Archive for August, 2011

ROSÉE D’HIBISCUS

Posted in Flavoured Beers, Reviews, Wheat Beers on August 22, 2011 by calgarybeerdrinkers

Dieu de Ciel!, St-Jérôme, P.Q.

  • 5.9% Alcohol content
  • Dark tomato juice colour, Clamato
  • Weak, wispy head
  • Aroma of backyard garden, potpourri, old lady’s perfume
  • Flavour of fruit punch and yeast
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WEST COAST WHEAT WINE

Posted in Reviews, Wheat Beers on August 22, 2011 by calgarybeerdrinkers

Baird Beer, Japan

  • 8% Alcohol content
  • Amber Coloured, nice full bodied head
  • Tastes of unripe stone fruit, Hoppy
  • Slightly bitter, smooth finish

KING HEFFY IMPERIAL HEFEWEIZEN

Posted in Reviews, Wheat Beers on August 18, 2011 by calgarybeerdrinkers

Howe Sound Brewing, Squamish, BC

  • 7.7% Alcohol content
  • Unfiltered, rich amber colour
  • Very strong aroma, fills the room with candy banana – Holy Shit!
  • Fresh baked banana bread, slightly sweet
  • Yeast aroma as beer warms up
  • Sweet, lingering finish

BLANCHE DE CHAMBLY

Posted in Bottle Fermented, Reviews, Wheat Beers on August 18, 2011 by calgarybeerdrinkers

Unibroue, Chambly, PQ

  • 5% Alcohol content
  • Belgian Witbier style (white ale), bottle fermented
  • Strong yeast aroma, slighty soapy
  • Flavour is extreamly mild, mindlessly light, slight apricot notes that die off quickly
  • Very bubbly, constant bubbles, slightly cloudy, good thick head
  • Thirst quenching

HOP STOOPID ALE

Posted in Ales, Reviews on August 18, 2011 by calgarybeerdrinkers

The Lagunitas Brewing Co., Petaluma, California

  • 8% Alcohol content
  • Aromas of honey,raspberries, grapefruit
  • Hoppy, but appropriately so.
  • Bitter, pinches hard on back of tongue
  • Long lingering finish

LA BUTEUSE

Posted in Ales, Bottle Fermented, Extra Strong Ales, Reviews on August 17, 2011 by calgarybeerdrinkers

La Trou du Diable, Shawinigan, P.Q.

  • 10% Alcohol content
  • Belgian style extra strong ale
  • Oaked in used apple brandy barrels, from local cidery
  • Yeasty, Fruity, Peach
  • Finishes Bitter, warm, boozy finish

ESTRELLA DAMM

Posted in Lager, Reviews on August 17, 2011 by calgarybeerdrinkers

S.A. Damm, Barcelona, Spain

  • 4.5% Alcohol content
  • Very Bubbly- Cava of Spanish Beers?
  • Common and boring flavour