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Les Bières de la Nouvelle-France La Messagère Rousse

Brewed by Les Bières de la Nouvelle-France
Style: Specialty Grain
Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Gluten free, rice and buckwheat beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AleRider78 (505) - - MAR 15, 2015
Tried this one at The Daily Grind while waiting for a band to start. Has a mix of fruity flavours, like apples and hints of vanilla. Wheaty aromas. The taste was a bit much for me. Something’s a little off. Then Muffler Crunch went on and I went to some trusty Mill Street tankhouse on tap.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cmacklin (707) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2014
341 ml bottle. Pours a clear, amber brown with a small, short lived tan head. Light aroma of malt, caramel and brown sugar. Sweet flavour of caramel and brown sugar with a sour, metallic finish. Light body with a watery texture and fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
lesifflebiere (1618) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Bière rouge comme un jus de fruits, moyennement pétillant, petite couronne de mousse, le tout est mince et limpide. Arômes olfactifs faibles, un peu métallisés et organiques, franchement pas très ragoûtant de prime abord. Goût de pommes vertes, et peut-être au lointain de sucre d’orge, avec une aquosité importante. Manque de corps pour une red ale, et finit vite par lasser. Tout ne sonne pas faux, mais elle n’est pas très agréable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AlainG (1825) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 9, 2013
Elle est rousse. Une mousse éphémère se résorbe très vite en pratiquement plus rien et ce qui reste, laisse des traces au verre. Un nez futile, où on arrive à sentir un sirop quelconque qui peut s’apparenter à certain bourbon bon marché, donc, du maïs avec des vapeurs d’alcool. Un goût qui se situe entre le sucré et l’amer, quelque peu acidulé et le Jim Beam (blanc) dilué n’est pas très loin. Ce produit est quelque chose de vague. (880-041113)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
czar (7361) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2013
pours clear light brown-reddish without a head. odd smokiness (?), faint toasted cereals and fruitiness, almost acrid, bit of garbage, coconut, minerals, metal, grass, herbs, spices. moderate carbonation, light body - watery, dry smoky-herbal-spicy very short finish. horrid. DP.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JasperMH (2) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2013 does not count
From the bottle in to a glass. Not a lot of head, which then dissipates quickly. However, has a beautiful copper colour. Subtle malt on the nose. Goes down something like a sour dry raspberry cider. The dry sour lingers. So if you are looking for a dry cider, this is it. We may need a different site for rating gluten free beers - they should be in their own category. An interesting beer that is outside the box.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 9, 2013
Very expensive, $18 cad for 6 beer. Pours red, aroma of malt. Taste is somewhat sweet and malty. Not a fave, value for money is low. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SimonLambert (1) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2013 does not count
Goût exceptionnelle pour une bière sans gluten! Je ne suis pas amateur de bière sans gluten à l’habitude mais là, je suis renversé. Amertume excellente, une bière avec du corps et une mousse avec beaucoup de tenue. Dans mon top 10 !

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Marheb (4482) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Goût de cidre très prononcé, pas de corps, pas de collet, pas de charme....désolant.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 19, 2012
341ml bottle. Looked ok, red/brown colour, clear, head seemed a little off, like it was the head of a root beer or something. Odd aroma, at least it wasn’t strong. Taste was more sour than malt. Consistency is not beer-like. Overall, not beer.

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