overall
96
96
style
Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Shawinigan, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
La Shawi Beach IPA est ne de lenvie irrsistible, suite laccablante humidit dune journe de juillet, de concocter une nouvelle IPA aux accents tropicaux. Il en rsulte une bire ambre et cristalline au nez rafrachissant de pamplemousse blanc, de cdre et de poivre long. La bouche, dsaltrante, est le reflet de ce profil auquel sajoute dagrables notes de citron et de menthol. La finale, bien marque des houblons amricains et australiens, stale sur le palais comme le roi des vacanciers sous le soleil des tropiques.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (20266) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2015
Tasting at Matts; 6.5% ABV
Hazy blond color, small head. The aroma is very grassy, a bit earthy, like a good Lager/Pilsner. The mouthfeel is smooth and very dry; powerful crispy malts; the bitterness is strong, it has a grassy character, lightly fruity, although the bitterness in the final is a bit too strong.
Excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (17157) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 5, 2015
Bottle from Legacy. Cloudy and pale, big head. The aroma is very fruity, coriander leaf, grapefruit and blood orange, with biscuity pale malts. Very bitter, clean, lightly fruity, citrus rind. Hugely refreshing, lightly effervescent. One of their best - and they make a lot of nice beers on this type. Perfect beach beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (16951) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2015
750mL bottle, pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is quite spicy and biscuity, with light piney hops - a little grassy too. Flavour is like a cross between a pilsner and an IPA, with lots of grassy hops, light pine and biscuity malt. Really well-balanced, grassy, and crisp. Excellent stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (14730) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2016
Patricks 101016. .Deep golden colour with a white head. Aroma is pine, grapefruit, tropical fruits. Flavour is pine, grapefruit, tropical fruits, lemon, grass. Easy drinkable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (14229) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2015
Keg at Stillwell. It pours cloudy orange with a decent white head. The nose is soft, juicy, orange muffin, candied peel, mango, apricot, brioche and almond croissant. The taste is smooth, toasty, bitter-sweet, toasty, earthy, bready malts, mild alcohol, apricot, brioche, some alcohol warmth and toasty grass with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate, velvety carbonation. Not a whole lot to it, but enjoyable. Well-rounded and quaffable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (13667) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2015
A hazed golden ale with a thick frothy lacing white head. In aroma, sweet fruity biscuit malt with grassy floral hops, light citrus pulp, very nice. In mouth, resinous floral hops over nice sweet biscuit malt, very nice and British. On tap at brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (10303) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2015
2015-08-09. Lightly hazy dark yellow body with a big white head and lace. 3++ Aroma of sweet lemon, grassy notes and pale malt. Flavour is pleasantly bitter throughout, lemon and grass over pale malt base. Flavourful, the modest malt core lets hope shine. 7++ Smooth average plus bodied palate, soft effervescent carb. Pretty nice and quite drinkable. On tap at Bellwoods, Toronto.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (10143) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle, shared with Robbie. Hazy medium gold, thick, creamy white head that stays like a statue-- this beer looks perfect! Powerful white grapefruit hops steal the show, long strong bitterness, crackery pale malts. So drinkable and tasty!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9951) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 27, 2014
Draft @ ML Fontainas, Qubec event. Orange, col pais blanc-beige. Arme est lgrement fruirt sur une pointe tropicale avec un rtro nasal rappelant le fruit de la passion et lger rsineux. Possible Cascade avec une petite note rustique en amrisant. Palais est dlicieux au niveau des houblons tirant sur un Citra et Amarillo? bien que le malt domine sur la fin, ce dernier tant sec, ple sur pointe de pils. Le fruit vient y ajouter complexit pour une bire facile boire. Le tout conservant une petite note belge dans la levure.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (9765) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 29, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2015 My Bottom Line:
Conifers line this beachs pineapple, flower and passionfruit stands, lending bitter wooden lengths to this otherwise very sunny IPA.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A foam cumulus settles atop the hazy sunshine yellow.
-The mouthfeel is lean and super clean, as is expected for TDD brews.
-This is obviously highly drinkable, despite the bitterness.
-The floral hop notes throughout are exotic and quite engaging.

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