L'Ours | Le Trou Du Diable

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3.86/5
Very Good
73 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Le Trou Du Diable
Quebec, Canada
troududiable.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barrel-aged rye ale that is an evolving concept. Each blend will be unique with the dominant flavors being sour or bitter or fruity. The beer will always be a blend of 20% sour rye ale aged for 2 years in Banyuls wine barrels and 80% a fresh saison.

Added by Sammy on 01-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,639
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
73
pDev:
9.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of Franck
2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

Assembly #5
Smell of lemon, yeast, orange peel. Seems to be a good sour beer.
First sips are disapointing. Flavorless, mineral, hint of lemon. Barely sour and low carbonation. Very fresh however. The worst assembly so far.

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2.9/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of Holland
3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of Erik-P
3.47/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.52/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a slightly cloudy pale apricot with 5 fingers of fluffy white head with an abundance of lacing.

S: Yeasty tangy bread, lemons, light funkiness, mineral notes and wet hay and wood.

T: Taste follows the smell with dank funkiness, lemon rind, yeasty bread, wet hay and light oak.

M: Moderate and high carbonation

O: An interesting take on a saison with funky wild notes, but probably not something I would reach for again.

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3.57/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at VT Brewfest. Believe it was on tap but could just as likely be from the bottle.

A-My notes are thin and near gibberish... I believed it poured somewhere near orange.

S-Funky, tart, spicy. More barny, funkified yeast than sour. Just a little bit of wood. Generic fruity sweetness.

T-Spice from the yeast. Signature rye flavor. Funky yeast that has the easy to describe as 'barny' flavor. Little bits of wood. Mild sweetness.

M-Medium bodied with a quick finish. No alcohol. Softer carbonation.

O-Wouldn't mind another go at this beer. Probably missing much of the intricacies hiding here.

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3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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L'Ours from Le Trou Du Diable
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 73 ratings