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La Montagnaise - La Tour A Bières

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.52
pDev: 26.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
La Tour A Bières visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: rodenbach99 on 02-22-2009)
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Reviews by Intrinsic:
Photo of Intrinsic
2.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Yikes. What a horrible beer. Pours SUPER flat with no head, no lacing, no carbonation to speak of. The colour is ok I guess - orange-amber. I'm hesitant to give this beer 3.0 for smell, but its not that bad. Not good either. Yes, there are hops, but that's about it. However they disappear in the taste. In fact, all I taste is water. WTF is this stuff? Horrible.

Intrinsic, Mar 09, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of Yoonisaykul
2.03/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A- Lots of soda-like bubbles. Head is gone in a flash. Reddish-brown.

S- Like a completely watered down basic pale ale. A bit of a rum smell.

T- See smell. A bit wood-like.

M- Carbonated water. Not really like seltzer, not as refined. More just like water with coarse aggressive bubbles.

D- A part from being refreshing, there is nothing about this beer that makes you want to drink it.

Man, what it it with this brewery? It's like they're trying to brew macros.

Yoonisaykul, Feb 20, 2010
Photo of ZorPrime
2.3/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Received as a beer present at christmas 2010.

Copper color beer and slightly hazed. The head is dense and sticks well to the glass. The aroma is caramel malts with some fruity notes. Light and no intensity. This beer is shy. Taste wise it is mainly caramel malts and absolutely no bitterness. It fell short of the style. Truly not an IPA. More like a amber ale if you ask me.

It is easy to drink but there is no point in drinking more than one. Feels like an IPA brewed by a macrobrewery. Shy of intensity and taste! I need to stay away from this one.

ZorPrime, Mar 12, 2011
Photo of ThomasRL
3.75/5  rDev +48.8%

ThomasRL, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of oldp0rt
1.5/5  rDev -40.5%

oldp0rt, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of francisfilion
2.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Had a 660 ml bottle with my brother in law that we split into two pints.
Smell was very hoppy at first and was very promising for an IPA

Appereance was just about right for an IPA with a thin head however.
Taste was quite disappointing as no hops came out to give the signature of the IPA the name indicated it was an intense IPA but it was not quite an IPA at all
Overall the beer was great but the finish never came its like they got scared that the hops might offend the drinkers, but in fact it is what we are after in an IPA!!

francisfilion, Sep 02, 2011
Photo of Molson2000
3.25/5  rDev +29%

Molson2000, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of rodenbach99
2.15/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

660 ml brown bottle, cool but simple label

A: hazy orange colour, with head, somewhat lasting
S: yeast, some caramel and hops
T: yeasty caracter, some fruityness
M: medium bodied beer
D: too much yeast caracter for a India Pale Ale

out of style, not enough hops caracter

rodenbach99, Feb 22, 2009
La Montagnaise from La Tour A Bières
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.