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Vapeur En Folie - Brasserie à Vapeur

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76 Ratings
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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: zerk on 08-04-2002

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Ratings: 76 | Reviews: 55
Photo of Bitterbill
4.21/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

F 14/2/16 on the cap. Best before date.

It pours a hazy straw gold with a large then small head of foam that leaves some good lacing behind. Btw, I see a bunch of floaties in a quite cloudy beer that's left in the bottle. Appearance will change.

This smells like a spiced up, but not too much, Saison. Peppery, citrusy, a few pitted fruitiness, still. It smells mostly like a Saison with the usual hints of hay..

The taste comes through as I pretty much expected. Though, maybe, a bit fruitier than I expected considering the nose told me this was more Saison than anything else.

Light pitted fruit, light peppery notes, a bit of tang that I'd liken to orange or maybe even lemon peel though I lean towards the former.

I pour more in my glass. The cloudiness I anticipated didn't come to fruition. Yet. There's still a few ounces in the bottle. I'm now getting some coriander, and more citrus. This is neither bitter nor sweet; I'd call it an earthy spicy. If that makes any sense.

Last dregs poured in. Cloudy? Yes. Floaties? Where'd they go?? Can't seem them.

The evolution of this beer from first sip to what's close to the last is not mind bending or mind blowing but jus...t enough to make me take notice. At US$9.69 for the 750ml bottle, I reckon and call it a bargain. Cheers!

Photo of pat61
4.34/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Vapeur en Folie pours a clean hazy gold with a 1” finely bubbled white foam cap that slowly collapses. Spice and light fruit aromas, faint smoke, and citrus rise from the glass. Waves of fruit and spice flavors roll over the tongue with peach predominating with support from lemon and orange and light biscuit flavors. The beer is on the light side of medium bodied with a very soft creamy texture and above average carbonation. Very refreshing and easy to drink.

Photo of welldigger888
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a green 750ml bottle, brewed with spices stamped on label as well as 6% abv.

Wonderful golden crystal clear brew with a tight white head that leaves sheets of lace down glass.

Big earthy nose with a white wine like sweet tart aroma, cork and cellar with light grain and hint of noble hops.

Earthy corked grain flavor and a hint of white wine grape rounding this out.

Nice and dry, seems thin, but a nice wine like finish.

I enjoyed this brew, cummin I think gives it the earthy mustiness, the cork finish leaves a bit to be desired. As some darker type liquid was between cork and cap, but hey tis a farmhouse brewery.

Photo of Suds
3.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From a large, corked bottle, this beer is a hazy blonde color with a very effervescent disposition. Lots of bubbles stream, endlessly, upward. Modest white head. The aroma is of fruit and spice...apples, peaches, grapes, and a little soft sugar. The taste is a nice mix of tangy tartness and sweet sugary friutiness. I like the name, it is fitting for the brew. Slightly sweet and spice lingers in the finish. Some yeastiness. It is a fun and enjoyable brew.

Photo of MadScientist
2.94/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Brewed in 1998 and the freshness date along with the rest of the painthas rusted off the cap.

The cork moved out a little after removing the cap, so I when to the sink to before taking that out. No worries though, it was under some serious pressure but it wasn't a gusher.

A: A slightly hazy, medium golden beer with a lot of carbonation. There is a long lasting, rocky head of off-white foam leaving a lacing that slides back into the beer.

S: It smells like a pleasant beer got spilled in a very musty basement. A moderately-strong wet newspaper like aroma, if this was a wine I'll call it corked. There is a sharp tart aroma but some lingering Belgian yeast aromas of a some spice mixed with Belgian Pilsner malt.

Follow up report on the aroma is that mustiness does subside a lot after being open for a while but so does all the other aromas with it.

T: The beer isn't a sharp as the nose would suggest but still moderately-strong with a bit of peppery spice. The mustiness is there in the flavor if you breath or burp but if I pinch my nose it's a pleasantly soured beer with some obvious Belgian and Saison lingerie . There is a medium-low, light fruit flavor like nectarines and peaches. This beer is about as dry as the come. The aftertaste is a fruity, citrus zest-like tartness.

M: A medium-light bodied beer with a very strong level of carbonation. A carbonic dryness on the palate.

O: I doubt this is a fair assessment of this beer and may not have been properly stored over the last twelve or so years before making it's way to my local shelf. I might take this review down if I can't find a fresher bottle to give a proper assessment.

I'm not telling you to hunt this one down but if you like sour beers and happen to find one being sold for $0.99 give it a try. It smells like a train wreck for a while but drinks fairly well.

