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Trois Dames la Tentation

Trois Dames la Tentation
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Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Saison
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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The La Tentation blends three different kinds of fermentation. Itís a Saison recipe that is first fermented with Dupont yeasts, followed by a second fermentation with Belgian witbier yeast which has spent one year maturing in oak barrels. The final part of the fermentation comes from wild yeasts from an orchard at the foot of the Jura Mountains. The yeasts and bacteria found naturally on the skin of native Reinette Blanche apples, coupled with months of barrel aging gives the La Tentation a very refreshing acidity. This acidity is balanced by apple fruitiness and hop bitterness, which is characteristic of old-style Saison. Let yourself be tented !


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle, 75cl, at Baran. A clear, dark golden beer with a two-finger sized off-white head. Curtains occur. A bit weak on the nose, but pleasant, with tropical fruits, a faint pepper and citrus touch, as well as a generic fruityness and a malty hint. Some yeast in the flavor, with more or less the same elements as in the flavor. More evident though, and thereís also a pleasant bitterness. Pleasant carbonation, medium body. Fruity, lightly funky towards the finish. Refreshing and tasteful. 140906

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJvd (919) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2014
Small sample from bottle at Camping Ratebeer í14. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is slightly sour, apples, tartness and some brett. Taste is medium sour with some apples and spices. Medium body and carbo.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3351) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle, shared by me in a location remote to my dining room.
Pours a hazy blonde with a good head and decent lacing on the glass.

The aroma is dirty laundry with some earthy funk, some light furriness and yeastiness with a nice floral character.

The flavor is tart and yeasty. The beer is basically dry with some fruity apple character, but more particularly focused on the more bitter apple rind. Itís got some floral flavor and bitterness to it as well.

Pretty cool beer I guess.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (1718) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
Syrlig duft av hÝy og sitron. Lys dunkel farge. Tynn hinne skum, heng langs kant. Frisk syrlig smak av hÝy.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bob_w (327) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Good holy god, this was phenomenal. Iíve had it in the bottle, Iíve had it on tap, but just last night at Crescent and Vine in Astoria, Queens, NY, it was magical. Perhaps it rested in the keg for just the perfect amount of time to fully reach itís acme. Just the right amount of (mild) wild funk, yet fully tamed by the complex acidic fruit flavors and backbone of malted grains. You only need one glass of a beer like this, and itís emblazoned upon your mental palate forever.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
airrick2003 (538) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Appearance: this beer pours pretty much all head, in fact it overflows as soon as you pop the too, the white head settles pretty quick but remains dense, the beer is a clear average golden color Aroma: apple, barnyard funk, wild, some bitterness, lemon possibly Taste: very sour, strong tartness, some apple, lemon lime Palate: lively carbonation, sour bitter aftertaste, leaves mouth dry Overall: a very delicious beer, very sour for a saison, tart as well, smells good, has a very nice wildness to it, still very refreshing and sessionable

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SVD (655) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
@ Camping Ratebeer, Golden beer, Aroma is fruity, spice, Taste is a bit of sweetness, bitterness, sourness, hmm was decent

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (950) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden beer with a large white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of green apples, sour vinuous fruit, citrus and wheat. Flavor is spicy with notes of green apples, funky grapes, white wine and sour gooseberries. Pretty nice interpretation of a saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garlic_of_Doom (486) - SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2014
Hazy light yellow with a small white head. Aroma is tart, fresh, yeasty and has some slight funk. Taste is tart, woody and fruity. Light to medium body, soft carbonation, dry mouth feel. Dry, slightly peppery and bitter after taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
caesar (5316) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Bottled @ Camping Ratebeers 2014, small sample. Golden color, short head. Aroma is slight fruity, bit spicy, hint of apple, bit bretty. Slight sweet, bit bitter, hint of sourness. Ok stuff.


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