Brewed by Clos Saint-Denis
Style: Ice Cider/Ice Perry
Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Canada
Serve in Flute, Stem glass


on tap


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Our Pomme de Glace aged in oak barrels

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyCraft (6959) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Bottle split with Brian and Courtney. Pours a golden color with no head or lacing. Aromas and flavor of oak butter, rich apples, honey and light vanilla. So smooth and flavorful. Lots of sugar and beautiful apple skins. Syrupy and layered mouth. Super warming. This is retarded.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (23979) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2017
Bottle sample courtesy of kraddel, thanks! Dark ruby purple color. Aroma of floral tannic berries. Taste is delicate, fruity, lingering fruit finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (3905) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2017
Pours a clear dark golden and almost amber that leaves OK legs on the glass. Nose is of apple sauce, light alcohol and tart apples/acid. Taste is moderately sweet and aptly tart, nicely balanced and far from cloying. More applesauce and juicy apples. Lightly tannic. Body is medium and mouthfeel syrupy. Overall a very nice one that could certainly become a go to.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GothGargoyle (2585) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2016
Medium brown, viscous. Aroma is green apples and apple pie. Super sweet, sticky, smooth and very tasty. Taste is apples, apple pie, forest berries, oak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JulienHuxley (5772) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
Sample from a bottle. Deep clear copper pour. Aroma is quite winey, rich earthy, mineral notes, caramelized apple, light toast, oaky notes. Taste is rich, sweet, quite decadent, mild oaky tannins. Palate is rich, full bodied. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (5514) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 6, 2016
Belle robe cuivre et ses longues pattes enroules autour de mes yeux. Beaux parfums de chne, de lointain calvados, de pommes au caramel et dpices. Belles saveurs la fois piquantes et douces, sur la chair des fruits mais aussi de ses pelures. Beau corps liquoreux qui vite de tomber dans les sucres qui collent. Belle finale fortifie qui rend cet appareil trs facilement buvable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (8895) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 10, 2016
sample. clear deep golden pour. almost red tint, with some sexy legs hanging in there. chewy, meaty and sweet red apples, tons of strawberries, other over-ripened berries, buttery-oaky apple-caramel sauce, clean. flat carbonation, full body - very syrupy; sweet, very lightly tart and woodsy finish. could use a little more tartness and balance. good stuff - tasty berry-driven oaked ice cider.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
northropfrye (3481) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
Thanks slovaksniper for this one. Orange/copper body, clear, but dark. Aroma is fantastic - apples, vanilla, oak, a touch of sharp glue (which Im sure is not actually glue), chocolate. Really nice. Taste is sweet, but not cloying like some ice wines. Theres a nice acidity as well. Syrupy palate. Overall a fantastic ice cider and Im glad I got to try it.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dreamflower (790) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle shared with northropfrye on Remembrance Day, 2015. Aroma: I can smell a sweet, strong oak aroma. Some floral and herbal notes, too. A rose-gold colour, which is very attractive. Taste is heavy sweetness, balanced by the oak barrel, which is a little bitter and herbaceous and then it burn/tickles just a little in the back at the end. I cant imagine a more perfect pomme de glace. Tres bien. Magnifique.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (9350) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014
375 ml. bottle shared by Kraddel during the (Ice) Cider/Perry tasting @ Barely Legal Tasting Room. 2012 Vintage. Bottle nr. 6789. Thank you! Sampled. Gorgeous label. Tasted side-by-side with the non-BA version aka Verger St-Denis Pomme de Glace. Vintages were different. 2010 vs. 2012. Ice Cider doesnt change that much with aging I have been told. Pours way, way darker than non-BA version, dark caramel amber. Light sherry in the nose, warming syrup de Lige, lots of sugar, oak; Taste is sweet, warming, apple syrup, syrup de Lige, brown sugar, sherry. Thick, oily, nicely warming. Amazing on its own, I preferred the non-BA version which I felt had more nuances & this was more of a straight-forward flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (7696) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 16, 2014
Side by side with the base version . pours way darker . Smell is more sweet, more full . Spiced . Taste is boozier . Very spiced , oak , extremely full , sweet, biscuits . Candy-like aftertaste . Aftertaste lasts very long . Sharp in the throat .

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