Brewed by Microbrasserie Pit-Caribou
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
L’Anse-à-Beaufils, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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Different from the ’’Étoile du Brasseur’’ series.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Randy4Beer (304) - - JUL 18, 2014
Poured a definitely ununfiltered cloudy orange with a massive billowing white head. Condiderable lacing being left in its wake. Aromas are of strong citrus, and orange peel. Tastes of bitter orange and a caramel malt backbone.Overall I’d chalk this one up as yet another quality brew from Pit Caribou, which is quickly becoming one of my favourite Quebec breweries.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tessic (917) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
This IPA poured a cloudy orange colour with a nice, big, frothy white head. Scents include pineapple orange citrus and a little spice. First sip was ripping with citrus hops. Orange, pineapple most pro dominant. Finish is very bitter with orange citrus lingering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
silvorgold (26) - Brandon, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 11, 2014
One of the best American-style IPAs I’ve had, a liberally hopped West Coast style IPA that has notes of pine, alfalfa and a hint of caramel. A very gritty IPA seeing that it’s unfiltered, you see a lot of sediment, which gives it an extra bite. It’s a bit heavier on my stomach than most IPAs out there, but this is proof that a microbrasserie from the Gaspé region can produce IPAs comparable to the West Coast. Hop forward, very bitter yet delicious. This and Le Castor’s Yakima IPA are easily on my top 5 Eastern Canadian IPA list.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Yeyeboy (8) - - JUN 10, 2014 does not count
Bière très oublonnee, arôme intense de fruit de la passion. Sucrée à prime abord, puis entre la forter amertume (77 ibu) un délice, quelle odeur! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (6400) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
[Bottle (660ml)] Pours a hazy golden-orange with a small lasting fizzy/frothy tan head. Aroma is nice and fruity along with a good amount of hops, a hint of spices and a touch of yeast. Lovely flavour, so fruity and hoppy -- there’s some alcohol there but it’s reasonably well hidden. Nice bitter finish. Medium bodied. I loved it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dandeman (598) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
Olfactif: De beaux fruits tropicaux, du zeste d,orange, des agrumes, de légères notes de conifère, du gazon frais. Olfactif typique et complexe d’une bonne IPA. Visuel: Dorée / ambrée, légèrement floue. Mousse de bonne épaisseur, très dense, à longue persistance. les traces sur le verre sont évidentes. Gustatif: L’attaque est faite de houblons amers aux notes de conifères et de gazon. Le maintient reste dans l’amertume et la finale est intense et éternelle. Beaucoup d’amertume. Les fruits tropicaux et les notes orangées sont toujours présentes mais sensiblement diminuées par la puissance du gazon et des conifères. De consistance et d’effervescence moyenne, cette bière ravira les amateurs de grosse amertume mais décevra ceux qui recherchent une complexité de saveurs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shaynsawchuk (606) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
660 bottle. Bright hazy orange, like unpasteurized honey with a soapy white head. Deep and resinous with juicy candied orange, dank herb, dried mango, guava, peach and light caramel maltiness. A nice balance between sweet and bitter, and richly fruity. Moderate plus body with below average carbonation and a sticky mouth coating palate. Painfully good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vlpeqngf (7) - - MAY 5, 2014 does not count
Excellente bière! Vraiment adoré! M’a être suggéré au monde des bières et je ne la regrette pas!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sudomorph (783) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
660ml bottle. Pours a nearly clear, copper/orange with a one finger, off white head that thins to a film and leaves modest lacing. . Aroma has big notes of pine, resin, bread, tropical fruit, and citrus. Taste is a solid bitter with a good malt backbone. Notes of resin, pine, grapefruit, citrus, and a hint of alcohol. Long, drawn out, resiny, bitter aftertaste. Medium body and carbonation. Medium resiny texture wit a semi-dry finish. Overall really nice. Resin, pine and some tropical/citrus fruits paired with a balanced, but solid bitter. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Flacatoune (5) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2014 does not count
Légèrement voilée, presque opalescent, coiffée d’une belle mousse dense au départ mais qui s’enfui tranquillement et laisse une fine mousse avec un col qui accompagne jusqu’à la fin. Arômes terreuse, herbales et résineuses très invitantes avec un fond fruité abricots pour moi. En bouche c’est une attaque d’houblons résineux qui l’emporte sur l’apport gustatif des malts aux goûts de pains grillés avec un léger sucré butter scotch. Gazéification moyenne légère sensation huileuse et une amertume tranchante.

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