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Les Brasseurs du Temps Carpe Diem

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Brewed by Les Brasseurs du Temps
Style: Belgian Ale
Gatineau, Canada

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Des effluves sucrés de vanille et d’agrumes titillent les narines. Douce en bouche, elle s’épanouit sur des notes de poire, de citron et de poivre doux en laissant s’exprimer un levure dses plus belges.


3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
341 ml bottle. Pours a veiled straw with a thick, resilient white head. Aroma is lemon, vanilla, grapefruit. Flavor is fruits, sweetbread, pear, orange, pepper, mint. Finish is grapefruit, lemon, vanilla. Medium body, average carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mabel (6559) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
[5875-20131004] Tap. Herbal grainy straw aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Straw grains continues in the flavour. Light body. Poor. (5/2/4/2/10) 2.3
(@ brewpub, Gatineau, QC)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VincentDamon (362) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Bière blonde, mousse généreuse. Aucunement voilée. Nez très puissant et houblonné : notes de poires et de houblons herbeux, notes de sapin et un soupçon d’ananas. Complexe. En bouche, la poire revient, avec des notes citronnées et poivrées. Amateurs de houblons, vous adorerez : c’est drôlement bien fait, bien balancé, tout en amertume. Sinon, vous abstenir. J’ai bien aimé. Cheers!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tricker (292) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 1, 2014
Bière blonde de 6.5 % d’alcool. Elle possède un moyen col mousseux au versement. Elle possède un odorat sucré, comme de la vanille. On sent également les épices, comme du girofle et de la muscade. Elle possède un goût métallique, avec une amertume en finale. Elle possède un arrière-goût bizarre, comme un goût de fruits (bananes,poires ?). Elle devient douce à la longue, mais il y a vraiment une amertume en finale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (1491) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours a cloudy yellow with a thin white head that leaves some lacing. Nose is of pepper, spices over a lightly fruity base. Taste is of fruits and more spices, moderately bitter and not too sweet. Body is medium and carbonation moderately low. Overall a good belgian ale, but an IPA? It lacks a little punch in the nose and flavors department for me to classify it as one.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maximet (91) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
Hazzy, light orange with a thin off-white head. Pepper, acid citrus, light banana bread and belgian yeast spice. Bitter taste with a citrus/pine finish. Medium body, a little thin with alively carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
matbigrey (68) - Mascouche, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 23, 2014
341ml Bottle. foamy hazy golden/beige color. smell is belgian yeast, Hop and vanilla. wow! belgian IPA is right! very hoppy but not too bitter, dry yeasty finish! not very carbonated and the palate is medium. you can feel pepper notes in the aftertaste. I like that kind of mix! nice blend!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metalchopz (2402) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
This Belgian IPA-style beer is hazy golden with a frothy warm cap, good retention and some bubbly-creamy lace. Fresh hop nose with light citrus, Belgian Ale yeast vanilla and spices. Citrus taste with light grass, slightly metallic, with the yeast in the finish. I guess this use to be a Belgian Blonde, but now says Belgian IPA. Weird how this changed, but the name stayed the same. A nice blend between a Belgian Ale and an IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (2004) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle 341ml. Pours golden with low-medium white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of spices, pepper, tangerines, citrus, belgian yeast. Taste is of pepper, spices, bitterness, belgian yeast, citrus. Palate: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Drinkable. Tasty. The yeast action is just right. Interesting balance. This is a good recipe.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippyHop (257) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 16, 2014
Another beer from the sampler pack. Pour is hazy gold with a foamy white cap, very similar to their Bouillon de la Chaudiere but with slightly better retention/lacing. Nose is all fresh citrus and flowers at first, then bits of bread dough and banana emerge. Taste is slightly fruity up front with lots of crisp citrus and pepper on the back end. Lingering bitter/lemony finish. Body is medium, mouthfeel slick and a bit oily, with fairly high carbonation. Another nice offering from this new collaboration between BDT and BDN.


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