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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Shawinigan, Canada

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
THIS ENTRY IS FOR BARREL-AGED Buteuse only. It is only available in 750 ml bottles. 375, 500 and 650 ml bottles are made of the regular Buteuse. This version has been aged in oak barrels which had previously held an apple brandy from the Michel Jodoin cidery. One of its fermentations was also done with brettanomyces.

"Cette bière exceptionnelle, fermentée grâce à trois levures différentes, a vieillie quatre mois en fût de chêne américain ayant hébergé le brandy de pomme de la cidrerie Michel Jodoin. On y retrouve un côté vanillé, épicé, torréfié et animal. S’y mélange aux effluves d’alcool chaud le caramel brûlé, la pêche, l’abricot et le tabac frais. Une sérieuse bière de dégustation!"


Reppiz's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Reppiz (12) - - SEP 15, 2012
750 ml bottle from Peluso, enjoyed with a meal. Nice apple flavours, fruity, fresh, the alcool is not to present. As the beer became warmer, caramel tones became more present and alcool also. At 20$ a bottle this had serious potential to disappoint but it did not. I would buy again. A special beer.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
CraftBeerNick (1834) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2016
Tap at Moeder Lambic, 29th June 16. Pours a dark amber, good lacing, aroma is heady barrel, Brett, funk, wood. Taste is rich and complex, but way below the 10 ABV, there is cognac, wood, Brett, liquor, must. The palate is light and slick, minimal carbonation. Very nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (2791) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle @ RBBWG 2016. Hazy golden colour, white foam. Sweet nose of brandy and spices. Some vanilla and banana notes. Brett influences. Well balanced. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (7877) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2016
20/II/16 - 75cl bottle @ RBBWG V (Ben’s place) - BB: n/a (2016-195) Thanks to JefVerstraete for sharing the bottle!

Clear deep orange beer, small creamy white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: spicy, cloves, yeast, some banana, sweet, cognac notes. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: yeasty start, bit of brett, sourish, funky, wild yeast? Aftertaste: bitter, spicy, coriander, star anise, funky, hay, brett notes.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (5846) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2016
Sampled at RBWG16. Thnx for sharing, everybody ! Pours clear , dark blonde. Small white head. Smell is bitter, grainy, malty. Taste is sharp, bitter, aromatic, bit spiced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (9032) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 22, 2016
Bottle sample @ RBBWG 2016, thanks Eric. Ambrée-cuivrée trouble, col fin beige. Arôme met en avant un bouquet brett, le profil Brandy reste plus secondaire avec un léger accompagnement fruits/baies des bois. Palais met de suite en avant le côté alcool, le tout garde une certaine dose aigrelette, de brett? houblonné modéré ajoutant une touche d’amertume avec une levure persistante en fin de bouche avec une rondeur fruité baies. Brandy ajoute un subtil côté de barrique qui n’est pas désagréable mais renforce la nation de chaleur en bouche. Belge de caractère.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1800) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2016
0.75 l bottle at RBBWG 2016 in Antwerpen. Minimally hazy, pale golden amber with a white head. Sweetish-sourish, slightly fruity aroma of white grapes, gooseberry, oak and lemon. Sweetish, slightly sourish taste of honey, white grapes, gooseberry and oak, followed by a short, moderately tart finish. Thin to medium body, slightly creamy and spritzy mouthfeel. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (7432) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2016
Thank you for sharing jefverstraete! 750 ml. bottle sampled @ RBBWG V. Hazy golden, creamy white. Nose is lightly butter with lots of sweet grains, sugar, malts, sugary thick malts, low plastic. Taste is fizzy esters, honey, candy dough, sugar, sweet warming, touch boozy, oxidized, honey, warming, caramel, solid. Quite boozy, sugary & malty body. Very monolithic, could use more complexity. Good ‘though but not exceptional, decent Belgian.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (1728) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle at RBBWG, thanks for sharing ericdkok. Light alcohol, fruity liquor notes, not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (5170) - Leuven, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2016
Mostly headless, dark golden. Honey, clove, vanilla, apricot. Somewhat foamy, light bitter, but spicy sharp. Complex without being heavy. Good brew! Thanks! (Sampled during RBBWG 2016)

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1459) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2016
Aroma is clove , passion fruit ,tart and light yeast. Taste is honey, caramel and citrus. Very well balanced with some funk and tartiness. Very well balanced. Appearance is a cloudy orange with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.


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