Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 10, 2011
In short: A seemingly wheat-like beer that is moderately funky, crisp, dry and a bit acidic. Nice original thirst quencher.Fred82 (2339) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2011
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Cloudy yellow blonde body topped by a long-lasting medium white head
In long: Nose is moderately funky, straws, lemon and bananas esters. Actually the beer smells like some kinf of funky witbier. Taste continues in the same direction. Although not specified I suspect this Saison uses a lot of wheat, and if not, there is something about the whole thing that made it taste like a wheat-based beer. The well-integrated lambic contribution doesn’t steal the show and adds a moderate funk and moderate acidity. Lemon and banana notes. Countryside wild flowers. Nice dryness in the finish. Great thirst quencher. I’d drink the shit out of this beer. In fact I came up with a new drinking game. No ping-pong balls required. I take a sip whenever I feel like it and when my pint is empty I order another one if I’m still thirsty. Great game. Strangely enough I sometimes lose?!?!?
Tap at anniversary.TaktikMTL (7975) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 9, 2011
Appearance : Light hazy pale yellow with a small head.
Aroma : Nice tartness with citrusy notes. Light funk. Nice malt. Quite a lot of lambic notes.
Taste : Malty with a light tartness. Citrusy notes with malt. Dry finish. Not as much lambic notes as on the nose. A bit watery on the finish maybe.
Overall : Interesting stuff. Maybe it would need a bit of age for the lambic to take over a bit more. Nose was very appealing but taste was a little bit disapointing. Still a fine beer and I hope they do similar experiment again in the future.
En fût. Verre de dégustation lors du party 5e anniversaire. Arôme: Odeur d’agrumes et d’épices avec une pointe d’acidité. Apparence: La couleur est orangée complètement opaque. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrumes avec une pointe de banane et d’acidité. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement acide. (Rating #3500) bedainedebiere (544) - Terrebonne, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 4, 2011
Tap at Brouhaha. Very intense flavors of citrus and cereals, a little peppery with a nice bouquet of leafy hops. The texture seemed almost velvety as it seems to be quite rich for 4,8% abv. Very enjoyable "petit tracteur"! MartinT (10036) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2011
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JulienHuxley (5950) - Sherbrooke, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2011
Banana esters, wild yeast, cereals and citrus fruit merge in this Saison’s dry and bubbly mouthfeel, building a memorable quencher.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sturdy head of foam covers the cloudy blond.
-The lambic blend in this one is done very well; both Saison and lambic are felt equally, and neither is aggressive.
-Wheat is tasted throughout.
-Although this is low in abv, it is quite an intense brew.
-This is one of many Trou du Diable brews whose charming dryness nearly forces you to get another pint.
On tap at the brewpub.
On tap at the anniversary. Hazy yellow pour with thin creamy white foam. Aroma is light barnyard, subtle brettiness, lemon and tart wheat. Bready, lemony taste - tart. Light carbonation, smooth silky palate. Quite enjoyable.