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Le Trou du Diable La Bretteuse

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

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
IPA with Brett


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5447) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Hazed brown pour with off white head and lace. Aroma is tart brettiness and fruit. Flat tartness on the flavor with a flat papery bitter. A touch thin and fizzy. rbwg

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Sample during RBSG. From notes. Oak, Brett, lemon and grassy citrus hops. Hint of caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4266) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Sample at SRBG Grand Tasting 2014. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a decent off-white head. Aroma of funk and citrus. Taste is lemon, funk, spice, and wood. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1500) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle at RBSG. Cloudy gold pour, some head. Lovely aroma. Citrus sour, brett, light toast. Citrus, funk, moderately bitter, mineral. Wait, this is an IPA?!?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3160) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Sampled at the RBSG 2014. It poured an orange color with an off-white head. The aroma was of citrus, some Brett and spicy hops. The taste was similar with citrus and spicy hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (13234) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting. Thanks to the Canadian Contingent. Slightly hazed amber pour with a tall white head. Nice baked apple, lemon, and peach on the nose. A slight spiciness, some pineapple, and woody hops. Flavor is fairly funky...much more so than expected. Lots of yeast, cedar, and must. Some pineapple tropical character to it. A bit of citrus, subtle tartness, and stone fruit sweetness. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
February 12, 2015 - treated myself to a bottle of this at Bar Hop. Slightly hazy orange-gold with a large, slightly diminishing off-white head. Aroma is brett, some fruitiness, with wildflowers and alcohol - lovely, lovely stuff. Taste follows, but simple with more alcohol and some dry herbal bitterness - solid, with something I couldn’t quite place in the taste that detracted a little bit. Slick, average carbonation and body, fairly quick dry and funky finish - a simple beer but amazingly drinkable. Apparently I loudly asked "why don’t they put THIS [good] SHIT in cans!!????!!!!"

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
blankboy (6583) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
[Bottle (750ml) shared with & c/o HogTownHarry at Bar Hop] Pours a slightly hazy dark golden-amber with an average size semi-lasting frothy off-white head. Really nice aroma, bretty and hoppy, also herbal, floral and fruity and with a hint of bread. Flavour, also nice, is bretty and hoppy along with some fruit, herbs and a moderately big bitter finish. Medium bodied. I loved this, thanks Harry.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2612) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Poured from a 750 ml bottle. Big citrusy hop character. Funky, lightly acidic, lemon, light horse blanket. Fantastic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (3366) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle during RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting at Schlafly Tap Room. Hazy golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, funk, Brett. Tastes of citrus, funk, spices, Brett. Medium body with a dry finish.


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