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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Honey Saison with lactic fermentation


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8351) - 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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7048) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
[7016-20141231] Tap. Wood barrel and sour yeast aroma. Hazy, orange body with a long-lasting foamy off-white head. Soured yeasty lemon pips and tart fruity pate flavour. Medium body is quite sour. Tasty but took me a few sips to get into it. (7/4/9/4/16) 4.0
(@ Volo, Toronto, ON)
Overheard: "I’ve got a FouFoune for tonight. A 750. I’m gonna drink it from the bottle."

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GRM (3214) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Brown bottle, 600 ml, purchased at Broue Ha Ha, savoured on April 30 2015; eye: golden with a coppery hue, clear, no effervescence, good sheet of off-white head that turns into a thin sheet, light lacing; nose: malt, grain, slight honey, slight floral; mouth: malt, grain, slight honey, slight floral, light acidity, finale in grain with light presence of honey, light-medium body, good carbonation, slightly sweet, slick texture; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 600 ml, achetée chez Broue Ha Ha, savourée le 30 avril 2015; œil : dorée avec une teinte cuivrée, limpide, pas d’effervescence, bonne couche de mousse blanc cassé et qui se transforme en une mince couverture, légère dentelle; nez : malt, grain très léger miel, très léger floral; bouche : malt, grain, très léger miel, très léger floral, légère acidité, finale en grain avec très légère présence de miel, corps léger-moyen, bonne carbonatation, très légèrement sucrée, texture coulante; en résumé : correct

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VT (1795) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
600 ml bottle. Pours a slightly veiled golden-straw with a resilient white head. Aroma is honey, cereal and fruits. Flavor is honey, cereal, herbal and fruity. Finish is herbal, fruity, lemon and tart. Dry. Light to medium body, average carbonation. Interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2221) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 25, 2015
600 ml bottle. Pours a clear yellow/gold with moderate head. Light aromas of citrus and coriander. Similar flavors with additional subtle notes of honey and apricots. Somewhat salty. Mellow but quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DomD (145) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Poured from bottle. Flowery aroma. Pours a cloudy golden with white head. Has a medium sour taste. Medium body, oily texture, and average carbonation. Nice brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (6841) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
Draft - Light pale malts. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Light funky stone fruit, with a bit of sweat and a funky finish. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (2656) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 13, 2015
Pours cloudy yellow with a small frothy white top. Aroma is light floral, honey sweetness and yeast. Taste is light and delicate, floral and honey again with yeast chewiness

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
matbigrey (86) - Mascouche, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
600 ml Bottle. Kind of yellow/white hazy color with quick lasting head. the smell is very acid ..... I can feel apple and oranges but not by much. Taste is pretty much the same.. I can taste the hints of honey they put in. I’m kind of wondering if my bottle is infected...It’s just too acid to be normal...It’s sad I really wanted to enjoy that one... maybe another day

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flyguytruckguy (52) - 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!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4719) - 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.


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