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

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Honey Saison with lactic fermentation


MartinT's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9191) - 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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9283) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 28, 2016
Bottle, at Divinno. Medium golden, slightly hazy, white head. Honey and light grains, and some refreshing tart/funk character, with light pepper in the finish. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1669) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle to tulip Consummation: Sour apricot with a smattering of yeast. Adjunct: Bread, wheat, and hint of skunk rounds out the taste; light sweet and funky aroma; hazy light amber with no head, but decent effervescence.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeanF (2342) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 29, 2016
So John Wayne’s sendin’ his boyz to battle on the ol’ movie monitor and herez I gots me a honey biere from Montreal - nice, eh? Like, I wonder if this movie was subtittled with Francais and Deutsche back in the day too, gotta be’s trilingual to really appreciate it? Time for some language classes, let me repeat, one click is responded by two clicks, let me repeat, send the enemy to Hell. Now you gotta say this beer rating in a John Wayne Voice ta really appreciate it - its gotta decent golden body with carbonay-shun and some foamy stuff on top. You gotta smell it, getchyer nose really in thar, and ya smell some fancy Belgian yeast and a littal hint a honney. Tha flavar is a nice mix a honney and sam a that yeast flavar like ya get fram a Belgian Lyambic beer. Lemme repeat - one click is responded with two clicks. If not, send ’em ta hell. This is a good beer Igottasay, next stahp Normandy. Far more beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 11, 2016
hazy golden pour. Thin frothy head. Sour aroma, quite salty. Honey flavour with a nice bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2016
Pours a hazy yellowish/gold color. Aromas of tart fruit, bread, hint of citrus, and yeasty. Flavor is malty/citrus. Leaves a yeasty orange aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tranquillity (1772) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2016
Draft at bar hop. Yellow orange body, small white head. The aroma is yoghurt and yeast. The taste is tart, citrusy, and you might get used to the bitter taste. I didn’t.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (4064) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2016
Hazy orange pour, with a medium off white head. Sweet, and tart aroma. Some floral honey, peaches, lemon zest, and some apricots. Not sure id categorize this as a saison, i find its lacking some crisp body, and effervescence. The mouth feel feels heavy, and muddled with a soft carb. The finish is tart in a lactic kind of way, more fruit, wet hay, and some low bitterness. Interesting beer, not at all what i was expecting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (1406) - CANADA - MAR 18, 2016
Appearance: hazy pale gold with a short off-white head diminishing gradually to a medium cap, patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: stone fruit, lemon, grainy toasty malt, honey, lactic sour, dry hay funk, white pepper. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter, moderate funky tart, light pepper. (8/10) Palate: medium body, lively to moderate carbonation, drying tart and funky finish. (3/5) An interesting are on the style, with some honey flavour coming through alongside lactic sour and dry funk. Somewhat sweet for the style, and not a lot of peppery spice. Despite being somewhat out of spec, it’s a pleasant, solid performer. (14/20)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8742) - Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle from The Party Source at home. Pours a hazy golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have pale malts, lightly toasted bread, caramel, mild funk, honey, light lemon citrus, mild spices, some interesting individual parts but they are somewhat disjointed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5525) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 22, 2016
600ml bottle pours a hazy golden color with a 2 finger white head that leaves only a few spots of lacing as it settles. Aroma is light stone fruits with light honey and spice notes. Taste is a bold fruity and malty sweetness with a touch of lemon tartness and a light spicy hop bitterness. If this truly is a saison, it is quite sweet and does not suit the style well, that being said this is still a unique brew that is worth sampling.


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