La Shawinigan Handshake | Le Trou Du Diable

La Shawinigan HandshakeLa Shawinigan Handshake
BA SCORE
3.82/5
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:
#14,769
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
139
pDev:
10.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
33
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 139 |  Reviews: 42
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pint enjoyed on tap at Beer Revolution in Calgary. Obviously this hilarious politically-themed label has caught my eye during many trips to the bottle shop but for some reason I never did pull the trigger. Oh well. Here we go. Color is somewhere between golden amber and orange marmalade, with a light dusting of off-white foam, more lace on the glass than anything. Aroma is rather nice, the expected banana and clove notes accompanied by bright grapefruit and orange citrus. Palate is malt-forward but everything is well-integrated: Banana nut bread, golden raisins, marmalade, even something tropical (guava perhaps?). Body is solidly within medium territory, smooth and drinkable for a "big" style with a moderate prickly "bite". Finishes fruity and spicy, citrus and curry perhaps. Nothing sticking out like an ill-advised long gun registry. Nice winter brew that compares favorably with a few of the German classics.

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La Shawinigan Handshake from Le Trou Du Diable
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 139 ratings
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