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


on tap

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (737) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Nice yellow color with big white head. Aroma is yeasty, honey, banana, light fruits, a little hint of funk. Taste is light and spicy-aromatic. Light body and smooth feel, but still refreshing. A good classic Saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbeatty (1179) - New York, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle, 11/24/2014. Pours hazy golden orange, huge frothy head with great retention. Aroma is light fruit, touch of honey and floral perfume, doughy yeast. Taste is lemon wheat, banana, yeast, mellow spice/pepper and bitterness in the finish, not overdone. Light body, crisp carbonation but smooth mouthfeel. Nice, well-done straightforward saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnicolaescu (1137) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 21, 2014
BOTTLE 37.5CL. Light fruit, light body, spicy yeast. Nothing extraordinary, but a good solid saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3267) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle at home picked up at Mile High. Pour is hazy lemon peel with a frothy white head and great lacing. Minerals, straw, bright lemons, grass, somewhat herbal, light spice, yeast, and cereal in the aroma. Taste is big grassy, dough, light pepper, some tart lemons, somewhat chalky, biscuit, and nice straw notes with a semi-bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Clean, semi-tart and effervescent. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4979) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2014
I’m not sure how I never rated this - I’ve had it enough times. This is excellent. Comes together with great hay. Pours cloudy golden with good head and lacing. Finishes with light bitterness, some citrus. Some peel, excellent balance. Tap at Churchkey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5473) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Draft @ CK. hazy gold with a small head. Banana and pear. Tea and honey. Summery pollen and flowers. Similar flavor. A shock of lemon curd, croissants. Dusty. Some pepper. Dry finish. Zippy. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5515) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of spices, citrus, toast, earth, light fruits, honey. Taste of citrus, grass, earthy yeast, spices, and a dry finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (6280) - ITALY - OCT 17, 2014
bottle oro vela buona schiuma discreta persistenza speziato lieve note agrumate leggera frutta esotica buona secchezza discreto amaro

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopsandBolts (165) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
375 ml bottle from the LCBO. Appearance: Pours a very hazy yellow with gobs of white head that fades very fast. Aroma: Pine, air fresheners, flowers, cut grass, lemon and lime. Flavours: Lime, lemon, grass, some hops. Mouthfeel: Highly carbonated and thin. Overall: There were some great aromas coming of this one. So much going on with the grassy floral notes and the hints of citrus. The flavours mimicked the aromas. Again, lots going on.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (765) - Genova, ITALY - OCT 7, 2014
Spina @ Eurhop 2014. Chiara con torre di schiuma. Pastosa, abbastanza secca, una puntina d’acido. Spezie.

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