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Le Trou du Diable Shawinigan Handshake

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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: Weizen Bock
Shawinigan, Canada

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Shawinigan Handshake est une bière voilée à la couleur pêche, qui exhale des parfums de brioche, de banane et de sapinage propre à sa levure allemande et au houblon Chinook qui la composent. D’une effervescence explosive, sa bouche rappelle d’abord la banane, puis présente une finale sèche et sapinée. Translation: Shawinigan Handshake is a peach colored beer, full of cinnamon bun, banana and spruce aromas that come from the chinook hops and german yeast used for it’s making. A highly carbonated palate presents banana flavors at first, followed by a dry resinous finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (357) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy-yellow. Aroma: spicy yeast, fruits and malts. Taste: malts, yeast, fruits, spicy, a little madeira wine.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angerhops (18) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Golden color. Riped banana, bubblegum, cloves and some boozyness. Solid WBock.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stantheman (767) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2015
On tap at ST Augustine’s in Vancouver. A peach coloured slightly cloudy beer with a bit of white head. Very pleasantly fruity nose. The taste is suggestive of pineapple and slightly of banana. A bit of spice, probably coriander as well. Nice. 3.7

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
blackmetal (177) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
More hops and less weizen with an appropriate placement of fruit flavours. Another amazing beer from an amazing brewery.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippyHop (432) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 22, 2015
As usual with TDD, pretty much everything you need to know about this beer is in the description above. Bread dough, banana, spice and pine. Sweet, slightly sour, with a dry, slightly bitter finish. Aggressive carbonation. Good shyte.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (659) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Fresh yeast and banana aromas. Pours with a cloudy golden hue and frothy white head. Yeast and banana flavours. Medium bodied with some bitter notes in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beardbeerman (251) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2015
Pours a clouded golden topped by about two fingers of frothy white head showing good retention and lacing properties. The is yeasty, mostly, with some banana in the back. Some piny features come through. The taste is dominated by the yeasts and their fruity/piny aspects. Some breadiness noticed at the end. Very dry and foamy, with a medium body. Cheers!

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ngejo (553) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy, pale, golden, rocky head, white foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, & abrupt finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
Pours a murky yellow-gold with an average size semi-lasting frothy white head. Very dry aroma of yeast, banana, other fruit and light sugary sweetness. Dry, yeasty flavour, a bit herbal and fruity. Medium bodied. Pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (10374) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2015
from la Mise en Bière - cloudy blond-orange beer with a long lasting white foam; aroma of wheat and banana, peaches; a good malt backbone and a fair carbonation; creamy palate, light salty and gently bitter; long wheaty and fruity (banana, apricots) finish


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