Photo of stakem
2.64/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

1994 vintage care of BA smoked. Opened up as a celebration (?) for my daughters first birthday. This is a corked and capped 750ml poured into a cervoise. It appears a clear golden color with yellow around the edges. A white froth maintains a thin layering atop that fades but a light swirl revives.

The smell is fruity and mildly vinous which is appealing at first. Then some wet cork, mildew and earthy character starts to dominate all aspects of the nose. There is the slightest bit of citrus zest along with pear and apple skins.

The taste is quite tangy with a backing of dried fruitiness. Wet cotk/cardboard quickly over-runs the senses along with a flavor of dirty pennies and metallic/mineral notes. This gets somewhat acidic like apple juice/vinegar with each sip. The aftertaste is quite oxidized and it is hard to finish as it warms.

This is a medium bodied, modest to lightly carbonated brew. It was an interesting experience but quite oxidized and past its prime at this point id say. For being bottled 18 years ago, it was a cool experience and really makes me wonder what this would be like fresh. If given the chance to drink a bottle this old again though, I would probably pass. Regardless and I super thankful for the chance to try it. Thank you kindly Dan.

Photo of russwbeck
3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured at Monk's Cafe Beers of the Cellar event, 1991 Vintage. Folie sits in the glass hazy yellow with a thin white head. Sour aroma, but on the funky side. Stinky cheese, and some wheat. The taste continues the sour, but wheaty characteristics. A bit too much hay and grass for my tastes. It left a strange aftertaste. Not a big fan. It's well carbonated and light in body. But I can't get over the taste. Too sweet and weird tasting. Makes me have a funny face.

Photo of KOrtega
3.28/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

750 ml bottle poured into a snifter glass

A-Pours a hazy golden orange. Head is a thin bubbly white and does not last long.

S-Sharp, acidic with white wine aroma. Pretty mellow overall, though.

T-Sour apple flavor to start. Tart fruitiness (apple, orange) with a flat and sweet hay/grass flavor.

M-Light and crisp, sour flavors stick but aren't overpowering.

O-Fairly mellow aroma but an interesting flavor with sour fruitiness and a resemblance to a white wine. A fair drink.

Photo of ficknish
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Vintage 2007

A - Pale golden color. Very clear. Very bubbly. Large Bubbles.

S - Apples, hay, fruity tartness.

T - Green apples, tartness. Grassy/hay flavors.

M - Very dry and bubbly. Acidic.

O - I wonder if all the green apple and acidic flavors come from a contamination or sanitation issue. It wouldn't really make sense that the green apple flavor is acetaldehyde in that the beer has had plenty of time to age and ferment. But perhaps it is intentional. Regardless it was a great beer. Love its dry bubbly fruitiness. Almost like sparkling apple juice, but with alcohol and an earthy backbone.

Photo of DaveHS
4.12/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Vintage 2007.

A-The cork came out in one piece, which is more than I expected, considering the look of it. Pours clear apple juice color with 1/4 inch of fizzy, eggshell white head.

S-Apple cider tartness, musty old basement, barnyard funk, leather, wet hay. Something a little spicy underneath it all, maybe white pepper/coriander.

T/M-Immediate vinous dryness washes over the palate, overtaking just emerging flavors of green apple, dried fruit and earthy funk. After a few more sips the dryness recedes a bit, exposing more earthy hay and leather character. The finish is dry, and marked with a touch of delicate fruit acidity.

O-A golden ale with strong saison characteristics. I like it a lot. Wasn't expecting anything, due to a few bad bottles from Vapeur in the past.

Photo of mdfb79
3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From 06/04/11 notes. Brought this one to a small tasting with some friends. This one was brewed in 11/91 and bottled in 5/92...interested to see how it's held up. Poured from a 750ml bottle into a tulip.

a - Pours a hazy medium to dark orange color with moderate carbonation still evident and one inch of white head.

s - Smells pretty good. Smells of sour fruits, white wine, a little funky and tart, and acedic. Very nice and has held up well.

t - Taste is a bit of a different story. Tastes of bready malts, and sugar mostly. Some very light fruit, but none of that sour/funk from the nose, and way too sweet now. I think the taste is past its prime.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Pretty smooth and nice.

o - Overall this one seems to be past its prime in the taste, which affected it heavily. Way too sweet and bready now, though I did enjoy the nose a lot. Very fun to try such an old beer, may try a younger vintage to see how it compares.

