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


on tap

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Different from the ’’Étoile du Brasseur’’ series.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gramity (1582) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Cloudy golden body with a thin white creamy head. Sharp hoppy aroma with citrusy, grapefruit, and flowery hints. Alcohol is well hidden. Its sharp hoppy taste carries piney, citrusy, and some woody notes. Ends with a long, robust bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alexd8 (52) - Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 1, 2014
Ambre profond. Mousse fine, éphémère. Surprise, le caramel et le toffee attaque les narines en premier. Ensuite l’épinette, la brioche, l’orange et l’abricot. Attaque franche et riche, texture ample se déposant rondement sur la langue avec des amers frais et tranchants. Bel équilibre entre le houblon et le malt qui est plutôt présent pour une IPA. Les noix fraîches et l’abricots reviennent en force en rétro. Bien!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2940) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
660 ml bottle from St. Nicholas Metro. Pours a cloudy orange colour with lots of tiny floaties and moderate-sized cream-coloured head. Aroma is resiny and citrusy hops as well as a big caramel maltiness. Flavour is big pine resin, solid citrus, good caramel malt backbone and a little graininess. Plus body. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cagou007 (614) - FRANCE - SEP 23, 2014
Pours deep amber with medium tan head. No is citrusy hops. Aromas are resinous pine, citrus and some toasty notes. Medium body, medium carbonation. Long bitter and citrusy finish. Complex and aromatic IPA, love this one! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2014
sample at Festbiere du Quebec, Quebec City, orangish pour, fuller bodied. citrusy & piney hops, solid bitterness, substantial malty backbone but it still let hops shine. Nice IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HippyHop (531) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
This stuff is the bee’s knees. Pours orange with a nice foamy cap I’m gonna call ecru. Nose is pine, citrus, tropical fruit, caramel. Taste is bread, caramel, sweet tropical fruit, a bit of spice with a pine/grapefruit finish. The mouthfeel on this beer is so deliciously chewy - a sweet, heavy caramel malt that’s hopped to all hell with a variety of hops. It’s so close to being an IIPA, but whatever you call it this is about as good as it gets.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oqnid (119) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
18 fév '13 -->IPA Américaine blonde, 7.0%, 660ml -blonde aux reflets rouille; mousse fine et collante -nez floral de houblon, miel, fruit de la passion -entrée amère florale (dominante et persistante); houblonnée -ronde -finale florale, amère, léger filet de miel; sèche Co=3.5 Arô=3 Am=4 Su=1 Arr=3.5 via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Randy4Beer (399) - - 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 (983) - 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 (31) - 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.

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