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La Matante - Microbrasserie Archibald

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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Archibald visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JOaikido on 03-06-2010)
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Photo of Alieniloquium


2.7/5  rDev -19.2%

On tap at Le Chic Shack. Served in a pilsner glass.

Appearance - Clear yellow. No head to speak of. Medium collar. A lonely island wisp.

Smell - Smells like a pilsner. Slight earthy and grassy hop nose. Lots of pilsner malt. Clean lagery aroma.

Taste - More of a sharp hop presence, but still mostly a tinge of earthy German hops. Dry crisp malt. Clean finish with a minimal hop bite.

Mouthfeel - Crisp and light. Drinkable on a warm day. Almost too dry.

Overall - Listed as a pale ale on the menu. I find it difficult to believe an ale yeast produced this mild a flavor.

07-22-2013 02:05:50 | More by Alieniloquium
Photo of Yoonisaykul

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

A bit excited for this one but also readying myself for disappointment.

A- Using a tulip. Very, very slight haze makes the gold liquid look very, very slightly dull. Awesome looking, super white fluff of a head. Fine lacing and good retention. Looks very tasty and I can't wait to try it.

S- Honey from hops and American adjunct lager grain.

T- Hops are nice and subtle. Grassy and a little bit. A bit sour and woody in the finish. It's good but the sourness is kind of weird.

M- Medium to high carbonation. Medium body. Not really dry.

D- Good. Easy to drink but it tastes a little off with the sourness and all.

Might be my least favorite Archibald can I've tasted yet. Still good though.

12-24-2010 21:08:42 | More by Yoonisaykul
Photo of Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

2.63/5  rDev -21.3%

Bottle: Poured a golden color ale with a medium foamy head with average retention and no lacing. Aroma of cereal and unrefined grain is tolerable. Taste is also composed of a mix between some lightly sweet cereal and some unrefined grain. Body is about average with average carbonation. Probably one of the least interesting beer form this brewer.

08-19-2010 19:48:36 | More by Phyl21ca
Photo of smakawhat


3.78/5  rDev +13.2%

Poured on tap in Montreal into a nonic pint glass. From notes.

Real nice dark gold and clear body, with slow rising carbonation crawling up. Bright white head, kind of creamy, real nice looking brew.

Nose is fruity with a sweet malt and mild honey. Dense and rich quite surprising.

Taste is full of flavor in the palate but not as bold from what is hinted in the nose. Seems lager like, with a good crispness. Nice mix of fruit and yeast like esters too.

Overall pretty solid, kind of funny how I sort of fall into these blonde ales once in awhile.

08-27-2012 01:12:01 | More by smakawhat
Photo of RefillMyglass

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

05-12-2013 21:48:54 | More by RefillMyglass
Photo of Melomanemusher

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

08-26-2012 16:55:22 | More by Melomanemusher
Photo of krome


4/5  rDev +19.8%

06-23-2014 14:11:16 | More by krome
Photo of VbolieuV

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

05-23-2014 04:45:22 | More by VbolieuV
Photo of JOaikido

Quebec (Canada)

2.53/5  rDev -24.3%

473 ml can.

A- Pale gold with OK white head. Nice bubbles rising. Very clear and pale.

S- Fresh lemony beer out of the can. Not a strong aroma. Touch of sweetness.

T- Watery up front with very little hops. Soda water carbonation flavour. A hint of grain and citrus in the finish and aftertaste. As it warms, a sour note in the middle intensifies.

MF- Light bodied. Watery.

D- The least interesting beer I've tried from this brewery. Blander than their Pilsener. Overall, this beer is too bland and its general character is slightly unpleasant and lacking balance.

03-06-2010 04:11:23 | More by JOaikido
Photo of Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

05-13-2014 01:45:57 | More by Socialiste
Photo of wizo

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

04-19-2014 22:39:17 | More by wizo
Photo of jrempel

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

04-08-2013 02:05:36 | More by jrempel
Photo of 4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-01-2014 15:34:58 | More by 4ster
La Matante from Microbrasserie Archibald
79 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.