Photo of ShogoKawada
4.35/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

1992 vintage- brewed 11/1991 and bottled 5/1992. Opened 1/18/11. Poured into chouffe tulip. Cork broke in the neck but a pair of pliers saved the broken piece from falling into the beer.

A- Hazy pale yellow with some deep orange coming through. Carbonated, but not a pronounced head. Lots of very tiny bubbles form around the ring.

S- Fruity, white wine. A bit of a medicinal note.

T- This pale is a tiny bit funky. A little cheesy and some wet grass. Some mild tartness too. A bit drying, white wine again is an easy comparison. Some saison qualities. Very refreshing. Compares favorably to some fantome saisons- not as much funk and a lot more fruity flavors. Lemon and lime tang and tartness. Lots of great flavors here.

M- Pretty amazing balance in this one. Slightly drying and great flavors- not a single off note.

D- Very high. Very drinkable- This beer has morphed flavor-wise into this: a saison and a lambic blended into a Belgian pale until it's very drinkable. This beer exceeded my expectations.

Photo of CHickman
3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours hazy orange amber in color with a creamy / cloudy 2 finger off white head that lasted a while; decent lacing that slid down the glass.

Smells funky as hell, like yeast, wet bread and pennies; once you cut through the yeast, there is sweet malt, faint hops, coriander, lemon zest, pepper and other spices. Really odd smell, followed by a really good flavor.

Tastes of yeast, sweet malt, faint hops, grains, wheat bread, coriander, lemon zest, grass or hay, pepper and other spices, and then it has the funky yeast/penny taste which resembles a sour ale. Pretty sweet flavor overall, but still very complex and interesting. Tastes like nature captured in a bottle. The alcohol peeks through, but not in a bad way.

Mouthfeel is creamy, with very little carbonation and a medium body.

It was an interesting beer, but not one that I would seek out again, especially at the price ($27 for a 25 oz bottle at Resto in NYC). It's definitely worth a try if you can find it at a good price.

Photo of kingcrowing
4.41/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

33cl bottle poured into a tulip at Delirium Cafe.

Pours a nice golden cloudy color with a big white fluffy head. Lots of sediment but it's not hurting the taste. Nose is fantastic, it's sweet floral and a bit yeasty.

Very tasty, fresh, crisp, smooth and a bit funky. For being a strong beer, it doesn't taste like it. Very sweet which works well with the Belgian yeast, quite tasty!

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4.32/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle topped with a strange plastic seal inside the crown cap. Freshness date on cap reads: "F 50 05/2013" 6% ABV and different color scheme on label than the sample picture shown.

A: Cap pries off with a pretty loud pop. Pours a hazy golden amber with a medium soapy head which dissipates very quickly to a thin ring around the glass. Spotty/minimal lacing.

S: Loads of under-ripened strawberry! Slight chalky/limestone aroma. No real hop or malt presence. Just tons of under-ripened strawberry. At first the smell reminded me off Festina Peche from Dogfish Head. Quite a bit of lactic tartness.

T: Under-ripened strawberries yet again. A little lemony tartness. Slight musty quality which makes me think this is more of a saison than a belgian pale. A little bitterness on the finish. Taste reminds me a lot of a lighter version of Fantome Saison.

M: Medium to high carbonation on the palate. Pretty light palate weight. A nice level of acidity and a very dry finish. Very quaffable.

D: Like a little brother of fantome saison. Very drinkable. Very refreshing. I could drink this beer anytime. Considering it's priced the same as any other belgian 750 at about $9-$10 a bottle I'd say it's an exceptional buy. Highly recommended.

Photo of jlindros
2.9/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Saw this bottle sitting by itself at a random beer store I can't remember which one. It looked pretty cool with the crazy cartoons on the label, and its from Belgium, so here goes. Hmm, the cork is soaked all the way through, not sure if that's bad...

A: After the cork broke in the middle, it finally came out with a loud thwop. The Belgian tripel like effervescence came flying out. The head slowly rises up inside the neck before I can pour it, I better pour it before it over flows. The loud sizzle of the carbonation makes a nice background music. The super hazy golden orange color reveals a torrent of bubbles pouring up from the bottom, but pop almost instantly as the half a finger head fizzed to nothing very quickly.

N: Letting it warm up a bit reveals a slightly boozy aroma with some light Belgian malts and sweet sugars. A slightly citrus spicy sour aroma like fermenting lemons, dances out. It has a slightly musty aroma, almost like wet cardboard, which makes me think it was corked, as the cork was also soaked. There are still some wheat and light malts with tangy sour notes, a little boozy, and very Belgian Tripel like.

