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


on tap

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Blonde opalescente coiffée d’une généreuse couronne de mousse. On trépigne en humant ses arômes complexes d’agrumes et de fruits de la passion qui dévoilent les prémisses d’une satisfaction future. La bouche offre les mêmes fruits, parallèlement au goût d’épices produits par une levure saison authentique. Il en résulte une bière désaltérante, combinant avec un charme certain le flair du Nouveau Monde et la rusticité du vieux continent.
World Beer Awards 2013, the American Best Bière de Garde, Saison: gold

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (2365) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Hazy golden yellow pour with a nice thick white head and lacing. Straw nose with hints of fruit. Nice fruity saison with a bit of funk and floral bitterness in the finish. Yummy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (6164) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 28, 2015
50cl bottle pours a very hazy gold with a ring of white head. Nose has herbs, straw, pepper, mild soap, dried citrus peel. Flavor is very spritzy with plenty of pepper notes, citrus pith, stale bread. Full bodied, spritzy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoprider (204) - DENMARK - JUN 21, 2015
Pours hazy yellow with a frothy white head. The nose is funny... A little salty? Light malty sweetness, hay and something fishy? pineapple? This is all over the place. Maybe its just me... Mouthfeel is light to medium with an average carbonation. The taste is very mineral. Very crisp and clean, light saison with a yeasty and mildly tannic aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MotherBrother (835) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2015
Pour murky yellow, with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, slight cheese, yeast, grass. Pretty refreshing. Taste is slightly bitter, with faint sweet notes. Medium body, with a lively and fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hub66 (274) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 17, 2015
couleur dorée trouble; mousse blanche assez imposante; arômes de malt et levure; goût malté, légèrement fruité, houblonné et épicé; bon équilibre douceur-amertume

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vidmidia (98) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - JUN 14, 2015
Cor de mel, levemente turva. Espuma abundante de média duração. Aroma de casca de laranja, florais e lúpulo. Sabor amargo, cítrico, com notas de casca de laranja e folhas verdes. Retrogosto amargo com final cítrico e herbáceo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1511) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle from Oliver’s in Albany. Poured into a tulip. A hazy light orange brew with a huge frothy head. Thick lacing. Strong yeasty-bread aromas. Flavor is dominated by dry yeasty bitterness with notes of citrus and spice (clove). Very dry finish. Somewhat bland though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (4334) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Bar great harry, Brooklyn tap: pours yellow gold with a white head. Taste is flowers and hay and yeast. Taste is pretty mellow. Slightly sweet. Light dryness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1445) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2015
Bonito color dorado amarillento, turbia y con excelente espuma, abundante, cremosa y muy duradera. Aroma frutal, también levadura. Rica y diferente en boca. Abundante carbonatacion, pero no pesada. Textura cremosa. muy frutal, maracuyá claramente predominante. También cítrica. Base dulce. Y final muy seco y amargo, dejando postgusto de maracuyá de nuevo. Notable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmm635 (954) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Pours golden straw colored with a huge white head fill of tiny, tight bubbles. Pineapple, oranges, lemons, and fresh yeast on the nose. Lightly sweet, lightly bitter, and spicy. Long finish. Really nice. One of the better saisons in recent memory.

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