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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1656) - Québec, Quebec, - DEC 22, 2012
Hazy golden with a small creamy head, pretty sure it is from all the hop oils. Smell is heavenly with piney/floral/herbal hops dominating. Taste is medium bitterness with malt taking a supportive role only. Hop bitterness lingers for a long while after each sip, in fact I believe it is just continuous right now. Pretty much the best IPA from Quebec I had this year and close to best overall IPA too... Not Pliny good, but goddamn close!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
manuelMTL (206) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Pours a hazy orange with a thin white head. Nose is grapefruit with some sweetness. Medium pine bitterness in the mouth with lots of citrus and grapefruit flavors. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoned99 (273) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle from Halles St-Jean. Thanks Julie. Aroma: citrus, grapefruits, touch of pines. App: hazy pale with small white head. Taste and palate: creamy, resin, dry medium bitter finish. Overall: pretty awesome IPA. Drank a few times before and will sure drink again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gramity (1518) - 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 (48) - 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 (2631) - 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 (346) - 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 (6524) - 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 (336) - 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 (89) - 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 (289) - - 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.

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