T: Oh man, its wicked corked!!! The first taste slams me like I'm chewing on the cork, and a bite from wet cardboard the a cat took a piss on, then dragged it through the vomit room at a trashy bar by the sea at low tide. Behind that it does seem to have some subtle hints of Belgian malts, wheat, a little candi sugar, citrus, lemon zest, light spices, and even a little vanilla. Oh GOD!!! It just doesn't go away, after a few minutes of warming up it's ever worse. I don't even think they would use this at Guantanmo Bay to torture prisoners!

M: SHould be pretty rich, and lots of carbonation.

F: I can't even go into that. It's a big drain pour, and I think I have to drink bleach now to burn the taste out of my mouth. Wow, I'm gaggin at the thought of another sip! Blech. I'm going to try to judge the beer pretending that it wasn't corked, which will be hard! But, being corked def is brought into account as they made the choice of corks.

Photo of JamnesCameron
4.55/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I think I may have a different beer. My bottle is only 6% alc/Volume, which is not a Belgian Strong Pale Ale, more of a Belgian Pale Ale, with some sour funkiness. So my ratings are based on a Belg Pale Ale.

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a Beer Hunter tasting glass.

Golden, hazy, virtually no head, but well carbonated.

Aroma of sour fruit, lemony, citrusy, a little pineapple on the nose.

Taste is like the aromas. Mild sourness, like weak lemonade, no sweetness. Just on the verge of being puckering.

Mouthfeel is a little spritzy from the carbonation, but not real carbonic bite. Low to medium mouthfeel, not filling, and not watery. Could session this beer without feeling gassy or full.

Very good drinkability. Very nice beer. If you like belgian sour beers or are looking to try your first sour, this is a good place to start. Not overpowering, easy drinking beer.

Photo of number1bum
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a well carbonated, clear cider like color with a fizzy two inches of off-white head. Keeps a very solid, thick lace and a splash of stick here and there.

Smell is fruity and musty, with lots of apple, a bit cider like in fact, along with some some white grape and pear. Yeast is musty and also spicy, with a good amount of pepper in particular. It's a bit on the funky side as well, with a hint of sourness in the nose even.

Taste also makes me think of wine and cider like qualities. Lots of apple in the taste, along with some pear. There is some grape flavor as well, which along with the very little sweetness and dryness of the beer remind me of a dry white wine. It has a funky quality to it which adds some complexity, and there's a good dose of must and spice, as well. Not sure what is yeast derived and what spices might be added, but I get some pepper and other spicing, which all told works nicely. Spicing comes through even more as it warms, and seems more like white pepper to me than black.

Mouthfeel is on the light side of a medium body and even though it seemed amply carbonated on the pour, it's definitely not overcarbonated. It's crisp but not prickly. On the dry side as mentioned before.

I'm surprised to find this rated so low overall because I quite enjoyed it. It's a bit funky and different, but it worked nicely for me. Drinks quite light and refreshing, with some interesting qualities that altogether makes for an enjoyable brew.

Photo of Magpie14
3.41/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: the pour crackles with carbonation and glows of hazy yellows and golds. The head is near bleach white with a most fizzy appearance that decayed and crumbles away. Mostly spotty lace, otherwise the glass remains uninhabited. Good summery color though...

S: hhmm, has somewhat of a farmhouse funk, if you will. Dried hay, straw, and mint with spiced lemon based acidic fruit notes with, what I think, smells like a very dry champagne at times. Nothing very complex in the nose, hopefully the palate decides otherwise

T: light, flaky, and sweet breaded flavors throughout. Fruits remind me of tart pears, granny smith apples, a few cloves, coriander, and crushed peppercorns with a twist of lemons. I find that the farmhouse funk, which consist of grasses, straw, and various farm florals, holds a meager place at the back and fits with the light effervescent flavors. This light flavor helps push the spiced characters through and augment the finish...things are in good order. I hate this comparison, it seems justified this once. It reminds me much of a flavored lemon orange soda (without the concentrated flavors) and of course with quite a bit more depth. Not bad

M: the body is a light medium with a fresh tingling bubble count. Mouthfeel is good with easy palate to gather, not creamy by any means, but easy to drink

D: decent drinkability, light, refreshing, and summer time flavors written all over it

Photo of DrShizzle
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First review, so grant me a little leeway if I don't get it all...

