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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison, hopped with New World varieties, aged in Dolce noble rot wine barrels with brettanomyces.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10950) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours brassy gold with a slight head. Aroma is a bit sweet/tart. Dusty. Hints of apples. Med body or better. Flavor is earthy tart. Gets a bit grapey. A touch of must. So a sour/earthy/tart finish with some woody notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6438) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle from Berkeley Bowl West. Pours dark golden with a modest beige head and a fruity aroma there is a full-bodied light malt flavor with lots of grape and a sour brett-induced finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
stytheduke (33) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Wow!!!!! Excellent!!! Coup de coeur!! Une bière sublime qui goûte les fruits d’été tels que les abricots, les pêches et les poires. Une bière assez acidulée avec un bon houblon sans trop grande amertume. Un vrai délice!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3332) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2014
750 ml bottle. Clear pink gold with white frosting. Nose is honeysuckle, lemon zest, slight funk and green apple. Creamy with a bright bubbly bite. Taste is yeast, honeydew, clover and underripe strawberry. Finishes dry and herbal; just a bit sour. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10585) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a hazy golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy sour, floral and tannic wood aroma. Medium to full body with a tingly texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour & sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer for style and great label.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tastybeer (1716) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle. Gold pour, light haze, white head. Good retention/lace. Aroma of light funk, barrel, dust, grass, citrus, vinous. Taste is lightly sweet, lightly tart, grass, citrus, white wine. Palate is dry, soft, light bitter/tart finish. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5368) - Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2014
750 ml bottle shared with Tmoney99 and wihorock. Pours a slightly hazy bright golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have nice fruitiness, vinous, wood, Brett, hay, some funk, great drinking beer. Some tart character and a splash of caramel. I could drink this all day. Thanks to kbudd19 for this treat.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
Gift from Lindsey for Christmas! Recommendation from Bruce! Thanks buddies! :D Aroma: Sour - granny smith apple sour. Nice. Notes of barrel aging, sweet. Red wine. Appearance: Cloudy yellow, tiny white head. Palate: Thick bodied, creamy, fizzy, slightly astringent. Taste: Not as sour as it smells, but still sour. Quickly turns sweet and then tapers into subtle bitterness. Very well balance beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CapFlu (4501) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
Nose is almost ice cider - deep, tart, sweet, brown sugar and boozy. Great wild yeasty flavour, grape skin, white wine cask. This is very pleasing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1737) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours clear orange/brown with lots of carbonation but light head. Aromas of brett, oranges, and a bit of basement. Flavors of lemons/limes, wet wood, and sour green grapes. Tart start, somewhat creamy? finish.


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