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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Shawinigan, Canada

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on tap
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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Keller Pils


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2348) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
Tap, pours a bright yellow, aroma is citrus, taste was full of citrusy, a bit of the grainy pilsner shines through but the dominating flavour is citrus, a nice hop flavour, pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Weird that they have 3 beers called Pitoune. Highly carbonated yellow beer that remains tame but with a lasting thick white cream head. Light aroma but bold flavour. Strong spice you can feel throughout your body but does not beat up the palate. Soft almost Saison spiciness on a clean body.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hamfisted (74) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
Wow. From the first sniff, this one is a winner. Herbs and a bit of spice on the nose, smooth and clean finish. This is a really great, drinkable beer. Thanks to the good folks from Artisan Ales for brining this to Alberta!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (3579) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 18, 2013
Bue en 2 format la petite bouteille de 375ml et la grosse bouteille de 600ml. Bière blonde dorée foncée avec une mousse blanche crémeuse. Le nez est invitant par ses notes de houblons nobles et de malt sucré. La bouche est piquante, amère et rafraîchissante. Une bière de qualité.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 4, 2013
Bouteille de 600 ml achetée chez Veux-tu une Bière? (Montréal, QC). Arôme: Odeur de céréale avec une pointe d’houblon. Apparence: La couleur est blonde pâle avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col crémeux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréales avec une pointe d’agrumes. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de céréale en arrière goût. (Rating #5234)

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (8550) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2015 My Bottom Line:
Pure, cushy cereals join herbal hops in this most generous of unfiltered Pilseners.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam settles atop the misty straw blond, lacing beautifully.
-The hops also contribute citrusy tips.
-Some batches have a few banana esters showing up, but they fit in perfectly.
-The aroma is more evocative at a warmer temperature, which is not often the case with this style.
-This doesn’t taste like an emulation of German Pilseners, nor does it taste like a Svetly Lezak. But it is a mighty fine lager nonetheless.

Bottles and on tap at Vices et Versa.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellonearth (77) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
Une belle blonde voilée. Un col de mousse épais. Épicée aux premiers abords, puis herbeuse et finalement relativement amère. Agréable! Se boit bien!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarnotingPete (777) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 19, 2013
Bière dorée, légèrement voilée et coiffée d’une belle mousse se déposant au verre en une souple dentelle. Au nez, du malt légèrement épicé et des notes d’herbe fraîche. Elle est moyennement amère et très peu sucrée. Elle est crémeuse, de corps moyen, finement effervescente et se termine sur une longue amertume et de doux arômes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2953) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2013
375ml brown bottle. Pale gold pour, a bit unclear. Large soapy looking white cap with soapy lacing. Nose has grains, grass and some mineral notes. Taste has grassy hops, grain and bready malts. Light bitterness and a grassy hoppy aftertaste. Overall, a very enjoyable and hugely drinkable pils, quite crisp and clean, enough hops to keep it interesting, strong carbonation. I had no idea I was buying a pils when I got this, I wish I would have grabbed the 600ml bottle instead.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (1232) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
bottle from metro collin a: herbacy, citrusy, pleasant cereal/bread app: hazy blond white head, good lacing . t/p: med body medium long bitter finish. crisp o: great especially like the maltiness. highly drinkable.


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