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Tante Tricotante - Microbrasserie Du Lac-Saint-Jean

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BA SCORE
84
good

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Du Lac-Saint-Jean visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 04-07-2011)
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Beercarrier, Jun 23, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a clear bright golden color ale with a nice foamy head with great retention and good lacing. Aroma of light fruity ester with semi-sweet malt notes. Taste is also a mix of fruity ester with a well balanced semi-sweet malt backbone but unfortunately lacking in peppery yeast notes. Body is quite full for style with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Well brewed within style guideline though more yeast presence would have provided further complexity.

Phyl21ca, Apr 07, 2011
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FondueVoodoo, Jul 13, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy golden color to it. It has a nice thick white head that dies down moderately slow and leaves lovely lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of Belgian yeast, peppery spices, apples, citrus and some floral notes. Very nice.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a Belgian yeast, pepper, some breadiness, apple/citrus fruitiness and some floral notes.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

SebD, Dec 19, 2013
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Whatup14, Apr 17, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500mL bottle into a tulip glass.

Bright yellow color with a generous head, very dense, creamy and persistent. Aromas are typical of a Triple, very fruity and spicy. Looks like a success so far! Hmm… cannot wait to take a sip!

The taste confirms the smell, fruity, complex, well balanced. I perceive caramelized apple as well as citrus, and some good nutty notes. According to me, the carbonation could be improved, slightly over-carbonated. After a couple of sips, a nice sweetness appears, balancing perfectly the rest of the aromas.

In conclusion, a really nice Triple, full of character! I would certainly drink again!

duracell, Dec 02, 2011
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3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

5/22/2012

Snifter.

A: Big gusher, beware. Leaves me with four fingers of white bubbly soap and a couple inches of pale yellow liquid. The beer just keeps rising and I eventually have to pour it into multiple glasses.

S: Pronounced pear and golden delicious apple notes with a little stone fruit. Floral aromatics blend with pepper-like phenols and some spicy hop character. Malt is redolent of sweet breads.

T: Sweet bready malt melds with pronounced apple and pear esters. Lightly peppery with earth and a touch of lemon. Floral notes are evident in the flavor. Herbal and mineral are present in the lightly bitter finish.

M: Lower medium body with high carbonation.

Overall: The gushing was distracting but the beer was pretty enjoyable. Pleasant esters and phenols riding atop sweet bread.

HopHead84, May 23, 2012
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A pricey pint ($5.75)

Pours a cloudy golden appearance with lots of carbonation and a sudsy head. Hoppy smell with yeasty notes.

Cereals present in the taste with some fruitiness. Nicely hopped but over-powering whisky alcohol taste (which I suppose may be true to the style--but not perfectly to my liking).

Dry finish.

Better than average but too dear for another pint.

Matt1516, Jul 15, 2011
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jrohrbacher, May 28, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from Marche Omni.

A - Pours with a fluffy off white three finger head. Fairly big bubbles. Yeast haze in a medium to dark golden colour with moderate carbonation.
Streaks of lace with a big island of retention.

S - Yeast, sweet spice, orange.

T - Booze, yeast, a little spice, and a little more orange, perhaps with some peach or apricot as well..

M - Nice gentle carbonation with a medium body. Sweet orange-y finish.

O/D - If anything, an average Tripel. Nothing to spark much interest here. A slightly harsh yeast profile holds it back while no element really draws your interest with any good flavours.

tbeckett, Dec 20, 2011
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Molson2000, Oct 12, 2013
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A:
Pours a cloudy pale apricot that is between white, gold and orange with a spectacular 3+ fingers of creamy, rocky head that is pretty much permanent. Great retention; sticky icky lacing. Gorgeous.

S:
Immensely fruity with a bready backbone. Lightly tart up front with stone fruits—unripe peaches and apricots, lemon zest, white pepper.

T:
Fresh and fruity. Peach, warm dough, pretty boozy, white raisins; with a gradually warming medicinal finish.

M:
Velvety, hot, and coating. Medium bodied, but not the most drinkable thing ever. Excelent carbonation with soft feel overall. Pretty long, warm, finish.

O:
Very nice tripel.
This is a tasty beer and is a fine example of the style (says I). Pours like a true Belgian, with perfect head, nice carbonation to offset/enhance how creamy it feels, luscious lacing, etc. The taste is quite fruity and fresh but maintains some of the breadiness from the nose. Really nice beer.
Would have again; worth getting ahold of.

TheDoctor, Jul 27, 2014
Tante Tricotante from Microbrasserie Du Lac-Saint-Jean
84 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.