Picked up one of these for $8.99 that purported to be from 1993. What the heck, the experience of a beer that old should be worth $9, even if a drain pour. Bottle has a crusty label on the neck which states "This ALE has been brewed in 04/1993, bottled in Nov. 1993 and stored in our cellar. When you get it, put it back in a cellar for some days or better weeks (like an old wine). You should find a begin of wine porto taste. Enjoy it" And someones signature. Ok, then. They suggest aging weeks and this one' s sitting 15 years.

Cap (highly corroded) and corked (dry, as you'd expect). Cork comes out with satisfying pop (good initial sign). Pour into Achel chalice. And what do you know, a fairly decent half inch of light foam comes up, but doesn't stay long.

A - brew is an cloudy orangish color which reminds me of Allagash Grand Gru, but slightly yellower than that. Theres probably a better comparison, but thats what came to mind.

S - dry, hay, grasses, slight funk

T - again dry and more sour than I'd expect, but considering the age, not bad at all. Hard to say I tasted "porto" like the label, but highly drinkable. Alcohol (8%) well hidden. Would go well with food.

M - slighly spicy, can still feel some carbonation in there even given the advanced age

D - enjoyable really. I'm sure one more recent would be better, but I"d drink this vintage again for sure.

Hmm, the same store also has one that purports to be from 1989 for $9.99...roll the dice again? I think we already know the answer...

Photo of merlin48
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 ml pours a slightly hazed, golden body with a medium sized, creamy, vanilla hued head. Sheet lacing is left on the goblet.

Aroma is sweet orange, almost akin to orange soda, with notes of pineapple and a persistent odd array of spices. Pepper, cumin, and cardamom, all in evidence.

Medium bodied with a silky carbonation. Alcohol is relatively well hidden.

Taste has sweetish orange and pineapple, floral hop bitterness, and the unusual spicing noted in the aroma. Cardomom, cumin, and pepper add a unique dimension here.

Very eccentric! An enjoyable Belgian, but the spices are just a bit overdone or out of proportion.

Photo of beerthulhu
3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a bright orange color, with a big frothy white head and some light peppery floaties.

S: Sweet oranges, lemon citrus hints and cotton candy are present on the nose.

T: Big lemon-orange flavor starts out the beer and then fades to a nice sweet and sour finish with light citrusy notes.

M: Mouthful is spritzy and live with lots of carbonation and a spicy hop presence. Texture is very smooth and oily on the tongue.

D: Good flavor and drinkability per style. Overall a solid Belgian but doesn't have enough character to make it stand out in a tough field of competitors.

Photo of stulowitz
3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- golden with tight bubbly head

Sm- pineapple, apricots,

T- Sweet and syrupy. But good hop balance. Alcohol is noticable.

M- medium body, light and refreshing.

D- Pretty drinkable. I could'nt drink this all night. But my hand keeps going for the glass.

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a hazy golden color ale with a good size foamy head with good retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of peachy ester with some light spicy notes. Taste is a nice balance mix between some peachy and fruity ester with a nice medium sweet Belgian malt backbone with some very light funky notes at the end. Full body with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol.

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 capped and corked green bottle picked up (to go) Saturday night at the Taj Mahal Indian restaurant in Boise. We had dinner, I had Iced Tea.. but I knew I saw a beer in the cooler that I've never seen in Boise... tonight I give it a go... My Bottle says it is 6%.. not 8%.. also the label has a purple background as opposed the the yellow background in the BA pic.

2 Finger head.. drops above a straw colored brew. Lace droped fast.. but everytime I take sip, a nice collar reveals itself.

Aroma is a Saison ... not BSPA .. Big estery fruitiness ... alot of citrus and wheat malt .. Slightly sour with nice whiffs of white pepper.

Flavor is very fruity .. underripe plum and green apple .. Very yummy .. phenolic but not overly done. Slight cardamom and pepper... slight cumin .. Bready pale malts and could be getting some spicy hops, but I could easily be mistaken because of all the other flavors going on here. A little yeasty fruitiness helps to tie this one together. Lighter medium body with a champagne like characteristic. Long Dry and Spicy finish.

The Taj Mahal had pretty good food but Holy Shit! One of the best "Non-Beer bar" selections in town... I saw people drinking Chimay Blue Magnums.. Meantime IPA.. Stone Smoked Porter and quite a few other world class brews. Service was slow, but given the fact, I only saw three people working ... it was still pretty good. Also, the guy who took our cash told us there is some sort of "happy hour" with half off beer prices... If that is the case, I will delete all these restaurant notes and review the restaurant as a beer destination in coming weeks... awesome.

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Vapeur En Folie from Brasserie à Vapeur
83 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.