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


on tap

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Honey Saison with lactic fermentation

MartinT's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8736) - Montreal, Quebec, - SEP 24, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2015 My Bottom Line :
Tropical fruit in the citrus range adorn this Honey Saison’s floral honey character, as wheat and lactobacillus move into a relative dryness, increase the refreshment factor.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A veil of foam covers the misty orangey blond.
-Lactobacillus is obvious in the nose, but is met by lots of different flavors later on. This must be delicious with goat cheese.
-Cereal character is redolent of wheat and even oat, at times.
-Honey flavors surprisingly linger in the aftertaste.
-This tastes like a lactic cousin to Saison du Tracteur.
-Like another compelling creation by Le Trou du Diable. Bravo!

Bottle and on tap at the Oktoberfest de Repentigny.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drpimento (2641) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Aroma was skunky honey. Body is good. Flavor is an ok sweet /tart, tho not too complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (4541) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Sample at Bainbridge during their 3rd Anniversary. Golden orange with smaller head. Notes of plum, pear, and Belgian yeast/spice. Wish it was easier going and more tart without all the heavy and warming Belgian aspects.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lilja (2274) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2015
Flaska från Saveur-bier. Smak och doft av vete, honung, blommor, gräs, laktos och örter. Frisk och lätt syrlig, lagom sötma, fina smaker i välblanserad kombination. Torr, lätt beska och kolsyra.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2719) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2015
Flaska från Saveur-bier. Gyllengul och riktigt disig med högt vitt skum. Fin vete/laktosyrlig doft med honung, blommor, citrus. Frisk och lätt syrlig, nyanserad och relativt komplex för att vara ett lättare öl. När tempen stiger märk en funkig stallton också bättre, lätt sötma med lite honungskaka, blommig citrus. Så gott, så välgjort. Ett litet mästerverk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (9164) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
375 ml bottle. Thanks to Timo A! Clear pale golden color with a tiny head. Honey sweetness, citrus, malt and some lagery notes in the aroma. The flavor is sweetness, dried banana, malt and some honey. Saison? My ass... Sorry but this is a huge disappointment. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (4122) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle at the DC Local Gathering on 8/1/2015. Hazy golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of light honey, caramel, malt. Tastes of malt, lemon lime. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (6355) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 4, 2015
750ml bottle pours a hazy deep gold with some cloudy, white head. Nose is quite herbal and estery, some cleaning fluid, passion fruit, lemon juice. Flavor is spicy, grassy, more cleaning fluid though. Very odd. Not sure what this is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6119) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
500ml bottle. Poured a clear golden color with a small white head. A roam was light floral notes, some light lemon. Light sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (5001) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
From a 50 cl bottle shared at the RB DC tasting Aug 1, 2015. Pours a clear gold with an off whtie head. Floral nose. Flavors of lemon and corriander. Light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (5991) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Light honey and some citrus. Pours hazy golden with OK head and lacing. Light tangy finish. Some hint of bubblegum. Ok and easy drinking but not really up to par of their other beers. Tap at brewpub.

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