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Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Specialty Grain
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Coup de Grisou was introduced on the market in October 1996. It is a copper-coloured Ale-type beer, containing 5% alcohol, refermented in bottle. With a potent, explosive taste, this beer has a powerful aroma of buckwheat and coriander giving it an unbelievable density. Bottle refermentation imparts a yeast-enriched flavour. Serve between 6° and 8° C, preferably in a hybrid glass.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
booyaatribe (453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2002
Stunning. More mouthfeel and a bigger, fruitier flavor than hefeweizen. Also manages to avoid the bad aftertaste and the drinking-a-loaf-of-bread feeling that other buckwheats (Rogue) have. I’m not sure they still make this. If they stopped, it’s a damn shame.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
drougkolya (276) - Otterburn Park, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2010
Très surprenante bière au sarrasin et à la coriande. J’ai beaucoup aimé cette bière...il faut justement que j’en rachète!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tricker (284) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2012
Bière jaune-orange de 5 % d’alcool. Elle possède un odorat sucré et enivrant. Un peu brouillé au versement malgré un beau col. Elle possède un bon goût de sarrasin, très riche et présente en bouche. Léger goût citronné et un léger goût d’épice (coriandre). Excellente !!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dhurtubise (568) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2003 Rerate 03/30/03: On tap at Cheval Blanc Brewpub this is one of the best beers I have ever had. It resonates with malt and belgian complexity and rich notes of buckweat... it danses on the tongue and lingers there for minutes after each sip. This is not the same beer as in the bottle.. Also this is NOT a german wheat as it is labled above:::::Previous rating: Disapointing, considering how much i had heard of this one. Faint rye malt flavour, "dirty" cheval blanc yeast and spices blen in this acceptable belgian styled ale. Just change the yeast guys.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
unibrouefan (200) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2006
Ginger spicy aroma and fruity aroma. Great clear beer with moton in it. Really really spicy beer. Some ginger and pepper taste with a tiny fruity flavor. Great strong palate. Will take this beer again anytime.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Papillon (379) - Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2009 341 mL Bottle sampled Dec 25, 2009. Revisited Dec 30, 2009. Murky gold body with a fluffy-rocky white head, lots of lace. Aroma of grains and wild berries, banana, mango, and cloves. Creamy but refreshing flavor of grains with a subtle combination of wild berries, ginger-hops aftertaste, and a curious cereal-grainy ginger linger in the finish. Nice beery-fizzy in the mouth. Brownie points for originality. I think this one is pretty neat and unique. Super bonne bière Québec!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Metalchopz (2363) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 30, 2010
This beer is said to be a spicy buckwheat one. It also has coriander in it. It poured a hazy amber-orange colour with a lot of carbonation. The thicker head dissapeared fairly quickly to form a thin one, for the remaining of the drinking experience. I could see lots of sediments floating around, and bigger ones hitting the bottom. Yeasty nose and hints of many spices. Taste also proves good with the spices, starting of with a sour taste and finishing with a dry smoothness. This is one of the better beers we can find here (province of Quebec) in the convenient stores. I like it !!!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge (332) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2013
341 ml bottle. Pours a mildly hazy yellow with a medium white head. Aromas are banana, clove, yeast, and pepper. Taste is banana, mild spice (pepper), and a nicely balanced but subtle hop bitterness. Very smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, and a very short finish. This is a very sessionable and enjoyable beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
electrotype (241) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2013
Une de mes classiques pour ce qui est des bières québécoises. L’odeur est épicée, riche et originale. L’apparence est brumeuse. Au goûs les épices et la coriande sont très présentes. Cependant, il manque un je-ne-sais-quoi, une certaine profondeur, pour que cette bière soit tout bonnement fantastique. En fait, je serais très, très curieux de goûter à une version "forte" de cette bière... J’ai l’impression que 2-3% supplémentaire d’alcool pourrait procurer la profondeur qui éleverait cette bière à un niveau mondial.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19797) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2002
Golden colourd, hazy. Acidic lightly estery nose. Refreshing and fruity with somewhat soapy mouthfeel. Well balanced. This is just my type of beer, and I really liked it!


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