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Le Trou du Diable Saison du Tongka

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Translation: Saison du Tongka is a yellow-copper colored beer that is dry and refreshing. It has a spicy, candy-like aroma with a light phenolic touch typical of saison yeast. Taste is bold and generous, with a sharp acidity that leads to instantaneous thirst quenching.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ametras (1342) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 24, 2016
On tap at Pub BreWskey. Hazy blonde with a frothy white head. Flavors are cereals, dough, pear, wheat and lemon with herbal and spicy notes. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, slick texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (2585) - - JAN 18, 2016
Draught at BarVolo. Candy, mikan, apple bit of spice, pretty light body, soft mouthfeel, short earthy finish with a floral edge. Decent brew but a bit mild and simple maybe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9562) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2015
On tap at Le Saint Bock. Pours a lightly hazed gold with a thick white head. Delicate musk, soft wheat on the nose, yeast. Medium bodied, musky and full of wheat. Musk, soft wheat. Light musk into the finish, slow earthy bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellonearth (121) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2015
Arômes d’oranges sucrées et de pain. Robe jaunâtre un peu trouble. Au goût, agrumes séchés, une pas pire amertume. Un semblant coniférien. Coolos.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yourilevesque (1409) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 14, 2015
Un liquide partiellement filtré. Une mousse blanche moyenne. Nez de levures saison sans funk, sans réel caractère. De l’orange. En bouche le liquide est soyeux. Une pétillance de minuscules bulles caressent mon palais. C’est tellement doux que c’est presque laiteux. Saveurs très légères et minces de trèfle, de gazon fraîchement tondu ponctués de houblons doux, printaniers et à peine amers à l’attaque mais qui s’estompent cependant en une délicate finale amère. Bière qui a le défaut de sa qualité : elle se boit magnifiquement bien puisqu’elle ne goûte pas grand chose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (1617) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 26, 2015
Tap at Bar Volo. Pale, hazy yellow (not the most pale though), with a white head and a lot of bubbles. Sour, wheaty, fermented apples. Fruitiness. Pleasant spiciness. The flavour’s extremely bitter, like very-very unripe apples. The spiciness continues. Crisp, well carbonated, medium lightish body. Dryish palate. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7695) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Straw and light florals. Pours golden. Light crisp finish. Light crisp finish. Not a lot going on. Tap at barhop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (2815) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2015
Fat @ BarVolo, Toronto. Oklar guldfärgad med ett vitt skum. Citrus, gräs och örter i näsan. Samma återkommer i smaken tillsammans med en lättare pepprighet. Besk avslutning, torr munkänsla. Känns något oren.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tranquillity (1875) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2015
Hazy orange body, small bubbles. The aroma is sweet, Langtry malty and with oranges. The taste is hoppy. Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (14644) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
On tap at St. Augustine’s, pours a hazy yellow with a small white head. Nose brings out Belgian yeast, some candied sugar, and a little bubblegum. Flavour is along the same lines, with a sharp phenolic character upfront, followed by Belgian yeast, light candy notes and spiciness on the finish. Not overly complex. Quite phenolic and boozy for being sub-5%. Off the mark.

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