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Les Trois Mousquetaires S.S. Festbier

Formerly brewed at Les Trois Mousquetaires - LTM
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Brossard, Canada


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
This brown lager offers sweet citrus flavors that arise from a selection of thirteen Quebec malts from barley, wheat, oats, and rye. It’s bouquet comes from a blend of Saaz Czech hops, coriander seed and bitter orange peel. The result is a wonderful festive beer! Cette lager brune aux saveurs d’agrumes sucrées est élaborée à partir d’une sélection de treize malts québécois provenant d’orge, de blé, d’avoine et de seigle. Son bouquet nous vient de houblons Saaz de République Tchèque, de graines de coriandre et d’écorces d’orange amère. Le mélange nous donne une bière des plus festive!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardbeerman (339) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
Pours a lightly hazy deep mahogany topped a fair amount of tanned frothy head. Retention is pretty good and some nice chunky lacing decorate the sides of the glass. The nose gives roasted malts, orange, coriander and earthy yeasts. The hops don’t really shine through or get lost in all that spice. The taste blends features of a red ale and a witbier which is pretty interesting and works well. The roasted malts pair up with the spice and fruity elements to give a nice festive character. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (2422) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 21, 2012
Dark brown with a large tuscan head that lingers long and leaves behind a little lacing. Aroma is coriander, chestnut, cloves, earth. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, well balanced on the palate with a bitter citrus peel finish. Taste is orange peel, coriander, roasted malts, wood, hazelnuts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WheatKing (1328) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - OCT 13, 2012
Very nice desert beer. Lots of webs, lustrous mouthfeel thanks to the rye and oats. The added spices blend well with the yeast... this is like a heavy dark lagered wit, I suppose... which is a fantastic cross in my books. I didn’t know there were Saaz hops in here until reading the description, I think their floral quality was overpowered by everything else.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14 (1652) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2012
Bouteille 750ml. Couleur brun foncé laissant à peine passer la lumière, mousse moka disparaîssant rapidement. Arôme d’épices, de coriandre, de mélasse, de gingembre et de gomme "savon". Goût d’épices, de coriandre et de caramel léger. Carbonation faible, corps moyen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AlainG (2000) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2012
Presque rouge, une mousse considérable la surmonte. Une timide dentelle est présente. Mais qu’est-ce que c’est que cette odeur? Le navet bouilli et le jus de tomate me viennent à l’esprit. Ça goûte sensiblement la même chose. Est-ce que j’ai faim ou quoi? Des pointes sucrées s’immiscent au travers le bouilli de légumes. Soit que je suis tombé sur une mauvaise bouteille ou alors ce n’est pas pour moi...(260-180912)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (5317) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle (750 ml). Dark copper with a medium brown head and some lacing. Aroma of spices (coriander), orange and malt. Taste is about the same with fruits and nuts. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bendrixian (1492) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2012
Lively carbonation with a cloudy brown colour. Orange peel aroma with some nutmeg or something sweet with a floral note. Slightly roasted flavour with a fairly bitter note. An interesting brew for sure I’d have another.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Gerbeer (3156) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 4, 2012
750 ml bottle. Pours a deep brown/orange with light head. Vegetable aroma. Flavors of coriander and grains. Bitter. Based on the aroma I’m not sure this bottle is spot on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7695) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Smells a little dank, some basement aromas with coffee on the nose. Taste has some coffee bitterness, some sweetness as well. This is all very nose-heavy as the palate dies out very quickly. Good retaining head, pours dark mahogany. A little sourness that gathers in your throat as well. Bottle from Peluso’s.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 25, 2012
Amber colour, great frothy white head. Medium carbonation. Clove banana aroma. Pleasant beer with malt, clove and banana flavour. Lovely refreshing beer.

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