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

bottled
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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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


deepeary's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (153) - Ontario, - JUL 27, 2014
375 ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours a pale yellow, cloudy, with large white head. Smell is dominated by Belgian yeast, banana, herbs, lemon. Effervescent carbonation. Taste is full of herbs and spice with a Belgian funk finish. Mildly bitter, with hints of tropical fruit. Refreshing too.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnicolaescu (885) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 21, 2014
BOTTLE 37.5CL. Light fruit, light body, spicy yeast. Nothing extraordinary, but a good solid saison.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2822) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4304) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4797) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5380) - Spring Mount, 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5595) - ITALY - OCT 17, 2014
bottle oro vela buona schiuma discreta persistenza speziato lieve note agrumate leggera frutta esotica buona secchezza discreto amaro

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopsandBolts (93) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (634) - Genova, ITALY - OCT 7, 2014
Spina @ Eurhop 2014. Chiara con torre di schiuma. Pastosa, abbastanza secca, una puntina d’acido. Spezie.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Randy4Beer (228) - - OCT 5, 2014
Pours an opaque light straw colour with a medium sized white head. Minimal carbonation. Aromas are lemon zest, light Belgian yeast, hints of white pepper. From the bottle I am also getting a bit of herbs and toffee. You can see visible thick floaters in the bottle. Dumping those into the glass now. Some grassiness now on the nose. Nice light bodied, little bit crisp, little bit creamy mouth feel. Tastes are Belgian yeast, but lightly so, citrus, lemon grass, and a nice peppery tingle on the swallow. This is a great representation of the style, and would certainly quench my thirst and refresh after hot work in the farm fields.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paologalloni (127) - ITALY - OCT 4, 2014
Gtande birra. Schiuma esuberante a grana media. color oro carico nella che è il punto più debole secondo me si sente molto banana. In bocca si sente la cidinho tipico delli stile


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