Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: Saison
Shawinigan, Canada
Serve in Tulip


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Honey Saison with lactic fermentation

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, - JAN 31, 2013
In short: A semi-rustic blond Saison with tropical fruits, flowers and honey.
How: Tap at Vices & Versa, Montreal.
The look: Cloudy blonde topped by a large white head with good retention leaving a lot of lacings on the glass.
In long: Nose is bright and vibrant with tropical fruits, rustic countryside character, honey flowers. Taste has honeyed cereals, plenty of fresh tropical fruits, freshly cut wheat and hay, flower petals. Low sweetness sensation despite the honey flavor. Lots of tickling hard bubbles. Refreshing beer. Very good beer even if I prefer their dryer more rustic Saison Du Tracteur, actually I thought Mellifera tasted a bit like a honeyed version of Saison Du Tracteur. A nice honey Saison named after a species of honey bee, and I think my father must have messed up our "bees deposit pollen in flowers" sex talk when I was a kid because I can’t drink a honey beer without getting horny.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flyguytruckguy (46) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2015
The artwork is incredible. Light aromas of honey, citron and yeast. Poured carefully, beautiful appearance. Large, rocky white head with excellent lacing and a slightly hazy medium yellow colour. Interesting flavour,slightly sweet,bitter and sour equally balanced.Average duration. Light,watery body with lively carbonation. I like It!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4684) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
Lasting huge frothy white head atop a lightly carbonated golden body. Nose of saison yeast and perfume. Flavour is somewhat fruity and club soda, rose water. Very tasty. Purchased at Metro Liquors University Heights.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AleRider78 (69) - - MAR 25, 2015
600ml bottle with great label artwork. Pours a large foamy white head and has a hazy golden/orange appearance. Some sediments are visible. Thick dirty lacing. Aromas of yeast, orange peel and faint hints of honey. Flavours are quite sweet. Some notes of honey right off the bat, as well as citrus hops, oranges for sure, yeasty notes in the finish. Medium bodied mouthfeel, slick and somewhat oily texture. Sort of a fizzy carbonation. Bitterness on the palate. Quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (2787) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
Où, Quand, Comment : En fût au Vices & Versa (13 juin 2013)
Visuel : Couleur : dorée foncée. Apparence : semi-voilée.
Arôme : Grains de malt pâle, léger de levures, de miel et de pain, notes de houblon herbeux et floral
Goût : Grains de céréales sucrés, léger de pain et de miel, légèrement floral, notes herbeuses
Caractère en bouche : Corps mince-moyen. Effervescence moyenne-forte. Texture : notes aqueuses. Finale : moyenne, florale, notes acidulées
En Résumé : Rafraîchissante.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alexd8 (50) - Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2015
Blonde orangée, arômes herbacés, de pommes, de pomme-tires, de miel avec une pointe citronnée. Bouche moelleuse, acidité vive, allonge correct. Bien fait, typée saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maximet (116) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 18, 2015
Cloudy yellow with a small foam. Lemon, floral, light honey sweetness. Nice acidity with a slight bitterness. Light body with a slick texture, lively carbonation, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2673) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2015
On tap at Volo. Pours a murky dull golden colour‎ with smallish white head. ‎Aroma is sweet honey, sour tree fruit and herbs/spice. Flavour is tart fruit including apple and lemon, a fairly robust honey presence and some floral/herbal character. Sticky mouthfeel. Mellow carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GonZoBeeR (2966) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
Aroma:Honey,floral,herbal... Appearance:clear gold, light head... Flavor:Honey,dry, light herbal...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Indie2345 (4) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2015 does not count
Biere jaune claire, goût de pommette, très acide et effervescente (trop). Très décevante....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dandeman (598) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
Olfactif lactique avec notes herbacées et forestières. Des accents de pin, d’herbes fraiches, de persil, de verdure. De subtiles traces de miel et de citron; mais il faut les chercher longtemps. De couleur blonde, voilée, avec une bonne mousse crémeuse qui tient bien et qui laisse quelques traces visibles sur le verre. Le citron est plus dominant en attaque avec une trace de miel, une finale très herbacée et une touche de résine. Le poivre fait également acte de présence rajoutant du piquant à une effervescence prononcée. De petites traces de gomme balloune viennent se rajouter à la fin. Également de petites notes de terre, de foin et de vieille ferme complètent ce large tableau de saveurs. Le miel est cependant très subtil. faut le chercher longtemps. En bouche, la texture est svelte, l’effervescence très active, et elle offre un fort potentiel rafraichissant. Une saison plus qu’acceptable.

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