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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Shawinigan, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Au commencement, tout nous semble paisible : se présente à nous une rousse au col blanc tenace, à l’apparence plutôt commune. Mais déjà, à l’approche du nez nous vient le pressentiment que la chute sera violente. En bouche, on se laisse d’abord berner par un léger sucre caramélisé rapidement envahi par une contre-attaque vive et rapide de houblon. Une amertume verte et intense nous envahit de toute part tandis que le petit goût de sucre caramélisé soutient un équilibre avec une délicieuse finale prenant l’allure de noisettes.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wolffish (329) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, - MAY 20, 2013
Pas vraiment mon genre d’IPA. Aqueuse et trop amère, elle manque un peu d’équilibre. La mousse est fuyante. Somme toute quand même intéressante à découvrir en une chaude journée...


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gluepot (110) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 20, 2015
The nose features grapefruit and citrus accents on a light orange/brown body with a soft off-white head. This is a refreshing and fresh tasting IPA. Taste elements include floral and citrus hops, light, sweet malt and a softening hint of melon. The medium to high carbonation is appropriate and helps create a zesty and fresh taste profile. The body is a classic light to medium IPA texture and the balances extend to the end of the taste experience. Well done.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Bottle 600ml. @ home.

[ As Le Trou du Diable Morsure ].
Clear light dark yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, light heavy hoppy, citrus, tropical fruit, pineapple, light peach. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dry, tropical fruit, hoppy, light soapy. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150326]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blackmetal (175) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
I think it’s trying to be an APA blended with Belgian influences. It certainly works well!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Syboire (1) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2015 does not count
Wow, cette IPA du Trou du Diable est vraiment excellente, parfaitement équilibrée entre le coté sucré des fruits et l'amertume du houblon qui finalisse chaque gorgées, vraiment impeccable ! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardbeerman (237) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
Pours a hazy golden topped by a huge frothy white head showing great retention and lacing properties. The nose is fruity, orange, grapefruit, muskmelon. Some honey sweetness. The taste is fruity and sweet and well balanced The brew is full-bodied but shows timid carbonation. The finish presents a lingering mellow grassy bitterness and faint tartness. Pretty good beer overall and a good partner for the BBQ. Cheers!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (744) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Orange color with big head. Bitter oranges, marmalade-like. Fruity. Taste is fruity-citrusy as well. Thick juicy feeling. Bitter finish. Nice IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
angel77 (1283) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 21, 2015
UPDATED: APR 2, 2015 Caña en el lúpulo el 21-03-2015. color amarillento dorado con espuma blanca poco persistente. (r.168) Aromas y sabores frescos algo cítricos y afrutados. Cuerpo medio algo maltoso y espeso y no muy amargo. suave y refrescante en general. No esta mal.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (415) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 2, 2015
Botella. @Casa Laure, 01/03/2015. Lote: 250913 Color amarillo oscuro, turbia. espuma blanca. Sabores espaciados. No me parece un IPA.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slimspady (215) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Golden yellow, giant white head. Lots of hops but well balanced with the malt profile. Slight bitterness in the finish. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
DomD (152) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Very nice citrus aroma. Pours a hazy pale with white head. Has a medium bitter taste. Medium body, oily texture, with slight bitter aftertaste. A nice smooth IPA.


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