Brewed by Les Vergers Lafrance
Style: Ice Cider/Ice Perry
Saint-Joseph-du-lac, Canada
Serve in Flute, Stem glass


on tap


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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Domaine Lafrance is a magnificent ice cider nurtured and bottled at the Cidrerie Lafrance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (7892) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2015
2008 vintage. pours slightly hazy bright golden orange with some nice legssticking. caramelized apple pie, spicy cinnamon, bright red apple purée, very fruity - red berries, granulated citric sugar - found spreaded onto candies, candied sugar, hint of melon, woodsiness. flat carbonation, medium to full body - oily and sticky, very lightly tart and astringent and sweet toffee-woodsy finish. very good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (6386) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle 5 cl thnx to a canadian friend ! Pours clear blonde . Smell is thick, sweet applesauce, with a touch of wood almost . As if it had a perios of aging ( on the bottle , perhaps ? ) Taste is thick, gentle, sweet, bit sharp in the end . Sticky ( as it should be ) with a nice intensity . Yet another damn fine ice cider ....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Poured clear golden with no head. Aroma of sweet apple. Medium to full body, flavour is sticky apple, very, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle @ 10K + OT. Thanks for the bottle, Steve. Still, clear golden pour. Tons of caramel, brown sugar, and apple pie. Fresh apple cider, slight acidic fruit, and a touch of lemon juice. Flavor is clean and simple. Lots of sweet apple juice/cider, apple pie, and brown sugar. Sweet caramel sauce and a touch of acidity on the finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (8211) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 27, 2014
Thanks to tom10101 for this one! 5 cl. bottle, gorgeous packaging. Split with Martinus @ ZBF 2014. I am having a hard time describing ice ciders so far, I keep winding up with the same words. Pours a clear golden. Intense apple aroma, very sweet, lots of fructose and sugar in the nose, sweet spices, pie. Huge apple taste, explosively sweet, sticky sweet, cinnamon, apple pie, spices, very sweet apple sauce. Sticky, touch agave-feel to it. Mmmmm…..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (2015) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Liquide doré limpide et plutôt pâlot. Un nez de jus de pommes alcoolisé et de fleurs printanières. Très bon goût sucré, apporté par une texture agréablement sirupeuse. Une acidité tranchante, qui donne l’impression de croquer dans une pomme pas assez mûre, nous rince le palais et s’tire longuement en arrière-goût. Bien plaisant ce liquide. Récolte 2012 (1053-110414)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (4285) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Nice glowing golden-orange body. Sticky sweet apples, light spice, and sugars. Medium bodied, assertive sweetness, muted finish that just takes a bit off the experience.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ephemeral8 (69) - denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Recolte 2009. This is a very average ice cider. A good place to start if you’re new to the world of ice cider and want to see what the basics are. No faults, good smoothness, but nothing particularly exciting either. Fairly high acidity, medium-minus sweetness, low complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9150) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Récolte 2009. Strongly sweet red apples and cinnamon spice. Syrupy, medium body, some acidic pop. Alcohols are bright but not dirty, no fusels. Apple character is a bit stew-y and brown.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jredmond (7685) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 19, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2014 Bottle sampled at Mondial 2014 with Linh, Minh and Angela. Pours a rich golden honey body. Aroma is rich apples, light acidity and sweet honey. Mouthfeel is rich and smooth with notes of sweet apples, sugar syrup, honey and light acidity. Very nice.

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