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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014

Bottle 600ml. @ home on the terrace.

[ As Le Trou du Diable Saison du Tracteur ].
Unclear - hazy medium orange yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, wheat, light caramel, light moderate yeasty, leather, saison yeast, sweet leather, light spicy. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet, light light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, dry, saison yeast, fruity, barnyard, funky, grapes tart note. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140711]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
Bottled at SBWF. Cloudy straw colour, coarse head. Juicy aroms with elderflower, citrus and buckwheat. Dry with crisp, rounded mouthfeel and medium body. Floral, grainy and minerally. Mid bitter finish. Refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
Draught at Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar (W. Broadway), Vancouver
Murky blond color with generous head. The aroma is nice, fresh and perfumy, flowery, some jasmine and coriander. It’s a bit too much carbonated; soft mouthfeel, rather dry; strong wheat flavor, spicy, with some dry and bitter orange peel. The bitterness is on the high end for this style.
Good, but also somehow rustic, dirty, not elegant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Tap at redlight... Light golden yellow.... Thin white lacing... Soft peppery lemon... Over fizzy... Zezty peppery hop... Dry fruits.. Bitter peel

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (13407) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Draught at Churchkey. Amber/brown color, huge solid white head and a solid curtain of lacing. Aroma of white pepper and hay. Taste is an odd combination of sour and bitter with some gun metal, perhaps overhopped, or perhaps an infection. I’ll have to try this one again, either from the bottle, or closer to the source, to see if this was just a problem with this batch.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2012
Hazy light tan/blonde. The aroma is light and spicy. The palate has light fruitiness and a hint of spice. A fairly refreshing saison, nicely done.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Capped 750 from The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours dishwater gold with a huge foamy white head. Thru all the foam the aroma is fruit and earth. Med body or better. Flavor is fruit, spice, earth. All somewhat mild individually, but rather flavorful together. Finishes well towards dry and earthy/spicy/fruity. Just excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (11054) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 8, 2014
Hefig fruchtiger Antrunk, leichte Zitrusnoten. Fruchtiger werdend, wenig grasig. Helle Kräuternoten, zum Ende wird das Bier deutlich milder. Gut! 12/12/12/12/11/12

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10455) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2010
A hazed amber saison with a thin white head. A plesant fruity aroma with light Brett and coriander, fruity esters. In mouth, a nice crisp malt with light catnip, smoothh and fruity, with a bit of Brett. On tap at Mondiale 2010.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9799) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 21, 2012
@Mondial de la Bière 2012, Montreal - hazy dark blond beer with a little foam left; yeasty and brett-like aroma; medium-bodied and gently sour; quite dry and long fruity acidic finish; notes of hay - fresh and enjoyable


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