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La Brise Du Lac - Microbrasserie Archibald

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BA SCORE
82
good

10 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Archibald visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ZorPrime on 07-05-2009)
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Photo of Yoonisaykul
3.23/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Third taste of Archibald. After Ciboire and La Joufflue, I feel very good about this brewery. Also, two days ago, I was just thinking about how I would like a good local canned Pilsner. So I guess it's looking good.

A- Super clear gold. Nice. Something different about the head. Quite airy, a bit like it's made of creamy soap bubbles. Okay retention. Good but small lacing.

S- Oh! Lots of honey! Combined with the breadiness, it kind of smells like a honeybun.

T- Hopiness is grassy and kind of woody which seems kind of strange for the style. I love Pilsners with American hop profiles but this really doesn't fit. More of a pale ale or blonde or something. Some typical Czech pilsner bitterness though.

M- Very smooth for the style. Not nearly as crisp as others Pilsners. Medium body.

D- Very good. Not as much as other pilsners but still good.

Pretty good beer. Only thing is, I don't want all this honey and north amercian hop grassiness when reaching for a Pilsner.

Yoonisaykul, Dec 24, 2010
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a yellow color lager with a quite big pure white foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of light floral malt with sweet undertones is pretty tames though exclusion of any adjunct notes is welcome. Taste is also a refreshing mix between some light floral notes with a lightly sweet tone and some light dry hops. Again, no adjunct were detected which is quite satisfying. Additional hops presence would have been welcome though still a refreshing drink overall.

Phyl21ca, Aug 17, 2010
Photo of VirusQc
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

VirusQc, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of ZorPrime
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tasted on July 3rd, 2009.

A: Pale yellow color with a nice bubbly head that sticks well to the glass.
S: Average intensity aroma of malts typically pilsner malts.
T: Bitter with some floral notes with malts (cereal). Very dry on the finish.
M: Thin bodied and a lot of carbonation.
D: Very good drinking beer.

ZorPrime, Jul 06, 2009
Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -15.7%

cfalovo97, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +12.4%

krome, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of VbolieuV
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

VbolieuV, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of JOaikido
3.1/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

473 ml can

A- Clear golden-lemony yellow. Weak white head.

S- Very little smell. Some faint citrus notes.

T- Flash of bitter up front that then lingers into the aftertaste. Grainy middle with some citrus notes. A bit watery.

MF- Medium light body. Somehow not as crisp as I would prefer.

D- OK but nothing worth paying premium prices for. Not all that much more interesting than certain macros.

JOaikido, Feb 28, 2010
Photo of Socialiste
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Socialiste, May 13, 2014
Photo of 4ster
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

4ster, Jul 18, 2013
La Brise Du Lac from Microbrasserie Archibald
82 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.