Série Signature IPA
Les Trois Mousquetaires

Série Signature IPASérie Signature IPA
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From:
Les Trois Mousquetaires
 
Quebec, Canada
Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #212
ABV:
6%
Score:
93
Ranked #4,028
Avg:
4.21 | pDev: 4.51%
Ratings:
50
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 15, 2021
Added:
Jun 16, 2016
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  9
SCORE
93
Outstanding
Série Signature IPASérie Signature IPA
Notes: None
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4 by rugene from Canada (QC) on Apr 15, 2021
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4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Hat_Fulla_Beer from Canada (AB)

750ml bottle poured into tulip.

Pours a hazy medium orange with two plump fingers of dirty white head that leaves some jagged volcanic rock lace as it recedes.

Smells of lime zest, lemon peel, mango and pineapple slices, fresh bread, some dank pine and flowery hops.

Tastes of blood orange, candied citrus peel, more muddled tropical fruit, honeyed bread crust and more sappy pine.

Feels soft and round. Hefty medium body with frothy carbonation. Finishes dry.

Verdict: Vigorously recommended. A nice punchy IPA that is still pleasantly fruity.

Dec 05, 2020
 
4.27 by wordemupg from Canada (AB) on May 16, 2020
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3.89/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by ryan1788a5 from Massachusetts

750ml bottle poured into a snifter. About 2 months old at time of consumption.

A: Sunny golden color with a soft haze. Two fingers of fine-bubbled, bone-white head retains well and leave behind a thick collar of lacing.

S: A good, if not a bit demure, nose. Very tropical. Candied lemon peel, clementine, ripe mango. Melon rind and kiwi. Ever so slight leafy/earthy whiff. Dry and crackers malt.

T: Lemon juice, orange, mango, ruby red grapefruit in a big way. Bitterness is modestly bracing. Nice acidity. Bit of an earthy/leafy hop dimension too. Touch of soft spruce tip. Bit of papery oxidation is beginning. Cracker and toasty grain on the malt end of things. Long hop finish showcases some brighter tropical notes along with a bitter citrusy pull.

M: Filling, with a medium weight. Soft and fluffy. Ample but gentle carbonation. Easy mouthfeel.

O: Sort of an east-meets-west approach. It seems in the vein of the famous Vermont IPAs. Soft and easy multigrain body with a mild haze, the hops are a blend of the sprightly tropical side of the spectrum with the big citrus notes and bitterness that the west coast IPAs are known for. Pretty solid stuff, actually. Cork and cage bottles are not doing this beer favors though, and oxidation is already starting to set in.

Dec 17, 2019
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4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by TooManyGlasses from Canada (AB)

Hazy yellow pour with 2+ finger foamy/puffy head.
Aroma grapefruit, tropical fruit, and pine on pine - Christmas tree effect dominates - slightly dank.
Taste starts crisp and almost crackery - hoppy yeast - pineapple, tropical fruit, mango but then the piney notes hit - hoppy and resinous.
Bubbly carbonation with a medium mouthfeel - bitterness lingers. Superb.

Sep 08, 2019
 
4.21 by BKotch from Texas on Aug 16, 2019
 
4.38 by Supergenou from Canada (QC) on Mar 17, 2019
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4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Act25 from New Jersey

At Bier Market Montreal. Winning me over as #2 in a flight. 7 Oz. Must visit.
A) Light golden yellow with a white head that lasts and laces tidal rings.
S) Aroma is citric, dank with fruit & mystery. (Which is good)
T) Unusual profile, the malt comes in force with caramel wood shop/ pine shellac finish. ‘
F) Medium carb and weight, but pleasant tickly peppery feel and finish. Unusual.
O) Quebecoise IPAs win by being different and more northern european.

May 29, 2018
 
4.02 by StormAles from Canada (ON) on May 15, 2018
 
4.09 by yancot from Canada (ON) on Mar 05, 2018
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4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by patre_tim from Thailand

Straw and slightly hazy with a little carbonation and 4 fingers of rocky, off white head.

Smells very fruity of pineapple, jackfruit, soursop and other tropical fruits.

The taste follows the nose and is even more complex, including more tropical fruits, and apples, pears, and oranges.

Medium body, with light carbonation.

I got this at Brou HaHa in Gatineau, Quebec and am drinking it in Muskoka, Ontario, Feb 18th, 2018. Excellent taste and great nose on this one.

