olio (10465) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2016
50 cl bottle.Gluepot (685) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2016
Pours clear golden color with a huge white head. Very citric aroma, floral hops, some lemongrass, pale malts and pine. Very strong carbonation here, citric fruits on the flavor, grassy, lemony, some gooseberries and faint herbal notes. Refreshing but way too grassy and herbal for my taste, also the carbonation is at disturbing level.
A classic Quebec hoppy blonde! An overactive, fluffy white head on a golden straw body. Nice punch to the nose with citrus, pepper and sweet malt. There is a nice relatively soft range of fruity tastes from the hops - kiwi, lemon, mango and orange lead the way. The sweet malt is a nice backdrop, and pepper and a soft soapiness add to taste. Strong effervescence helps keep it clean and sessionable. Arseniq33 (63) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 13, 2016
Servie d’une bouteille à un verre Spiegelau. La bière est dorée et un peu trouble, avec un large col bien mousseux. L’arôme est fantastique. Ça sent pratiquement ce que sent un paquet de houblon quand on l’ouvre au moment de brasser. Extrêmement résineux, avec un peu d’agrumes. En bouche, on sent principalement les mêmes houblons résineux ainsi que leur amertume prononcée. On goûte ensuite au malt d’une bière plus sucrée. La carbonatation est assez forte, et la finale bien longue et amère. mathieuc (4000) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2016
Pours a really hazy golden with a small white head that leaves good lacing. Nose is of melon, pine and generally hoppy. Taste is moderately bitter with orange, pine and melon flavors. Not too sweet. Body is light-ish and carbonation moderately high. A bit thin but not problematically so. A pretty good hop juice.
UXO (1896) - CANADA - AUG 12, 2015
Appearance: slightly hazy medium gold with one finger of loose white head diminishing gradually to a thin cap, moderate lacing. (4/5) Aroma: pithy citrus, pine, floral, pale malt. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderately strong bitter. (8/10) Palate: medium body tending slightly to the watery, moderate carbonation, off-dry lingering bitter finish. (4/5)
Not bad at all! More like an A/IPA than an APA, perhaps, but as I’ve observed on more than one occasion, the finer points of the distinction between those two styles continues to elude me. Sufficed to say this thing has lots of fragrant hop aroma, backed up by a decent but not overwhelming bitterness on the tongue, and in particular on the finish. A bit simplistic, perhaps, but ultimately it’s clean and pleasant. (16/20)
dresden (1581) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 21, 2015
Hazy golden orange. Citrusy hops. Taste is sharp citrus on a very sweet malt beer. IT’s pretty one dimensional here, but it’s pretty nice. marcusketchup (6) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2015 does not count
Great bitter mixed with a balanced floral and grain taste. The appearance is cloudy, like most of IPA. Beardbeerman (341) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
Pours a hazy golden topped by a huge frothy head showing great retention and leaving big chunky lacing. The nose is fresh with big floral hops and some light caramel. The taste is bold and hoppy with dense floral notes, with again, some light caramel coming through at the end. The brew hold decent carbonation and feels full on the palate. It finishes low and slow with the hops lingering though a mellow bitterness. Pretty nice product. Cheers! Franckg (1814) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
Goût de houblons, orange et cantaloup. Gros punch d’agrumes au début mais le tout se dissipe rapidement vers une finale sèche, amère et fade. HippyHop (678) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 15, 2015
Pour is murky orange with a massive cap that lasts forever and leaves a bit of lace. Nose is pine/floral hops, light citrus, and a surprising amount of yeast as it warms. For a beer that’s all about the hops, it’s a little lacking in terms of distinction, though not in bitterness. Nice diversion from my usual citrus/tropical fruit hop bombs, though.