Saison Du Tongka | Le Trou Du Diable

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10 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Sammy on 09-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
24.65%
 
 
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1
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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of MatChar
3.62/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T-34-85
3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on draft in snifter glass

A: Light golden color with good clarity and minimal head.

S: Minimal aroma initially, but opened up with a nice subtle and complex sweetness, including hints of floral notes.

T: Simple straight forward taste with sweetness, a hint of Belgian yeast and a mild bitter finish.

Overall: A decent saison, but nothing too distinguishing with this beer.

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Photo of Bugs318
3.21/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.28/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The_Town_Drunk
1.04/5  rDev -70.5%

Photo of jrenihan
3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Bar Hop.

Beer is a cloudy golden-orange colour, with a medium-sized white head that looks solid. Good retention and lacing.

A lot of spices jump out in the nose. Coriander, ginger and clove. Not a strong smell and hard to penetrate through the wall of spices.

Like the nose, the flavour is heavily spiced. Clove, ginger, coriander. Orange and some bubblegum. Comes across as a very spied wit more than a saison. A slightly dry finish.

Medium bodied, strongly carbonated. Chewy.

Overall, the spicing is too heavy for me, but otherwise pretty good.

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Photo of evil_liver
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

Photo of oldp0rt
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Sammy
3.63/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at The Only Café. Hazy yellow body and lacy. The yeast gives it a hefe spice banana character, Its fairly drinkable, its fine as a beer, but I have had some really good saison lately. Would like something more spicy or farmhouse, more interesting in the saison/farmhouse way.

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Saison Du Tongka from Le Trou Du Diable
3.53 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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