Feb 19, 2018
 
4.19 by BrandonBreakwell from Canada (BC) on Feb 09, 2018
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3.94/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by eberesford from Canada (ON)

750 cl bottle from Depanneur - pours slightly misty golden yellow - with lightcreamy head that dissipates quickly to leave a thinish film and light lacing. Aroma: honey, citrus, some pine. Flavour: piney resiney, citrusy grapefruit hops - honeyish tropical fruit - distinct carbonic bite.

Jan 14, 2018
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3.92/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by byronic from Canada (ON)

Hazy pale yellow. Fluffy cloud that leaves nice lacing. Tropical nose, mango shines through. Tropical up front with a nice pine bitterness coming through in the end. Clean finish with a smooth all be it a touch soapy mouth feel.

It's a nice take on an IPA but not necessarily a memorable one.

Jan 01, 2018
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4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by SSS from Canada (QC)

A-Clear golden yellow with a white head that lingers for a while.
S-Aroma is dank with some fruit in the background.
M- carbonation is medium high, mouthfeel is medium with a nice resinputs feel as well
T- very smooth the front with a Caramel honey sweetness that is nicely balanced with the bitterness of the selected hops
O-This is a wonderful West Coast type IPA, for those who love the dank character in their beers

Dec 29, 2017
 
4.24 by Electros from Canada (ON) on Nov 19, 2017
 
4.11 by Samact from Vermont on Oct 01, 2017
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3.89/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

8oz glass at Beer Revolution YEG Oliver Square - once upon a time, we would get the big bottles from this brewery out here first, but no longer is that the case.

This beer appears a hazy, pale golden yellow colour, with a very thin cap of wispy and faintly bubbly bone-white head, which leaves a few instances of ocean plume lace around the glass as things slowly recede.

It smells of juicy tropical fruit (pineapple, guava, kiwi, and passion fruit), grainy and crackery pale malt, and some understated leafy, weedy, and floral green hop bitters. The taste is slightly dank pine resin, muddled exotic fruit, further domestic citrus rind, bready and grainy pale malt, a lesser biscuity caramel sweetness, and more burgeoning leafy, herbal, and gently perfumed verdant hoppiness.

The carbonation is fairly meek in its hard to discern frothiness, the body a solid medium weight, and mostly smooth, with the various hoppy esters making a small dent in the proceedings here. It finishes trending dry, even with the lingering tropical hops and malt persisting.

Overall, this comes across as a pleasantly earnest attempt at one of the current New World IPA incarnations - antipodean hops the vector chosen, apparently. Fruity and quite easy to drink, it's always nice to re-establish my connection with this Quebecois operation.

Jul 30, 2017
 
4.31 by rolltide8425 from Pennsylvania on Jun 29, 2017
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4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25
by Treyliff from West Virginia

750ml cork and cage bottle poured into a wine glass

A- pours a murky golden color with a one-finger head that has geed retention after the pour

S- smells of juicy tropical hops; pineapple, mango, guava, grapefruit, with light undertones of toasted malt, very nice

T- hops aren't as strong in taste, big notes of toasted malt up front. Mid-palate does bring out some tropical juiciness; mango, passionfruit & pineapple. The finish is dry with a linger of toasted cracker malt and tropical hops

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a murky finish

O- was pleasantly surprised by this one, every Canadian IPA i've had up to this point drank like a mundane pale ale, this one is bordering on American east coast style

Apr 18, 2017
 
4.06 by liamt07 from Canada (ON) on Apr 17, 2017
 
4.25 by GoHabsGo from Canada (ON) on Apr 01, 2017
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4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by CanadianBacon from Canada (QC)

Appearance - Poured from a 750 into a teku, This beer poured the color of peach juice, it is extremely hazy with 2 fingers of white bubbly head that fade into a thick lacing over the top. Carbonation is moderate and is replenishing the lacing. This one is good looking IPA.

Aroma - A mix of citra chinook, simcoe and centennial hops are giving this a beautiful fruit juice aroma up front. Mango and Pineapple are up front some orange peel Grapefruit rind, a very light earthy dankness behind that but this is a juice bomb on the nose. behind that I am also getting some light grain and caramel from the caramelised wheat in the mash. This is the second time I'm saying this in a review today but this is a beatiful NE style nose. I'm getting lucky lol.

