La Shawinigan Handshake | Le Trou Du Diable

La Shawinigan HandshakeLa Shawinigan Handshake
BA SCORE
71.9%
Liked This Beer
3.82 w/ 139 ratings
La Shawinigan HandshakeLa Shawinigan Handshake
BEER INFO

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by firkinhophead on 11-01-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,476
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
139
Liked:
100
Avg:
3.82/5
pDev:
10.21%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
33
Trade:
1
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bomber into a snifter, the beer is a bright, slightly hazed, peach-gold coloring with a frothy, uneven, off-white filmy surface coating of head. Aromas of banana bread, cloves, subtle bubble gum sweetness, and sappy spruce tassels. Flavors are bready on the forward tongue, with heavy clove spicing and spruce. Banana and orange fruit sweetness blend together, but get outweighed by the initial flavorings. The carbonation in the beer and the light body results in an almost astringent, sharp feeling on the forward tongue when you drink. There is also an acidic characteristic on the initial taste that slowly calms as the beer passes through the mouth. Seems lighter in mouth than what I would expect for the aromas and the flavors. The aftertaste is woody and roasted, with a hint of spicing that lingers on past the quick, effervescent finish. The end of the beer is almost astringent again as it clears the palate. Decent flavors throughout, but the body makes it a tough one to drink for me.

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La Shawinigan Handshake from Le Trou Du Diable
Beer rating: 71.9% out of 100 with 139 ratings
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