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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Shawinigan, Canada
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison, hopped with New World varieties, aged in Dolce noble rot wine barrels with brettanomyces.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steasy66 (1116) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Redish gold with tiny white head. Fruity aroma with a hint of funk. Flavor is sweet and a bit funky. Lacks compared to the smell.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9482) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Bottle. Light gold pour with a white head. More apple than anything here. Some wine elements. Quite good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Another bomb from Dan. Aroma is wonderfully complex and subtle at the same time. Great floral notes with a subdued barnyard funk and Gewurtz grape. Pours hazy dull blonde with a decent fizzy head. Taste is great with sour Reisling, a great brett barnyard funk, and subtle wheat tones. Everything is just pronounced enought and in perfect harmony. This is a dynamite saison. And quite possibly the sexiest bottle ever.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (13858) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2013
750mL bottle, sent from wilco (thanks a lot, Mike), pours a hazy golden / copper wit medium white head. Aroma of noble rot wine barrels, some brett, and barnyard notes. Flavour brings out loads of brett, some horse blanket, strong wine barrels a la noble rot, and dry citrus skin. Amazing complexity, with loads of vinous and wild notes. Exceedingly high drinkability, with the brett and wine barrels used to perfection. Most excellent stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bb (8452) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber beer with a nice cream head. Tart/light sour aroma with fruitiness. Malt and yeast flavor with summer fruit, tartness, and earthiness. Medium bodied. Yeast and tartness linger with brett, summer/tropical fruit, and malt.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 19/20
SuperTiti33 (843) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 14, 2013
Décembre 2010. Blonde doré. Explosion lors de l'ouverture. Nez de levure sauvage. Sucré. Floral. Boisé. Vin blanc. Bouche: Forte effervescence. Belle acidité. Pomme. Fruité. Vanille. Terreuse. Levure sauvage. Caramel. Un peu épicé. Chêne. Citron. Légère amertume. Une très belle complexité mais manque un peu de corps.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Leglome (11) - Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 6, 2013
Bouteille 750 ml. Janvier 2013, Encore très réussi, bière unique en son genre, ceux qui ont la chance d’en détenir encore une sont choyés(Ou très riches ET disciplinés). C’est la troisième fois que je me paye l’occasion d’en boire une et c’est un mix parfait entre l’acidité du vin blanc et de la levure sauvage. Yo lo pierde really mon latin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2013
Bottle share. Cloudy orange. Sour fruit and yeast. Taste is the same. Dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (2318) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2013 Bottle from tom10101 - thanks Tommy! Slightly hazy gold colour with a pale head. Medium body, fruity palate, dry finish. Taste is grape skins, green olives, citrus pith. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (7007) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle shared @ Craft. Light amber pour with a small head. The nose is lemon peel, apricot, orange peel. White pepper ice cream. The taste is more peach, countryside earthy yeastiness. Some mild brett tart notes. Soft wood. Sherbet. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, quite pleasant indeed.


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