Taste - Up front you are getting the more bitter citruses but being only a 40 IBU IPA they are light. I'm getting grapefruit lemon and some orange peel up front. The wheat and caramel then pop in with a sweet zest kick and the sweeter citruses hit the back of the tongue for a smooth finish I'm getting mango and pineapple predominately,

Feel - This one seems to be on the lighter side of medium and you get a very light creamy feel with extremely light prickling. I just drank a beer I think had a slightly better feel and it may be affecting my rating but just know this is a really great feel still. I am genuinely enjoying this one.

Overall - I just tried this back to back with Microbrasserie vox populi's vox pop (citra) IPA. Truth is I like elements of each beer better but overall I think vox pop is better. others may disagree because the margin is so close. This is a really great example as a New England IPA none the less. Its color to cloudiness were spot on, the head could have been a little better but that's a small complaint. The Aroma is a beautiful array of citrus fruits and so is the flavor, I love the way they incorporated the caramel and wheat using carawheat. The feel is a little on the light side but when I say a little i mean a little. this is where I'm saying the other beer might be throwing me off. its still a little creamy and still very smooth. Try it if you see it you wont be disappointed!

Mar 14, 2017
 
4.06 by tyronegangsta from Canada (ON) on Mar 11, 2017
 
4.07 by MakeBeerGreatAgain from North Carolina on Mar 09, 2017
 
4.08 by Abbott from Canada (QC) on Mar 06, 2017
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4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by spinrsx from Canada (ON)

750ml Bottle from a cheese shop in montreal for around $10 with tax

Feb 27, 2017
 
4.21 by JOhn_Molson from Canada (QC) on Jan 13, 2017
 
4.46 by Mack from Canada (QC) on Jan 07, 2017
 
4.38 by pat2016 from Canada (QC) on Dec 28, 2016
 
4.23 by Jerk_Store from Canada (QC) on Dec 13, 2016
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4.55/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Derek from Canada (BC)

20/10/2016 lot 682.

Hazy, dirty straw with a white head, thin ring of retention, light lace.

Huge hop aroma, mango, pineapple, pine, nectarine, grapefruit rind, bit of weed.

Restrained bitterness with plenty of hop flavour, but not overbearing. Lots of tropical fruit, citrus and pine.

Smooth mouthfeel with a light acidity.

Really great IPA!

Nov 24, 2016
 
3.92 by talbotjf99 from Canada (QC) on Nov 05, 2016
 
4.41 by mademers from Canada (QC) on Oct 23, 2016
 
4.45 by SebLego_MTL from Canada (QC) on Oct 22, 2016
 
4.18 by psweendogg from Connecticut on Oct 03, 2016
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4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by SmithyAlan from Canada (QC)

On tap at Oktoberfest in Repentigny.

A real nice juicy, sweet and pungent tropical fruit. Hazy body with an orange-yellow body. Has hints of papaya, very nice.

Sep 27, 2016
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4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Poljazz22 from Canada (QC)

This is a very nice IPA. Read the other reviews for color etc. It is very drinkable! But not quite as good as a Moralité. I find it a bit light and sort of thin when I do a side by side comparison.
I tried another batch less than 3 weeks old and it was really good. Flowery hop aroma and lots of citrus flavors. Well worth the purchase ( $7.00 can. for 750 ml ).

Aug 25, 2016
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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by papposilenus from New Hampshire

From a 750ml corked-and-caged bottle, dated 11/07/16. Served in a tulip.

Pours a cloudy mango color with an exuberant three-finger-plus head of loose, fluffy foam. Retention is good, lacing is spotty.

Nose is subdued but sharp and clean, yeasty with straw, kiwi, lemon and vanilla.

Taste is biscuity with an assertive wheat bite and yeastiness up front, lemony and slightly resinous, with grassy herbs, cane juice, orange pith and tropical fruits mid palate, finishing with mild sappy bitterness and a sharp mineral tang.

Feel is crisply refreshing, light-to-medium bodied, a little sticky and brightly carbonated.

The corked-and-caged bottle format and classy labelling looks like I should have saved it for a formal occasion but this was definitely a beer for enjoying outdoors on a sunny afternoon and, dammit, that's what I did. Overall, very good and I hope to have it again.

Aug 06, 2016
 
4.16 by LanceH from Canada (ON) on Aug 04, 2016
Série Signature IPA from Les Trois Mousquetaires
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 50 ratings