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Formerly brewed at Les Brasseurs du Hameau
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
St-Joseph-De-Ham-Sud, Canada

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bire dpinettes (Spruce Beer). Brasse par Les Brasseurs du Hameau pour le 1er anniversaire de Bires & Saveurs.

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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cleverlobo (319) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle; cloudy yellow with small white head; aroma-spruce, corriander, citrus; taste-no sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, fizzy. Not good, too much corriander

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (5357) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2012
(50 cl) Une bire jaune ple qui est lgrement voile. Une tte mousseuse qui rsiste un long moment. Des armes francs et des saveurs agrables dessence dpinette. Un sucre bien discret: jadore cet aspect. Une bouche tonnante et trs singulire avec un corps moyen et une effervescence pondre. Une texture qui est intressante, douce et mme soyeuse. Une finale qui est cependant courte par le passage prcipit de notes vertes et poivres qui se dgagent des entrailles du conifre. Une bire facile boire, condition daimer lpinette. Je vais acheter nouveau cette bire

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sseb69 (1832) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 4, 2012
Bouteille 500 ml. 5.5%. Couleur jaune ple voile, mousse blanche. Armes dpinette, malt et bois tremp. En bouche, malt, pinette assez prsente mais pas trop, bel quilibre, malt. Finale en pinette et amertume. Trs bonne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (7247) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - DEC 20, 2011
Bottle 500 ml
Aroma spruce, fresh clean bit dry set of aromas with gentle funk. Forest leafy greens, touch of citrus. 7+
Appearance golden-copper. Medium bright white top with some lace shown. 4-
Flavor and Palate : medium bodied. Clean with noticeable spruce feel. Fresh, light and clean work. Gentle bubblegum touches as it goes. Chewy finish. Yummy brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boutip (6130) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 17, 2011
Bottle: Poured a light hazy yellow color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of spruce notes is quite powerful with nice light dry malt notes. Taste is an interesting and unique mix between some spruces notes with light herbal notes and a dry non-descript malt base. Body is a bit fuller then average with good carbonation. Im not the biggest fan of spruce but this was an interesting experiment.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarnotingPete (777) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2011
Bire couleur de bl, trouble et coiffe dun large col blanc laissant peu de dentelle au verre. Des armes marqus de conifres (de lpinette, je gage...) et de rsine. Moyennement amre, sans aucun sucre rsiduel. Bire au corps plutt lger, leffervescence dlicate. Elle se termine en armes, plutt rapidement. Je trouve que lpinette est beaucoup moins farfelue au brassage de la bire que ne peuvent ltre dautres "fruitages"...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (2100) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2011
Bire de couleur blonde dapparence trouble qui dgage une odeur trs intressante dpinette contenant des effluves dether. En bouche, la gazification et le got dpinette se bousculent laissant au passage des notes surettes amres qui restent longtemps en bouche. Finale agrable. Dsaltrant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6174) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 1, 2011
A pretty light golden brew covered by a tight, lasting 1cm cover. Straightforward and agreeable aroma to the spruce lover. Outrageously dominated by Spruce, it remains relatively drinkable thanks to its lean body and generally low residual sugars. The Hameau yeast does not take too much room here and the basic pale malts serve a mere support function. Smooth, soft carbonation grow into an almost foamy texture as limey, woodsy, fresh spruce. Unlike hops, its not really a flavor I could see myself drinking lots of regularly, but its a pleasant and refreshing ale and Im looking forward to trying more of these experiments. When focused and unassuming, these flavored beers may not be show-stoppers, but theyre educative and a nice change of pace.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (13271) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2011
A sickly pale blonde ale with a thin creamy white head. Aroma of sweet sickly malt and sweetened spruce extracts. However, in mouth a smooth biscuitty malt with light piney British hops, the pineyness coming from the coniferous material, like a smooth British pale ale. Refreshing. 4.99$ from Peluso, 2 mo. old.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
barncatmatt (2281) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2011
500ml bottle from jsprime. purs hazed golden with a lasting white head. big spucy nose. the flavour is spruce forward but its not over done. interesting beer put one is enough.


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