Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Shawinigan, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
La Shawi Beach IPA est née de l’envie irrésistible, suite à l’accablante humidité d’une journée de juillet, de concocter une nouvelle IPA aux accents tropicaux. Il en résulte une bière ambrée et cristalline au nez rafraîchissant de pamplemousse blanc, de cèdre et de poivre long. La bouche, désaltérante, est le reflet de ce profil auquel s’ajoute d’agréables notes de citron et de menthol. La finale, bien marquée des houblons américains et australiens, s’étale sur le palais comme le roi des vacanciers sous le soleil des tropiques.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (504) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2015 Had this beer another time in draft @Balthazar dix30. Bottle from Halles St-Jean. Aroma: citrus, peaches, peppery, shy pines. App: clear copper with medium frothy head. Taste and palate: average to high carbonation, medium body, medium bitterness. Overall: an ok IPA but not my style of IPAs. Not enough fruity and piney, too much carbonation. Will stick to their White IPA (Apocalypso) or other masterpieces like Moralité or Yakima. Maybe, not kind of my varierty of hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewGoblin (550) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
A stunning beauty of style, this IPA’s devilishly handsome appearance begs you to dive in deep, light copper with a tightly bubbled froth. Luckily, it delivers heartily with a scent of citrus and tropical fruit hops, some caramel sweetness and cereal graininess. These flavours are all present for the tastebuds in this mid carbonated and medium-full feeling hop-snack. I was able to detect a bit of boozy taste, not harsh amounts but enough to feel like you’re getting a warm up.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hidden_Pooch (410) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - OCT 8, 2014
I would go to Shawi Beach if it involves drinking these all day in the sun. Pours a hazy amber with a massive frothy head. Aroma is of mango, tropical hops, and pine. Tastes of mango, caramel, pine, and citrus. Has a medium chewy body with average carbonation. and good lacing. Has a nice floral bitterness and is a very refreshing IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (1226) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle from guyon farm A: tropical fruits : pinnaple, grapefruit, orange, piny app: hazy orange white head excellent lacing. T/p: med body with moderate long bitter finish. O: excellent. Not that bitter but powerful aroma. Too buy again no doubt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
G_C_R (8) - New Brunswick, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014 does not count
Enjoyed this on an unseasonably warm Sunday in the fall, while making sushi and apple/cranberry pies. Looks very pretty in a Duvel glass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlainG (1506) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Une blonde voilée, une mousse durable, une dentelle impeccable, c’est beau à regarder. Un nez plutôt timide, où on arrive toutefois à sentir de la résine de conifère, du feuillage, des agrumes et d’autres fruits tropicaux variés. Le goût est houblonné, bien amer et ce, de façon polie et appréciable. Les fruits sont assez plaisants en bouche. Par moment c’est poivré et ça égratigne un peu. Étrangement, ça me semble pas tout à fait raffiné, mais bien agréable. (1237-130914)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (3963) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Sample at Blackback with Al, Golden orange pour with frothy white head. Notes are biscuit, white wine, peppery hop, menthol and some other Belgian tasting stuff. This was not my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2699) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours foggy orange yellow with a small frothy white top. Aroma is lemon, light grapefruit and honey malts. Taste is crisp, honey and lemon grains, biscuit and grapefruit hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 1, 2014
Dark golden/light amber pour with a big fluffy white head that has good staying power and leaves a lovely lace. Fairly bright tropical fruit on the nose with a fresh spruce note as well. I also seem to be getting a light Belgian yeast note as well. A little less fruity on the palate, but still well packed with tropical notes. I still get a slight Belgian feel but it’s more muted than it was on the palate. Finishes with a crisp, lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
simardsam (221) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 1, 2014
Dorée, trouble, avec un col moyen de mousse blanche. Nez citronné, boisé et de fruits tropicaux. Goût d’agrumes, d’épices et de sapinage. L’amertume dure en finale pour laisser une trace sèche en bouche.

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