Vire-Capot - Microbrasserie Du Lac-Saint-Jean

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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Du Lac-Saint-Jean visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: rodenbach99 on 02-20-2009)
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of TheDoctor
3.51/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A:
Pours a cloudy dark gold with a fluffy beige head with decent retention and some lacing.

S:
Hops and malt (really prevalent hop smell) hints of citrus and fresh-baked bread.

T:
Apple, grass and some hops. Not overly complicated but still with a lot going on.

M:
Soft and round. Sweet and crisp up front, warming hoppiness underneath and a sweet, yeasty finish that is neither too lingering nor too abrupt.

O:
Tasty beer. Quite a bit going on flavor-/body-wise I don't mind it, but it is kind of a roller coaster. Honestly it might be a good beer for someone learning to taste because it is sweet then bitter, hoppy then malty. I would prefer a more "unified" flavor but it is good. Good BBQing beer for sure.

Photo of oldp0rt
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of ReFill31
3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle poured into a Microbrasserie Lac-St-Jean pint glass.

A : Dark golden color, cloudy, with a great head. Foam stays a long time and leaves a good ring on the glass.
S : Some cereal, fruity also. Good smell, appealing.
T : Light taste, some light malts. I was disappointed because I thought this beer would a have a much stronger taste.
M : Watery, nothing really spectacular
D : Easy drinking. The price is a little bit high though (5.50$) but I can understand that the process of distribution outside their area can be pricey. I will buy other beers from this microbrewery. Just can't wait to go directly to the brewery for a tasting.

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a hazy dirty blond color ale with a rather large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of nice floral cereal with light sweet undertones. Taste is also dominated by some fresh floral cereal with a nice underlying sweetness and not much hops presence. Body is full with limited filtration and good carbonation. Well done without being overly complex but very quaf

Photo of ZorPrime
3.7/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tasted in november 2008. Bought at Monde des Bières in Quebec.

Appearance: Pale yellow with some nice head. Good looking beer.
Smell: I smell some fruit? don't know which one. Also some yeast that might be responsible for the fruity smell?! Didn't expected that smell. Not bad.
Taste: Mainly malts with some yeast in the background. Fruity taste is not big and I'm having a hard time figuring what it is. Maybe apple...
Mouthfeel:The body is light and thin. This beer is very refreshing I would drink that during summer. Not a winter beer.

Will need to revisit this beer to complete the review.

Photo of rodenbach99
2.35/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

500 ml brown bottle with a very nice label, 4,89$ a bit expensive for a new brewer-bottler.

A: hazy golden colour, thick light-beige head.
S: somewhat funky grainy odour.
T: special grainy taste, missing something some sweetness
M: round-beer
D: not very interesting, missing some hops.

Vire-Capot from Microbrasserie Du Lac-Saint-Jean
80 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.