a lingering bitter, slightly spicy and gently warming finish. Well, that’s quite pleasant! Nice balance of the malt and the hops, with just enough fullness in the body to carry off the higher ABV. Sticky without being cloying, with a little bit of spicy pepper in the finish. Not quite a sunny day thirst quencher, but not a long way away from that, either. You could do a lot worse than this!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2603) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
600ml brown bottle. Pours a light lemony yellow shade with light cloudiness. Holds a very sticky shaving cream-like white cap with great lacing. The aroma has some lemon notes and pine. Taste has yeast, wheat, citrus. Touch grassy in the aftertaste, modest bitterness. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14549) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
Courtesy of Josh
Cloudy deep blond color with small compact head. Harmonious aroma, of hops and malt, quite delicate, with a hint of tropical fruits. Smooth flavor; it has a mild spicy character, strong hopping, with a good combination of lemon peel, orange and some tropical fruit too. Light sweetness in the end.
Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wolffish (188) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
Une belle surprise. L’amalgame des deux styles est très bien exécuté. Beaucoup de matières en suspension ;(


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